For our office in Köln we are looking for:

Head of Development and Operations (m/f/d)

Our goal is to enable our customers to enjoy a relaxed vacation time or fully concentrate on the job during business travel! The foundation of our success and the achievement of our goals is our professional booking platform, which is continuously expanded and optimized by our developers. But who develops our developers? If managing a motivated team and empower them to focus on good coding and growth is your passion, then we are looking for you!

What you can expect in this role

  • Own and continuously optimize technical operations of our booking processing IT-landscape
  • Manage the development of all initiatives to modernize and extend the transaction-safe backoffice, interfaces to internal and external finance systems as well as our call-center applications
  • Lead and manage software development teams, including technical recruitment, onboarding, disciplinary leadership and their individual development
  • Creating a tactical plan for growth and team structure considering our strategic goals and skills required within the teams, ensure focus on development and operations for our developers
  • Continuously improve our agile organization in close corporation with our Scrum and Agile team
  • Exchange and consult with our other Head of Development and Operations, to find the best leadership approaches and “best practices” for our strong agile culture; where all teams work together as a unit and helping each other
  • Help your team members to grow, to develop their soft and hard skills
  • Advise product management and architecture on how projects and goals can be achieved

Your essential experience and education

  • You have a natural way to inspire people and motivate them
  • Experience in leading developers, be it disciplinary or in a project context
  • You can exchange technical information with developers and speak their tongue, without wanting to do any coding by yourself 
  • Agile planning and implementation of IT projects are part of your career
  • Self-confident and proactive appearance as well as strong communication and cooperation skills
  • German and English language skills at least at B2 level

What's in it for you?

  • We are a mobility platform company with a clear strategic focus on internationalization and growth; we take pride in expanding and improving our IT-platforms with cross-functional teams in Cologne and Alicante, Spain
  • Appreciative, familiar and agile corporate culture with flat hierarchies and many opportunities to design your working environment
  • The chance to shape your team and implement your ideas to enable them and yourself to do the best work of your lives
  • Dynamic and self-reliant work 
  • Free choice of your tools (e.g. macOS, Linux or Windows)
  • Working in Cologne full-time, central modern office located in the "Rheinauhafen" close to Severins-Bridge
  • A highly motivated, efficient team that works together and also enjoys celebrating joint successes
If we have aroused your interest, then send off your detailed application to us today. Discover more about our success stories at
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of Europe's leading media companies. Our stations SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold, ProSieben MAXX and Kabel Eins Doku captivate millions of viewers every day. But extraordinary TV entertainment is just one part of our concept for success. Today, our growth is based on four segments: German-speaking TV business, our digital units with a large entertainment and e-commerce portfolio, and our international program production and sales house. We have consistently diversified our company in recent years and created additional sources of revenue. This also reflects our vision: We are establishing ProSiebenSat.1 as a leading broadcasting, digital entertainment, and commerce powerhouse.

Although we refer to one gender in the text, all genders may be implied.
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Head of Development and Operations (m/f/d)
Nils Feige