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Senior Java Software Engineer

IT & Technology
Amsterdam
English and Swedish, German and English, Polish and English, English and Dutch, English

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Java Software Engineer, who likes to make an impact.
This role is pivotal for driving the development of the core platform, which leverages Java, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, and a private cloud infrastructure.
The ideal candidate will be a product-focused engineer with a strong sense of independence and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable, high-performance Java functionalities.

  • Collaborate closely with the product team to understand and translate business requirements into technical solutions.

  • Deploy, manage, and scale applications using Kubernetes and a private cloud environment.

  • Ensure code quality through rigorous testing, code reviews, and adherence to best practices.


  • A competitive salary of 85K plus equity

  • The opportunity to work with a vibrant, highly technical founding team.

  • The chance to make a significant impact on the development and success of cutting-edge fintech products.


Work arrangement:
This position requires the candidate to work mostly onsite, with reasonable flexibility
Existing visa and 30% ruling can be transferred, relocation will not be sponsored

Requirements:

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
* 5+ years of experience in software development with a strong focus on Java. You know your frameworks but don't depend on them.
* You've worked on core products, and oversee the long-term consequences of your decisions.
* Strong understanding of software design principles, algorithms, and data structures.
* Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
* Strong communication skills and a collaborative mindset.

About the company:

Join an exciting fintech startup based in Amsterdam, founded by a team with a track record of successful exits in the fintech industry.
Their MVP is done, the first customers are onboarded, the product-market fit is proven.
The tech team consists of very experienced developers, with high standards for clean code, reliability, and performance.