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Agile Software Development Team Lead (m/f/d)

Agile Software Development Team Lead (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Research & Development

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  3685

You already have initial management experience of software development teams in an agile environment and the further development of your employees is close to your heart? Then you can use these experiences in our field of research and development in a targeted way to help our scrum teams become even more powerful and together to make the software landscape of KWS Research & Development fit for the future.


Start with us as Agile Software Development Team Lead (m/f/d) at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA in Einbeck, Lower Saxony on fulltime and unlimited contract.


Your daily objective will be:

  • As Agile Software Development Team Lead (m/f/d) you coach and support several teams of highly motivated and professional software developers
  • You provide the right framework conditions that ensure a self-responsible way of working and a high productivity of the team
  • You motivate the development teams to experiment with new ways of working to promote motivation, creativity and knowledge building
  • Together with the developers, you define the architecture and the technologies used for the new software projects
  • You are disciplinarily responsible for your team members
  • In the further development of the team, you are also responsible for the further hiring of new employees

Bring in your strengths:

  • University degree in computer science or comparable qualification
  • Extensive professional experience as a developer in an agile software development team
  • First leadership experiences of development teams using agile methods
  • Knowledge of current web technologies, frameworks, and practices (e.g. Angular, C#, ASP.NET Core, Docker/Kubernetes, Behavior Driven Development)
  • Joy in software architecture and conceptual tasks as well as an optimistic approach
  • Practical experience with domain-driven design desirable
  • Very good knowledge of English and German required


That is our offer to you:

  • Our SCRUM-based teams work close together and in short sprints – this creates dynamism and freedom for a lot of personal responsibility
  • As a family-run company we are guided by the values of team spirit, proximity and trust, independence, and vision; this culture is lived in practice creating thus an open and friendly working atmosphere.
  • True to our motto Make yourself grow, we support employees’ professional and personal development.
  • We offer excellent work equipment (e.g. ergonomic workstations, several monitors, air conditioning, high-end technical equipment), a fully-fledged, subsidized canteen and sufficient free parking spaces at the office. 
  • We offer capital formation benefits, Christmas and holiday bonuses, childcare allowance and a job bike. 
  • Health & Safety are very important for us: our company doctor, company fire brigade / paramedics (with time credit) and company sports create a solid base for this.


Drive your career forward and grow in your tasks with this KWS work opportunity! We look forward to receiving your digital application (cover letter, CV, relevant certificates) via our job portal.

About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.700 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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