Java Engineer (Sr.)



Company profile

About FinLeap

FinLeap is a Fintech company builder based in Berlin. We are active in more than ten countries. Together with our passionate co-founders, we launch several startups per year. We provide up to five million Euros in seed funding, access to a strong investor network and top talent, an integrated development platform and best practice processes.

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The job


  • You are responsible for the design and implementation of our backend services and complex core application
  • You work with cutting edge technologies to build an innovative product from scratch
  • You lead by example and evaluate different approaches and methodologies in development
  • You continuously improve productivity and sustainability with great coding, QA and release practices
  • You collaborate with a team of product managers, data analysts and executive stakeholders to develop a comprehensive understanding of the key drivers and opportunities within the business
  • You share your knowledge and experience with the team
  • You work directly with the CTO

We ask

Your qualification

  • Java (SE) expert with at least 4 years experience in backend development
  • University degree holder in computer science or a related engineering field
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Design (Functional Programming is a plus)
  • Experience with Middleware Architecture or Message Queues (Kafka is a plus)
  • Experience in building API based solutions Operational knowledge of SQL databases (PostgreSQL is a plus)
  • Ability to work and communicate in a fast paced international start-up environment
  • Good communication skills, high proficiency in English, German language skills are a plus
  • Constantly stays on top of current tech industry trends
  • You have EU/EEA country passport/citizenship and/or unlimited work permission for Germany. We can not consider candidates for which a work permit needs to be arranged.

Will be a plus

  • Experience in IT Security is a big plus
  • Experience with data processing technologies (Spark, Storm, Samza) and cloud providers (AWS, ProfitBricks) 
  • Experience with REST, NoSQL databases, Scala, TDD/BDD and CI/CD 

Work permission:

Yes, I am a national of a EU/EEA country, I have general work permission for the country of the vacancy I applied for

We offer

Relocation package

Adaptation tips

Adaptation tips

Flight ticket

Flight ticket

Temporary housing

Temporary housing

Visa Services

Visa Services

Additional details

Communication and all issues related to the position are curated by the recruitment partner of FinLeap.

You have EU/EEA country passport/citizenship and/or unlimited work permission for Germany. We can not consider candidates for which a work permit needs to be arranged.

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