Tech Lead (f/m/div)

Job description

finleap connect GmbH is a joint force of finleap companies, offering a full range of leading fintech solutions to financial institutions across Europe. We cater to clients’ requirements, from stand-alone microproducts to all-in-one solutions, we ensure that all levels of digital maturity are covered by our services. Our focus now lies on growth internationally, with experienced fintech experts in France, Italy, and Spain leading the charge.

You will support and guide your team in the development of our platform at the cutting-edge of technology; scalable, modular and fully configurable solutions with an external development portal. Our ideal candidate is passionate about building API-centered backend systems and is ready to follow our Tech Lead track.

Based on a modular, API-based architecture, our platform provides our partners a quick time-to-market, easy platform configuration and out-of-the-box integration to third-party products or modules developed by themselves.

As technical lead of a team, you will be the focal point for coordinating work in the team, with other teams and with engineering and product management. Your expertise and high standards will drive the excellence of the team and its delivery. Your teammates will appreciate you as an expert and a facilitator of sound technical decisions.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Leading an international team of highly skilled technical experts

  • Designing and developing of REST-APIs and backend services in an “API first” approach

  • Working with cutting-edge technologies in an agile environment

  • Leading the path for new technologies and development methods in close collaboration with the platform architect and director of engineering

  • Facilitating sound technical decision making in the team so that every voice is valued and the best ideas win

  • Understanding patterns of microservices architecture and applying them successfully

  • Ensuring production-quality releases of components through continuous integration, testing and automation

Our Stack:

Back End:

Java 8 and 10, Spring (Boot, DI, MVC, Cloud), Postgresql, Docker, Microservices, AWS (EC2, ECS, SQS, RDS, Lambda, Cloudwatch, Cloudfront)

Front End:

React.js, Redux, Redux-Saga


What will make you succeed?

  • Multiple years of experience in backend Java development

  • Track record of taking the (technical) lead for a group of engineers

  • Ability to build RESTful APIs

  • A keen interest in researching and applying new technologies

  • Continuous deployment and delivery

  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL database technologies

  • Familiarity with test frameworks and approaches such as TDD and BDD

  • A keen eye on security in your implementations

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks is a plus

Why finleap connect?

  • Help tackle one of the most interesting platform challenges in the startup scene

  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial and tech-driven work environment

  • Senior and international team with deep experience and high standards

  • Regular team events – we celebrate our success together

  • We believe in personal growth and development and help you achieve them

  • Strong network of companies and experts as part of the finleap family, Europe's No.1 fintech ecosystem

Why finleap connect?

  • A dynamic, fast-paced environment where you'll be working with a diverse workforce of 50+ nationalities.
  • We work hard, but we have fun along the way. You'll be joining a friendly and supportive People & Organization team.
  • 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.