Technical Project Lead, Dott – Amsterdam (NL)


About the job

We believe in a future where inner cities are free of cars, congestion and pollution. By offering our dockless electrical scooters and bikes as convenient alternatives for short-distance travel, we believe we can make that future possible. Our mission is to free our cities with clean rides for everyone in Europe and beyond.

Founded in Europe, Dott is comprised of a highly experienced team of inquisitive minds in mobility and tech. What we do today has a tangible impact on tomorrow. We reached our in-house sustainability target of 100% renewable energy, and ensure equitability in our communities through collaborating with city charities, officials and safety boards.

We are looking for a new Technical Project Lead to join us in our goal of operating sustainable, long-lasting and repairable forms of individual transportation. In this role, you will be leading technically different vehicles (i.e. bikes and/or scooters) and you will be the right hand of the vehicle project manager. Your tasks will vary day-to-day, but your main responsibility will be to organise and prioritise tasks among all the other technical departments such as electrical-, embedded, back-end- and data engineering. In order to succeed in this role, you need to have a hands-on mindset and should not be afraid of thinking along with internal and external stakeholders to solve technical problems on the vehicles. This position will be based in Amsterdam but you might need to travel to markets from time to time.

What You’ll Do

  • Be responsible for all electrical and software systems of the vehicles
  • You will be accountable for the technical steering of our vehicles (developed by third-party suppliers)
  • You will support the sustaining team to maintain our vehicle fleet healthy by monitoring the behaviour of the vehicles
  • You will be responsible for pushing for the resolution of technical issues with suppliers. Often you will think along with suppliers to solve problems
  • Coordinate and support testing activities
  • Coordinate hardware and software releases (internally and externally)
  • You will ensure proper breakdown of working packages and coordination on their execution of them
  • Define product milestones and report progress to management

What You’ll Need

  • Academic degree in software-, electronics engineering or a related field
  • 5+years of Experience in electrical and firmware engineering
  • People and technical leadership demonstrated experience
  • Familiar with the use of electronic lab equipment like multimeters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, soldering stations etc.
  • A creative mindset, strong problem-solving skills, and an eye for detail
  • A proactive, energetic personality with the ability to prioritise & multi-task autonomously
  • Strong time management, communication & documentation skills

What’s in it for me?

🌎 An international environment: over 55 nationalities across 9 countries: Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Italy, Israel, Norway and the UK.

🌿 Impact : An Opportunity to play your part working for a company that is actively addressing some of the current climate concerns worldwide, doing everything we can to be as sustainable as possible.

💡 Opportunities to learn: You will have an opportunity to learn and grow throughout your position.

❓Transparency: Weekly Q&A sessions with our leadership, honest discussions about how we are progressing and our growth in all of our markets.

💜 People-first: We are here to support all of our employees, and have partnered with OpenUp to ensure our employees mental health is top of mind in these difficult times.

Benefits We Offer

🏡 Flexible working environment

💰 A fair and competitive salary package

🚀 Employee Stock/Equity plan

🙌🏼 Health insurance payment

🤗 Pension scheme

🥑 Catered lunch in office on Tuesday & Thursday

🚆 Travel allowance if 10km or more from our office

🪑 Assistance with a WFH station

🌍 Relocation package and visa sponsorship available (depending on the role)

👶 Parental policy

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