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Team Leader Software Development (m/f/d) 

Are you ready to shape the future of aviation with us? Join our international team and become a part of #TeamMaternaIPS as a team leader in software development 

Location: Dortmund, Berlin, Bremen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Cologne, work from home 

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.

As a Software Development Team Leader, you will oversee a team of people responsible for developing a platform to control baggage machines, check-in systems, boarding or security gates, and their integration with airport baggage handling systems. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Technical and disciplinary management, as well as personnel deployment planning 
  • Manage complex agile customer projects or larger software components and support their development and operation as an interface between your team and the customer 
  • Component responsibility for our CUSS platform and improvement of our products through the development of new technologies and methods 
  • Close collaboration with Project Management, Product Management, Quality Assurance, and System Administrators to implement our global projects 
  • Designing working conditions, optimizing workflows, and defining uniform standards for project procedures 
  • Individual development of your employees by identifying their strengths and weaknesses and supporting them with your experience and expertise 

Your Qualification

  • Completion of a technical degree or an equivalent qualification 
  • Experience in disciplinary management of staff and as a lead developer with Java or C++ 
  • Expertise in hardware-related software development, software architectures, and agile development methods 
  • Strong sense of adaptability and interpersonal skills, often acting as a mediator in different situations 
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others to work towards common goals 
  • Enjoy taking responsibility for team members and fostering both collaboration and individual development 
  • Goal-oriented approach to tasks, maintaining priorities even in situations with multiple demands 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English (C1) 

What we offer

  • 30 days of paid vacation 
  • 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 Team Leader Software Development 

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

Julie Alten 
Human Resources
julie.alten [@] 

Materna IPS GmbH
Robert-Schuman-Straße 20
44263 Dortmund