LucaNet • DE - Essen

Head of Engineering (all genders) at AMANA a LucaNet Company

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first – You choose when to come into the office

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

The Role

At Amana, part of the LucaNet family who have been developing specialized, user-friendly and intelligent systems in the areas of taxation, disclosure management, XBRL and leasing since 2011. More than 80% of DAX companies are already AMANA customers, which makes us one of the market leaders in the D-A-CH region with the GlobalTaxCenter and the SmartNotes disclosure management system. With more than 1000 customers from 20 European countries and numerous partners from all over Europe, we are looking for you for our successful expansion.

For more Information - End-to-end software solutions for tax and reporting (

You will lead our Amana Product technical team, responsible for setting a high standard of engineering and maintaining a focus on delivery. You will take the company’s high level architecture vision and translate this into development team priorities.


What you'll do

  • Inspire confidence in our mission, through team mentoring and development.
  • Leadership of the local Engineering function, setting high standards of delivery
  • Build a high-performance team culture, aligned with industry best practices as well as LucaNet’s core values.
  • Understand our existing codebase and product offering.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering function to set our transformation strategy as we move to a SaaS solution.
  • Ensure all teams have the necessary resources & training in place to succeed.

What you bring to the table

  • Technical Oversight - Previous platform engineering & architecture experience is important. You will be able to use past experiences and lessons learned to guide our implementation. Whilst you won't be hands on a clear understanding of software engineering best practices is essential in setting the technical direction of the team.
  • Leadership experience - have managed/led teams of 30+ people before. The ability to lead, develop and support your team is essential to create and maintain a high performing and inclusive culture. We want our teams to inspire others to join our mission.
  • High standards - In our industry, accuracy and security is extremely important. You will be responsible for ensuring the highest standard of delivery is achieved.
  • Innovative thinker - Be solutions focussed and bring a fresh pair of eyes to solve technical challenges
  • Data driven - reflect on past data to drive efficiency moving forward

Perks at work

  • LucaFlex – We enable you to determine your work schedule and location according to your needs
  • Mobile Work – Sometimes a change of scenery can boost creativity and productivity. And sometimes it’s just time for a break. That’s why we offer you our mobile work options or a sabbatical
  • Team Spirit – We work as a team and like to celebrate as a team, so we take any opportunity to get together, learn together, and celebrate together
  • Learning & Development – We encourage you to pursue knowledge and inspiration and give you the time, space, and budget to do so
  • Charity Time – We support you in taking the time to do some good
  • Health & Wellbeing – We care about your mental health and wellbeing and provide you with the programs to stay fit, productive, and get the support you need
  • Generous vacations – We encourage you to take time off to relax, travel, and recharge
  • LucaNet.Engage – We support your personal and professional development in a targeted manner with our employee development process
  • Compensation and Company Pension Plan – We are committed to Fair Pay as well as supporting our people also for their future with a company pension plan and/or pension allowances.
  • JobRad – We have partnered with JobRad so that you can find your dream bike supported by us
  • Staff Discounts – Thanks to our corporate benefits partner, you can receive a whole bunch of discounts for different areas

Powered by uniqueness

Everybody’s different here and we like it that way. At LucaNet, we are powered by the uniqueness of our people and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where everyone can grow and feels respected. The more voices we have represented in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking.

That’s why we only want to assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. You are welcome at LucaNet for who you are, no matter your gender identity, sexual orientations, personal expression, racial identity, ethnicity, religious belief, and disability status.
People don’t fit into neat boxes, we know that. If you think you’d excel in this position, even if you don’t cover all points, we really want to get to know you and why you’re great for the role. Please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV.

Learn more about our culture and D&I journey

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Work from anywhere scheme
Teambuilding days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at LucaNet

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Berlin, Mönchengladbach, Munich, Vienna, Ghent, Shanghai, Paris, Amsterdam, Singapore, Madrid, Erlinsbach, Lausanne, London, Atlanta, Bucharest

Hiring Countries










United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Medium companies

3rd – Medium companies

Flexa100 2024
Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023