LAB1886 (Daimler Incubator)

Startup Location: Atlanta, GA

Job Description
In 1886, Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the first automobile. Lab1886 builds upon this heritage and pioneering spirit. As the corporate incubator of Daimler AG, we create innovative business models and digital services at lightning speed. Lab1886 is shaping the future of mobility. We combine the best of both worlds: the power of a global company with the freedom of a start-up.

Lab1886, as an incubator of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG we bring ideas to life and establish new business models for mobility solutions and services. Lab1886 combines the best of both worlds: the power of the old economy meets flexible start-up structures. With attention to detail, optimism and flat hierarchies we foster a creative playground – the ideal springboard for a successful beginning. Sounds good for you? Apply now and show us how you get things rolling!

We offer Mercedes-Benz's exceptional Benefits Package as well as a signing bonus for the right candidate. No Sponsorship available at this time.

Lead Engineer

Lead Java Engineer, Full time position


Run ventures as Lead Java Fullstack Engineer in incubation and commercialization
Develop high quality, scalable and maintainable systems using service oriented architecture and micro-services
Implement new features in a highly collaborative environment with product managers, UI/UX experts, and software and hardware engineers
Pro-actively recommend new solutions or technologies to improve digital platform quality and performance


Senior/Lead roles in startup, large digital companies (or in exceptional cases: in an agency). Ideally including experience as founder with external VC support
Proven ability to succeed in software/hardware development, including significant experience in at least one specialized field (iOS, Android, Backend, Front-end, Hardware, …)
Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices
Advanced knowledge across all relevant technologies of chosen field (e.g. iOS, Android, backend)
Expert knowledge in all key technologies of chosen field


Spring / Boot
Bonus: ReactNative
Kotlin (or Java)


Cloud Tech Solution
Native Mobile Application
IT Solution Architect
Lead recruiting and developing of team
Setup IT Infrastructure
DevOps Environment