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Location: Milan
Job ID: 59393 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


More than one billion people put their trust in Schindler each and every day. Our many years of experience and innovative drive make us the number one supplier in the elevator and escalator business. Join the Schindler team and help us improve the world of mobility: Use your abilities and help us move people.


Join us as a

Head Milan Development Team (m/f/d)


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to join a completely new, collaborative and innovative team. In your role you have ownership for the following subjects:

  • Lead and develop the team, so they work efficiently. Ensure that team members are trained to fulfill their roles, analyze and solve technical and/or organizational problems

  • Maintain the staffing of the team and the succession pipelines together with the team leaders

  • Discuss, set, and challenge goals for the team together with the team leaders and peers

  • Create a collaborative work environment based on trust, ownership, and accountability

  • Interface with a variety of stakeholders, including product managers and technical experts

  • Ensure collaboration within the team and with other teams locally and globally

  • Define and execute development plans to meet cost, schedule and quality requirements together with other engineering leaders

  • Coach and mentor team members on state-of-the-art Agile software development practices and tools

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing across teams

  • Drive continuous improvement and refinement of processes and development practices



We Elevate... Your Best Self


Further qualifications may include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent or Demonstrated leadership background with strong interest in software development

  • Consistently Team leadership

  • Knowledge of Agile & lean development methods and tools

  • Coaching and leading software engineers

  • Software engineering

  • Broad experience with variety of software technologies incl. cloud platforms and edge development frameworks is beneficial

  • Empathic, friendly, open and participative leadership qualities yet being able to challenge directly

  • Self-driven and self-directed, results- and growth oriented thinking. Multiplier personality

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate groups with diverse and widespread backgrounds, ability to negotiate priorities and resolve conflicts among project stakeholders

  • Up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging software development methods, practices, and tools

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Passion for innovation and building high-performing engineering teams


We Elevate... You

Benefit from our services as a multi-award-winning TOP employer:


  • Working environment: We offer a position in international mindset and future-oriented industry with a diverse product range as well as attractive and performance-related remuneration

  • Development opportunities: You start with a position-specific familiarization and are supported by us through professional and personal training measures

  • Family friendliness: We enable you to conciliate your professional and private life through flexible working hours

  • Diversity: We promote a culture of diversity

  • The position is located in Milan city


Only applications submitted in English will be evaluated.


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