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N26 Overview

Berlin (Germany)
501 to 1000 employees
2013
Company - Private
Banks & Credit Unions
Unknown / Non-Applicable
N26 is a mobile bank that the world loves to use. We have over 2 million customers across 24 markets who generate over €1.5 billion in monthly transaction volume and over 500 employees in 3 locations. With our full banking license, state-of-the-art technology and no ... Read more

Mission: We are The Mobile Bank.

Technology and design empower everything we do.

Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.

Company Updates

  • Take a peek inside our New York Office, and learn more about our culture and career opportunities on The Muse.
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    The Muse brings you inside the office of N26

    Read about the company culture at N26, explore career opportunities, and see what employees love about working there.

  • Listen to our USA CEO Nicolas Kopp talking about N26’s USA launch.

    Fintech is driving rising personal debt levels, in 4 charts

    As fintech companies make it easier to obtain a loan, millennials are definitely the target for many originators. And it's working - millennials are definitely partaking in the online lending bonanza.

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N26 – Why Work For Us?


We’re taking personalized to a whole new level. For you too.

It takes people of all makeups to create a bank that adapts to the needs of millions. That’s why we mix data, intuition, and heart. To build a powerful tool, to make life that much easier. We’re some of the best at what we do. And want you to be too.

Our balance sheet as employers.

Play is a necessary part of work

We carve out 2 days a month for you to focus on dream projects or your backlog. We call it “Getting Stuff Done Days.”

Travel the world with N26 Black

Work here and out there. N26 Black puts the world at your fingertips. A bit like our office (with some 46 nationalities working together).

We’ll even network for you.

We host events and are a major player in the Berlin startup scene. You’ll be seen and heard as an N26 employee. See Upcoming Events

Spend on your career. As you see fit.

Investing in your future should be your first professional concern. We give each employee a personal development fund and the freedom to spend it.

Smooth arrival in Germany

With Expath, we’ll help iron out any visa or moving issues you might have. Complete with a comprehensive relocation package.

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

No? Ein Bisschen? To help you meet your neighbors, we offer free German languages classes at our offices too.

Simplicity
Banking does not have to be complicated – neither for the customers, nor for those who want to innovate it.

Integrity
Transparency and fairness matter – not only in respect to banking solutions but also at our daily work.

Drive
We change banking by implementing the right ideas quicker than our competitors.

Excellence
We want to offer the best banking experience in Europe - that's why we always try to reach the optimal. 

We’re the team behind building the mobile bank the world loves to use. We focus on balancing the speed of bringing new products and features to market while ensuring we focus on the safety, security and scalability and usability that our more than 1 million customers expect.

Our engineers work in cross-functional agile product-centric teams in close collaboration with designers & product owners to ship new features and products. Our infrastructure is cloud based and managed using infrastructure as code so we can spin up services with great levels of monitoring automatically. We ship systems to production through a robust Continuous Delivery pipeline ensuring that we build security and safety through automated tests and processes to build quality in from the start. With our small team, we’re proud to be a bank that ships into production more than 100 times a week! This enables us to iterate and ship new product safely and quickly.

Daniel Endler, Product Manager at #N26, provides some valuable insights into his work. Interested in working with us?

Bart, one of our Backend TechLeads, shares some insights on scalable algorithms:

Dama, iOS Lead at N26, discussing why Swift is superior to Obj-C

Driving change 
through Diversity.

International Women's Day at N26

 

What makes a good leader?

Advice to women starting in fintech

Women and finance - why the disconnect?

It's a matter of Pride for N26

 
 

N26 Reviews

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N26 CEO Valentin Stalf
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    "Fast-paced startup with significant opportunities for career growth"

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    I have been working at N26 full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Small team in NYC working on bringing N26 to the US. Flat team structure (no bureaucracy or painful hierarchies). Open lines of communication and instant feedback loops. Everyone is extremely smart and driven towards a common goal, and we also enjoy each other's company both in and out of the office. There's also respect for having a life outside of work and a good sense of balance.

    Huge opportunity to take on as much work as you can handle and drive your own workstreams and outputs. I've found that my scope of responsibilities is quite large, and since joining, I've broadened my skill-set significantly in areas I wanted to expand upon.

    Cons

    Coordination with Berlin can be difficult at times given time zones and hypergrowth there. Nonetheless, people always are willing to help out and make themselves available when needed.

    Small team size as of now means fewer hands to help with all that needs to get done. That said - plenty of opportunity for new joiners to take on key tasks and responsibilities as we continue to grow the team

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N26 Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at N26.

    Interview

    It took around 3 weeks in total, recruiter was very responsive throughout the process.

    Started with an HR screening interview, covering mostly my job experience. It was followed by a code challenge which is not too difficult but requires a full weekend if you want to do it right. Next step was a technical interview including a small pair-programming session; a simple problem that didn't require knowledge about specific APIs outside core Java. Last step for me was a behavioral interview with the CTO. It was a nice talk with an former ThoughtWorks consultant who definitely seems to be a great leader to work with.

    Overall it was a good experience but I have my doubts about the feedback which I think was very random. I feel like either they didn't want to disclose a real reason or they just look for people that have had the exact same problems that they did. Apart from this fact the process was good and I had a good impression of the folks working over there.

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N26 Awards & Accolades

  • FinTech des Jahres, Payment and Banking, 2017
  • #1 LinkedIn Top Startups 2018 Germany, LinkedIn, 2018

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