Director Payroll Engineering (m/f/d)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · Munich

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!
In order to add further chapters to our success story, we are now introducing a key leadership role in engineering.

As Director of Payroll Engineering, you will lead Personio’s Payroll related software engineering and build out our integrated payroll offering to support our mission of becoming Europe’s leading HR platform. Reporting to our VP Engineering you will be responsible for the three existing cross-functional product teams across Munich and Madrid and their respective Engineering Managers. Due to our rapid growth you will also be able to set up additional product teams over the course of the next 12 months. The role can be located in Munich or Madrid.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead the way by owning the technology vision for Personio Payroll
  • Execute on the combined Product & Engineering roadmap by driving cross functional collaboration, implementing effective processes as well as by ensuring communication and collaboration across engineering
  • Grow and further develop a world class engineering team across our current engineering locations in Munich and Madrid
  • Be the key engineering stakeholder in Payroll to drive architectural alignment, prioritization, dependency management and be accountable for technical planning as well as work estimation within the Payroll tribe
  • Maintain a culture of transparency, individual ownership and open feedback and continuously develop and mentor members of your teams for personal and professional growth
  • Create, monitor and evolve meaningful KPIs in alignment with the larger Payroll organization
  • Contribute to overall engineering strategy and towards establishing Personio as a top technology company
What you need to succeed
  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering and technology, with at least 5 years of experience in leading high performing product engineering teams
  • Track record in building and managing effective cross-location organizations
  • Track record in recruiting, development and management of high performing engineering teams
  • Prior experience in building and shipping customer-facing, web-based applications
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to execute across multiple tracks and products
  • Ideally prior experience in Payroll/FinTech related domain
  • Ability and past experience to work in a dynamic, fast pace environment with ambitious goals
  • Strong communication skills, very fluent in English (C1/C2), German and/or Spanish are a plus
Why Personio
  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast-growing company ($130M funding acquired to date)
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and virtual shares)
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping Personio and have a direct impact on the daily work of hundreds of thousands of users 
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • 28 paid vacation days, at least 3 days of home office per month, and flexible working hours MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • Unu electric scooter of your choice as "company car" (see or a subsidy for a yearly public transportation ticket 
  • Subsidized Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros a month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich 
  • Relocation and visa support through an expert agency to Munich, Germany
  • Regular team and company events (e.g. Oktoberfest in Munich and skiing trip to Austria)
Über uns
Teil Personios zu sein bedeutet, du bist Teil von etwas Großem. Es bedeutet, die HR-Zukunft zu gestalten, die Zukunft unseres Unternehmens und gleichzeitig: deine eigene. Als eines der am schnellsten wachsenden B2B-SaaS-Unternehmen in Europa haben wir ein großartiges Produkt, ein ambitioniertes Team mit mehr als 425 Kollegen und einen Markt, der nur darauf wartet, entwickelt zu werden. Mittlerweile arbeiten mehr als 2000 Unternehmen mit Personio, doch das ist für uns erst der Anfang: Unser Ziel ist es, die führende HR-Plattform in Europa aufzubauen. Bei Personio glauben wir an Menschen wie dich - ehrgeizige, zukunftsorientierte Talente, die mehr sein wollen als nur ein weiterer Mitarbeiter. Bist du dabei?

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