Urban Mobility Startup seeks Head of IT at Moovel Transit
Berlin, DE


we are the IT team and we enable all moovel employees to achieve their best in their daily work by consulting them about the best use of technology and providing them a competitive working environment including hardware, IT services and licenses. For that purpose, we look for a Head of IT (f/m).

First a quick look at us

Our vision is a planet without traffic jams. Our mission is to transform cities by providing the most convenient and sustainable mobility solutions. We create outstanding products with technical excellence, an agile mindset, an open feedback and failure culture and fun at work. moovel is part of a large global corporation (Daimler AG), but at the heart of it we still are a start-up. We act as a partner for cities, transport networks and mobility service providers with the goal of making cities smarter and creating an operating system for urban mobility that provides access to appropriate mobility options in urban areas and paves the way for the future with autonomous vehicles. Currently, 280 employees work in small creative teams in Germany and the US at four locations - Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart and Portland.

How the role works

The corporate IT team is a small, but a highly multidisciplinary team of IT-enthusiasts, who are motivated by helping all moovel employees — from backend developers to accountants — to get their work done. Therefore, we need to put on the shoes of our colleagues and come up with IT solutions that moovel can build its future business on. Future topics are the increased integration of SaaS products, consulting on the improved use of existing and new tools, setting up a complete new office space, expanding the corpIT team as well as further improvement of on- and offboarding with our IT service providers.

We are looking for an IT professional, who will lead the corporate IT team, develops the whole IT landscape, is responsible for the budget, IT risk and security management as well as IT strategy. Occasional travel to our locations in Stuttgart and Hamburg is to be expected.
Sometimes you have to do things out of your comfort zone, but we promise, it is worth it!

Some of the things you will do

  • Lead, guide and train the corporate IT team to enable them in providing the best infrastructure for our success
  • Create and implement concepts for IT architecture
  • Responsible for the whole internal IT roadmap and portfolio
  • Technical consulting of employees and management
  • Responsibility for the IT equipment, from new set ups to fixing errors or broken equipment. Your work is crucial to allow our teams to work without interruptions.
  • Secure and operate office networks - increase and uphold security
  • Company-wide IT license management
  • Manage and guide IT providers to ensure successful cooperation

About you

  • Minimum of 5 years of IT service management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years management experience
  • Client IT management (macOS and Windows, Storage, Central User Management, MDM solutions, SSO solutions)
  • Interaction with colleagues and communicating requirements and updates is natural to you. The IT is a very valuable team, which is a point of contact for members of the entire company. A level of sympathy, service mentality and compassion is needed to communicate effectively.
  • Startup experience in growing a company from small to big is a plus

All in all we are looking for an driven IT-enthusiast, who shares the motivation and vision of our team to support moovel’s future success in the best possible way.  

You are capable of what you just read? Then we are happy to meet you soon! Just send us your application by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.