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Software Development Team Lead



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

We believe the financial markets can and should work for everyone. Capitolis is the technology company creating safer and more vibrant financial markets by unlocking capital constraints and enabling greater access to more diversified capital and investment opportunities. Rooted in advanced technology and deep financial expertise, Capitolis powers groundbreaking financial solutions that drive growth for global and regional banks – and institutional investors alike. Capitolis is backed by world class venture capital firms, including Canapi Ventures, 9Yards Capital, SVB Capital, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Spark Capital, and S Capital, as well as leading global banks such as J.P. Morgan, Citi and State Street.

Founded in 2017, our team brings decades of experience in launching successful startups, technology, and financial services. Capitolis was named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023, CNBC’s World’s Top Fintech Companies 2023 list, ranked #68 on the 2023 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list, and was named “Best FX Software Provider” in the 2023 Euromoney Foreign Exchange Awards. Most recently, American Banker recognized Capitolis among the Best Places to Work in Fintech after the company was named by Crain’s New York Business as one of New York’s 100 Best Places to Work in 2023 for the second consecutive year. For more information, please visit our website at or follow us on LinkedIn.

We are looking for an experienced, hands-on Software Development Team Lead with proven abilities to lead a team and deliver fast and efficiently. A true team player who is eager to be part of a unique opportunity in the startup scene.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of developers working on one of Capitolis’ products
  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems and design libraries and frameworks
  • Mentor Back-End and Full-Stack team members in the technical aspects of their work
  • Empower and coach the Development team, organizing their work, setting goals, and making sure they are engaged
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and other Team Leaders to plan, nurture, and implement an efficient and effective development process
  • Recruit talented developers to Capitolis
  • Mentor and advise the Development team in code review, pair programming, and more
  • See the big picture of group tasks and make decisions
  • Be at least an 80% hands-on developer as part of the team
  • Influence the Engineering team by interacting with stakeholders outside the team

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of experience in Java server-side development, including cloud services (preferably AWS)
  • 2+ years leading software development teams (3-6 developers)
  • Experience with web development stack, preferably react and Node.js
  • Strong knowledge of software design and a passion for creating high-standard code
  • Experience in building complex, large-scale software solutions from scratch to live production
  • Proven ability to lead, mentor, and drive people
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-starter, fast learner, can-do attitude with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English communication skills – both spoken and written
  • Financial affinity is an advantage
  • B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, SW Engineering or equivalent (M.Sc. is an advantage)

Our Company Values

We operate with a clear set of values that guide us — our way of being, decisions, and actions. These values define who we are, and we are committed to all of them. These values are uniquely ours. If these values — all of them — speak to you, this is an amazing place, but we are not for everyone. Learn more about our Company Values here.

  • We lead with purpose, while creating exceptional value
  • We pursue big breakthroughs, responsibly
  • We learn from the best and are unapologetically independent
  • We are obsessed with the future and fanatical about executing today
  • We play tough, with heart

Our People Attributes

Our People Attributes are characteristics that describe the DNA of Capitolis employees. They provide a consistent framework to hire, assess, and develop our team against. Learn more about our People Attributes on our careers page here.

  • Super Smart: quality thinking and know what good looks like
  • Badass: all in, get stuff done, and high standards
  • Good Human: collaborative, open-minded, authentic and real, and pursue self-actualization