Backend Java Developer

Recruiter
Monese
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About Monese

At Monese we believe that access to banking and financial services is a right that everybody should enjoy. We are on a mission to ensure that anyone in the world who needs a bank account can get one. By using leading edge technology via smartphones, we offer services that are easy to access, simple to use and cheap to run for anybody.

The first Monese product already serves hundreds of thousands of customers in the UK and Europe, and we are adding new services on a regular basis.

Our fast growing team is located in London, UK and Tallinn, Estonia. By working with us, you will be part of a carefully selected team who are great at what they do and share the belief in our mission of making banking available to everybody. We’re not just a start-up with an idea; we have a proven business model that is growing exponentially and generates strong revenues.

About the role

We’re looking for two talented software engineers to join us on a permanent basis in our London office. You could be a junior engineer with some experience, passionate and dreaming about building stuff and figuring out puzzles of integration, connections between the app and backend. Or you could be an experienced developer / architect, still passionate and hands on one. We are looking for ones valuing a clean neat code and wanting to know why.

At Monese, we have ample opportunities for you to grow and develop your skills. You could contribute to our Fraud team outsmarting fraudsters with machine learning algorithms. Or you might be a great asset to our full-stack Growth team working on understanding our customers better via improved analytics and compelling features. Or perhaps you’d be interested in developing alongside our seasoned onboarding experts working on improving our infamous 3-minute fully mobile customer onboarding experience. As we said, there’s plenty of opportunities if you’re one to grab a chance and give it your all.

You are going to:

* Work closely with our product and design teams to define feature specifications
* Contribute with analysis and solutions to fulfil business requirements
* Design and develop reliable, fast, flexible and decoupled systems
* Research, plan and implement integrations with numerous banking and payments systems
* Optimise performance of complex systems
* Create structured, testable, lightweight code in Java

REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for you, if you:

* Have excellent Java skills
* Are experienced in Agile development practices
* Understand relational databases
* Can communicate well in English
* Highly value efficiency and understand the importance of writing clean code
* Are able to take charge of your time and prioritise problems to solve
* Can communicate effectively and recognise the value of collaboration between team members
* Are familiar and comfortable with working in the DevOps culture
* Are passionate about building something truly meaningful in the financial sector

What we consider as a plus:

* Have previous payment systems integration experience
* Exposure to the full stack, from frontend UI to the server side, business logic and database, and awareness of the leading technologies in each domain
* Advanced hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services and its core architectural components / utilities
* Database management skills like scaling, performance management, capacity planning, etc., PostgreSQL

BENEFITS
Benefits of working at Monese:

* Ample opportunity to develop your career within Monese as you will be an important part of a fast-growing company
* A horizontal structure where everyone has a voice and makes a direct and valued contribution to building the best product possible
* International team of open-minded people in a nice office environment with plenty of perks, snacks and drinks
* Opportunity to travel between our offices and meet other teams as well
* Many fun team events, office parties and summer ‘weekend-getaway’ to spend some quality time with your colleagues
* In- and outdoors Moneser’s sports activities
* Flexible working schedule and possibility to work remotely
* Stock options and competitive salary

Sounds like something for you?

Please send your CV and cover letter in English.

We will start reviewing the applications and meeting the candidates immediately so be quick to apply!

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