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IT Project Manager Aviation / Software Development (m/f/d)

Are you passionate about the aviation industry and eager to contribute to optimizing processes at airports? Join our #TeamMaternaIPS! We are seeking a team member with strong leadership skills to assist us in the successful implementation of numerous development projects.

Location: Dortmund

Who we are

WE LOVE TRAVEL! This is our customers’ and our company’s vision. No matter where you embark on your next journey from – be it Tokyo, Denver, or Stockholm – you will always come across Materna IPS. With over 150,000 daily baggage tasks and 300,000 daily check-ins at our self-bag drop and self-check-in machines, we pave the way for a more efficient and enjoyable journey for passengers around the world.

In this position, you will hold a pivotal role in managing diverse development projects. Your responsibilities will include customer communication, identifying customer needs, project management, and team coordination.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage end-to-end software development projects for customers such as Lufthansa, covering the entire project life-cycle from pre-sales, through software implementation for terminals and network connectivity to live operation
  • Establish collaborative communication with customers, including management levels, to capture technical requirements and change requests, always keeping customer satisfaction in mind
  • Serve as an interface between service, product management, and support account management and sales in identifying customer-specific needs
  • Take responsibility for project control, ensuring compliance with defined time, budget, and resource parameters, and maintaining desired quality standards
  • Coordinate team efforts and successfully complete individual projects

Your Qualification

  • Degree in (business) informatics / aviation management or comparable education with a proven IT focus
  • Several years of experience in managing software development projects or in software development
  • Proficient in software development with extensive knowledge of agile project management (Scrum certification is a plus)
  • Excellent customer communication skills, confident demeanor, and strong customer focus
  • Leadership experience in handling complex software projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English (C1)
  • Willingness to travel (10% to 30%)

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • Option to work from home
  • Come-as-you-are mentality
  • Flat organizational hierarchy
  • An established onboarding process with a mentor for a great start
  • Events: Knowledge & Fun! Brown Bag Sessions, Christmas party and more
  • Enjoy company benefits, including a retirement plan, employee discounts, bike leasing and more


At Materna IPS, we’re not just building self-service solutions – we’re crafting seamless journeys and unforgettable experiences. Step into a world where innovation meets heart, where your journey merges with our mission. Dare to dream big, because at Materna IPS, we’re not just shaping the future of travel – we’re fueling it with passion. Apply today and be the change in travel technology!

Your application as IT Project Manager Aviation / Software Developer

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Then send us your complete application documents in German or English to:

Kevin Heiber
Human Resources
kevin.heiber [@]

Materna IPS GmbH
Vosskuhle 37
44141 Dortmund