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Head of Engineering


Ready to make a difference?

Our challenge is to make sure we truly engineer the future of bunq. This is your chance to lead a team that has no missed targets, no waterfalls and no delays in its way.

Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
Test your bunq fit to start your application 🚀

This challenge is perfect for you if

Before we talk about how you can make a difference in this role, we first want to help you find out if bunq is the environment for you to succeed. 

Role specific skills

For you to be successful as Head of Engineering, you need a couple of hard skills. Prove to us that you’ve got what it takes is by testing your skills.

It takes roughly 30 minutes and focus on 3 areas:

  • Leadership & people management
  • Critical thinking
  • PHP (coding): intermediate-level algorithms

Skills we’re looking for:

  • As a natural born leader with around 5 years as a staff engineer, project manager or scrum master with a tech background, you’ve got an analytical mind and numbers are your best friends
  • Securing engineering planning, delivery and quality that results in a good app experience and new features for our users
  • Ensuring WBSO requests can be done in a timely manner
  • Hiring and lead a high performance engineering team that delivers to their OKRs and KPIs; keeping the engineering spendings within the set budget
  • Providing regular status updates to key stakeholders about progress made

Your space to perform

We give you the space and the tools you need to succeed.

  • Salary and stock options that grow as you grow
  • Hybrid working possibilities that only get better with time
  • Work from any of our offices - we cover the transport costs, even if you cycle
  • 3-2-1 Bonus; Earn a bonus of 100 EUR extra salary per month (adjusted to local
    cost of living).
  • We support your learning (€2.500 per year study budget), growth and fitness progress with a wellness program and a fierce discount with OneFit
  • A Macbook Pro to keep with you while you're with us
  • Fabulous in-house chefs cooking delicious lunches and dinners
  • Friday drinks and other celebrations - bunq style
  • We’re an equal opportunity employer. No matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love, follow in faith, disability status, ethnicity or the gender you identify with (tell us your pronouns), you’re welcome at bunq

Think we match?

Submit your request, take the test and let’s talk!


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Your journey

How do you become a bunqer? It all starts with a few quick tests that allow us to determine if bunq is a fit for you. If the results show that we’re a match on these fronts, we take it a step further and explore specific roles together. Before we decide on making you an offer, you’ll get a chance to show your skills on your Make A Difference day. ‍

Click here for a full overview of our hiring process.

What to expect from the tests

To kick off  your application, we’ll first help you check if bunq is the right environment for you to succeed. Our bunq assessment takes approximately 30 minutes and includes 2 tests: an abstract reasoning test and a personality test (MBTI). If we match here, we’ll move on to the next test - this is related to your skills, and differs per role.