Motius is a research and development company with a unique organizational structure: we combine a solid core team (approximately 70 employees) with an interdisciplinary tech community (approximately 800 members) of software developers, engineers, designers and electrical engineers to build products and prototypes the latest technology areas (including AI, Blockchain, AR / VR and much more).

In addition to our headquarters in Munich, we have an office in Dubai, UAE, for 3 years now. There we plan and acquire R&D projects and push the digital transformation on site, especially in the areas of Smart City and Smart Mobility. As "Tech Executive" in Dubai you'll plan, lead, and oversee software development projects. You'll nurture the agility of our teams and therefore realize prototypes and products in a fast and high-quality way. You'll work together closely with the team leads and engineering teams and act as a coach and mentor for them. Besides that, you'll be able to take over responsibility in the project acquisition and key account management for your most important customers.

If your current job title is Senior Software Engineer, Agile Coach, Technical Project Leader, Engineering Manager or Senior IT Consultant, you should continue reading.

YOUR ROLE

  • Not only managing and owning product development projects, but also learning how to acquire them
  • Joining 4-12 months long R&D projects in engineering teams of 2-5 people as a Project Manager or Product Owner
  • Working with the team in our headquarter in Munich and in Dubai
  • Building complex web applications, apps, and other software
  • Following a two-weekly Scrum process using GitLab, Slack, Kanban, Continous Integration & Delivery, etc.
  • Taking over qualified leads early, overseeing the project planning and architectural setup, finally closing the deals and kicking off the projects

YOUR PROFILE

  • University degree in Computer Science or in similar disciplines; Master's degree is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in software development; agile experience is a plus
  • Strong experience with JavaScript or Python; Modern frameworks (React, Node, Vue) are a plus
  • Experience with building B2B and consumer quality products, enabling business capability and objectives through technology
  • Experience in engineering practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions
  • Distinct customer focus and quality mindset
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and rapid changes common in early-stage product development
  • Strong command of English language (both verbal and written), German is a plus

OUR OFFER

  • Fulltime employment in Dubai and regular visits in our headquarter in Munich (with relocation and visa support)
  • Competitive salary including a personal and a company-wide bonus system as well as participation in sales
  • 4h/week reserved for personal development and learning new technologies including budgets
  • Unique and inspiring company culture with a lot of smart engineers from different backgrounds (e.g. App developers, Embedded system engineers, Mechanical engineers, Computer Vision researchers etc.) from over 15 different countries
  • Direct impact on the innovation cycles of our customers (new products of the future)
  • Enjoying constant change of topics and technologies across all industries
  • Pushing and realizing the topics that you're interested in and using Motius as a machine for that

We are looking forward to receiving your application with CV, motivation letter, possible start date and salary expectation.

WORKING AT MOTIUS

Team and Company Culture

If you ask the colleagues around here, attributes being mentioned are mostly: a friendly, open-minded, and collaborative environment. People help each other, go have lunch together, and laugh and chat in the kitchen area. People here are curios, positive, and self-ironic. Most of them are interested in sports, tech topics (e.g. trends), and games.
What makes Motius so special is our vibrant tech community. We have regular community events like game or project nights at which you’ll get to know all our people. Being part of our community means that you will have great insights in new tech and products from different industries, it will never get boring, we promise!

Project management at Motius

Here at Motius we follow an Agile approach to project management that enables us to deliver value to our customers in short intervals but more regularly. This approach allows us to evaluate results and requirements continuosly, enabling us to respond to change quickly.

Perks and Benefits

At Motius we invest 10% of our work time for learning and exploring new technologies, we call this time ELU. It's basically a company internal hackathon for creating prototypes and improving your skillset. On top every permanent core member has a personal development budget and time to participate in congresses, fairs or to complete certificates and degrees.
Your career development is very important for us, so therefore we have a transparent and decentral promotion and performance process at which you’ll get professional detailed feedback twice a year.
The highlight every year is the famous Motius surprise trip. We've already been to Muscat, Stockholm, Riga and Venice.

Office vibes

Our headquarter is located in Munich, we also have offices in Stuttgart and Dubai. We don't have fixed desks at Motius. Rooms and areas have certain rules and furniture and therefore offer everybody to find a place where they can be productive, e.g. in a silent room, areas with standing desks, couches, meeting rooms, workshop, or in an open space. We offer you fresh fruits, coffee and cool drinks. But, remember to always lock your screen: if not, you'll probably volunteer to bring a cake or muffins to the office.