Food, machinery or T-shirts: Hapag-Lloyd moves goods around the globe with over 250 container ships. We connect more than 600 ports on all continents and are one of the largest liner shipping companies. More than 13,000 employees work on board, ashore or in one of our 350 offices. Together, we transport around 12 million containers per year. Our corporate values "We care. We move. We deliver" serve as coordinates on our way. They guide our collaboration with each other as colleagues and with our customers to achieve the best possible quality. In the long run, we are committed to climate and environmental protection as well as human rights and many other social issues.

We manage a total fleet of 1.8 million containers, which are with our customers around the globe. Our equipment IT application landscape supports effective steering, operation and constant monitoring of all containers. Ensuring that our containers are seaworthy is a crucial task, which is enabled by the processes and applications that the IT Equipment & Repair team manages together with the Business. We connect internal management and monitoring processes with more than 1.000 repair shops worldwide and thereby ensure that our fleet operates as effectively as possible.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • You develop the Equipment Maintenance & Repair product and closely collaborate with the respective Business Product Owner
  • You take over the set-up and technical lead for our international IT product team in alignment with the head of the Equipment team
  • Together with your Business colleagues, you find creative solutions for our complex Business processes
  • You structure and work out the technical details of related business requirements, and plan agile sprints accordingly
  • You support the development of a modern architectural setup and the entire migration of our IT application to the cloud
  • As a product manager, you are responsible for the efficient operation of our core product and for keeping it alive
  • Your daily grind is characterized by strong collaboration with your colleagues and developers around the world

Requirements and Qualifications:

What you'll need to succeed

  • You have proven experience from similar positions and substantial knowledge within the area of requirements engineering
  • Your working style is goal-oriented and you are great at motivating your team
  • You have distinctive knowledge of agile development processes for standalone software
  • You communicate well and thrive in a diverse, international environment – fluent written and spoken English language skills are a must

German language expectations: We expect all international candidates to be willing to learn at least the basics of the German language in case they are accepted for the position. This will enable you to participate in social and community life in Germany and at our company premises in the best possible way.

Nice if you have:

  • Experience within transport and logistics industry
  • Experience within software development using Java EE or similar (e.g. Spring) in the context of larger projects
  • Experience using Eclipse, git, Maven, Jenkins, AWS, Docker, Terraform

What we offer:

  • Dynamic and modern working atmosphere in a newly renovated, modern office in the heart of Hamburg’s city center
  • At least 28 days of vacation, flextime, capital-forming benefits, hybrid work model
  • Subsidy for public transportation
  • Bike leasing for all positions
  • Restaurant and coffee bar
  • Health and company sports programs (e.g., yoga, sailing, fitness courses, and much more)


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Contact person

Kristin Peters Managerin Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding