Ruby & Java Web Development Lead (m/f) for a New FinTech Venture

Company Name HitFox Group
Location Berlin, Germany
Date Posted Aug 28, 2014
Category Startup-Jobs
Job Type Full-Time

Description

HitFox is a fast growing and profitable company builder committed to grow scalable technology companies in the fields of Big Data, Advertising & Game Distribution. New ventures receive initial funding of up to 2 Million Euros and profit from strong synergies within the group and strong relations for further growth funding. HitFox puts a strong focus on professional and personal growth opportunities and continuously attracts the best tech, data and business talents from all over the world. The company is located in Berlin, San Francisco and Seoul, and was founded by serial entrepreneurs Jan Beckers, Hanno Fichtner and Tim Koschella in 2011.

Who are we looking for? – Talented people with a constant drive to unleash their potential.

Your Role:
• You are responsible for the backend infrastructure, the backend itself and the UI/UX of our new FinTech venture
• You lead a small team of specialists
• You create, develop and maintain backend services, coordinate internal and external designers and match requirements with business/product development and product roadmap
• You set up deployment infrastructures, server environments and testing infrastructure and you maintain and improve them
• You take ownership over specific components and continuously work to improve them
• You are proactive and pay attention to the scalability, performance and availability of our systems
• You take responsibility to ensure successful results
• You stay on top of current industry trends

Our Requirements:
• You bring 5+ years of relevant working experience within the field of web development and software engineering, ideally on medium and large size projects extending over a period of 6 months plus
• Excellent knowledge of backend development and technologies, particularly Ruby on Rails and Java
• Excellent knowledge in basic and advanced frontend technologies - Single Page Webapps, Backbone.js, Ember.js, AngularJS, haml, sass, testing (e.g. jasmine), HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery is a given
• Excellent knowledge in backend infrastructure technologies like Linux, AWS, Continuous Integration/Delivery, Capistrano, Passenger, unicorn, nginx, chef, Docker
• Prior experience with source control tools - Git, Github
• Loves working in an Agile environment (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
• Ability to work in a team environment, planning software architecture and infrastructure, support development team
• Entrepreneurial drive to create successful products
• Ability to work and communicate in a fast paced international start-up environment
• Disciplined approach to automated testing and quality assurance
• Very good communication skills, high proficiency in English
• Master or Bachelor Degree of one of the leading universities, with focus on information systems, computer science, physics, mathematics, business administration or other related fields
• Our applicants are usually in the top 10-20% of their academic or professional peer group

What do we offer?
• You experience profit from working with Serial Entrepreneurs who co-founded over 10 successful companies
• You get a rewarding career where you continuously grow in a performance driven culture
• You work with a highly motivated and skilled team of young top performers
• You get access to a well-established network in Berlin’s start-up scene
• You have the opportunity to attend German classes and numerous events
• You enjoy a competitive remuneration package and much more
• You work in the start-up centre of Berlin-Mitte, the European Silicon Valley

Interested? -¬ Submit your CV along with your Git account and relevant University/working documents here: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=o8vfZfwB&s=EU_start-up_jobs

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