Backend Developer (m/f) for a new FinLeap Venture

Berlin, Germany


We’re FinLeap, a Fintech company builder based in Berlin and active in more than ten countries. Along with our passionate co-founders, we launch several startups per year. Here, people from many different backgrounds gather to shape the future of finance. We’re currently looking for a Backend Developer (m/w) to join a new Joint Venture between FinLeap and one of Germany’s biggest personal asset management companies.


What will keep you challenged?
  • Defining and building a scalable platform from scratch for a data driven application (B2B)
  • Integrating Valendo’s wide range of customers through financial and logistics API's
  • Enabling meaningful and insightful reports for data analysis and risk monitoring
  • Ensuring systematic quality assurance for the validation of accurate data processing
  • Collaborating with a small but ambitious team on tech and business topics

What will make you succeed?
  • Very good knowledge of Java
  • Experience with Web frameworks such as Play, Akka HTTP, Spray etc.
  • Expertise in building APIs: understanding HTTP protocol, REST principles, API-Gateways, testing and documenting it with Swagger
  • Experience in SQL and NoSQL databases: We use Couchbase, Redis and Postgres
  • Experience in applying solid engineering: unit and integration testing, writing clean maintainable code, maintain caching, CI/CD, monitoring
  • Ideally, you worked with building and maintaining data pipelines, streaming with tools like Kafka or Spark
  • Functional Programming experience is desirable
  • A growth mindset and open to new challenges with excellent English communication skills

Why FinLeap?
  • Together with experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts, you work on the success of our companies
  • Develop yourself in an excellent learning culture and work together with a highly motivated and experienced team
  • Join the largest FinTech Hub in Germany, which unites start-ups, science, SMEs and big players
  • We believe that hard work and success must be celebrated - we do that in and outside our office in the heart of Berlin