Director of Technology (m/f) for FinLeap

Berlin, Germany


Director of Technology (m/f) for FinLeap

We’re FinLeap, a Fintech company builder based in Berlin and active in more than ten countries. Along with our passionate co-founders, we launch several startups per year. Our environment is diverse, exciting, fast-paced and changing every day. We’re now looking for a Director of Technology (m/f) to join our team on the company builder level.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Opportunity to shape the technical direction of FinLeap and its ventures as well as to build a world-class team to support our ventures
  • Consulting our new ventures and collaborating with their CTOs as well as FinLeap’s Head of Cyber Security, Head of Product and other stakeholders to drive our tech vision and building both rapid prototypes as well as scaling architectures
  • Supporting our local platforms in creating a world-class engineering setup through coaching, best-practice sharing and hands-on support
  • With hands-on and comfortable owning an end-to-end technical stack, you’re also proudly resourceful and pragmatic
  • Challenge to build from scratch to get the job done, all while knowing exactly how it fits into the overall Venture strategy

What will make you succeed?

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement highly scalable and fault-tolerant systems, ideally in a cloud-based environment
  • Proven track record of engineering in software design and development projects
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline, Master’s degree preferred
  • Promotion of best practices for software development, testing, and deployment
  • Hands-on, proactive character with experience interacting with different stakeholders in start-up environment
  • A performance-driven mindset and strong motivation to lead professionally
  • Excellent English communication skills, German is a plus

What do we offer?

  • The opportunity to build an internal cyber security program from scratch, while working with an experienced Head of Cyber Security.
  • A dynamic, fast-paced environment where you’ll be working across multiple organizations with a diverse workforce of 35+ nationalities.
  • Think we can do better? We’re all ears! A creative and progressive work environment is guaranteed - we’re in the business of disruption!
  • You’ll be joining a major player in Berlin’s famous start-up scene… and we’re only just getting started.
  • At FinLeap, you will have opportunity to cooperate with ventures on different technical stack like Polyglot Microservices (Java and Dropwizard, Node.js and js, React.js and Redux together with WebSocket API, …) orchestrated by Docker swarm on an AWS, managed by Terraform, deployed by Gitlab-cias well as bring your own technical expertise to life

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