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Engineering Team Lead


Where your expertise is needed

AUTODOC is a technology company with a leading e-commerce platform for vehicle parts and accessories in Europe. Founded in 2008 in Berlin, we are now 5,000 people from 68 nationalities, collaborating to make mobility easy and sustainable. By placing technology at the core of everything we do, we manage to serve customers in 27 European countries in 23 languages. Curious minds, adventurous experts and tech-savvy professionals - one team, one billion euros revenue. Catch the ride!

What we’re looking for


  • Lead the engineering team to build on the migration from PHP monoliths to the new microservice architecture

  • Design and implementation of microservices - Java/Kotlin or Go, RabbitMQ or Kafka, PostgreSQL, Nodejs

  • Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards

  • Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget

  • Service monitoring, alerting, and incident mitigation - New Relic, Grafana

  • Code review with peers to find the bugs, optimize logic, and detect the bottlenecks

  • Coach and support the team in Agile Software development best practices


  • 5 years+ of work experience as a Java/Kotlin and/or Go Software Engineer

  • Experience with MySQL, Postgres, and working with large data volumes

  • Experience in software development, supporting the design and development of large-scale, distributed software applications - RabbitMQ or Kafka

  • Experience with microservices and cloud architectures - Google Cloud Platform, Docker

  • Knowledge of architecture/design methods and patterns, data and API specifications, quality assurance, and testing methods - SOLID, OOP

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to apply logical and analytical thinking to complex problems

  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits

  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team

  • English intermediate (B1)

Nice to have

  • 3+ years of experience in a lead position/role

  • Prior knowledge of PHP 7+, Laravel, Symfony, and FuelPHP knowledge is a plus

Perks at work

  • Competitive salaries based on your professional experience

  • Fast growing international company with stable employment

  • Annual vacation and 1 additional day off on your birthday

  • Mental Wellbeing Program – the opportunity for free psychological counseling for you and your family members 24/7 hotline and online sessions

  • Opportunities for advancement, further trainings (over 650 courses on soft and hard skills on our e-learning platform) and coaching

  • Free English and German language classes - Flexible working hours and hybrid work

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

AUTODOC does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to the AUTODOC Careers page or an AUTODOC social media post. Any legal offering in this regard as well as any Terms and Conditions of recruiters or employment agencies are expressly rejected by AUTODOC. AUTODOC will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to these unsolicited CVs. AUTODOC explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Job Info

Location Lisbon
Contract Full time
Job category Software Development
Experience level Manager
Department Technology