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Backend Software Engineer Java - FinTech

Job Title: Backend Software Engineer Java - FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15810/J/JR/060421_1617724571
Contact Name: Java Team
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Backend Software Engineer / Java Developer (Spring Kafka Data) Exceptional opportunity has opened at an industry-leading FinTech for an accomplished Backend Software Engineer to join the mission-critical Fraud and Financial Crime domain of the business.

This pioneering FinTech is re-designing the future of money and transforming the customer consumer banking experience. Their cloud-native technology platform gives clients a next generation, personalised experience when it comes to managing their money, and their trajectory of growth is set to continue.

The core platform is built on a microservices architecture and run on AWS. It's constantly evolving to meet industry-leading standards of technical innovation, and this culture of progression will apply to you too.

In this Backend Software Engineer role you'll play a key role in the portion of the business that is responsible for designing and developing solutions that keep clients protected from fraud, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing.

You'll call upon your industry experience and technical knowledge with microservices systems to deliver high-quality, scalable solutions, breaking down complex problems and building data models to identify, mitigate and prevent illicit financial activity.
You'll work with diverse, modern tools and technologies including Java 11, Kafka, SpringBoot, microservices, DevOps and Big Data.

The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter with strong Java backend development skills and good experience with Kafka. If you're keen to solve technical problems beyond the borders of your immediate team and instigate real-world change, apply today.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a remote interview and onboarding process as well as 100% work from home during the current social distancing measures. This will remain until mid/ late 2021, with 3-4 days a week WfH going forward.*

*You have strong Java backend development experience in Java 8/ Java 11
*You have good experience with Kafka for data streaming
*You have good knowledge of the Spring framework, plus SpringBoot for microservices
*You have AWS experience
*You have experience with TDD and Pair Programming
*You have Docker/ Kubernetes/ Helm experience for building and deploying production level microservices
*Good knowledge of SQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, CockroachDB) and ideally have had exposure to big data technologies such as Hadoop or Spark
*You're a proactive team player with excellent communication skills

As a Backend Software Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £85k) plus a comprehensive benefits package.

If you're interested in this Backend Software Engineer / Java Developer (Spring Kafka Data) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.