Tech Lead (f/m/x)

Das Team ZkSystems; Foto: LauraKiesslingPhotography

I am Amine, CTO and Founder of ZkSystems. I am looking for a strong Tech Lead with many years of engineering experience. As the lead of our engineering team you will change the way how tomorrow’s manufacturing companies operate! Until today, using software for enterprise users has been a chore. With our RPA-based innovative tech stack and user-centric design, we want to make it a true joy. At ZkSystems you have an ambitious and hard-working team by your side to accomplish this challenge.

Who We Are

We gained Fortune 500 companies like Siemens as early customers because of our innovative software solution. Recently we closed a multi-million-dollar funding roundand this is just the beginning of our journey! Shape the future of manufacturing software with us. We offer you a highly ambitious environment where you can grow and develop yourself quickly. As a core team member you will also receive some equity.

Your Responsibilities

Tech Lead

  • You set data models, scalable architecture and tech stack.
  • You lead and coach our engineering team and execute code reviews.
  • You are responsible for QA.

Hands-on Coding

  • Apart from being a Tech Lead, you also code hands-on together with the team. You design, implement, and test a scalable architecture to handle multiple user accounts and machines. You design automatic and manual tests to ensure the high quality of the software.
  • You work with the latest technologies for databases and cloud service providers to deliver the best product for the customer.

Your Profile

Hard skills

  • You have at least 7-10 years of experience as a back-end engineer.
  • You are experienced in defining data models, architecture and tech stack.
  • You are a highly proficient and experienced coder who is used to solving complex problems.
  • Your work is structured, detail-oriented and excellent. You have ensured clean code in your previous teams.
  • You can lead and coach junior developers.
  • Strong written and spoken English (C1) and willingness to relocate to Berlin.

Soft skills

  • Customer-centric excellence: it’s not about working on fancy technology, it’s about developing solutions which solve customers’ problems. Customer first.
  • Commitment, determination and work ethics: our goal is to become the largest B2B software company that will change the way enterprise software is built and used. We want to win the world championship, not just the local game. We expect the same commitment and determination from you! No one built an iconic company just by being lucky. To accomplish our goals, we need tons of determination, hard work, and dedication.
  • Efficiency and laser focus: you know how to prioritize your time. You differentiate between tasks for which you need to be the detail-obsessed perfectionist and tasks for which you need a fast and low-effort approach.

Apply with your CV to Deeptej @ Operations Management:

Our office is located in central Berlin but we are also open to candidates who want to work remotely from a different city or country.

You should not apply if you are a contractor and not looking for a long-term engagement.

Our Values

Customer first

We always go the extra mile for the customer. We work hard to delight the customer. For us, everything revolves around the customer.


Achieving a grand vision means discipline. It’s about gaining 0.1% progress every day and staying with it until, eventually, we reach 100%.

100% commitment to winning big

We are here to win the big game. We are putting all our wits, skills, and power into becoming the largest enterprise software company. We aim for a long-term, truly iconic impact. For us, it’s all or nothing.

Excellence by efficiency

We demand from our team unprecedented excellence and detail obsession. But we also demand to set priorities and focus ruthlessly. We set high standards because we want you to perform the best job of your life, be proud of it, and win with us.

Breaking biases

Labels describe you, but they never define you. Be it gender, nationality, or ethnicity, we don’t believe in labels. We value you for who you really are. We are committed to creating a new world where biases are left aside.