VP of Product Engineering

Vienna (preferably) or Linz | Engineering & IT | Full-time


In this position, you’ll play a pivotal role in Runtastic’s future by directly shaping our Product Engineering. You’ll work with your motivated teams and peers to set our Engineering strategy and create best-in-class digital running and training experiences for our users.

Furthermore, as a fundamental part of our Management team, you’ll participate in planning our company goals and report directly to our CTO.


You’ll contribute by:

  • Leading, coaching and inspiring a team of 6 Engineering Managers and our Head of QA
  • Representing the Engineering area in the Runtastic Management Team
  • Setting the Engineering strategy together with our CTO and VP of Platform Engineering
  • Working closely with both our VP of Product Management and VP of Marketing on a wide range of strategic topics
  • Ensuring the consistent adoption of software development best practices across the Engineering teams
  • Creating and fostering an environment where our engineering teams can create their best possible work
  • Overseeing the hiring of Engineers and shaping our company culture


What makes you the right match:

  • 10+ years of work experience in Software Engineering
  • Empathetic, people-centered mindset and a passion for leadership
  • 5+ years of leadership experience (line manager responsibility), including at least one year leading a team of managers
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle as well as agile principles
  • Track record of designing Engineering organizational structures
  • Experience in cross-functional set-up with a strong consumer focus, ideally in larger organizations (500+ employees)
  • Considerable experience collaborating with Product and ensuring clear communication to clarify requirements
  • Knowledge of Software Development in at least one of the following areas: mobile apps, high scale backend services or consumer-facing products
  • Excellent communication and English skills


Salary information

And here’s the fine print: Our salary range for this position starts at EUR 115,000 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skill set and experience.


Your contact

Orlane Murat
Talent Scout
+43 660 661 60 69