Co-Founder and CTO // Fainin

October 21, 2019

Fainin is a sharing community which unlocks the benefits of access over ownership. We connect people to the items they are in need of, help create new experiences, build relationships and support a sustainable environment.

Fainin’s community run marketplace offers access to thousands of items to users, from action cameras for adventures, power tools to install a new kitchen or professional music equipment for a travelling artist. Fainin’s unique inclusive platform opens up entrepreneurship to anyone through the monetization of their belongings.

Leveraging an end-to-end insurance policy facilitates secure transactions to help drive trust within the community. By supporting the transition to a shared economy with a easy-to-use app, Fainin aims to be the world’s leading sharing platform.

We’re currently looking for a CTO who will lead and manage our Tech Department with the following:

  • Develop and drive Fainin’s technological vision and support the company’s goals with state-of-the-art technology
  • Drive and implement architectural design decisions
  • Retain, recruit and develop a world class team of developers and Sys admins
  • Deliver quality software and ensuring stable inter-connected systems is your highest priority
  • Work hand-in-hand with other co-founders in areas such as Marketing, Product, and Operations as an advisor of technologies
  • Develop and manage the Tech department budget and manage technical third-party vendor relationships
  • Establish a motivating environment for people to keep learning and growing themselves
  • Build an ownership driven environment where responsibility is the key to bringing our products to the next level
  • Maintain technology roadmaps and continuously re-question your setup

Your profile:

  • BSc+ or equivalent in computer science or engineering
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing, mentoring, building and scaling software engineering teams
  • Worked with different CRM systems
  • Built or led people to build different interacting systems
  • Acquired expert knowledge in the fields of cloud, IT infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of software architecture
  • Pioneered the building of efficient software architecture
  • Knowledge in agile software development is a plus
  • Eagerness to improve the status quo and fun to work with
  • German is a plus but not required

What we offer:

  • a solid equity share
  • flexible working hours
  • a great career track in one of Berlin’s most promising startups
  • a dedicated and professional team who’s passionate about the sharing and circular economy and sustainable living

Send your application to: [email protected]