Lead Software Engineer (m/f/div)

Deine Aufgaben

Would you like to be part of our success? As Lead Software Engineer (m/f/div) you will be part of our international team. Take responsibility for continually providing value to our customers. 


Elinvar enables asset & wealth managers to digitalize their business models by providing the required Platform as a Service. This includes applications for core processes as well as third-party connections. Our partners profit from the combination of leading technology and the optimal regulatory setup as we hold all necessary BaFin licenses. With this comprehensive approach, we create the unique opportunity for our partners to go digital in one step and to utilize state-of-the-art analytics to create individualized solutions to the benefit of their clients.


About the technical stack: The platform consists of dozens of microservices which are mainly based on Java 11 (Spring) and Node.js. Backend services communicate through Kafka. The backend communicates with frontend through Rest API. Data is stored in Postgres. Services run in Docker containers on three AWS data centers in high availability mode, managed by Kubernetes. The frontend is based on React. We use GitLab for source control and continuous integration. Our development process is based on Scrum with 2-week sprints.


As Lead Software Engineer (m/f/div) you will be responsible for one of our squad teams. Together with your team you will be working in a dynamic setting where teamwork is key and take our products and services to the next level, . As team lead you guide your team members and enable them to reach our company goals.


What will keep you challenged

  • Lead and grow an interdisciplinary, cross-functional team of 4-8 engineers
  • Conduct 1:1s, providing mentorship and feedback of current team members, making sure they have what they need to be successful
  • Plan, direct and participate in activities of your engineering squad to meet schedules and standards
  • Being hands-on involved in developing processes and staying technologically up do date 
  • Cultivate and reinforce appropriate team values, norms and behaviors
  • Identify and analyze problems, plans, tasks, and solutions
  • Provide guidance on team and individual development, performance, and productivity issues
  • Plan and prioritize daily tasks of the team, using judgement on a variety of problems requiring deviation from standard practices


What will keep you happy

  • An outstanding, highly motivated and international team that values a positive and open working environment - and a group of people who genuinely appreciate and support each other 
  • An inspiring momentum to reshape the wealth management industry by replacing legacy IT with a modern, sustainable IT platform 
  • Everything you need to excel in your profession, backed by some of the world’s most recognized investors 
  • Enjoy an open corporate culture without dress code, with flexible working hours and remote office options
  • Beautiful loft-style office, situated in bustling Prenzlberg just a few minutes from Alexanderplatz - a lunch and afterwork Dorado at your doorsteps 
  • An employer that welcomes diversity and actively promotes equal opportunities on every level 

Dein Profil

What we are looking for

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in technical team leadership
  • In-depth, proven software engineering background for several years
  • Broad technology experience (with focus on either modern JavaScript or Java) and ability to understand complex software platforms
  • You are highly reliable, structured and analytical with the ability to solve problems in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • A partly hands-on leader: You have a people management mindset, but are also known as someone who can roll up their sleeves to execute
  • Acting as a role model and motivating people in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written