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Engineer Golang/Python (f/m/d)

IntermediateFull timeRelocation
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PythonDevelopmentAPIsEngineeringGitHubArchitectureDjangoTypeScriptSoftware EngineeringJIRASaasB2BIntegration TestingGo Lang


At FinCompare we are on a mission to simplify SME finance by using technology to offer businesses a convenient one-stop destination for all their financing needs. We develop and operate a successful SaaS Market-Network for German small and medium-sized enterprises, financial advisors and financing institutions which provides access to modern and suitable financing products. We are looking for great team members to join us on our journey to become Europe's biggest, most advanced SME financing platform.

Software Engineering is at the heart of FinCompare’s Business. We are looking to extend our remote and onsite team with driven individuals who find pleasure in delivering great solutions that lead our customers to success.

We want you to help us make impactful choices in an agile environment so that we stay ahead of the curve with innovative and effective products.

Our mission: Develop outstanding software, faster.

Your Responsibilities 

  • Work on B2B server-to-server API solutions with Bank-Side partners as well as “traditional” Rest-APIs and services 
  • Consolidate and extend an existing Django and Golang codebase to allow for higher productivity and reliability 
  • Accelerate us on our path to a more loosely coupled system architecture 
  • Explore the problem-space collaboratively in a cross-functional team to deliver high value to end-users 
  • Create technical plans, architectures and extension of our domain designs for the projects you take part in 
  • Plan small, individually shippable changes in a continuous delivery environment 
  • Embrace and extend our developer-focused automated testing 
  • Help break down organisational silos and empower technical peers to contribute with a high degree of end2end ownership 
  • Assist your colleagues with their growth and performance by reviewing their work, pair-programming, giving actionable advice and feedback

Your Profile 

  • You enjoy solving customer problems 
  • You have been hands-on 2+ years in modern software teams and  with multiple programming languages, ideally both python and Golang 
  • You have a positively opinionated but open mindset and a bias towards action 
  • You successfully designed significant parts of production software systems 
  • You worked actively on refactoring and developing service-oriented systems 
  • You enjoy planning and breaking down problems into small parts 
  • You are experienced with Unit- and Integration-Testing. Bonus: Gherkin 
  • You enjoy thinking about problems and deeply care about simplicity and understanding 
  • You can express yourself and your ideas effectively to technical and non-technical team-members 
  • You are motivated by carrying responsibility for your work and the outcomes we achieve together 
  • You command English level B2 or higher

Our Setup 

  • 4 cross-functional squads 
  • 1 python/Django Monolith, 8 golang services 
  • React, Typescript 
  • Rest, gRPC, Websockets 
  • moderate diversity of AWS-services (EC2, ELB, RDS, S3, Elasticsearch, Elasticache, SNS/SQS, Secret Manager) 
  • ELK Stack, Grafana, Prometheus,, Jaeger 
  • All software dockerized, different cluster environments including a flexible of cloud-dev environments 
  • Mostly github-based CI 
  • Unit-Tests & integration-/API-Tests (Gherkin-based) 
  • Github, Slack, Atlassian Jira 
  • “Maker Time” - engineers don’t have too many meetings

Your Benefits 

  • Flexible working hours and remote working 
  • Company growth-outlook with an established strategy and long-term stability 
  • An attractive remuneration package 
  • Active support in your personal development via individual training and frequent in-depth feedback via a comprehensive organised scheme 
  • Experienced managers and team-members that encourage ownership and high standards 
  • Flat hierarchies, open communication and company transparency 
  • Gain experience in a largely untapped sector with strong growth expectations that is B2B online finance 
  • A nice office with a great atmosphere in the heart of Berlin 
  • A diverse and multinational team that melts the best this world has to offer 
  • Any hardware, software, tools you need
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