Backend Engineer - Fintech

Backend Engineer opportunities with a well-funded FinTech startup in Cambridge.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to join a high-growth, Series A startup at a stage where you can have a real say in shaping and influencing a product whilst also having the opportunity to really develop your own skills and work with modern tools. This is a company that will invest in you and your growth as an engineer, so even if you don’t tick all the boxes, our client will provide the coaching and support needed to get to the next stage of your career.

What’s involved:

  • You’ll be building products and solutions that enable our client to increase their processed transactions by x5 over the coming months from the current rate (API experience will help you out here)
  • Interesting projects to work on including splitting their app into microservices
  • Building on current UI to enhance it and deliver amazing experiences for users
  • Reality checking UI/UX designs
  • Taking part in code reviews & writing good, clean code that is easily maintained
  • Creating solutions to problems as they’re presented

About you

  • An ambitious Back-end Engineer (mid-weight) who’s looking to work with Python (previous experience not essential)
  • Your attention to detail is second to none
  • Experience with building web APIs
  • HTML, CSS, JS & Linux
  • Relational database experience (familiar with an ORM, e.g. SqlAlchemy)
  • A bonus would be experience with PostgreSQL, ES6+, Celery, Vue & Flask

In return

  • Salary of £50K - £90K, dependent on experience
  • Options, pension scheme & bi-annual salary review
  • Monthly employee rewards
  • Supportive and positive work culture
  • Personal budget for development and learning
  • 25 days holiday + genuine flexible working (flexi-hours and home-based when required)
  • New offices, regular team lunches & social events
Permanent
4 February 2020
Data, Tech & Software Engineering
Back End Developer
Cambridgeshire
£50k - £90k + great benefits

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