FinLeap is hiring a

Scala Backend Team Lead (m/f) for MoneyMap

Berlin, Germany
MoneyMap is an international FinTech startup venture of FinLeap, the Berlin based company builder. MoneyMap offers a convenient tool for personal finance optimization. Without paperwork, MoneyMap brings transparency into its customers' running costs, cancels overpriced contracts and switches to better value providers. MoneyMap is constantly out there monitoring for better deals and reliably takes care of the details – proactively and intelligently. We’re now looking for a Scala Backend Team Lead (m/f).

Your Role & Responsibilities
  • You lead our backend team of Scala Engineers
  • You design and develop the backend services for challenging FinTech product
  • You work on the API development with external providers and manage complex integrations
  • You build microservices architecture and develop data processing mechanisms
  • You take ownership of important components and continuously work to improve them with your team
  • You constantly innovate, working with cutting-edge technologies in an agile environment
  • You lead by example and evaluate different approaches and methodologies in development
  • You are a part of a collaborative international team of highly skilled technical experts, who inspire each other in their daily work
  • You actively generate new ideas to further improve our company culture and brand
  • You work directly with the Co-Founder and CTO
Our perfect match
  • 2+ years of experience leading backend Team
  • 3+ years of experience with Scala backend (2 Scala)
  • You have experience in building REST API based solutions and working with Docker
  • You have strong grasp of NoSQL databases (Couchbase is a plus)
  • Experience with Play and Spark Frameworks
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)
  • Experience with asynchronous systems and event driving architecture based on message queues (Kafka is a plus)
  • Data processing technologies, search engines and cloud providers (Spark or similar, ElasticSearch, AWS is a plus)
  • You are a fast learner and great team player who can work in a fast-paced international start-up environment
  • You have great communication skills, with a high proficiency in English. German language skills are a plus.
  • Experience in security and/or FinTech is a big plus
  • A University degree in computer science or related engineering fields
About us
  • We love to grow companies and people, and we create with passion
  • We utilize and share our skills in company building, entrepreneurship and global expansion
  • We build a diverse community that is entrepreneurial, execution-focused and dedicated
  • We connect technology-savvy entrepreneurs with industry leaders and have access to a well-established network in the global digital startup scene
  • We believe in potential and our employees fuel the company culture
  • We love to celebrate success
  • We provide rewarding growth, learning and career opportunities in a performance-driven environment
Apply online with your one-page CV or LinkedIn profile.
We're looking forward to being in touch!
Anwen from the MoneyMap Recruiting Team