Lead Software Architect (m/f/d)

Berlin - Engineering

Company Intro & Mission

 

As one of the most successful and fast-growing FinTech startup companies in Europe, we are currently experiencing exciting growth and development. We are revolutionising the way people file their taxes; helping them to save money, time and stress by putting a personalised digital tax consultant into the palm of their hands. Our user-friendly Taxfix App enables people to file their tax declaration within 22 minutes on average, without any prior tax knowledge or the complicated forms associated with it.

 

Our offices in Berlin and Madrid are home to a diverse team of 200+ people who come from more than 40 nations around the world!

 

Lead Software Architect (m/w/d), this is your challenge

 

You will be the Technical lead for our talented architects who work across multidisciplinary product teams, leading with passion and driving quality and innovation across the team. You will be an integral part of the Technical strategy here at Taxfix, defining business requirements for the Engineering teams and driving end to end technical solutions.  Most of the solutions we build often require backend, mobile, and web components and we have implemented, at the core of our stack, a tax expert system, which is used by domain experts to define the logic and the data models for heterogeneous tax cases and countries. This will be your home, digging deep into the world of modelling taxes using graph data structures and rule based engines.   

Your responsibilities

  • Participating in the definition of technical strategy for Taxfix, alongside our CTO
  • Providing technical leadership for the Architecture Team, ensuring alignment with our architecture principles and technical strategy across all components 
  • Scoping, defining and designing solution offerings, driving end-to-end technical solutions and taking key architectural decisions that will affect the entire Taxfix system
  • Managing cross-team initiatives with DevOps and Security Teams to ensure a unified approach with Technical solution for the business 
  • Scoping, defining and designing solution offerings; driving end-to-end technical solutions
  • Managing the co-operation and contribution of external partners, and their delivery and integration with Taxfix

 

We’re a fit if you bring these qualities with you

  • An extensive background in Software development, with 3+years experience as Software Architecture or Lead Software Architect 
  • A passion for high quality and elegant code
  • Previous experience with Web and Mobile product development
  • Previous experience with Microservices
  • Good understanding of distributed systems and requirements for high availability.
  • Exceptional communication skills teamed with the confidence and presence to work with any business specialism to support the company vision and mission

Bonus Points

  • A solid understanding of Javascript 
  • Previous experience with functional languages (we use Elixir here at Taxfix) Experience and knowledge with Devops 
  • Contributions to open source projects.

What’s in it for you?

Of course, we offer you all the perks you would expect from a tech startup that you can check out here. Additionally this role also offers:

  • Be supported in your personal and professional development by an experienced team.
  • Opportunity to take leadership from day one.
  • Get relocation and visa support
  • A beautiful office located near to Alexanderplatz.

 

 

At Taxfix, we don’t just accept diversity, we celebrate it! We’re proudly committed to equal employment opportunities no matter your gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, colour, disability or place of origin. We care about one another at Taxfix and are grateful for each person’s individual contribution to our overall identity, purpose, and goals.