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Job vacancies – Lufthansa Innovation Hub

  • (Senior) Venture Development Manager (m/f)

    About us:

    The Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) – named “Germany’s Best Digital Lab 2018” (Capital) – is the digital transformation spearhead of the world’s largest aviation corporation Lufthansa Group. The LIH discovers, evaluates and implements new technologies in the context of travel tech, mobility and e-commerce for industry-leading airlines such as Lufthansa, Eurowings, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, the frequent flyer program Miles & More as well as other renowned Lufthansa Group entities.

    LIH leverages established, proven business models and companies with the assets of Lufthansa Group and develops its own, tailor-made solutions based on tangible customer pain points. Shaping the travel of tomorrow, the unit works closely with experts in the Lufthansa Group as well as field-proven entrepreneurs from the startup ecosystem.

    Job summary:

    The (Senior) Venture Development holistically leads the development of internal and external digital ventures ranging from strategic partnerships with existing players to greenfield development of new digital products and services for the traveler of tomorrow. Thereby you will be particularly responsible for the initial setup of a project framework, the definition of KPIs and milestones, the acquisition of relevant partners, the steering of the product development as well as the strategic business development with internal and external stakeholders. You will lead fast-moving interdisciplinary teams and report directly to the Director Venture Development. We see our Venture Development Managers (m/f) as entrepreneurs that execute their projects with a high degree of freedom within Lufthansa organization.

    Profile:

    • Exceptional degree in Business Administration (or equivalent) is a must, MBA a bonus
    • At least 3 to 5 (Senior) years of relevant work experience in a digital context
    • Experience in startup and/or company builder context with proven leadership track record
    • Credible understanding of major digital business models, technologies and the respective growth drivers
    • Distinct attention to detail with strong project management skills
    • Analytical skills with ability to compile and analyze performance data
    • Distinct travel & mobility affinity
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Fluent in English and German

    Valuable additions:

    • MBA degree
    • Experience as startup founder or co-founder
    • Experience as a management consultant
    • Direct or indirect (e.g. management consultancy) working experience in the corporate context
    • Professional touch points with travel (tech) and/or mobility

    Responsibilities:

    • Holistic steering of venture projects in travel and mobility context
    • Setup of a project framework (including roles & responsibilities of project team members, relevant tools and processes)
    • Definition and monitoring of KPIs and milestones
    • Acquisition of relevant partners (e.g. developers, media partners etc.)
    • Business Development towards internal (Lufthansa Group) and external stakeholders
    • Systematic know-how-transfer both into Lufthansa Innovation Hub as well as Lufthansa Group

    What we offer:

    • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
    • Gain deep insights into the corporate world as well as the international startup ecosystem
    • Work independently and entrepreneurial owning work-streams and projects
    • Utilize seasoned Lufthanseats and experienced tech talent as supporter and challenger
    • Multi-faceted corporate culture in the heart of the Berlin tech ecosystem
    • Competitive compensation with benefits

    Please send your application to jobs@lh-innovationhub.com

  • Intern Venture Development (m/f)

    About us:

    The Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) – named “Germany’s Best Digital Lab 2018” (Capital) – is the digital transformation spearhead of the world’s largest aviation corporation Lufthansa Group. The LIH discovers, evaluates and implements new technologies in the context of travel tech, mobility and e-commerce for industry-leading airlines such as Lufthansa, Eurowings, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, the frequent flyer program Miles & More as well as other renowned Lufthansa Group entities.

    LIH leverages established, proven business models and companies with the assets of Lufthansa Group and develops its own, tailor-made solutions based on tangible customer pain points. Shaping the travel of tomorrow, the unit works closely with experts in the Lufthansa Group as well as field-proven entrepreneurs from the startup ecosystem.

    Job summary:

    As a Venture Development intern (m/f), you will support the development of internal and external digitization projects, reaching from strategic partnerships with existing players to new developments of digital products and services for tomorrow’s travelers.

    You will work in a fast-paced interdisciplinary project team of two to ten members, depending on project status, initial project structure. You will participate in KPI and milestone definition, acquisition of relevant partners, product development control and strategic business development with internal and external stakeholders.

