Senior Java Backend Developer (m/f) – FinTech Application // smava

September 13, 2017
We are smava, the online loan comparison platform. We provide transparency and fairness to our customers by giving them all relevant data and informations to act as empowered market participants. Our mission is disrupting financial services by digitalizing lending. We provide consumers with the fastest most convenient and most affordable personal credit solutions which fit their individual needs best. As a Berlin based FinTech we have grown to over 280 employees and strive to continue that successful growth. To achieve that, we are looking for the best employees to expand our team- employees like you!

Our development team steadily improves our smava ecosystem of personal credit solutions. We continuously develop our online loan comparison platform and implement new product features. Currently we are looking for skilled Java Developers who have strong experiences in designing and building scalable high-performing applications.

“The smava development team can give you the opportunity to learn from some of the most brilliant engineering minds from all around the world (Dominik, Lead Architect).”

So you love programming, awesome! Additionally we would like you to have:

  • At least four years of working experience with Java & Spring framework (some of your projects are still in production)
  • Good understanding of software design patterns and best practices
  • Experience in building distributed, scalable and resilient infrastructure
  • SQL / NoSQL data management expertise
  • Working experience in an Agile driven environment
  • Fluent spoken and written English (other languages are considered a plus)

Our backend tech stack:

  • Java 8
  • Spring framework (DI, Security, Scheduling, Tx, Spring REST, Spring WS)
  • Spring Cloud Netflix (e. g. Eureka, Ribbon)
  • Messaging JMS / AMQP
  • Maven
  • PostgreSQL, Dynamo DB, Redis,
  • Hybrid Cloud Technologies

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive future technology that changes the financial industry
  • A wide range of exciting technical challenges which means e. g. migrating huge monolitic application into a set of smaller and independent services or improving smava architecture to increase functional A-B testing
  • Continuing our growth we will offer also techlead roles or technical management position in the near future
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (30 nationalities) we have onboarded successfully in providing e.g. visa sponsorship and relocation support
  • Flexible working hours
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Paid education (e. g. trainings, workshops, conferences)
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized Lunch offer ( and subsidized public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)
  • Beer Friday, Mystery Lunch, Breakfast Club and different team events
  • Discounted fitness offers close to the office

Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward receiving your application including:

  • CV, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Martin Firlus
  • In case you are not an EU citizen, we also need a copy of your academic degree & valid passport
  • If you already have a Blue Card, Visa or Work Permit, please let us know
  • Please also tell us, where you first found our job advertisement

Please note that it will be difficult to proceed with your application without the documents mentioned above.

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