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Company Description:

Digital media, fashion and eCommerce brands are investing in AI, predictive analytics and personalization technologies to offer a digital experience that is unique to each consumer. ContentWise is an industry pioneer in leveraging machine learning techniques to deliver personalized customer experience for global media brands such as Mediaset (Italy), Sky (Italy), United Cloud (Serbia), Telefonica (Spain), Voo (Belgium), Telecom (Argentina), PCCW (Hong Kong) and many more. ContentWise is a company of Moviri, a global software and professional services leader with long-standing relationships with hundreds of enterprise customers worldwide. Founded in 2000, Moviri is today a multinational technology group with offices in Milan, Boston, Los Angeles and Singapore.

Job Description:

As the Head of Software Development, you will lead all engineering activities, creating the right environment for sustainable team productivity and directly reporting to the C-level team. Do you want to take a key technical leadership role in ContentWise? Join our engineering team in Milan. Our product is growing at more than 10% month over month and is used in over 30 countries around the world.


  • Build, lead and manage the ContentWise engineering team, developing both leadership and technical capabilities of team members.
  • Organize team structure to achieve strategic business priorities.
  • Partner with Product Management to translate product vision into deliverable roadmaps.
  • Work with teams and technical leads to champion the use of new technologies that better solve customer problems.
  • Measure, maintain and improve the operational excellence and quality of our product.
  • Coach teams to improve their work processes and the quality of the product.
  • As we continue to grow, ensure that we maintain a good balance of inter and intra team collaboration
  • Motivate and energize teams, injecting a sense of fun and focus.
  • Attract, hire, develop and retain engineering talent.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience building and leading software engineering teams.
  • Ability to inspire and coach experienced and junior engineers.
  • Strong organizational skills, solid judgment & ability to build teams from ground up.
  • Independent, pragmatic and pro-active work attitude.
  • Background in a technical role in a development organization.
  • Deep experience in cloud technologies and microservices architectures.
  • A learning mindset, with the capacity to grow with our organization and take on ever-increasing challenges.
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms, such as recommender systems and supervised/unsupervised learning, is a plus.
  • Effective communication skills with ability to give impactful feedback.
  • Master’s in computer science or equivalent.
  • Fluent English, spoken and written.

What we look for

Passion. Staying ahead of the curve, solving tough problems. That’s hard to do without a genuine passion for technology and conviction in your ideas.

Curiosity. We aim to solve hard business problems, using the latest technology and research. Curiosity is key in providing a fresh perspective and generating new approaches.

Drive. You will be asked to drive complex tasks from start to finish and carry your colleagues along, sometimes in areas where you have limited experience.

Humbleness. No one is right 100% of the time. While we have internationally-recognized experts on our team, we like to stay humble, listen and learn.

What we offer

Outstanding peers. We hire some of the most talented graduates from top universities and recognized industry experts with an impressive professional track record.

Professional growth. We offer technical and managerial growth paths across our group’s companies and promote based on performance, regardless of age or seniority.

Global opportunities. We are a global multinational, with offices in Italy, United States and Singapore and customers in 45+ countries across the world.

Startup environment. With over 200 people and a 20-year history, we combine the youthfulness and agility of a startup with the solidity of an established company.

Cool workplace. We invest in dynamic working spaces, productivity software and digital tools to collaborate, share ideas and get things done.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Yearly performance bonus.
  • Per-diem allowance for out of office assignments.
  • Meal vouchers.
  • Welfare program to pay for public transportation, cinemas, gym, Amazon vouchers and more.
  • Integrative health insurance.
  • Lenovo, MacBook Pro or Surface Pro laptop and latest generation smartphone.
  • Continuous learning and training: O’Reilly Safari library, professional certifications, meetups, conferences & tradeshows.
  • Terrace beer happy hour every Friday.
  • Annual offsite company meeting.