Tech Lead - Team Shirts (f/m/d) 

at Spread Group 

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (hybrid/remote) 

Spread Group is a renowned global provider of customized apparel and lifestyle products, distinguished by our commitment to made-to-order technology. Our core business model revolves around producing precisely what our customers desire, precisely when they desire it. As pioneers in this space, we combine sustainability with on-demand personalization, enabling individuals and businesses to express their unique identities through bespoke creations. Join us to be part of a global leader in the exciting world of personalized apparel and lifestyle products!

TeamShirts is our B2B Spread model, supplying customers for bulk and sports team orders across Europe and the US. 

The team are building their own applications and platforms, with more freedom and innovative methods to integrate with customers, suppliers and other third-parties. The team need a 2nd tech lead to help run the 8 person tech team to complete our new projects. 

Our Tech Stack   

  • We currently have a PHP Symfony Backend, which we try to migrate in Java/Kotlin Spring Microservices 
  • We use MySQL, Redis and Elastic Search databases for persisting data 
  • We use React and Tailwind in the frontend. 
  • We use Gitlab for build processes, Kubernetes, Docker and Rundeck for deployments, Kibana and Grafana for monitoring, Jira, Confluence and Miro as tool support for day-to-day work  
  • We change to be a driving force in our development and are not afraid to challenge existing architectures 

What You´ll Do 

  • You will lead a passionate team with 8 software engineers with Product Owner, Scrum Master and Product Designer on a technical level 
  • You are responsible for a full-service (BE, FE) product team 
  • You can actively shape the transition of Teamshirts IT architecture and make it ready for the future 
  • You will be part of the agile transformation which is taking place in the IT Department now. 
  • You will pro-actively collaborate with other engineers, product designers, product owners and users 
  • You like helping colleagues who are stuck and don’t mind asking for help. 
  • You will attack complexity and fight for simple solutions 
  • You are familiar with distributed systems and their challenges. 
  • You stay up to date with the latest developments in the software industry. 
  • You have an appreciative nature, are open minded and have a growth-mindset.  
  • You have a pragmatic mindset and care about solving problems for our users – not for unlikely future requirements. 
  • You know that handling and providing constructive feedback is essential for effective teamwork as well as your personal development  
  • Our everyday team life takes place in English, as we are a multicultural team and English is the company language 

Why Should You Join Us

  • Flexibility & Trust: Enjoy flexible working hours and remote work options within Germany, all based on mutual trust, ensuring a healthy work-life balance that suits your needs. 
  • Time to Recharge: Take advantage of a generous 30 days of holiday, and relish family-friendly working policies that cherish your precious moments with loved ones. 
  • Transparency & Growth: Attend regular General Assemblies (GAs) to be part of our vision, knowing you contribute to a bright future. Benefit from our in-depth onboarding program and visit production sites in the Czech Republic to deepen your understanding of our operations. 
  • Learn & Excel: Elevate your skills with German and English language courses, interdisciplinary workshops, and training, empowering your professional growth. 
  • Perks That Delight: Enjoy the convenience of using our company car, and revel in a remarkable 50% discount on all our products, along with exclusive access to irresistible discount campaigns. 
  • Inspiring Spaces: Work in modern offices designed to inspire creativity, boasting a rooftop terrace and cozy kitchens for breaks and after-work events. 
  • Celebrate Success: Join our lively company events, from invigorating hiking days to unforgettable summer and Christmas parties. Relish Fridays with refreshing drinks, making every moment memorable. 
  • Be You & Belong: Embrace a warm and inclusive atmosphere where authenticity is celebrated, with no dress code to limit your self-expression. Bring your four-legged friends along for an uplifting work environment. 
  • Discover Spreadster Life: Connect with team members through our unique "Meet-a-Spreadster" program, gaining insights into our diverse world. 


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