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We are Billie

We are a breakthrough Fintech startup in Berlin that aims to revolutionize small business financing. We are a team of high caliber startup veterans. We have successfully founded, grown, and sold our first company (founded Zencap, sold to Funding Circle) and are now scaling our next venture. We have a world class team on the ground and some of the strongest investors in Europe backing our company.

We are innovators!

Based on big data analytics, fully digitalized processes and a highly scalable state of the art tech platform, we offer the simplest and fastest way for small businesses to access capital. Our innovative solution provides financing against the open invoices of small businesses – no hidden fees, no paperwork, no boring bank branches. Financing as it should be. Hence, we make a lasting impact on small businesses that provide jobs and income for millions.

Current Openings at Billie

Backend Engineer (m/f) – location Berlin

Basics

  • Department: Engineering
  • Reporting Line: CTO
  • Fulltime
  • Languages: English mandatory, German is a plus
  • Location: Berlin

Responsibilities

  • Develop new features for a young fin-tech startup which doesn’t have any piece of legacy code
  • Design and refactor code, architecture and data model together with other members or Engineering and Data teams
  • Close collaboration with Product and QA in order to understand and match use cases and acceptance criteria
  • Close collaboration with Payments, BI, Risk, Marketing and Sales teams in order to develop the best fin-tech product
  • Constantly improve the quality of processes

What we expect

  • Understanding core design patterns and being able to use them properly
  • Writing clear and testable code
  • Ability and interest to learn new technologies and languages
  • Knowledgeable in Symfony3 or any other modern PHP MVC Framework
  • Experience in test driven development and behavior driven development or simply a passion to cover code by tests
  • Understanding of RESTful API on a client and server side
  • Understanding of and ability to get rid of bottlenecks in performance and security of database and application
  • Working in a close collaboration with stakeholders, team members and other colleagues. We’re not interested in coding machines, we’re interested in entrepreneurs!
  • PHP7, MySQL, Microservices

What else is a benefit?

  • Google Pub/Sub, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka or any other similar technologie
  • Experience in Go or Erlang

Up for a challenge?

Data Scientist (f/m) – location Berlin

About the role

As a Quant/Data Scientist at Billie you will work on extending and improving our capabilities that lie at the heart of our business: our quantitative risk engines, prediction models, and fraud detection algorithms. The high impact-projects you will be working on will also touch upon many other parts of the company. You will support product managers with in-depth quantitative analyses of customer behaviour, help set up experiments and improve our A/B-testing capabilities, thus enabling important product decisions to be data-driven. Furthermore, you will get the chance to support marketing and sales with analyses, visualizations, statistical models and tools to empower them to make the best decisions about who and when to contact for maximum impact. To spur innovation in all these areas you will tap into new data sources, assess them for and integrate them into our predictive models. Alongside these tasks you will develop and improve internal data science tools and libraries and constantly improve the performance and quality of internal, data-driven processes. You will join our experienced and high-profile team, work closely with our Chief Risk Officer, the data science team as well as the founders. You will be able to work autonomously and have full ownership of your area of responsibility whilst also working closely with key members of our experienced leadership team.

  • Department: Risk
  • Reporting Line: Chief Risk Officer
  • Fulltime
  • Languages: English mandatory, German is a plus
  • Location: Berlin
  • Duration: Permanent

Who we are looking for

  • You hold a University degree within a relevant area (maths, physics, engineering, economics or equivalent with a quantitative focus)
  • You have 2+ years experience in quantitative risk modeling, statistical modelling or machine learning
  • You have strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills to master complex, data-driven challenges
  • You are a self-starter with a strong drive to succeed and are excited to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • You are keen to learn and ready to take on interesting challenges
  • You are fluent in R or Python (ideally you know your way around the tidyverse)
  • You practice reproducible research principles (preferrably using R Notebooks or Jupyter Notebooks)
  • You are well experienced in SQL
  • You know how to wrap models in RESTful APIs to make them available and know about Microservices
  • You can build quantitative tools in R Shiny (or are willing to learn it)
  • You know how to build intuitive and effective data visualizations (ideally with ggplot2 and Tableau)
  • You have the ability and interest to learn new technologies and methods

What are nice-to-haves

  • You have experience in credit risk modelling for consumer or small business lending
  • You cover code by tests
  • You use version control (preferrably git)
  • You know how to build frontends beyond R Shiny and have worked with CSS, Javascript, D3 before
  • You have worked with Docker before
  • You know bayesian statistics
  • You have experience with natural language processing

What we offer you

  • The opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest-growing fintech startups in Europe
  • Becoming part of an international team of highly motivated, experienced, and skilled young top performers where hierarchies don't matter, but passion and drive do
  • A great mission - we empower small businesses, the engine of economic growth
  • A fantastic learning opportunity to develop in the area of quantitative risk modelling
  • A great office near Checkpoint Charlie with a free gym, healthy snacks and cereals, fruits, coffee and drinks

Up for a challenge?

Talent Sourcer (f/m) – location Berlin

About the role

As our Talent Sourcer, you will lead the sustainable growth of our young and fast-growing company through active sourcing and recruiting efforts and will have a massive impact on ensuring the success of Billie. You will apply your extensive expertise in the field and your talent market knowledge to source active and passive candidates for high-priority roles, identify effective hiring channels and shape the recruiting process front to end. You will be joining an experienced and high-profile team where you will work closely with our VP People and department heads to identify and meet hiring needs. You will interact with candidates and internal stakeholders with ease and enjoy being our employer brand ambassador. You are a self-starter who ideally has already gained experience in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • Department: People
  • Reporting Line: VP People
  • Full-time
  • Languages: Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Location: Berlin
  • Duration: Permanent

Who we are looking for

  • You have successfully completed a university degree, e.g. in Business Administration, Management, Human Relations or equivalent
  • You have 2-3 years of experience in sourcing and/or recruiting, ideally in-house
  • You have strong analytical skills and are able to analyse and identify ways to increase the efficiency of recruiting processes and develop effective hiring channels
  • You have experience using different Applicant Tracking Systems, ideally also implementing and configuring them
  • You are a strong communicator and relationship builder and enjoy representing the Billie employer brand
  • You are fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment is a plus

What we offer you

  • The opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest-growing Fintech startups in Europe
  • Becoming part of an international team of highly motivated, experienced, and skilled young top performers where hierarchies don't matter, but passion and drive do
  • A great mission - we empower small businesses, the engine of economic growth
  • The opportunity to own the area of Talent Acquisition and have a massive impact in contributing to the success of Billie
  • A fantastic learning opportunity to develop in the area of all things People, from talent acquisition to talent management
  • A great office near Checkpoint Charlie with a free gym, healthy snacks and cereals, fruits, coffee, and drinks

Up for a challenge?

What we offer

  • An opportunity to be part of one of the fastest-growing fintech startups in Europe
  • A great mission - we empower small businesses, the engine of economic growth
  • An agile and test-driven team with a passion for quality, tests and open source
  • A personal development plan that really works
  • A future career path to tech- or people- management
  • Fully automated development and deployment from local machine to production instances
  • A wide spectrum of tools and programming languages i.e. PHP7, Symfony3, R, Go, Erlang, Percona, Ansible, Google Cloud, Microservices, 100% test coverage and CI
  • A great office near Checkpoint Charlie with free gym, healthy snacks and cereals, fruits, coffee and drinks.

Join us!

Didn't find a position that suits your profile? We are always open to receiving unsolicited applications!
Apply now at career@billie.io!