Funding Circle is hiring a

Team Lead Risk Platform (m/f)

Berlin, Germany

You are a high-energy, self-motivated, and passionate backend developer.

You are tired of seeing your talent wasted on meaningless projects.

You want a decent budget to explore your ideas, proper deadlines, and you wish you could work with other amazing people across the world?

We are Funding Circle

Funding Circle is the world’s leading marketplace for business loans. Our mission is to create a better financial world.

We're aiming to disrupt the traditional banking system by giving smaller businesses easier access to capital and providing investors with a new asset class. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in the world with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Madrid and San Francisco.

If you're really bright, innovative and passionate about building a better financial world and want to do something amazing, join us!


Funding Circle is developing platforms in the peer-to-peer lending space. Our technology stack includes Ruby on Rails, Apache Kafka, Puppet, RabbitMQ, and the usual suspects. The system is composed of multiple services in different languages, uses continuous integration, and has to scale to support millions of payments.

We are part of the global Funding Circle team, so you'll have colleagues in London and San Francisco, that are living at the cutting (and sometimes bleeding) edge with Clojure, Mesos, Docker and more.



  • Lead development team to deliver features and platforms, reporting directly to the Continental Europe CTO
  • Process improvements across all IT teams
  • Architecture and design of production systems
  • Production system administration
  • Alignment with business stakeholders
  • Safeguard the integrity and coherency of the platforms

Required Experience

  • Five - seven years full stack development and deployment
  • Leading of developers across entre lifecycle using agile methodologies
  • Excellent knowledge of and hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails and other languages and web development frameworks.
  • Server administration in production environments
  • Excellent engineering practises, including TDD, pair programming, build for test.
  • Jenkins test automation
  • Good English

Optional Experience

  • Clojure tool chain
  • Database management
  • Event-driven systems / event sourcing
  • Distributed systems design and testing
  • Zero downtime deployment of complex systems
  • German

What We Offer

  • Personal budgets for conferences and training

  • A productive and positive work environment

  • A really cool office with a rooftop terrace (and summer is coming)

  • A leisure room with ping pong tables- Nerf darts (for the aforementioned battles)

  • Fridays (and not only Friday’s!) beer o’clock

  • Many other social gatherings

  • Nacho, the coolest office dog ever  (and you can bring him a new playmate)

  • Of course you’ll get a laptop, as well as free coffee, tea, and breakfast.

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