Tech Lead - Tellow

Job description

About Tellow

Tellow is a well developed, documented and launched fintech company. The user base is growing and we are getting ready to scale steep in 2021. It is essential to continuously innovate the product to make sure we are ahead of the competition. We need a strong technological and hands-on leader to make sure we can do that in a sustainable and secure way.

Next to tech, the Tech Lead needs to focus on product development and manage teams to help Tellow’s management to choose features and develop new functionalities with their team. The Tech Lead is on top of trends, creates and analyzes which new functionalities will be beneficial for the product and manages the team to implement them.

We expect you to code and have a strong understanding of the coding process, oversee developers' work and accurately estimate workload for new features.

Tellow is part of the Ageras Group - an ambitious, young and fast-paced group of technology companies, with a shared vision to make life easier for business owners.


  • Promote engineering excellence and leadership across the board, focusing on effective cross-functional collaboration and end-to-end responsibility,

  • Management of the engineering and product team.

  • Provide constant guidance, operational management and leadership to support the engineering team on a track of continuous improvement and growth.

  • Architecture updates & DevOps tasks.

  • Be a primary driver of innovation both product and tech wise.

  • Recruitment, onboarding and staff management in collaboration with the CEO.

  • Align tech with the Group CTO.

  • Quality Assurance and debugging.


  • Minimum 5 years experience at startup, scaleup or standalone corporate venture.

  • Developer by heart, dreaming in code.

  • Previous startup or scaleup experience.

  • Previous experience of coaching and managing teams.

  • Top-notch knowledge and experience with technologies.

  • Extensive programming and QA skills.

  • Project and team management skills.

  • Communication, mentorship, and leadership skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of PHP, Node.js & Google Cloud Platform (Kubernetes)



  • Experience in SaaS or Platform play (preferably Fintech & Payments)

  • Lifelong learner, passionate & creative.

  • Motivated and high in energy.

  • Mentor for specialists in our team, real people manager

  • Recognize teams for doing good work and living our values.

  • Teamplayer with great management skills.

  • Experience working with remote teams.

  • Fluent in English (Dutch is a plus but not a requirement)


  • Competitive salary

  • Shape the engineering culture and the technologies

  • Work for high growth company

About Tellow

Tellow emerged in 2016 from Rabobank's Moonshot innovation program. Tellow continued as an independent organization to support the self-employed sector in the Netherlands with their online bookkeeping. Tellow makes various processes of bookkeeping easy and accessible through a user-friendly bookkeeping software.

In 2020, Tellow was acquired by The Ageras Group - an ambitious, young, fast-paced group of technology companies, with a shared vision of making life easier for business owners. Our latest investment round proved quite successful, and we are now looking to scale our operations in 2021. After a capital injection of $73 million in The Ageras Group, Tellow is ready to build, innovate, and grow. We are expanding our teams and seeking talented individuals to support our growth and secure our foothold in the Dutch market.