Marley Spoon AG

Marley Spoon AG

Berlin, DE

Team Lead | Culinary Application

Marley Spoon builds global direct-to-consumer brands leveraging operational excellence to continuously delight our customers in a personalized and sustainable way. We're global (8 markets, 3 continents), 1600+ employees strong, bringing to market 3 delightful brands: Marley Spoon, Dinnerly and Bezzie. We're public, solid and 100% carbon neutral company.

Our 85+ digital team (engineering, product, UX), currently structured in 4 tribes, will be growing significantly over the next months.

You will be leading our recipe and menu intelligence team (RAMEN), which is instrumental in delivering on our customer promise in the quality of user-facing applications as well as recommendations of menus and recipes. Your team is building internal software that enables the management and optimization of ingredients, recipes & menus to make sure we provide the best fit for our customers, globally.

Your role

  • Continuously evolve and improve our recipe and menu intelligence systems, in collaboration with product management and your team
  • Actively contribute by coding and by reviewing code
  • Manage and build the RAMEN team (performance, coaching, growth, hiring, retention)
  • You keep up with the latest technology trends and have a team technology strategy in place
  • In collaboration with meal kit tribe leads and peers, you drive the tribe forward in terms of team set-up, delivery, processes, quality, product & technology strategy
  • Contribute to the overall digital product/technology vision and strategy.


  • You love coding - at least a few of the following characteristics fit your experience
    • Mature in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
    • Good understanding of at least one modern front-end technology (e.g. React)
    • Well versed with AWS Cloud Infrastructure Services such as IAM, ECS, RDS
    • Well versed in database technologies (e.g. Postgres)
    • Experience with event-driven architectures including event tooling such as Kafka
    • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and tooling
    • Experience with containerization and Kubernetes
  • You have substantial and proven experience in successfully managing engineering teams with ~5 team members
  • You love coaching and have experience in growing teams and equip them with high-quality technical and soft skills
  • You know how to build agile and lean teams
  • You know and understand the trends in your technology domain and can distinguish hypes from applicable technologies
  • You are a good communicator - regardless of the target groups - may it be engineers, product managers, management, suppliers, and operations teams
  • You're flexible and dynamic; You're comfortable working in a constantly evolving and growing environment


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  • Being part of a profitable company in full-blown scale-up phase – offering immense opportunities for personal & career growth
  • Flexible working hours, hybrid (home + office) and/or full remote work (CET ±2)
  • Spend 5% of your working time on personal learning and development
  • Significant learning budget
  • Corporate pension scheme (Marley Spoon adding 20% on top of your contribution)
  • Possibility to trade part of your salary for double the amount of stock options
  • Free food boxes delivered to your doorstep
  • Cooked food from our test kitchen (when in the office)
  • Our beautiful and cozy office is located in the heart of Berlin Kreuzberg close to some of the best restaurants (soon!)
  • Gym membership & language courses discounts
  • Friday drinks and many after work events (online nowadays)
  • An open, diverse and respectful culture with over 50 nationalities
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