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Product Lead, Backend Services (f/m/d)

  • Hamburg
  • justDice
  • Tech
  • Full time
As Product Owner of our Backend Services team you will lead a team of developers building state-of-the-art services for the app and game development teams at justDice.

justDice is the European market leader of rewarded apps & games: Our products are enjoyed by more than 100 million players worldwide and we’ve distributed over $40 million in cash & rewards to our users to date!
As part of the Applike Group (financially backed by media powerhouse Bertelsmann), justDice has access to an extensive toolset and funding with a long-term growth mindset. 
We are a team of experts in software development, online marketing, data-driven business intelligence, and app & game design. We are always seeking new creative solutions to complex problems, which has enabled us to release new products fast!

The Backend Services Team is a new team at justDice, and in this position you will be instrumental in recruiting the team, building internal processes with stakeholders and driving the development of our backend services.
What you will do:
  • Lead a team of developers building state of the art backend services for our product teams
  • Analyze, identify and prioritize service requests from product teams and translate them into functioning services
  • Be responsible for the development team, manage their progress and make relevant strategic decisions  
  • Be the central contact person for all the relevant stakeholders
  • Communicate your teams progress to our product teams and management 
  • Implement a lean, high output development process and improve the quality of development
  • Who you are:
  • You have already accumulated several years of product management/product owner experience, ideally in building backend services for high volume B2C products
  • You have a strong knowledge of project management in an environment with flat hierarchies and ideally have expertise in agile software development methods
  • You are a digital native who has a strong interest in technology, you know the common business models and have experience in Business Development, if possible in the mobile games, digital consumer businesses or gambling services environment
  • You understand how to harmonize user needs and business goals with technological challenges
  • You want to take over responsibility and make business decisions
  • You have experience with leading a team and have proven that you are a real team player who masters and appreciates the cooperation and leadership of interdisciplinary teams
  • You have clear communication skills and know how to guide and motivate individuals to develop their maximum capabilities 
  • You communicate fluently in English
  • Why you will love working here?
  • Work-Life Package: 2 remote days / week, 30 days vacation, flexible hours, kick-ass office in the center of the city, dog-friendly
  • Relocation Package: Visa & legal support, relocation bonus, free german class in the office
  • Happy Belly Package: Company & team lunches, breakfast, tons of free snacks and drinks
  • Physical & Mental Health Package: Gym membership, Yoga classes
  • Activity Package: Regular team events, hackathons, company trips
  • Education Package: 1500€ Budget on top to visit conferences +  online training opportunities


  • Skip writing cover letters. Tell us about your most passionate personal project, your desired salary and your earliest possible start date. We are looking forward to your application!

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    Enjoy our Benefits

    Fresh Drinks & Food

    Free full Gym Membership

    Flexible Working Times & 2 Remote Days per Week

    State of the Art Hard- and Software

    Hackathons & Meetups

    Monthly Team Events

    Annual Company Trip Into the Sun

    Lunch Lottery

    Public Transportation Subsidy

    Free Breakfast everyday

    Dog Friendly

    Starter Kit

    Relocation Support

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    Florian, Tech Lead Android justDice

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