Mobile, AL (Remote)


At FinCompare we are on a mission to simplify SME finance by using technology to offer businesses a convenient one-stop destination for all their financing needs. We develop and operate a successful SaaS Market-Network for German small and medium-sized enterprises, financial advisors and financing institutions which provides access to modern and suitable financing products. We are looking for great team members to join us on our journey to become Europe’s biggest, most advanced SME financing platform.

Software Engineering is at the heart of FinCompare’s Business. We are looking to extend our remote and onsite team with driven individuals who find pleasure in delivering great solutions that lead our customers to success.

We want you to help us make impactful choices in an agile environment so that we stay ahead of the curve with innovative and effective products.

Our mission: Develop outstanding software, faster.

As Chapter-Lead at FinCompare you are responsible for the functional excellence of people in the entire back-end profession. In tight collaboration with other leaders and engineers you focus on developing our capabilities that achieve great productivity, system-health and team health primarily.

Your Key Responsibilities

* You improve the hiring, training and general empowerment of back-end engineers and similar technical specialists in their respective functions
* You drive our talent density with an eye on individual performance conducting feedback and development talks in an ongoing fashion
* You foster a strong and engaging engineering culture as role-model within a remote team
* You confidently own and shape technology and processes befitting a modern tech organisation
* You take personal charge of especially hard blockers, high level technical initiatives and software-design related challenges
* You nurture an effective DevOps Culture together with SREs
* You improve the speed and quality of our software development and delivery
* You ensure effective information flow from engineering to roadmap and strategic decision-making, both-ways
* You discover and address technical and architectural impact hands-on

Your Profile

* You have 3+ years of leadership experience
* You have worked as a software engineer polyglot with both python and golang, each at least 2+ years
* You have good self-management skills
* You are known as someone who gives great insightful and actionable feedback
* You have extensive experience with service-oriented architectures and legacy software
* You enjoy planning, teaching and bringing people together in a remote-first environment
* You have an “eye for talent”
* As a servant leader who enjoys leading from the front, you say “it is done” more often than “we should”
* You seek to handle stressful situations and unknown challenges with both, people and tech

Our Setup

* 2 cross-functional squads, planning 3 and 4
* 1 Python Monolith, 5 golang services
* React, Typescript
* Rest, GraphQL, Websockets
* moderate diversity of AWS-services (EC2, ELB, RDS, S3, Elasticsearch, Elasticache, SNS/SQS, Secret Manager)
* ELK Stack, Grafana, Prometheus,, Jaeger
* All software dockerized, different cluster environments including a flexible of cloud-dev environments
* Mostly github-based CI
* Unit-Tests & integration-/API-Tests (Gherkin-based)
* Github, Slack, Atlassian Jira
* “Maker Time” – engineers don’t have too many meetings

Your Benefits

* A clear and stable company vision, mission & strategy with the same clearity in product and engineering
* Flexible working hours and remote working
* Company growth-outlook with an established strategy and long-term stability
* An attractive remuneration package
* Active support in your personal development via individual training and frequent in-depth feedback via a comprehensive organised scheme
* Experienced managers and team-members that encourage ownership and high standards
* Flat hierarchies, open communication and company transparency
* Gain experience in a largely untapped sector with strong growth expectations that is B2B online finance
* A nice office with a great atmosphere in the heart of Berlin
* A diverse and multinational team that melts the best this world has to offer
* Any hardware, software, tools you need

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  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
  • Amazon Relational Database Service
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon Simple Notification Service (Sns)