Kreditech is an online consumer finance company which provides easy, fast access to micro-loans to customers worldwide through its web and mobile services. The service is backed by a sophisticated credit scoring process using the powers of machine learning algorithms and big data infrastructure. In fact, more than 8,000 data points are gathered and analyzed for each loan application, coming from sources as divers as social media and professional networks.
65 coworkers in Hamburg make this happen. We’re a close team of creative, brilliant individuals from seventeen countries all over the world, working with cutting-edge technology to create a self-learning, self-calibrating algorithm which scores individuals with their current online data.
Sounds like a dream? It gets better. Kreditech is a place of innovation, speed, high growth, high performance, and high reward. We don’t follow tradition, we write our own rules, and we bring in the best people to build up the team. If you want to be a part of this, here is your chance.
Kreditech is looking for a Technical Project Manager to lead the development of its loan processing workflow. Working together with other business departments, you would be driving the software development process according to operational and strategic business requirements.
Your role at Kreditech
As technical project manager you will be analysing the business needs, creating technical specifications and managing the software development process related to Kreditech's java-based loan application engine
You will be the central point of coordination between development, QA and functional teams (risk, data science, operations, marketing) and report directly to the CTO
You will be in charge of creating technical solutions related to problems regarding core business processes (credit scoring, payment processing, loan lifecycle management)
You will work with big data processing and state-of-the-art technologies
You will be managing a motivated team of talented developers
You have proven expertise with software engineering concepts across the software development lifecycle (requirements management, development methodologies, testing and documentation)
You can show a good understanding of Java-Tools and Frameworks (eg. Spring, Hibernate, Maven) as well as Databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB). Experience with Scala and Python is a plus
You bring expertise in Web Application Development, especially with regards to Restful / Api-based services
You are experienced in managing geographically distributed development teams and in the use of Agile Methodologies (preferably XP / Scrum), inc. daily standups and retrospectives.
You are a good communicator with regards to all stakeholders and quickly understand the key-value drivers of the business
You are very detailed-oriented regarding your work and not afraid to identify and address problems
In addition to these hard skills, we are looking for someone who has a good sense of humor, an ability to communicate well and interact with a diverse international team, and who is willing to put in the time needed to get the job done.
What we offer
Kreditech wants to take good care of its employees - we want to make sure that working is exciting and productive. So to keep the team happy, Kreditech offers a modern, chic office located in the ever-growing Hafencity in Hamburg. Inside, you'll find a coffee machine to quench your thirst, snacks when you're hungry, XBOX to play when you need a break, a ping-pong table when you need exercise, and scooters to take you from one side of the office to the other in a flash. Outside, we make sure you can keep fit with a gym pass, or offer you a Metro pass to help with the commute. All in all, you're in good hands at Kreditech.
How to apply
As the position is based in Hamburg, Kreditech is considering only those applicants with a work visa valid in Germany. If this sounds like you, we would welcome a chance to talk with you! You can submit your application in either German or English.
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