Lead Backend Developer m/w/d

Your mission

Let something new emerge

You lead the technical decisions of a cross-functional team with end-to-end responsibility. You will take responsibility organizing technical resources and priorities with internal and external team members. You design, build and test new technology in our system from the ground up. You ensure fast and efficient delivery of your team's projects in alignment with our CTO and business stakeholders.

Take responsibility

You empower your team and drive implementation of technical best practices, contribute to cross-team architectural discussion, and ensure high code quality standards. While building a high-performing team, you will maintain and improve the overall architecture of our existing system.

Shape the future

You will help us to become the world’s 1st choice in sustainability software for financial institutions. Join us in our mission to do our part to save the world by changing the individual co2 footprint of consumers around the world.

Your profile

Working Style

Team player, structured working style, strong analytical skills and willingness to come up with new and innovative ideas and solutions.


Very good communication skills to guide and mentor diverse people in an international team.

Experience and Know-How

More than eight years experience in software development and more than two years in leading teams. Prior experience in a FinTech company is a plus.


Fluent in English, preferable good in German.


Successfully completed studies in computer science and/or successfully completed apprenticeship as IT specialist for application development.


Strong knowledge in Java/Kotlin, Spring Framework, Maven/Gradle, JPA, MySQL, REST and some of the following: AWS, Docker, Kafka, Karate Test Framework, Clean Code Principles, Git

Why us?

Make a real impact

We create FinTech sustainability solutions for banks which help their customers to understand the environmental impact of their consumption habits. In addition, we support their customers to reduce their carbon footprint, thereby enabling them to lead a more sustainable life and to fight climate change.

An inspiring team of ‘Doers’

We cherish a strong team culture and put our core values into practice. At ecolytiq, you work together with teammates with the passion to create, to change and to dare in an exciting start-up environment.

Create something meaningful

Your passion, creativity and expertise are our fuel. At ecolytiq, you help us to create new-to-the-world technologies with the potential to change the world.

Additional benefits

You will have a key impact on the product development of an early stage start-up. We have an agile working culture with flat hierarchies and you can profit from flexible working (time) models and home office opportunities. The fight against climate change has many fronts. As a part of the ecolytiq team, we guarantee you two days of volunteer leave every year.

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