Technical Project Manager (m/f/d)

Datum: 06.11.2022

Standort: Heidelberg, DE Berlin, DE

Unternehmen: Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.

Location: Heidelberg or Berlin

Full time Position


We are looking for an


Technical Project Manager




  • Conceptual work (business process modelling and specification of functional requirements) in the Data Delivery System (DDS) environment

  • Administration and creation of business rules (customer profiles) for data deliveries with the DDS (Content and meta data)

  • Creation of reports for the customer support (internally and externally)

  • Subproject responsibility for changes on existing functionalities or the implementation of new functionalities in the DDS application software (support for key users and development partners)

    • Business analysis

    • Project management

  • DevOps tasks, setting up and maintaining Continous Integration Pipelines (CI/CD)




  • Academic degree in a technical subject or comparable experience

  • Knowledge of relational databases (SQL) and knowledge about the coherences when modeling databases and querying them

  • XML/XSL/XPath skills

  • knowledge in Google Cloud and Kubernetes is beneficial

  • experienced on how to work with source control systems, Git

  • Experience in using command line interface (CLI)  on Linux machines, including bash scripting

  • analytical, holistic and structured way of thinking

  • social and communicative competence

  • ability to create and maintain container (Docker)

  • English language skills, both written and spoken

  • german speaking an advantage

  • Empathy in an intercultural work environment

  • Ability to solve complex tasks in a structured and independent manner


What we offer:

  • Fair play – fair 37-hour-week and 30 days holidays
  • Privileges – job ticket for public transportation, book discount (not limited to Springer Nature titles) between 15 and 44%
  • Daily thrills – exciting job in a successful, international company



Permanent contract

Working hours: full-time

Company and location: Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg or Berlin


Please apply using our online application system (SuccessFactors) stating your salary expectations and your first possible date of joining. Your contact person for this position is Ms Birgit Kolb, Director HR Heidelberg.


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.