Senior Scala Backend Engineer // bonify

June 25, 2018

We democratize finance & credit scoring in Europe. Wanna help? Join our amazing team in Berlin as a Senior Scala Backend Engineer!

bonify – a Berlin based FinTech Startup enables customers to benefit from their credit scoring and financial data. We give customers free & easy access to their credit score and let them upload additional relevant data. Then we offer tools and personalized recommendations to help optimize our customer’s financial situation.

Founded in 2015 by key executives of McKinsey and Zalando, bonify has received significant funding from international leading VCs, e.g., Mosaic Ventures and Ribbit Capital, and successful entrepreneurs, e.g., Zalando founders and Raisin founders.

Your Task

Your tasks will include:

  • Build new microservices in Scala contributing to our platform using play framework and Vert.x
  • Develop microservices architecture for scalable FinTech product which runs on docker Kubernetes
  • Own key elements of our system and lead new features development and integrations
  • Mentor other tech team members and contribute to the overall culture of our amazing team
  • Contributing to the processes of architectural scaling, improving technical resilience of our services and support backend technical decisions
  • Following the latest technological trends and apply them in our products
  • Contribute to the overall design of new platform features

What we are looking for

You have the following skill set to complement our team:

  • At least 2 years of development experience in Scala, play framework or/and Vert.x
  • Java background is a plus
  • Experience with microservices architecture and building scalable architectures
  • Experience with PostgeSQL, MongoDB and message busees like RabbitMQ
  • Experience with building services processing large amount of structured and unstructured data is an advantage
  • An understanding of technology in the financial services (including experience designing PFM (Personal Financial Management) or related finance apps is a big plus
  • Strong customer focus and well organized and always think one step ahead with our customer in mind
  • Hands-on mentality and always strive to find the best solution as quickly as possible
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience working closely with a development team in agile environment
  • English language is a must; German language nice to have

What we offer

Our goal is to set up a great working environment. Become part of the process and:

  • Shape the future organization as a part of the Interdisciplinary and international founding team
  • Take responsibility from day one
  • Enjoy a variety of coaching and trainings
  • Work in a thrilling and flexible agile startup environment
  • Enjoy a workplace in the heart of Berlin with drinks, fresh fruit, kicker, ping pong, German classes…
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