Senior Back End Developer

Job description

Founded in Berlin in 2014, finleap is Europe’s number one Fintech ecosystem. We are renowned for our fast execution in building successful, innovative and market-changing Fintech companies. Combining entrepreneurial execution, technological capabilities and diverse talent from over 55 different countries, finleap continuously challenges the status quo to reshape the way technology impacts the financial market. With 14 established ventures and new ones being launched each year, we have a wide variety of opportunities.

You will be involved in the first stages of new business idea generation for new solution building. You will be in charge of developing from scratch and of maintaining a brand new platform, working closely with product managers, designers, and the frontend and mobile developers team.


Skills Required

  • 5+ years software development experience with JavaScript technologies

  • Strong expertise with Typescript and Node.js 

  • Strong expertise with PostgreSQL and relational databases

  • Deep knowledge of REST architectures and design patterns

  • Experience with Docker and containers

  • Knowledge of AWS ecosystem and DevOps best practices

  • Experience with Git and code reviewing (your contribution to open source communities will be really welcome)

  • Good communication skills in English

Bonus skills

  • Code profiling and tracing practices and tools

  • Using or designing systems for log management, metrics, and alerting

  • Setup and configuration of complete CI/CD cycle

  • Knowledge of Java

Previous experiences

Our ideal candidate has experience in the development of a greenfield project, microservices, and has ideally worked on the transition from monolith to microservices architecture.


What Will Keep You Challenged?

  • Working on a brand new project without strict constraints

  • Being part of the back end development of a market disruptive banking platform

  • Very low maintenance activity, no legacy code

  • Collaborating with a team of outstanding engineers and product managers

What’s in it or You?

  • The opportunity to be part of a company who’s using cutting-edge technology to make waves in the finance and insurance industries

  • A direct influence on our products and choice of technologies – we want to hear your ideas!

  • Incredibly talented, dynamic and passionate team members

  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and development

  • A steep learning curve – our team is a mix of vertical disciplines experts and entrepreneurs

  • Plenty of perks including a full benefits package, choice of computer, free drinks and snacks, venture outings and company-wide events

  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated both in and out of our office.