Head of Engineering (m/f/d) for Fernarzt

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BerlinHeartbeat Labs - Technology Full-time
Heartbeat Labs - the digital health platform: We drive digitalization of healthcare and medicine. We build, invest and partner. On our platform, we bring together entrepreneurs, medical professionals, and tech experts.

We are part of the HitFox Group that since 2011 has founded more than 26 digital companies and created more than 1.200 jobs in highly regulated industries like financial services.

Fernarzt.com is a telemedicine platform that enables patients to manage their health and to access online treatments at any time.

Join our unique team as Head of Engineering (m/f/d) – and digitalize healthcare with us.


  • Being responsible for the overall architecture and design of Fernarzt’s platform
  • Rebuilding and continuously improving the current web applications in different eCommerce and Telemedicine areas
  • Expanding and reshaping the current product substantially, adding new, innovative products and features
  • Conceptualizing and implementing new applications as PWA/SPA, using cutting-edge technologies and frameworks
  • Overseeing the development of internal APIs (e-Commerce APIs, BI APIs) and the integration with external APIs (Payment Gateways, Marketing Services)
  • Leading a small but growing team of developers
  • Cooperating with product management and reporting directly to the Managing Director


  • You have 5+ years of software development experience and 2+ years of direct people management in technical teams
  • You have excellent technical skills in frontend (React.js), backend (PHP) and devops (AWS, Docker) areas
  • Prior eCommerce experience is appreciated
  • You set very high standards for your work: you are highly self-motivated to excel in every aspect of your work
  • With excellent prioritisation, you make the right decisions and thus quickly move forward within a fast-paced business environment
  • You are passionate about business results and people, not just technical excellence
  • You find the right balance between implementation speed and longevity of the technology created


  • You are highly self-motivated to deliver outstanding performance
  • You take strong and proactive ownership
  • You are solution-oriented with clear focus and prioritization skills
  • You have attention for detail
  • You are willing to go beyond your expertise and learn constantly
  • You are reliable, trustworthy, and act professionally
  • You are a team player and it’s fun working with you

Expect an exciting environment – with real impact, a great team, and strong personal development.  Just submit your CV and all relevant documents. We're looking forward to meeting you! Interested? - Submit your CV along with your relevant working documents online.

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