Remote Backend Squad Lead friendly

June 10, 2024

Job Description

Our Mission:

We simplify daily banking for SMEs and freelancers with our online business account, which integrates invoicing, bookkeeping, and spend management tools. Thanks to our innovative product, 24/7 customer support, and transparent pricing, Qonto has become a market leader.

Our Journey:

Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has quickly gained the trust of over 450,000 customers. With a dedicated team of 1,400+ employees, we’ve earned a spot in the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking.

Our Values:

  • Customer Focus: Prioritize customers in all actions
  • Ownership: Take responsibility and get things done
  • Teamwork: Facilitate effective teamwork
  • Mastery: Continuously strive for excellence
  • Integrity: Always do what’s right and respect others

Our Beliefs:

At Qonto, we create an inclusive environment where everyone can succeed. We evaluate applicants based on skills and potential, ensuring a diverse team with 50% international members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us to build a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.

Discover our steps towards a discrimination-free hiring process.

🌏 Location:

You can choose to work fully remote if you live in France, Italy, Germany, Serbia, or Spain.

🌟 Mission:

Join us as a Backend Squad Lead to drive the integration of Regate’s innovative accounting technology with Qonto’s financial solutions.

⚡ Impact:

Lead a product squad to ensure seamless integration and enhanced capabilities, maintaining system resilience and quality as we scale.

👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Backend Squad Lead, you will:

  • Lead the technical integration of Regate with Qonto, developing robust, scalable solutions.
  • Enhance team performance through agile practices and a quality-driven mindset.
  • Provide regular feedback and conduct progress reviews.
  • Collaborate with engineering leadership, product, and design teams to develop and execute a strategic vision.
  • Contribute to cross-squad initiatives to improve engineering practices.

🤔 What to Expect:

  • Join a dynamic team at the intersection of accounting automation and FinTech.
  • Work on projects involving AI for accounting reconciliation, setting new industry standards.
  • Use React, Ruby, and other modern development tools in an agile workflow.

🤝 Your Future Manager:

François, an experienced engineering leader with 18 years in SaaS, Web, and Cloud products, excels in guiding teams through large-scale challenges. His hands-on coaching approach fosters a structured yet innovative environment. Passionate about ultra-endurance sports, François embodies resilience and perseverance.

🏅 About You:

  • Technical Leadership: Proven experience leading tech teams and achieving significant product milestones, with a strong background in backend technologies.
  • Team Development: Passion for mentoring and developing high-performing teams.
  • Stakeholder Management: Effective collaboration with product managers and stakeholders.

At Qonto, we believe in true diversity. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick—you might be the missing piece we’re looking for.

🎁 Perks:

  • Tailor-made career track and inclusive work environment
  • Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade
  • Flexible remote work policy
  • Competitive salary package
  • Meal vouchers and transportation reimbursement
  • Great health insurance and well-being initiatives
  • Progressive policies on disability and parenthood
  • Monthly team events

💪 Our Hiring Process:

  • Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
  • A remote exercise to showcase your skills and experience working at Qonto
  • On average, the process takes 20 working days with offers following within 48 hours

Learn more about us on Qonto’s Blog, Les Échos, L’Usine Digitale, and Courrier Cadres.

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Salary and Compensation:

Estimated salary based on similar jobs: $70,000 — $110,000/year.


  • 401(k) and matching
  • Distributed team and async work
  • Vision, dental, and medical insurance
  • Unlimited vacation and paid time off
  • 4-day workweek
  • Company retreats and coworking budget
  • Learning budget and free gym membership
  • Mental wellness budget and home office budget
  • Pay in crypto and equity compensation
  • No whiteboard interviews or monitoring systems
  • No workplace politics
  • Age-inclusive hiring