Director of Technology Platform



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In close collaboration with the VP Engineering of PERSONIO we are currently looking for you as their new Director of Technology Platform (m/f/d) in the heart of Munich. PERSONIO is one of the fastest growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe and develops a holistic HR Management Software.

To become Europe’s leading HR Software and add further chapters to their success story they are now introducing the new Director of Platform Technology role! In this role, you will significantly contribute to PERSONIO's overall engineering strategy and shape their way towards establishing PERSONIO as a top technology company and unicorn! With offices in Munich, Madrid and London, PERSONIO offers a culture that is characterized by an open-minded but down-to-earth atmosphere.

What market-insiders say:
Munich-based HR and recruiting platform Personio is one of Europe’s most promising start-ups and could soon achieve unicorn status — a rare designation reserved for privately-held start-ups valued at $1 billion or more. - Want to become part of this success story? Get in touch! Your contact person is Nadine (Office: +49 (0) 40 180 241 18-2, Mobile: ‭+49 151 70377168‬ or Mail:


Your tasks

  • You create and further develop the technology platform organization including org building, hiring, capacity planning and budgeting
  • You define a highly scalable, secure and sustainable tech platform and move it to the next level for current and future products
  • You are responsible for the tech core stack as well as leading the teams of Infrastructure, Development, QA und Security
  • You closely collaborate with the Vice President of Engineering, the Director of Product Engineering and the CTO to shape the tech future of Personio


Your profile

  • You are a self-starter by impact, a background in Computer Sciences is a plus but your drive, mindset and experience is more important than your degree!
  • You provide strong organizational skills and an entrepreneurial drive with a history of hiring, mentoring and developing high-performing team
  • You have a deep understanding of IT topics like SaaS, Software Development/DevOps, Security, Infrastructure etc.
  • You are absolutely familiar with building and scaling a state-of-the-art, performant and secure tech infrastructure ideally in an international environment
  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced start-up-like culture and are driven by change and improvement
  • You are fluent in English, whereas German or Spanish is a plus


Your Benefits

  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast-growing company ($130M funding acquired to date)
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping PERSONIO and have a direct impact on the daily work of hundreds of thousands of users
  • Development budget per year for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • 28 paid vacation days, at least 3 days of home office per month, and flexible working hours
  • Unu electric scooter of your choice as "company car" (see or an additional payment for a yearly public transportation ticket
  • Three hours of weekly English classes
  • Subsidized Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros a month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich
  • Relocation and visa support through an expert agency to Munich, Germany
  • Weekly German language courses
  • Regular team and company events (e.g. Oktoberfest in Munich and skiing trip to Austria)
  • Because joining us at an early stage shows your trust and confidence in Personio, we want you to also profit from the success of the company. Therefore, we will offer you a competitive compensation package (e.g. salary, benefits, virtual shares)
Through direct cooperation with the decision makers, we guarantee a fast, clear and tailor-made process for you. We cannot wait to hear from you!

Join the team now and get in contact! Your contact person is Nadine (Office: +49 (0) 40 180 241 18-2, Mobile: ‭+49 151 70377168‬ or Mail:



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