CTO (Chief Technology Officer) // Taxfix

May 5, 2017
At Taxfix we make taxes easier. We believe that everybody, regardless of their income or tax know-how, deserves to get the maximum out of their tax returns. We have a vision that by using Taxfix, everyone will be able to submit their taxes from their mobile phone in a matter of minutes.

We are a well-financed startup with a top team and founders with a track-record of building successful companies like Smallpdf (an online PDF software with 10 million users). That’s why we are looking for the very best CTO to join us founders – Mathis (CEO) and Lino (CPO) to make Taxfix the great success it’s destined to be.

We work in a multidisciplinary product team and build elegant user interfaces using an exciting tech stack of React Native for our iOS, Android and React for future web apps. We use modern JavaScript across our stack, from our node.js API to our React Native view layer and React-based internal tools.

As a Chief Technology Officer at Taxfix you will be fully responsible for the management of the tech team and work very closely with our CPO (Co-Founder) to define product requirements, roadmap and planning.

  • You lead a team of over 10 developers and you collaborate closely with designers and tax experts in the team
  • You play a key role for the core strategy of the company: you are significantly responsible for our overall success
  • You drive software development best practices as well as agile delivery
  • You build an engineering culture where developers enjoy to work and keep learning
  • You attract, excite and retain technical talent for the tech team


  • You have at least 8+ years of work experience in tech and at least 3 years of experience in leading tech teams
  • You have developed strategies and technical architectures for startups with mobile products
  • You have a technical background as a programmer yourself and still enjoy coding and solving problems
  • You have an appreciation for great user experience as much as for great tech architecture
  • You exceed at organising, planning and coordinating projects
  • You are great at communicating with people, motivating everyone and getting the whole team on the same page
  • Fluency in English (German is a plus)


  • Work on the same level as the co-founders and be involved in all high level decisions for the strategy of the company
  • The unique opportunity to shape a very innovative product and have a fundamental impact on the entire team and company
  • Work with a senior tech team with every member having at least 5 years of work experience
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Beautiful office in the heart of Berlin with great team atmosphere and activities
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