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IT Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Leipzig, Germany



What we offer

  •  Knowledge is power: 10% learning time of the weekly working time after probationary period
  •  Excellent work needs excellent technology: use of state-of-the-art technologies and room for new solutions
  •  You're not you when you're hungry: that's why fresh food is cooked on site for the team every day and snacks are always within reach
  •  Fun at work: events with colleagues from project success to after-work beer and summer party
  •  Good work pays off: attractive remuneration package with bonus payments for above-average contributions to the company's success
  •  Family first: day-care allowance and extra week of holiday when you get married
  •  Work from 9 to 5? Not with us: flexibility in working hours and individual homeworking equipment
  •  No egos here: short decision-making processes, open-door policy and flat hierarchies
  •  A step into the future: contribution to the promotion of renewable energies in an international team of experts
  •  Fitness: EGYM Wellpass membership and 1,000 euros subsidy for a bicycle

Your responsibilities

  • Strategic planning and prioritization of projects

  • Coordination and organisation of tasks

  • Ensuring up-to-date and structured project documentation

  • Communicating with team members and management

  • Interface for coordination with other departments (traders, analysts, etc.)

  • Establishing project management processes

  • Monitoring task progress and results and reporting to stakeholders

  • Organize and moderate meetings, prepare presentations

Status Quo

  • Tools we use: Youtrack, Gitlab, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Slack

  • Management methodology:  Agile (Kanban, Scrum)

  • Programming languages: Java, Typescript

Your skills


  • At least 2 years of experience in the IT project management field, evidence of successful project launches in career

  • Degree in business informatics, management, or similar

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • Solid knowledge of the SDLC

  • Interest in software development processes

  • Experience working with project documentation and task management software

  • Good communication, organizational, and coordination skills

  • Ability to structure information, foresee and initiate process and product improvements in time

  • Joy at problem-solving, analytical approach, and proactive introduction of new ideas

  • Enjoy learning, further education, professional exchange, and working together on projects

  • Good (technical) English


  • Experience in a programming language

  • Further knowledge of our stack (see What we use)

  • Knowledge of German and Russian

About us

Optimax Energy is a young, international team of experts with talents from various fields in the heart of Leipzig. We are proud of our international success, which we have achieved in numerous European markets. We love to work flexibly and dynamically and to create great new solutions in an agile way with short decision-making paths.


At Optimax, we are convinced that diversity is an important factor in the success of our company. "We hire and develop the best" - regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, religion, physical abilities, etc. We value and actively encourage open communication, creating a working environment where everyone is equally heard and valued, regardless of background or experience. We see ourselves as a trusting community where everyone can feel safe and welcome, which is why we particularly want to encourage BPoCs, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTTIQ* to apply.


Are you interested? Then send us your application documents (CV without photo, grades, short letter of motivation) via the application button or to: We look forward to getting to know you. Please let us know the names, pronouns and forms of address you would like to use. We will respect these regardless of whether they match the information in certificates or other documents.

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