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Technical Lead, - Backend Testing Team (Remote/Germany) 



Software Engineering, IT
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Technical Lead, - Backend Testing Team (Remote/Germany) 


Flex - Berlin, Germany

Technical Lead - Backend Testing Team (Remote/Germany) 

HubSpot’s Developer Acceleration teams are charged with making the developer experience at HubSpot world-class. We want writing, building, deploying, and testing our software to be as easy, fun, and frictionless as possible for our teams. 

We are looking for a Technical Lead to lead a team focused on backend testing infrastructure. This team builds and maintains test infrastructure that is used by 1000+ engineers and plays a critical role in ensuring the reliability of HubSpot.

As a Technical Lead, your role will involve designing and solving problems in large, distributed systems. 

This a Software Engineering role where around 70% of your time will be spent on hands on coding/developing software in Java. The ideal candidate is passionate about testing and has experience working with test infrastructure at scale. 

  • Lead a small team of engineers where autonomy and flexibility are core values
  • Help set the direction for the continued evolution of backend development at HubSpot
  • Some previous team or technical lead experience is preferred - managing engineers or projects and taking responsibility for the team’s software design and delivery
  • Wish to stay hands-on in all technical aspects while leading a team of engineers
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing the necessary tools that enable seamless test creation and execution for other software engineers at HubSpot
  • Hands-on experience within an infrastructure team, demonstrating expertise in working with JUnit and Mockito testing frameworks, ensuring reliable and efficient testing practices.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and CI/CD pipelines, and experience integrating testing frameworks with these pipelines 
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively influence stakeholders and build strong cross-functional relationships
  • Comfortable performing code reviews, coaching, and mentoring engineers
  • Coding experience in Java or other backend OO languages 
  • Consistently demonstrated strong ownership of projects end to end, track record of successfully rolling out infrastructure, collaborating with multiple Engineering teams to deliver successful solutions.
  • Proven ability to solve complicated technical problems and analyze trade-offs with empathy for the developers.

We offer 100% remote and flex working. You can review our full list of benefits here

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.


If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at This information will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of determining an appropriate accommodation for the interview process.


Germany Applicants: (m/f/d) - link to HubSpot's Career Diversity page here.


About HubSpot

HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) is a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform that provides software and support to help businesses grow better. We build marketing, sales, service, and website management products that start free and scale to meet our customers’ needs at any stage of growth. We’re also building a company culture that empowers people to do their best work. If that sounds like something you’d like to be part of, we’d love to hear from you.

You can find out more about our company culture in the HubSpot Culture Code, which has more than 5M views, and learn about our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, too. Thanks to the work of every employee globally, HubSpot was named the #2 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor in 2022, and has been recognized for award-winning culture by Great Place to Work, Comparably, Fortune, Entrepreneur, Inc., and more.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, HubSpot was founded in 2006. Today, thousands of employees work across the globe in HubSpot offices and remotely. Visit our careers website to learn more about culture and opportunities at HubSpot. 

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