Engineering Lead for KONUX China (m/f/x)

IT / Software

The Role

We have built the KONUX Predictive Maintenance System for rail switches, the first AI-based solution for the rail industry. As Engineering Lead (m/f/x) for KONUX China you lead an engineering team you build from scratch, work with customers through pilot projects, define the product localization plan, and highly collaborate with the global team in Munich. It’s also your job to shape and sustain a culture of passion and innovation and ensure a positive mentality and can-do-attitude even when facing complex issues. In this position, you will be reporting to the KONUX Global Vice President Engineering and the Managing Director for KONUX China.

Your Responsibilities

  • Full budget and people responsibility for the Chinese engineering team
  • Hire a diverse and highly qualified engineering team, and ensure individual’s growth to retain top talent
  • Lead and manage the product delivery on time and quality incl. Quality assurance and risk mitigation strategies
  • Localize the product, e.g. on UI or analytics side, based on global guidelines and considering synergy effects
  • Establish and nurture an engineering culture that is fostering technical growth and employee satisfaction

Your Profile

  • Degree in computer science or related engineering field, well connected in the local engineering community
  • You have successfully led and grown a multi-disciplinary team of software engineers experienced in:
    • DataScience (R, Scala, MatLab), AI preferred
    • DevOps
    • Software development (Java, JavaScript)
  • You have experience with cloud-deployed IoT Systems preferably on AWS and AliCloud incl.:
    • LTE and GSM communications
    • Field device deployment
    • CI/CD deployment to cloud and services
  • As a technical lead you have both a Hands-on development experience and architectural understanding
  • Experience in leading development teams working with globally distributed teams
  • You are fluent in both English and Chinese
  • You are willing to travel up to 20% of your time, initially up to 40%

Don’t Apply If

  • You don’t have a growth mindset in the fast-moving start-up environment where ad-hoc requests have to be balanced with long-term goals
  • You feel that the KONUX Culture is not for you

Enabling a Data-Driven World

At KONUX, we are empowering the rail industry by building the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. We strive to help industrial companies improve their maintenance and performance decision making in a data-driven world. A career at KONUX is for those who want to be at the forefront of analytics, working to make notable improvements to train reliability which affects hundreds of millions of commuters every day. Our culture prioritizes the customer first, and all employees are expected and empowered to take ownership of their daily responsibilities. If this sounds like the type of environment you thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

Equal Opportunity

At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.

What We Offer

* The opportunity to play a decisive role in shaping a company during its pivotal growth stage alongside a diverse, multinational team
* A competitive salary with equity (all permanent KONUX employees have equity!)
* Remote team events and opportunities to socialize with colleagues, also during Covid
* Flexible working conditions and home office equipment, also after Covid
Updated: 1 day ago
Job ID: 3104695
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