Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer

  • Location

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Luke Stockbridge

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We're partnered with Europe's fastest growing Challenger Bank, based out of Moorgate in London. They are searching for Java Developers to join as part of their highly talented development team.

Their product offers 'instant open' current accounts and money transfer services, as an alternative to traditional banks, giving users immediate access to their money globally, without the need for lengthy sign-up forms.

From a tech perspective, the backend stack is Java 8-11, Microservices, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Spring, SQL and more.

Since their inception 5 years ago, they have been leading the industry, already raising hundreds of millions in funding, with $50m raised in 2018 alone. Their headcount grew by 50% in 2021, and the aim is to add another 50% in 2022.

They just reached the over 200 employees mark across the world. Their UK office acts as their headquarters, but they have offices all over Europe, including Portugal, Estonia and more. They offer employees the chance to travel between offices too if desired!

The company have an 'employee first' mentality, highlighted by their record low attrition rate. They offer outstanding remote working options (developers are only required in 2 days per month), as well as flexible working hours and a host of other outstanding benefits.

The salary and stocks package pay very well, with pay reviews year on year.

You will be working closely with the product and design teams to define feature specifications, fulfill business requirements. Create structured, testable and lightweight code in Java. You will also be expected to implement integrations with numerous banking and payment systems.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent Java skills.
  • Experienced in Agile development practices.
  • Value a clean neat code, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills in English.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Financial Services experience.
  • Good understanding of Relational Databases.
  • Database Management skills including performance management and capacity planning

My client are offering a base salary of up to £85,000 in addition to a modern technology stack, generous stock options and flexible working.