Tech Lead, DevOps (m/f/d)

Berlin - Engineering

Our Story:

 

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!

 

Your Team:

You will be part of a talented multidisciplinary product team working with the latest technologies. You will own the cloud infrastructure of our product, and be responsible for designing, deploying, securing and monitoring the environments for all our services and tools.

 

Your responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team of infrastructure engineers on technical topics.
  • Keep all Taxfix products up and running 24x7x365.
  • Collect, understand and refine requirements with internal customers. 
  • Monitor and improve our engineering metrics.
  • Take oncall and ensure oncall coverage is complete.
  • Identify and automate repetitive tasks.
  • Identify and remove delivery bottlenecks.
  • Create and scope out tasks for the rest of the team.
  • Ensure code quality and test coverage for our Infrastructure as Code tooling. (IaaC)
  • Deploy the necessary cloud infrastructures to run our applications, backend services and data processing tools in a secure, resilient and scalable manner.
  • Develop software that enables us to ship products and updates to customers fast, constantly, and reliably.
  • Work closely with our product teams to support them with infrastructure topics, as well as, develop tools with them that can improve the development experience and delivery cycles.
  • Design, develop, and deploy tools that enable us to trace and understand issues that occur on our production infrastructures.
  • You will be involved in important product decisions and work closely with the whole team to create reliable apps.

 

Your profile: 

  • Be an expert with cloud computing platforms such as GCP and AWS.
  • Previous experience running production systems in a micro-service architecture using Kubernetes.
  • Be an experienced developer in at least one of the following: JavaScript, Python, Golang.
  • Experience with IaaC tools like : jsonnet, ksonnet, jkcfg, cdk8s etc.
  • Experience with Terraform, Gitlab CI. 
  • Experience being part of an oncall schedule.
  • Previous experience deploying maintainable and scalable systems based on reliable and fault-tolerant services.
  • Good understanding of distributed system and requirements for high availability.
  • Experience in taking ownership.
  • Enjoy working in an agile environment.

Bonus Points

  • Previous experience with BEAM (Erlang Virtual Machine).
  • Experience in devsecops tooling.
  • Contributions to open source projects. 

 

Why Taxfix?

 

  • A chance to do meaningful, people-centric work with an international team of passionate professionals.
  • Holistic wellbeing with mental health coaching sessions, a discounted membership to Urban Sports Club, and supplemental child care support.
  • Employee stock options for all employees—because everyone deserves to benefit from the success they help to create.
  • Dedicated relocation and visa support for those that need it.
  • Choose the internal tech community that excites you the most and spend 20% of your time collaborating and learning from your fellow domain experts.
  • The freedom to work from home or our modern office—plus healthy drinks and snacks when you do come in.

Excited? So are we. Learn more about Team Taxfix on our blog and get a glimpse of our culture below: 

 

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.