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Lead Backend Software Engineer (Java) - Core Platform

Revolut London, United Kingdom
Posted 25 days ago Permanent Competitive
Lead Backend Software Engineer (Java) - Core Platform
About Revolut People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 40 million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.
As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000 people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role Our Technology team isn't just one of the best in the industry. It's one of the best in the world. And we're proud of it. It's our driving force - our engine 🚀
From building a new financial backend to creating an innovative app, there's nothing (and we mean nothing) our tech team can't do. Our Technology team isn't here to fix legacy systems - it's here to build world-class financial features from the ground up. Products that'll be used by millions of people around the world 🌎
We're looking for a Lead Backend Engineer who wants to change the world. If you like to work at a steady pace with no surprises, keep scrolling. If you want your work to change the global financial landscape, you might be just who we're looking for. We have a minimalist approach to using external frameworks, with an emphasis on maintainability and fast turnaround with TDD, DDD, and Continuous Integration & Delivery.
Our technology stack:
  • Java 17
  • GCP
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Spock
  • SparkJava
  • JOOQ and TDD approach
Watch this video to discover how our Engineering department is structured and what we expect from our brilliant engineers. If you're up for the challenge of shaping the future of finance, let's get in touch.

What you'll be doing
  • Leading and mentoring backend engineers, providing guidance and direction on best practices and technical decisions
  • Participating in performance reviews and building growth plans for engineers
  • Designing, documenting, and implementing solutions, using Domain-Driven Design, CQRS/ES, and event-driven architecture patterns on a global scale
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to improve engineering processes and raising a bar for quality and efficiency
  • Building mobile APIs and developing micro services to evolve our architecture
  • Perfecting a number of systems that our business depend on, like risk management, fraud detection, payment processing, etc.
  • Focusing mostly on greenfield development and improvement of existing systems
What you'll need
  • Fluency with Java
  • 8 years experience in back-end development
  • A bachelor's degree (or above) in computer science, maths, physics, or a similar area of study
  • A proven track record of contributing to process improvements, as well as mentoring and training team members
  • An ambitious and results-driven personality
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Working experience with Domain-Driven Design principles, practices, and patterns
  • Working experience with scalable distributed systems
  • Knowledge of different architectural patterns
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles and practices
  • Fluency in English
Nice to have
  • Experience with Kotlin and Scala
  • Experience within finance
  • Experience within a start-up or scale-up
  • Experience within a product-focused environment
Building a global financial super app isn't enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that's why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We're doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That's why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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