Senior Java Engineer (f/m/div)

Job description

Valendo is a fast-growing FinTech startup in the lending sector. We offer our customers an innovative financing solution as an alternative to traditional equity and debt strategies with a focus on working capital solutions. We currently serve a wide range of small and medium sized businesses, with a strong focus on fast-growing e-commerce and trading companies. Valendo was founded in 2015 by Finleap, the leading FinTech Company Builder in Europe.

As a Senior Java Backend Developer at Valendo, you will work on a small team on the development of our customer platform. You will have an incredible amount of impact on the current state and future direction of our product, with visibility throughout the organisation. As the product grows with time you will be creating new features and functionalities and getting a significant opportunity to take ownership. You will also be part of hiring new team members to grow the team.

You will become familiar with our tools and processes by partnering with a member of the team to ramp up effectively, and  with internal stakeholders in product and Operations on best practices and standards within Valendo.

You will take ownership of more significant, large-scale projects, deliver solutions and participate in discussion around design and architecture of the platform; advocate for particular technologies or processes that would have impact across the organization.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Integrating Valendo’s wide range of customers through financial and logistics APIs
  • Combining and analyising various data sources in a scalable database which is used by internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring systematic quality assurance for the validation of accurate data processing to enable the real-time risk monitoring
  • Collaborating with a small but ambitious team on tech and business topics

Our Stack:

  • Java 8, React.js/Redux, Groovy, Python, AWS (S3, Lambda, SES, SNS), PostgreSQL, Spring Framework, Spring Cloud Data Flow, Docker, Jenkins.


You need to have experience with:

  • Java 8 and REST API

  • Spring Boot and Hibernate ORM

  • Microservices and Docker containers

  • Postgres, Redis, DynamoDb databases

  • JUnit and integration tests

  • Jira, Git, and Confluence

  • Some DevOps skills will be a plus

What will make you succeed?

  • Considerable experience with Java backend development
  • Working knowledge of Spring
  • Ability to run Jenkins jobs in Groovy
  • Strong relational database experience
  • An interest in data driven environments that empower our business
  • Experience with AWS services and DevOps culture is desirable

Why Valendo?

  • We are innovating traditional lending processes, supporting a wide range of clients to grow their businesses.
  • Talented, dedicated and passionate people are at the core of our business bringing together finance and tech skills.
  • We are a fast growing team, empowering each team member to take full ownership of their activities.
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated — both in and out of the office.

Sounds interesting? Apply here and let's talk more about it!