Tech Lead (f/m)

at N26 GmbH

Berlin, Deutschland
  • Competitive
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • 02 Aug 17

We are The Mobile Bank.

Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.
Technology and design empower everything we do.

N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. We redesigned the banking experience to be simple, fast and contemporary. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, N26 has more than 200 employees and more than 300.000 customers in 17 countries. N26 has raised more than $55 million from investors including Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Battery Ventures and Valar Ventures, in addition to members of the Zalando management board, Earlybird Venture Capital and Redalpine Ventures.


  • You shape our technology vision and add new features to our powerful REST API (you like active coding)
  • Build and lead an international backend team and also have an eye on the frontend development process
  • Remaining agile in a world where every transaction counts pushes the limits of engineer practices
  • You are responsible for developing and improving our backend
  • You work closely with the product manager and other developers
  • You leave your footprint and take part in the company’s expansion


  • You should be comfortable with ownership of projects, opinionated about technology but quick to recognise the value of opposing ideas.
  • Able to take unclear requirements and work with product managers to define the result
  • You should be interested in the Software Development Lifecycle that enables painless releases
  • Able to own, drive and mentor a Java 8 project
  • Knowledge of Spring, Hibernate, SQL and security methodologies
  • A plus would be: experience in online banking, core banking and processing systems and protocols, OAuth/cryptography, microservices and/or containerization.
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus


  • High degree of autonomy
  • Crucial role in a highly motivated, talented team
  • Your choice of a new Mac or Windows laptop
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication
  • Newly designed office in Berlin-Mitte
  • A stack of the most modern technologies
  • Probably the best cup of coffee in the neighbourhood

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