Next Big Thing is a company builder focused on the machine economy. Backed by €18m of investment, we are building a series of fast growth ventures that will transform the way the world works for decades to come. Our multi-disciplinary team of engineers, designers, startup entrepreneurs and industry specialists support founders with deep expertise and clear vision to build their next big thing.

This role is Berlin based, willingness to relocate is a prerequisite for the position.


The Vision

Not only since COVID19, air quality is in the focus of mankind, influencing our daily life. From the school, university, shopping-mall and to the office-workplace is air-quality one important factor for us while we act, perform, enjoy.

Our vision is to increase decision-maker’s overview and to improve their control over the air-quality with smart sensors as a stand-alone-version, or up to an automated system to measure, inform and predict.

The Solution

With senair, we are developing a smart sensor-system, based on AI-technology, to measure, control and predict air-quality by overlooking several indicators of air-quality like CO2, temperature, humidity and others. Dynamic data as well as historical data will be available i.e. for a teacher on site, a decision-maker in charge of a building, a remote facility-manager.

We are looking for

An experienced and driven technical co-founder for a startup developing a next generation access & authorisation management platform to secure the modern day enterprise.

This role is Berlin based, willingness to relocate is a prerequisite for the position.

The Role

You will work together with a Co-Founder on an early-stage Startup, as well as NBT’s venture development, marketing, and engineering team to bring this product to market.

  • Be responsible for technological developments. Oversee all aspects of the solution and contribute to key decision making processes.
  • Work closely with the CEO and the board to build a reliable product roadmap and ensure its execution.
  • Cooperate with the CEO on the Customer Discovery to identify problems and the right solution as product features.
  • Provide knowledge and engagement to shape the solution and architect all steps to be able to offer the service as a cloud-based solution.


What we look for in you

Must haves

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant fields. We are open.
  • Proficiency taking early stage projects forward.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Eagerness to make things happen and to think entrepreneurial.
  • Experience in the architecture and construction of IoT solutions, or other remote monitoring technology.
  • Minimum 3 years related or startup experience.

Nice to haves

  • Experience related to data visualisation is a plus.
  • Experience within cloud infrastructure, or wireless communication-protocols is a plus.
  • German is a plus.
  • Interest in Machine Learning is a plus.


What to expect working with us:

  • The opportunity to de-risk your startup journey with our co-founding services covering Pre-Seed/Seed funding Rounds to ensure that you can develop the case to its full potential
  • Fixed salary and access to share ownership program
  • Autonomy and the freedom to define and drive the strategic direction of the venture
  • A supportive, entrepreneurial environment, with a culture of supporting founders in the good and hard times from our 50 person Venture, Product and Market Development teams
  • Work within a flat hierarchy among international team members from 20+ countries
  • Free drinks (coffee, tea, softdrinks) & fruits
  • Hardware of your choice (choose between Mac or Windows (Linux possible) laptop
  • New and well-equipped office directly at Zoologischer Garten in Berlin

We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation and identity.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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