    Profile:

    • Degree in Business Administration or a similar field of study.
    • Ideally, you have firsthand professional experience of working in a startup, incubator or a consultancy within the travel industry
    • You have advanced knowledge of Excel and/or Google Analytics with a deep understanding and passion for online business models
    • You are also great at presenting analysis of online marketing campaigns and can accurately manage large data
    • You are up to date with developments in the startup scene and the latest tech trends
    • You are communicative, energetic and an excellent team player with an ability to solve problems
    • Fluency in English and German, spoken and written
    • You are a travel enthusiast
    • Availability of 3 (or more) months

    What we offer:

    • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
    • Gain deep insights into the corporate world as well as the international startup ecosystem
    • Work independently and entrepreneurial owning work-streams and projects
    • Utilize seasoned Lufthanseats and experienced tech talent as supporter and challenger
    • Multi-faceted corporate culture in the heart of the Berlin tech ecosystem
    • Competitive compensation with benefits

    Please send your application to jobs@lh-innovationhub.com

Job vacancies – Startups

  • Business Development Manager (m/f) – YILU

    About us:

    YILU is the latest spin-off of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and the Lufthansa Group and is on a mission to make traveling truly seamless. Yilu is a powerful B2B platform empowering the world’s leading travel brands to build more functional and personalized user frontends than ever before. With the aim of creating an incredibly reliable travel experience, we are offering connected services and accompanying our travelers throughout their journey!

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead the successful acquisition of new service providers;
    • Service providers include, for instance, ground transportation providers, retailers, and meta search engines;
    • Identify and develop high-value opportunities and define the go-to-market strategy in next target markets;
    • Design and implement tools and processes to acquire new service providers efficiently;
    • Make a great first impression to potential travel service providers and fill our integration pipeline to enable planned functionalities;
    • Maintain active engagement with new and existing leads to fuel our growth;
    • Function as a reliable contact person for potential service providers from the first contact to conclusion of agreement and their integration onto the platform;
    • Work closely with product team to communicate service providers’ needs and constantly improve the platform.

    Profile:

    • 2+ years of Business Development experience;
    • An outstanding business development track record preferably in the B2B SaaS or travel startup field;
    • Understanding of platforms, APIs, 3rd party integrations, mobile technologies, micro-services architecture is a big plus;
    • Ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks/projects at once in a highly fluid work environment;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate ideas effectively within cross-functional teams;
    • A network in the travel industry is a desirable plus;
    • Willingness to relocate to Berlin;
    • Fluency in English is a must, German is a strong plus.

    What we offer:

    • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing multinational team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
    • An interactive Wework office in Potsdamer Platz with a great networking possibility
    • An autonomous and empowering culture with high degree of creative freedom
    • Extensive opportunities for professional growth and the chance to impact the success of the company
    • Honest communication, combining thoughtfulness and pragmatism
    • Agile development with continuous delivery and continuous integration (CI & CD)
    • Hardware of your choice to make the magic happen
    • Competitive compensation with benefits

    Please send your application to jobs@yiluhub.com

  • Senior Partnerships Manager (m/f) – YILU

    About us:

    YILU is the latest spin-off of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and the Lufthansa Group and is on a mission to make traveling truly seamless. Yilu is a powerful B2B platform empowering the world’s leading travel brands to build more functional and personalized user frontends than ever before. With the aim of creating an incredibly reliable travel experience, we are offering connected services and accompanying our travelers throughout their journey!

    Responsibilities:

    • Be a key player in the growth and expansion plans of the company by building strong and lasting partnerships with our enterprise partners;
    • Lead the successful research, prioritization and acquisition of new enterprise partners;
    • Enterprise partners may include leading travel brands in the airline, hotel, ticketing and travel agency industries;
    • Make a great first impression to our potential partners;
    • Design and implement tools and processes to acquire new enterprise partners efficiently;
    • Maintain active engagement with new and existing leads to fuel our growth;
    • Function as a reliable contact person for potential partners from the first contact through to conclusion of agreement and their integration onto the platform;
    • Work with various teams within the company including development, UX, support, sales, and account management;
    • Build relationships and develop key strategic initiatives.

    Profile:

    • 4+ years of Account Management experience; preferably with a focus on scalable platform solutions, B2B software, or SaaS solutions;
    • Understanding of platforms, APIs, 3rd party integrations, mobile technologies, micro-services architecture is a big plus;
    • Experience in conceptualising and finalising long term strategic partnership agreements in hotel or travel industry;
    • Strong interpersonal skills and capability of building relationships to gain buy-in and achieve business results;
    • Experience developing account management processes and goal setting;
    • Closing ability: experience of closing relevant business is required;
    • Diverse skills in sales, client/account management, partnerships, deal structuring, consulting, project management, and brand strategy are a plus;
    • Able to think outside the box – to truly imagine and articulate the true market potential for this company;
      A network in the travel industry is a requirement;
    • An ability to present the business in a compelling fashion to a wide range of stakeholders – including senior executives.
    • Good public speaking skills a definite advantage;
    • Fluency in English is a must, German is a strong plus; other languages are a plus.

