Who we are 

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission:

The Payments Infrastructure team is part of Bitpanda’s Trade Hub solution. This team’s main focus is to provide users with a wide range of payment solutions from best-in-class payment providers and enable a smooth entry to Bitpanda’s trading experience for users from different countries using different currencies.

As a Lead Engineer at Bitpanda, you will be responsible for driving tech initiatives in the team, identifying dependencies, aligning with stakeholders, mentoring team members, and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of our solutions. This role requires a combination of strong technical expertise, leadership skills, and a dedication to collaboration and continuous improvement.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with product managers, principal engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Work with our principal engineers to design and develop scalable, resilient, message-driven services.
  • Write clean and correct code with high test coverage and extensive testing
  • Optimise systems to ensure reliability, performance, scalability and maintainability
  • Build strong relationships with cross functional teams.
  • Actively participate in recruitment efforts by interviewing and assessing potential candidates for the development team.


Who you are:

  • Knowledge and experience in software development with Java 11+
  • You have worked with PHP in the past
  • Knowledge of both relational and non-relational databases, preferably Postgres and MongoDB
  • Experience creating and maintaining publicly available REST APIs
  • Practical knowledge in using message-oriented middleware (Apache Kafka)
  • Know-how in using CI/CD and familiarity with AWS will be advantageous

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days 
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy 
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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