Tech Lead

The first bank you'll love

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We are The Mobile Bank.

Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.

Technology and design empower everything we do.

N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. We redesigned the banking experience to be simple, fast and contemporary. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, N26 has more than 380 employees and more than 850.000 customers in 17 countries. N26 has raised more than $215 million from investors including Allianz X, Tencent, Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Battery Ventures and Valar Ventures, in addition to members of the Zalando management board, Earlybird Venture Capital, and Redalpine Ventures.

Once here you will...

  • Be responsible for establishing a share team technical vision which is aligned with the product roadmap
  • Together with other tech leads, draw out the big picture architectural vision of the product
  • Manage the product technical roadmaps and dependencies to minimize technical debt
  • Grow our passionate engineers through coaching and mentoring and finding new opportunities to learn through the continuous delivery of value
  • We are a going from start-up to scale-up and therefore you will also be required to be hands-on involved in recruitment activities and employer branding

Main requirements

  • You bring significant experience in Java 8 or Kotlin leading a cross-functional team in large-scale production systems
  • You understand that a microservice architecture is not all roses
  • Experience in fostering a culture of modern engineering practices such as clean code, TDD and refactoring
  • Current colleagues would describe you as someone who has a strong background in architecting and developing complex systems for CD in a cloud-based environment
  • You are able to communicate complex technical content to a non-technical audience in English


  • Working with international, highly engaged peers
  • Freedom to prototype given the challenges we face
  • Getting things done attitude
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication
  • Exciting Challenges
  • Personalized Onboarding
  • Interesting technical problems to solve as we scale
  • Keep up to date with our InsideN26 Magazine
  • Find a career path. Not just a job

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