Head of Engineering (m/f) for a new Cyber Security venture at FinLeap

Berlin, Germany


We’re a new venture launched by FinLeap, a FinTech company builder based in Berlin and active in more than ten countries. We are looking to tap into the underserved demand for information security and insurance for SMEs, starting in Germany and going global. Our environment is diverse, exciting, fast-paced and changing every day. We’re now looking for a Head of Engineering (m/f) for our office in Berlin.

As our Head of Engineering you lead our engineering team, impact our key technological decisions and drive technology forward as a key business enabler!

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • You set up initial IT architecture and support engineers in selecting and developing the most suitable data infrastructure, technology and frontend services
  • You help to hire and develop the technical team
  • You choose the best technology for the job
  • You translate our business requirements to technical specifications
  • You collaborate directly with our MDs, product and design teams

Our Perfect Match:

  • You are a javascript expert – with excellent knowledge of node.js, react and isomorphic javascript (additional frameworks are a plus!)
  • You have experience in building API based solutions
  • You are familiar with building AWS infrastructures
  • You are used to working with Github, GIT or Gitlab
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and have a creative approach to problem solving
  • Secure – by – design is your mantra!

About us:

  • We think that the right culture is the key to successfully  approach the growing complexity in the technology industry. Sharing a common vision, getting rational feedback and learning new things are our backbones to build this culture which promotes diversity and open opinions.
  • Become an early member of the founding team in a well-funded, founder led company addressing a real market demand with a unique value proposition.
  • An international working environment (we speak English) that mixes serial entrepreneurs with industry experts, working together to ensure the company’s success, adding excellent learning and development opportunities, and ability to independently drive your area of responsibility and further grow the role
  • Possibility to attend and speak at conferences.
  • Pick your technical gear!
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated — both in and out of the office, and offer a wide range of benefits including free breakfasts, training and discounted transport.
Apply online with your LinkedIn profile or CV.
We're looking forward to being in touch!

Tom from the FinLeap Recruiting Team.