Solaris is Europe’s leading embedded finance platform empowering the future of financial services. As a tech company, we enable businesses to easily provide trusted and innovative financial experiences to their customers. Through smart APIs, our partners can embed financial services quickly and compliantly into their own product offerings. 

We love what we do and we love our team. We are 700+ people from over 70 nationalities - a unique blend of techies, fintech enthusiasts, bankers and entrepreneurs from various industries. Our routines are built around genuinely valuing and exchanging different perspectives as well as actively sharing knowledge as we drive our business as a team. We believe and invest in personal growth.

As an Engineering Manager you'll sit at the intersection of organisational and functional leadership by heading two teams with full management responsibilities. We understand the candidate market, and we as a company are in support of a well-balanced work life.

Your Role

  • Conduct regular 1on1s with all direct reports and help them grow
  • Actively unblock the teams and ensure high team delivery rates
  • Contribute to and drive the Solaris wide IT strategy
  • Drive overarching initiatives that shape and enhance all processes within IT engineering, including but not limited to the areas of
    • software development lifecycle
    • quality & production readiness
    • knowledge sharing
    • inter- and intra-team communication
    • push for 100% STP / automating everything
    • Compliance
  • Full compliance with operational risk management & business continuity management processes for the responsible departments

We'd love to see 

  • 2+ years of experience in leading multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams engineering teams.
  • Modern leadership mindset.
  • Strong mentorship and role model skillset.
  • Profound understanding of agile and lean processes.
  • Good understanding of modern information technology and related concepts (e.g.Docker, Microservices, SOA).
  • Pro-activeness, taking ownership and strong collaborator in a matrix-org setup.
  • A strong will and ability to learn fast.
  • You are able to explain complex matters to different stakeholders.
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus.

What We Offer

  • We are a Remote-First company: our office is in Berlin, but you can work from anywhere in Germany.
  • Learning and development budget.
  • Transparent framework to support your career goals.
  • Competitive salary.

While job ads usually paint an ideal picture of a candidate, studies show that most applicants meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Unfortunately, many promising candidates tend to apply only if they meet all the criteria. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single item in the job description, please contact us anyway. We'd love to talk with you and find out if you might be a good fit for us.

At Solaris, we are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment, where all Solarians feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of color, ethnicity, religion, sex, origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, or gender identity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Information on data processing:

DE: https://www.Solarisbank.com/gdpr_notice_de

EN: https://www.Solarisbank.com/gdpr_notice_en

To all recruitment agencies: Solaris does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Solaris’s employees or any other venture in our ecosystem. Solaris is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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