    What we offer:

    • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing multinational team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
    • An interactive Wework office in Potsdamer Platz with a great networking possibility
    • An autonomous and empowering culture with high degree of creative freedom
    • Extensive opportunities for professional growth and the chance to impact the success of the company
    • Honest communication, combining thoughtfulness and pragmatism
    • Agile development with continuous delivery and continuous integration (CI & CD)
    • Hardware of your choice to make the magic happen
    • Competitive compensation with benefits

    Please send your application to jobs@yiluhub.com

  • Senior Frontend Engineer (m/f) – YILU

    About us:

    YILU is the latest spin-off of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and the Lufthansa Group and is on a mission to make traveling truly seamless. Yilu is a powerful B2B platform empowering the world’s leading travel brands to build more functional and personalized user frontends than ever before. With the aim of creating an incredibly reliable travel experience, we are offering connected services and accompanying our travelers throughout their journey!

    Responsibilities:

    • Use agile engineering practices and various software and web development technologies to rapidly develop creative and efficient solutions that enhance the client customer and employee experience;
    • Maintain and develop web and mobile UIs using React and React Native;
    • Maintain the CI/CD infrastructure for iOS, Android and SPAs;
    • Build and manage native integrations and manage native dependencies for iOS and Android;
    • Work closely with product managers, designers, and backend engineers;
    • Be responsible for long term code quality and reliability;
    • Guide external and junior developers.

    Profile:

    • 4+ year’s experience in developing feature-rich application frontends;
    • Strong javascript fundamentals and comfortable in explaining event loop, promise chaining, scope, context, and function composition, and partial application;
    • Proficient in application design patterns, state management approaches, performance, and writing readable and maintainable code. You like to refactor your code to reduce cognitive complexity;
    • Experience with React and/or React Native is a must. You should understand the react component composition model and higher-order components;
    • Familiarity with  native iOS and Android development is a plus;
    • Experience integrating feature-rich REST APIs, and a high-level knowledge of backend development;
    • Experience with test-driven development and continuous delivery;
    • Willingness to relocate to Berlin;
    • Fluency in English is a must, German is a plus.

    What we offer:

    • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing multinational team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
    • An interactive wework office in Potsdamer Platz with a great networking possibility
    • An autonomous and empowering culture with high degree of creative freedom
    • Extensive opportunities for professional growth and the chance to impact the success of the company
    • Honest communication, combining thoughtfulness and pragmatism
    • Hardware of your choice to make the magic happen
    • Competitive compensation with benefits

    Please send your application to jobs@yiluhub.com

  • Senior Backend Engineer (m/f) – YILU

    About us:

    YILU is the latest spin-off of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and the Lufthansa Group and is on a mission to make traveling truly seamless. Yilu is a powerful B2B platform empowering the world’s leading travel brands to build more functional and personalized user frontends than ever before. With the aim of creating an incredibly reliable travel experience, we are offering connected services and accompanying our travelers throughout their journey!

    Responsibilities:

    • Use agile engineering practices and various software and web development technologies to rapidly develop creative and efficient solutions that enhance the client customer and employee experience;
    • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code;
    • Work closely alongside product, UX and front-end development team to design and implement new product features;
    • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation;
    • Contribute to continuous delivery and test-driven development;
    • Contribute to the highly efficient agile development process;
    • Onboard and integrate third-party APIs onto the platform;
    • Contribute to the daily tech-related operations; evolve the platform architecture (based on Spring Boot, Kubernetes, AWS);
    • Closely collaborate with the CTO in order to align work streams and achieve the set partner integration and functionality launch goals;
    • Support application deployments and infrastructure;
    • Guide external and junior developers,

    Profile:

    • 4+ year’s experience in software design and development, preferably in a web-service environment;
    • Excellent knowledge in designing and building public API solutions;
    • Experience in design and architecture of microservices and REST APIs;
    • Familiarity with data security, data privacy and risk management is required; travel industry compliance requirements is a plus;
    • Experience to track, analyze and monitor technology performance metrics;
    • Experience in software development life-cycle and solution architecture;
    • Proven track record in delivering high availability architectures including load balancing, fault tolerance, and cloud computing (infrastructure as code, configuration management systems);
    • Experience designing, deploying and maintaining cloud-based environments;
    • Willingness to relocate to Berlin;
    • Fluency in English is a must, German is a plus.

    What we offer:

    • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing multinational team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
    • An interactive wework office in Potsdamer Platz with a great networking possibility
    • An autonomous and empowering culture with a high degree of creative freedom
    • Extensive opportunities for professional growth and the chance to impact the success of the company
    • Honest communication, combining thoughtfulness and pragmatism
    • Agile development with continuous delivery and continuous integration (CI & CD)
    • Hardware of your choice to make the magic happen
    • Competitive compensation with benefits

    Please send your application to jobs@yiluhub.com