Backend Developer

We are finbyte, a tech company based in Berlin helping businesses build fintech solutions and gain momentum to launch innovative offerings. Finbyte brings Commencis’ extensive experience in software & product development and strong talent together with FinLeap’s dominant presence as Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem.


On a mission to thrive fintechs and enterprises in the era of disruption, Finbyte aims to create momentum and accelerate future-minded companies.


We are looking for team members to develop state-of-the-art technology and contribute to innovative projects that will help reshape the future of finance.


Join us in Berlin to build the backbone of pioneering companies.


The position in a nutshell:

finbyte is in search of a Backend Developer who will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of a scalable, secure and well designed software products from research and design to implementation. You’ll be working closely with designers, analysts, quality assurance and other teams to translate each design into real-life products.


Location: Berlin, Germany


Key Responsibilities

●  Writing well designed, reusable, testable and secure code by applying best software development practices

●  Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability and performant applications

●  Design & Implementation of RESTful APIs for user facing elements developed by front-end developers

●  Integration of Legacy systems through async communication

●  Collaborating in a multidisciplinary and international team

●  Participating and conducting code reviews

●  Discovering, learning and implementing new technologies


Qualifications & Experience

●  BSc/MSc/PhD degree in Computer Science or a related field

●  Experience in architecting, designing and implementing large scale systems

●  Proficiency with Java 7/8 and Spring Framework (Boot, MVC, Data, Cloud, Security etc.)

●  Experience with Service-oriented architecture, microservices and REST APIs

●  Experience with Relational Database Systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server etc.)

●  Knowledge of Message & Event-driven Architectures

●  Knowledge of Cloud Services (especially AWS and related AWS Services)

●  Good understanding of fundamental design principles for a scalable application

●  Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3

●  Strong unit test and debugging skills

●  Proficiency in code versioning tools such as Git

●  Strong sense of analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

●  Excellent attention to detail

●  Highly Effective time management and multitasking skills.

●  Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, German is a plus


Nice to have

●  Experience and understanding of CI/CD principles

●  Understanding of Infrastructure as a Code paradigm

●  Familiarity with non-relational databases such as MongoDB, Couchbase, DynamoDB, Cassandra etc.

●  Proficiency in distributed systems and concurrent programming

●  Experience with build tools such as Maven

●  Knowledge of containerized systems and experience with Docker Swarm and/or Kubernetes

●  Experience or willing to learn large scale stream processing technologies

●  Experience with software development tools such as Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, JIRA

●  Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies

●  Contributions to OpenSource projects



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