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Philipps & Byrne GmbH

Junior Technology Consultant (f/m/d)

Technology Consultant (f/m/d)

Temporary, Full-time · Berlin


You advise with expertise and empathy. You are the linchpin between startups and investors. 

The following tasks could soon be in your area of responsibility:

  • Be part of our Tech Due Diligence and Health Checks team, led by our senior consultants

  • Assess organizations, processes, architecture, infrastructure and source code based on industry best practices, through interviews and technical analysis

  • Be a sparring partner to engineers to help tech companies scale and grow 

  • Transform findings during the engagement into actionable insights for investors and startups

  • Develop your skills on your way to an industry/domain leader and build your repertoire of standards and best practices


You have excellent knowledge and a proven track record in the tech industry as Software Engineer and now want to apply this in an advisory environment and look beyond the Engineering horizon. In detail, we are looking for:

  • Startup experience, preferably 1+ years in an Engineering team lead role in order to have an experience-based understanding of the best practices and challenges in engineering

  • At least 5 years of experience as a software engineer, enough to be comfortable conducting code walks over a variety of stacks and challenging engineers on design choices with respect to maintainability and scalability in particular

  • Profound expertise in at least one of the following languages: Java, TypeScript, .NET, Python, Golang 

  • A strong repertoire of industry best practices such as TDD, architecture and design patterns, SOLID, API-first, DevOps, Web application security patterns 

  • Understanding of software architecture and best practices, enough to be comfortable following discussions with software architects about design decisions

  • Curious personality and a quick learner, enough to render the learning of the fundamental notions of new technology stacks, product management methods/concepts or business models feasible within days

  • Good communication skills, enough to efficiently and confidently liaise with clients (typically investors who are in a hurry), startups, and colleagues, across different roles, cultures, etc.

  • Ability to easily establish rapport with people, both before and during projects

  • Strong analytical skills 

  • Calm and professional even in adversarial or challenging situations

  • Impeccable integrity and trustworthiness

Professional fluency in English, with German proficiency as a plus. A German work visa is mandatory.


Why us?

  • Exposure to an intriguing mix of different ventures (from SaaS to deep-tech moonshots) and clients (e.g.: from corporates to VC)

  • We are a remote-first company and most of our work is performed using online collaboration and communication platforms. We aim to bring everyone together in Berlin or Munich for a few days every quarter.

  • We offer 55K to 70K EUR with an opportunity to grow tremendously within your core expertise and beyond

  • We are a young company with an appreciative culture and opportunities to shape

If that sounds exciting to you, we are looking forward to your application with a CV.


We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, neurodiversity, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.


Please apply, stating your salary expectations and your earliest possible start date.


With hundreds of DDs under our belt, several billions of guided funding and very high customer satisfaction, we are leaders in the Tech Due Diligence industry. Located in Berlin and Munich, we perform Tech DDs and health checks for top VCs, Private Equity, and startups worldwide.  We are trusted Product and Technology advisors to founders and investors. We live and breathe technology and startups and are passionate about supporting growth from seed stage to exit. "Zero Bullshit" is our prime directive, actionable insights our specialty. 

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