Our IT-Team focuses on the continuous improvement of our smava ecosystem for the personal credit solutions. We constantly develop our online loan comparison platform and implement new product features. The whole application system consists of more than 65 individual services. That is why we are looking for highly skilled Senior Java Backend Developer (m/f) who has strong experiences in designing and building scalable high-performing applications. Sounds like something you can do? Apply now!

Senior Java Backend Developer (m/f) – FinTech Application

Your tasks:

  • Being able to investigate the code fast and independently
  • Prepare and explain technical concepts for your less senior colleagues
  • Examine dependencies between components
  • Understand the business domain and be able to identify automated test strategies
  • Constantly deliver good code quality on time
  • Identify potential ways to improve and ease production delivery (alerts, reports, monitoring)

To get things done you will need:

  • You have gained 4 years of development expertise with Java Spring (Dependency Injection, Transaction, REST\MVC) after passing university degree
  • You have worked with Spring Boot at least in one of the projects
  • You have already successfully implemented Microservices in production
  • You have a proven record of solved problems with the outstanding results
  • You like tricky challenges and always happy to help with an advice to your peer Applications in production grade
  • Experience in building distributed, scalable and resilient infrastructure
  • Proven expertise with Message Services (e.g. RabbitMQ or JMS)
  • You possess SQL data management knowledge
  • Working experience in an Agile driven environment
  • Good understanding of software design patterns and best practices
  • Able to communicate clearly with managers and the team members

Not necessarily needed, but also helpful:

  • Working experiences with Continous Integration (CI) & Continous Development (CD)
  • Expertise in dealing with distributed streaming platforms like e.g. Apache Kafka

The mindset we are looking for:

  • Passion for software development
  • Solution-driven
  • Open minded
  • Focused
  • Able to communicate clearly

Our Tech Stack:

  • Java 8
  • Spring framework  (DI, Security, Scheduling, Tx, Spring REST, Spring AOP)
  • Spring Cloud Netflix (e. g. Eureka, Ribbon)
  • Messaging JMS / AMQP
  • Maven
  • PostgreSQL, Redis

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive future technology that changes the financial industry
  • Continuing our growth, we will also offer tech lead roles or technical management positions in the near future
  • A changing organization which knows what needs to be improved
  • An exciting opportunity in an innovative and fast-growing Fintech company
  • Signing bonus, because every great decision should be rewarded
  • Relocation bonus (in case you are relocating to Berlin)
  • Onboarding support (e.g. visa sponsorship & accommodation)
  • Paid education (e. g. training, workshops, conferences)
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Subsidized Lunch offer (smunch.co) and subsidized public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)
  • Discounted fitness offers close to the office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Language courses
  • Brown Bag Lunches, Hackathons, Beer Friday, Cookie Friday, Mystery Lunch, Breakfast Club and team events
  • Open communication, flat hierarchy and fast execution
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (40+ nationalities)

Our recruiting team is looking forward to receiving your online application including a cover letter, resume, your earliest possible starting date, and salary expectations addressed to Natalia Nehring.

Please also let us know, where you have found our job advertisement first.

About us:

We are smava, the online loan comparison platform.  We are one of the three largest Fintech-employers in Germany. Our mission is to revolutionize the loans market by making it fair and transparent. smava finds the best loans for everyone: fast, convenient and cost-effective. We are in the third stage of innovation in the finance industry: first ATM’s, then online-banking, now digital loans by smava! This is also why we were awarded as Innovator 2018. All of this was achieved thanks to more than 450 employees. Become a part of the smava-story now!


The smava development team gives you the opportunity to learn from some of the most brilliant engineering minds from all around the world." (Dominik, Lead Architect)

Want to find out more? Follow the link and get to know us better: https://www.smava.de/jobs/en/team/technology/