Backend Software Engineer

Posted 26 October 2023
Salary £550 - £650 per day
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
Discipline Software Engineering
Contact NameCallum Fraser

Job description

Back End Software Engineer

Start Date: ASAP
Contract Length: 8 Months
Location / Remote Working: Stratford, East London
If Onsite, How Many Days: 5 days a week

Pay Rate: £600

"Our mission is to enhance investment opportunities in global capital markets. By empowering financial technology firms and banking institutions, we contribute to the financial well-being of their clientele. In pursuit of our mission, we aim to facilitate the opening of a significant number of securities accounts across European markets within the current decade.

Our company develops infrastructure solutions for financial service providers and technology firms, fueling the evolution of the next generation of investment products. We facilitate various processes, from enabling the seamless launch of initial investment products for Fintech startups to integrating investment options for Neobanks, thus introducing the concept of investing in novel contexts.


  • Drive product development initiatives using expertise in fintech or financial services.
  • Lead hands-on product development, advocating for best engineering practices and making critical technical decisions.
  • Take ownership of challenges, demonstrating determination and attention to detail.
  • Foster a collaborative environment, sharing knowledge and promoting learning and growth.
  • Adapt quickly to new technologies and implement innovative solutions.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, focusing on essential tasks to drive the company's mission.

Essential Skill Set:

  • Java and Spring/Spring Boot:

Proficiency in Java and experience with Spring/Spring Boot frameworks.

  • GCP (Google Cloud Platform):

Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform services.

  • Fintech/Financial Services Background:

Preferred experience in fintech or financial services.

  • Problem-Solving and Customer-Centric Approach:

Strong problem-solving skills with a customer-centric approach.

  • Technical Challenges and High-Quality Deliverables:

Proven track record of handling complex technical challenges and delivering high-quality outcomes.

  • Collaborative Team Player:

Excellent collaboration skills and a natural inclination for knowledge sharing.

  • Adaptability to New Technologies:

Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and industry trends.

Desirable Skill Set:

  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, or C++, along with a strong understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Fintech Knowledge: A solid understanding of financial markets, investment products, and regulatory requirements within the fintech industry would be highly beneficial.
  • Product Development: Experience in driving product development from ideation to execution, including conducting market research, defining product requirements, and managing the product life cycle.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify complex problems, devise effective solutions, and implement them in a timely manner.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as the capacity to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Adaptability: A willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies, tools, and industry trends as they emerge, demonstrating a proactive approach to professional development.