Team Lead Software Development

Paw Full-time (4 days, 35h/week)

Map pin Linz, Austria

About us

We're the world's most-trusted name in keeping cats and dogs safe and healthy. The secret to that success? A team of truly unique individuals who care about each other just as much as going the extra mile for pet parents.

Your territory

As part of our Backend team, you will:

  • Manage the backbone of the Tractive ecosystem
  • Shape our product that supports hundreds of thousands of pet lovers around the world
  • Take the lead by growing and developing one of our two Backend teams. Depending on your strengths and expertise, you will have the opportunity to lead either our APIs & services team or our team focussing on big data, data processing services and infrastructure.
  • Work in close collaboration with software architects in terms of technical responsibilities
  • Coordinate and execute a variety of projects, including developing innovative features for our Backend systems, growth of our Infrastructure and tackling numerous other exciting initiatives
  • Bring in your fresh ideas to make Tractive better - you’ll never hear the phrase “...because that’s how we’ve always done things”
  • Continuously grow personally and professionally, take ownership of areas that show your potential, and attend workshops which help you get to the next level

Your profile

Key requirements:

  • Experience in leading a development team, ideally backend
  • Great communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with agile methodologies and software development lifecycle
  • Experience with software development (ideally in one of our core languages Ruby/Kotlin/Java)
  • Very good English skills both written and verbal
  • Valid Austrian work permit


Does this sound like you?

  • Looking to take on the responsibility of leading a team and projects
  • Passionate about people management and development
  • Focusing on the bigger picture as well as the small details
  • Eager to bring the world market leader in pet GPS tracking to the next level
  • Willing to come and work with our fantastic team in Austria



  • four days per week 4 Day Week
  • modern office Remote Friendly
  • Flexible Schedule Flexible Schedule
  • pet lovers Pawternity Leave
  • culture Global Culture
  • health Wellness Bonus
  • social responsibility ½ Price Public Transport
  • tractive academy 6000+ Free Courses
  • buddy program A-Z International Support


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