Tech Lead

Zeitgold enables entrepreneurs to focus on what they are truly passionate about - their products and customers - and frees them from paperwork. By combining artificial intelligence and experts, we offer an end-to-end solution for managing the financials of cafés, restaurants, craftsmen, and agencies. Zeitgold empowers the owners to get bookkeeping, payroll, invoice payment, collections and coordination with their tax advisor done in less than 10 minutes per day on their smartphones, saving around 10 hours per week and creating clarity of mind.

Zeitgold was founded in 2015 and is based in Berlin and Tel Aviv. Co-founders Stefan Jeschonnek (MBA, Stanford) and Jan Deepen (PhD, WHU) previously co-founded fintech company SumUp. Stefan and Jan teamed up with Kobi Eldar (8200 alum), who led a cybersecurity unit in the Israeli Defense Forces and had leading roles in several Israeli tech companies.

We are backed by Deutsche Bank, Saban Ventures, Battery Ventures (investor also in GoEuro and N26), Holtzbrinck Ventures (investor also in Zalando, Flixbus and SumUp) and a number of well-known business angels from Germany, Silicon Valley, and Israel.

Join us in our office in Tel Aviv and let’s take small businesses into the digital age.

A few facts about the position:

As a Tech Lead, you will rely on your vast experience to help introduce new work methodologies, design patterns and technologies, mentor and motivate team members, and be the go-to expert in your field.
If you have excellent communication skills, and mentoring is a true passion of yours, you will thrive in our environment that offers diverse professional challenges. You will join an agile team of top-talent that enjoys a tremendous amount of flexibility and room for personal expression in our product. The open and transparent way in which we manage the company will allow you to manage your own time and stay true to your work style.

About you:

  • You have an aspiration to pursue a leadership role
  • You have strong collaboration and communication skills, combined with mentoring tools and qualities
  • You have great product and business orientation and understand other disciplines like project management, product development, marketing, sales etc.
  • You are passionate about technology with strong design skills, you know software engineering best practices (clean code, testing, code reviews, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills in English, you have the ability to engage in company-wide communication with stakeholders
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment 
  • Quick learner that enjoys being an integral part of a strong team, in order to bring value to your stakeholders

Your past experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with developing backend applications
  • You have led or mentored team members  
  • Experience in a range of coding languages, frameworks and development environments
  • Experience with relational databases (MySql, PostgreSQL, SqlServer etc.)
  • BA/BSc degree in a technical field is an advantage

Our Tech Stack:

  • Client side - React web, React native (Android and iOS apps)
  • Server side - Python and Django, GraphQL
  • Cloud - Broad usage of AWS services, serverless architecture (AWS lambda), Docker containers
  • Data science stack based on Python (ML, NLP, text processing)