About Mindshine

It’s our mission to create a world where training the mind is as ACCESSIBLE, DESIRABLE & SIMPLE as training the body. Mindshine is a mental fitness platform. Like a gym it offers all the training possibilities it takes to unlock your inner greatness. Our digital coaching takes out all the guesswork and shows you exactly what you have to do to feel better every day and thrive. 

Since 2018, we’ve have created & iterated a product that works very well and is loved by more than a hundred thousand users. Now, we’re ready to grow and scale to bring more mental fitness to this world.

About this role

As we are building our in house development team, we are looking for a Head of Engineering helping us to build the number one mental fitness app on the market. You’ll use your knowledge and experience to support our team of highly talented people, while creating your own workflows to improve our product.

As Head of Engineering you’re responsible for improving and publishing our product, helping us to continue our journey and reach new goals. You’ll build a development team from scratch, while working with our existing base.

You’ll be working in a partially distributed team and, as an early joiner, you’ll have a profound impact on the product, company culture and tech architecture. A strong willingness to work independently, take ownership and contribute to decision making is crucial.

Your responsibility

  • Taking responsibility for the development of the #1 mental fitness app
  • Building and managing a team of highly talented engineers and enable them to do their best work, while creating a positive and empowering culture.
  • Own performance, availability and reliability of our technical systems.
  • Make, mediate and validate architecture decisions across the entire technical stack and infrastructure.
  • Establish the working methods and processes that ensure code quality and effective collaboration as the company and team scale.
  • Be part of the creative process and bring in new ideas
  • Work closely with the whole team to implement and create new features and designs
  • Manage our software versioning

Your profile

  • 5+ years of experience building complex apps for iOS and Android using react-native.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer, Lead Software Engineer or equivalent role.
  • Fluent English both oral and written, German would be a big plus
  • Building complex databases. Using Postgresql hosted on Heroku would be awesome.
  • A feeling for good design, animation and UX.
  • Knowledge of, or experience with AI based programming
  • Good knowledge in distributed version control systems like Git
  • You are a quick learner and flexible in using new and different frameworks
  • Enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced startup culture: hands-on, passionate, persistent – you get things done, you are a doer and a self-learner

Our offer to you

  • Full-time position with fair compensation
  • ESOP option: Be personally invested into the company and participate in its success
  • The opportunity to have a measurable impact within a growing, mission-driven company
  • A flat hierarchy that embraces ownership and promotes creative freedom
  • Flexible working hours & remote work
  • Steep learning curve. Grow professionally and personally


Feels like you want to part of our amazing journey? Please send your resume, cover letter and other relevant documents to jobs@mindshine.app