VP of Engineering (f/m)

Fraugster Ltd. Published: June 21, 2017
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Fraugster is a German-Israeli payment security company with the goal of eliminating fraud and increasing our customers’ profits. Over the last two years we’ve invented an artificial intelligence technology that combines human-like accuracy with machine scalability. This ability lets us foresee fraudulent attacks before they actually happen and gives us a distinct competitive advantage over every other player in the payment security space.

We are currently recruiting for a rare individual to join our team in Berlin as Fraugster’s VP of Engineering (f/m). Motivated, intelligent and unique; you will truly be pivotal to the engineering department’s success within the company.

  • You will provide overall strategy and technical direction for the development team
  • You will be responsible for and lead all projects and deliveries within the engineering domain
  • You will set up the technical vision, roadmap and workflow for a team of 11 Back and Front End Developers and DevOps Engineers whilst reporting directly to the CTO
  • You will be required to work in a collaborative, cross functional environment
  • You will interact with the company board and serve as a key participant of the management and leadership team
  • You will frame objectives and standards of performance for the team, as well as establish individual goals and procedures
  • You will motivate your staff, whilst providing direction and guidance
  • You will assist with the growth of the engineering team by hosting interviews as required
  • You will develop your team members both professionally and personally as they take on greater responsibilities
  • You will travel to events, conferences and industry shows as required (both domestic and international)

The skills and requirements for the role include:


  • You have 10+ years’ experience within development and engineering
  • You have 4+ years’ management experience
  • You are fluent in business English and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You are passionate about managing and mentoring people
  • You are a natural leader, who can be both adaptable and flexible to business needs whilst displaying integrity and emotional maturity


  • You have professional experience within a start up
  • You acquired a related academic degree
  • You have demonstrable experience in scaling both teams and product architecture to comply with global operations
  • You have hands-on experience with big-data/high availability products
  • You have experience with containerized environments with Docker, CoreOS and Kubernetes
  • You have stakeholder management experience

In return, you will not only secure a once in a lifetime role but we will also offer you the following:

  • A leadership position in a high-growth company – build your team, drive quality, shape the culture and make an IMPACT
  • A brand new, modern office in the heart of Berlin
  • Competitive salary & company shares
  • A creative, focused and dedicated team environment
  • Bi-monthly company social events; poker, volleyball, chocolate making, pub crawl.. You name it!
  • An opportunity to be an integral part of an organisation that encourages innovation, contribution and creativity
  • The challenge of fighting the good fight against cyber-criminals, shoulder to shoulder with the best industry experts, using the most advanced AI technology

We are looking forward to receiving your application!