Senior Backend Engineer (Java)

New York, NY /
Engineering /
Who We Are: 
Ocrolus is a fintech infrastructure company that transforms documents into actionable data. Powered by Artificial Intelligence and a unique human-in-the-loop data validation process, Ocrolus plugs directly into customer workflows via API, eliminating the need for manual data work. The solution includes built-in fraud detection and analytics, enabling customers to make smarter and faster business decisions with unprecedented precision.

Use-cases include loan underwriting, account openings, invoice processing, and other document-intensive processes. Ocrolus has raised over $30 million in venture capital, backed by Oak HC/FT, FinTech Collective, Bullpen Capital, and QED Investors, among others.

We are looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior Backend Engineer with a solid technical background and leadership skills, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and help architect and build the next generation of our backend applications.


    • Designing and implementing and maintaining Microservices using Java
    • Designing and developing cloud based software products conforming to industry best practices
    • Build systems, services, and tools to handle new Ocrolus products and business requirements that securely scale over millions of transactions
    • Build and scale our fast growing online services and data pipelines
    • Collaborate with other teams on security, reliability and automation
    • Supporting testing process and troubleshooting issues and resolving them


    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 5+ years engineering experience
    • Expert in Java and experienced in building complex service applications in Java, and solid understanding of the JVM
    • Solid database skills (Postgres, MySQL etc)
    • Experience with Spring Framework and related ecosystem
    • Can contribute best-practices and architectural leadership to our backend applications and help pick the architecture, frameworks and tooling for our next generation platform.
    • Experience leading and owning projects from beginning to end
    • Experience with agile methodologies and automated testing
    • Familiarity with containerization, microservices architecture, continuous integration and deployment

We’re a young and rapidly growing FinTech company - if you have ever wanted to jump on a rocket ship as it’s taking off, now is your chance!