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Engineering Delivery Lead (Department Manager) (m/f/d) Checkout & Payment

Ingolstadt, Bayern
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
MediaMarktSaturn Technology
Location: Ingolstadt, Munich
Contract type: Permanent

MediaMarktSaturn is Europe's leading consumer electronics retailer. It sees itself as a partner, daily companion and navigator for its customers in the digital world. Its over 1,000 MediaMarkt and Saturn stores are closely integrated with their online shops. MediaMarktSaturn has a total headcount of more than 53,000.

About us

MediaMarktSaturn Technology is working to make Europe's number-one consumer electronics retailer the technology leader in its industry. To this end, several hundred developers, UX designers and system architects using state-of-the-art technology work hand in hand with business owners in agile teams to develop customer-focused technology solutions for more than 6 million customers every day in 13 countries.

Your tasks

As an Engineering Delivery Lead (Department Manager) (m/f/d) for the domain Checkout & Payment you are responsible for overarching technology-related decisions across currently seven product teams building, e.g., our central checkout, payment, and invoicing solutions, and with these backend systems the foundation for our omnichannel platform. You actively develop the domain's technology organization and steer solution architectures to contribute to the company's strategic goal of providing seamless omnichannel processes.

You will have disciplinary responsibility for a growing team of Java/Kotlin backend and cloud engineers in your domain, report directly to the responsible Vice President and work closely with the Lead Product Owner (m/f/d), your peer in your domain, who is responsible for the product organization.

Your roles responsibilities also include:

Owning and developing the domain's tech vision and roadmap in alignment with strategic company goals, the enterprise architecture und its guiding principles
Being responsible for the quality, the delivery, and operations of the systems of the domain
Assessing & aligning the highly complex and interdependent technology requirements towards your domain together with your Principal Engineer
Actively fostering cross-functional collaboration with engineering and product leads across all domains of the global MediaMarktSaturn product portfolio
Establishing and managing product teams, ensuring they are properly staffed regarding size and skills
Owning, planning, and accounting for your domain's budget and all finance-related topics
Supporting the team leads in developing the engineers, ensuring performance, and removing impediments
Driving tech innovation together with your Principal Engineer and nurturing an open, future-oriented mindset within your domain whilst honoring and optimizing existing software
Taking responsibility for domain-wide risk, dependency, change and stakeholder management from a technology perspective
Representing your domain, its products, value proposition and requirements from a technology perspective towards the executive management

Ideally, you bring the following competencies and experiences:
An open-minded, inspiring, and value-driven nature
Deep technology affinity, excited about new technology and how to leverage it combined with an understanding for the value of existing software and ways to optimize it
Solid understanding of Microservice architectures, Large scale cloud systems and API Design
Software Engineering Basics
Experience with domain-driven design
Impact- and output-orientation with a "getting things done" mentality
Several years of work experience in tech-heavy roles, preferably in scaled agile (product) organizations
Profound understanding of agile principles, how agile organizations create value and of common frameworks such as SAFe and SCRUM and tools such as JIRA and Confluence
Impeccable business judgement and management of uncertainty
Experience in leading and managing multiple engineering teams in parallel; comfortable managing several topics at the same time
Extraordinary communication, presentation, and moderation skills, also in conflict situations
Graduation in Business Informatics, Informatics, or comparable qualification
Full professional proficiency in English, German is a plus
Expertise in checkout and payment processes, debtor management, finance & controlling in a multichannel retail environment


Passion for Technology in Retail! As part of open and dynamic teams, you are developing solutions for Europe's largest consumer electronics retailer. Alongside challenging tasks with latest technologies, we are offering various benefits as well as flexible working time and possibilities for personal development. As part of the Future Technology Lab you are building the future of retail and services.

Interested? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

HR Contact: Tamara Miehling
Phone number:
ID-No.: 44201
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  • Job Reference: 706888423-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MediaMarktSaturn
  • Location: Ingolstadt, Bayern
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent