Tech Lead Polyglot Ruby/Java Engineer (f/m/div) at Solarisbank AG - Germany

Solarisbank is a tech company with a full German banking license. Our Banking-as-a-Service platform enables businesses to offer their own financial products. With our straightforward APIs, our partners can access and integrate a wide range of solutions such as digital banking, payments, cards, identification and lending services. As a market leader we are driven by bringing transformational change to the financial services industry.

We love what we do and we love our team. We are 400+ people from over 60 nationalities - a unique blend of techies, fintech enthusiasts, bankers and entrepreneurs from various industries. Our routines are built around genuinely valuing and exchanging different perspectives as well as actively sharing knowledge as we drive our business as a team. We believe and invest in personal growth. Our publicly shared learning framework lays out your career opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of benefits to support your curiosity, health and well-being. 

About your future Team

You will work in the Digital Banking business unit, which owns the management of digital banking accounts and money transactions between them as well as Card Processing. We have built a range of micro-services in Ruby; in the last year we adopted Java as our 2nd language so the number of Java  micro-services is growing. There is a lot of room to shape the adoption of Java at Solarisbank. As such, you will heavily influence and create the architectural direction of our Java stack and put in place a modern, pragmatic and state of the art usage of Java for high performance applications.

Your role

As a Tech Lead you will:

  • Ensure on-time delivery of new API endpoints
  • Maintain and evolve existing API functionalities
  • Deliver quality code in an efficient manner
  • Take end-to-end ownership of our fleet of micro-services
  • Contribute to our infrastructure and automation tools
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers, agile coaches and product owners
  • Help your teammates grow in their software crafts-ship
  • Ensure your team:
    • has an architecture and tech vision
    • is aligned with the global architecture
    • is aligned with architecturally inter-connected teams
  • Ensure a bi-directional flow of information between your team and the tech-wide organization

What you should bring along

  • You have proven multi-year experience with Java or other JVM languages, e.g. Scala, Kotlin
  • Be open to learning Ruby and contributing to our Ruby micro-services
  • You have proven experience leading and shaping a team of peers
  • You can translate tech topics to a business audience
  • You deeply understand and live agile workflows and lean principles
  • You are a proactive peer and help the growth of your team
  • You are a curious, constant learner and share your learnings with others
  • You know how to keep a work-life balance
  • You communicate well in written and verbal English

Awesome extras

  • You have profound experience with AWS and with infrastructure as code.
  • You can translate tech topics to a business audience
  • You know Ruby, Javascript and React

Our Offer

  • Our office is in Berlin, but you can work remotely from anywhere in Germany.
  • Personal budget for conferences, books and everything you need to support your growth.
  • Transparent framework to support your career goals.
  • Competitive salary.

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