Engineering Manager (m/f) at solarisBank

Berlin, Germany

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 140+ colleagues 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.

Tech as a team together with Product is the agile heartbeat of the company and as engineers, we collaborate end-2-end within the company to build great products for our partners and their end customers. It is our pride to build state of the art, elegant, straightforward software and it is our professional ambition to deliver value in high quality as early as possible in a sustainable way. The products we deliver are resilient, scalable, performant and secure.

As an Engineering Manager, you lead two or more product development teams, coach and grow your engineers into a tight-knit, fast-paced delivery unit. You own the product engineering process end to end from idea to production throughout the entire organization. You have full people and management responsibility.

The Group Product Manager is your equal peer and the two of you ensure that your teams deliver an innovative, high-quality product with an ambitious roadmap at a sustainable pace.

As part of the engineering leadership team, you drive the company-wide organizational development and agile growth of solarisBank. 

Responsibilities & Duties 

As an Engineering Manager, you…

  • provide both technical and personal guidance to your engineers and help them grow as people and craftsmen.
  • ensure that your teams deliver quality products on time, stay happy and healthy, are aligned with the company culture, strategy and tech vision.

  • are on top of the delivery roadmap including work status and progress to ensure your teams meet deadlines. You remove blockages and ensure that people are doing the most important work.

  • ensure together with your Lead Engineers that your teams are always striving for the best solutions, while still being aligned with the company's overall technical strategy.
  • have an open ear for people challenging our processes, explain decisions and help drive changes

  • attract, recruit and hire talented Engineers and ensure they get up to speed.

  • work together with your Lead Engineers to align with other engineering teams and drive technical or organizational solutions for cross-cutting problems.

  • act as a liaison for key stakeholders within solarisBank (Opportunity Team, Senior Management etc.).

  • represent your teams during official events, such as Audits

Your Profile 

To be great in this role, you …

  • Bring experience in leading multi-disciplinary and multi-culture teams.

  • Are a strong mentor and role model. You lead your teams by example.

  • You have a deep understanding of agile and lean processes and take end-2-end responsibility.

  • Have a good understanding of modern information technology and feel comfortable in working within our overall Tech Stack: Docker, Microservices, Ruby, Grape, Golang, Elixir, Phoenix, React.js, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Concourse, Github, Prometheus, AWS.

  • Prefer to prove your ideas by trying them out and measuring their impact. You accept failure is a vital part of that process.

  • Are fun to work with and you actively contribute to our company culture.

  • Have a strong will and ability to learn fast and you are able to explain complex matters to different audiences.

  • Are fluent in English, German is a plus.

  • Have at least one hobby besides work :)

Our Organization

  • We are a tech company with a banking license and we change banking forever. 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.

To all recruitment agencies: solarisBank does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, solarisBanks’ employees or any other venture in our ecosystem. solarisBank is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

At solarisBank, we are committed to nurture an inclusive environment, where all solarians feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to build a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our communicates. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of color, race, religion, sex, origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, or gender identity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.