Head of Engineering

September 20, 2022

Head of TechHub / Head of Engineering (m/w/d) *english-speaking

We are working exclusively with our partner in Munich to recruit a Head of TechHub.

As the Head of their Tech Hub you will craft and own the technical product development and roadmap of a European digital insurer and drive transformation roadmaps onboarding market specific applications, ensuring maximum business value.

Being the voice of the customer you will oversee exploitation of technologies and architecture towards secure, cost effective, performant, reliable, operationally efficient and fast go to market solutions.

Internally, you will understand and seek to meet the needs of your business customers, sharing their passion towards being the best European direct insurer and as such digitally unbeatable. You will participate in tenders on strategic partnerships and drive integration in the space of aggregator and digital bank-assurance networks.

You will manage engineers and related culture across countries and kind within a startup like setting. As portfolios are growing you will oversee scaling of the engineering population bridging the need for creativity and learning and, at the same time, ensuring necessary capability building and structures. You will be the go to person with respect to human resource, co-run ceremonies and provide the north star with respect to technological advancement.

As part of a wider regulated corporate environment, you will evangelize and educate on the technical platform product within the internal tech community and advise stakeholders on global executive level on strategic directions. Externally, you will propagate the technological setting by speaking at conferences and providing references to the Fintech community and related stakeholders.

If you can bridge the need to provide competitive architectures and technology at the same time effectively scale the engineering capabilities without losing the inherent culture we are very much looking forward to your application.


  • Experience with system and architecture design and application development of complex IT solutions.
  • Experience in scaling startup like setups in a regulated environment
  • Experience with managing engineering teams and culture
  • Background in any of the following: Cloud Architecture, Systems Design, Software Development, Infrastructure Architecture, Data Engineering and/or DevOps
    Knowledge of a modern programming language and/or scripting, Infrastructure as Code etc.
  • Experience designing, building, refactoring or operating large scale and impactful IT systems (both, on premise and cloud)
  • Working knowledge of cloud native Fintech architectures in regulated environments and insurance business overall
  • In-depth working knowledge in a technology domain insurance platforms and related mobile applications, DevOps, Serverless, Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, high-performance databases (SQL and/or NoSQL), complex networking implementations, highly secured workloads etc.

Does this sound like an interesting opportunity? Feel free to reach out to me for more information: mihlefeldt@venquis.com

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