(Senior) Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Berlin /
Engineering /
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. In a non-transparent financing market, we are providing access to and the opportunity to compare modern and suitable financing products. Therefore, we are looking for smart team members to join us on our journey to become Europe's biggest, most advanced and reliable SME financing platform.

Your Responsibilities

    • You will be part of our engineering team reporting directly to our CTO. 
    • Your job will be to help maintain, extend and optimize our backend-architecture as well as code base. 
    • This entails designing and implementing REST APIs and  developing new features. 
    • You also take part in the code reviews to ensure code quality of our system

Your Profile

    • You are passionate about programming and solving real-world problems.
    • Professional experience with Python or Go back-end development.
    • You have worked with 2 of the languages in production: Java, Go, C/C++, Python, Ruby, Scala
    • You have used relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL before
    • Solid computer science fundamentals in algorithms, data structures etc.
    • You take ownership for business outcomes, proactively help initiate and drive projects 
    • You have the ability to communicate effectively with all parties involved 

    • Nice to have skills
    • Experience with async processes
    • NoSQL database/systems experience
    • Fast moving startup experience

Your Benefits

    • We encourage your personal development, offering individual external and internal training, conference visits, and regular appraisals.
    • You take responsibility from day one and work in an agile team of diverse, smart, and passionate people from more than 10 nationalities.
    • You can benefit from our flexible working hours, beer fridge, hover boards and other perks 
    • Experienced management team with strong focus on your personal development.
    • Flat hierarchies, open communication, high energy and high reward.
    • Weekly updated about growth and development of the business.
    • A nice office with a great atmosphere in Berlin and of course, the latest hardware.