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Head of Software Engineering

Numbrs · Oct 1st 2020

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Numbrs Personal Finance AG is a technology company. Our product is Numbrs, a multi banking application available for iOS and Android. Numbrs is one of the most widely used banking apps in Germany and was recently launched in the UK.

Numbrs is reshaping the future of the workplace. We are a fully remote company, at which every employee is free to live and work wherever they want.

Numbrs was founded with the vision to revolutionize banking. Therefore from day one Numbrs has always been a technology company, which is driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the urge to innovate. We live and embrace technology.

At Numbrs, our Engineers don’t just develop things – we have an impact. We change the way how people are managing their finances by building the best products and services for our users. Numbrs engineers are innovators, problem-solvers, and hard-workers who are building solutions in big data, mobile technology, and much more.

We look for professional, highly skilled engineers who evolve, adapt to change, and thrive in a fast-paced, value-driven environment. Join our dedicated technology team that builds massively scalable systems, designs low latency architecture solutions, and leverages machine learning technology to turn financial data into action. Want to push the limit of personal finance management? Join Numbrs.

Job Description

As Head of Software Engineering, you lead and manage our software development teams. You are responsible to build and maintain a world-class software engineering culture and develop Numbrs as a great place to work. You have the responsibility for project planning and project controlling. You oversee all aspects of the software engineering department to deliver projects with a strong execution-oriented attitude to meet strict deadlines. With continuous synchronization across multiple departments, you ensure that the product is built according to all requirements. You are responsible that the highest quality guidelines are applied throughout the software development department. You identify and implement measures to improve efficiency, automation possibilities, tools, and processes.

Key Qualifications

  • a Bachelor’s or higher degree in the technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

  • a minimum of 10 years experience in leading engineering positions within fast-paced and fast-evolving environments in technology-driven companies

  • strong technical background in software development with hands-on experience with Java, and Go or C++

  • excellent knowledge with iOS and Android platforms, and microservice-based architectures

  • excellent knowledge with architecting, developing, evolving, and troubleshooting large scale and complex distributed systems

  • hands-on management experience building engineering teams and scaling organizations to deliver and maintain complex systems

  • exceptional organizational talent, able to set priorities and work under pressure

  • high-quality standards for every work output

  • the direct and straightforward style of communication

  • excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Ideally, candidates will also have

  • experience with API design and third-party system integrations

  • experience managing a mixture of remote and on-site team members

Location: Home office from your domicile

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