Head of Engineering (f/m) at solarisBank Berlin // solarisBank AG

November 16, 2016

solarisBank is the world’s first banking platform. Our goal is to empower finance pioneers – anyone who wants to build something new with banking services. The core of the company is fast, modern technology that makes our banking services quick to setup and simple to build with. We see ourselves as a tech company with a full banking license. Our international team of more than 50 combines digital focus, tech expertise and banking experience. Whether you're a full-stack developer, banker or astronaut, if you're ready to change banking, reach out to us. We love what we do and love our team.

Your Role:

  • You are part of the technology team and report directly to our CTO
  • You take overall responsibility for delivering quality software in a sustainable way with a special focus on the overall SDLC including QA, DevOps, and Platform Maintenance
  • You will be the people leader of all developers and guarantee both the teams’ performance as well as individual growth of the team members
  • You foster and enable an agile development environment and ensure agile processes and working style, involving the product management organization
  • You have high standards when it comes to quality of code and software and help the team to adapt to this level
  • You take care of the right team setup, actively shape the tech team organizational structure as well as lead staffing activities
  • You are the primary interface to the product responsible and also towards the commercial teams
  • You ensure smooth onboarding and integration of new team members

Your Profile:

  • You have a deep understanding of modern information technology, the SDLC, and code quality
  • You have relevant work experience leading software developer in a dynamic company environment
  • You are an exceedingly strong manager and focus on guiding the development team by mentorship and hands-on support. You feel comfortable working with Ruby, Grape, Elixir, Phoenix, React.js, AWS, Docker, Mircoservices
  • You are intimately familiar with modern team structure concepts such as self-organized teams, autonomy, mastery, purpose
  • You have experience in the areas of Backend / APIs and Frontend / JS as well as System Design or DevOps
  • You have the strong will and ability to learn fast and you are able to explain complex matters to different audiences
  • You are fun to work with and you actively contribute to our company culture
  • You have at least one hobby beside coding

Our Organization:

  • We aren't a traditional bank – rather a tech company with a banking license. We combine the best from the digital world with our unique tech-enabled platform banking approach.
  • Take a deep breath – and get ready to grow at the speed of light: We're a young company and you can shape our destiny from day one.
  • You’ll join a team of experts from tech, entrepreneurship and banking. It's an exclusive combination you'll find in few places other than solarisBank.
  • We're growing rapidly – and you will grow with us. We have a true hands-on mentality which creates lots of opportunities for individual growth.
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