Backend Software Engineer

Paris, Remote friendly /
Tech & Data – Back-End /
Full-time
Our mission? To create the finance solution all businesses love. Our means? Technology, elegant design, and an outstanding sense of customer care. At Qonto, we believe that great service comes from great thinkers. That’s why we strive to provide a comfortable environment that allows you to excel in your work. Check out this video to learn about our working ethos: The Qonto Way

Alexandre and Steve launched Qonto in July 2017, and the team has achieved great things since then:
- Market leader for online SME banking in Europe
- 200,000 SME clients- Outstanding customer satisfaction (App Store | Google Play | TrustPilot)
- Recognized as one of the best startups to work for (LinkedIn | Glassdoor)
- €136 million raised so far
- International investors with solid fintech experience
- Qonto is part of the #Next40 index for 2021
- And 450+ happy Qontoers building a finance solution businesses love to use

Our values:
Ambition | We tackle big challenges. No matter what
Teamwork | We create momentum by working together, at the same speed
Mastery | We pursue excellence through continuous learning. We face challenges with humility. Every day
Integrity | We're open. We're honest. And we earn the trust of our clients and each other

Software Engineers at Qonto craft polished user experiences, highly scalable API's and robust banking services, all to help create the finance solution all businesses love.

The backend engineering team at Qonto currently has over 60 highly skilled engineers, from all over the world, working closely in cross-functional teams to shape our finance solutions. They participate in the discussions on the direction of our banking product, manage how we will handle our ever-growing user base needs, and deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment.
 
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Backend Engineer at Qonto, you will

Design, develop and maintain our API's for maximum resilience, scalability, robustness, and security
Build new applications and services to support our API's and internal tools to help us move faster with confidence and quality
Play an active role in the architecture at Qonto to better support our growing user base and scaling needs
Maintain our high level of quality through strong testing methodologies, documentation, pairing, and learning
Help scale our backend codebase while maintaining our strong engineering culture,
Share your knowledge and learnings through internal and external talks and participate in the development of open-source tools

Our primary languages are Golang and Ruby on the backend, EmberJS on the frontend, and Kotlin and Swift for our Mobile applications. Our platform runs on a Kubernetes cluster hosted on AWS, with PostgreSQL as our database of choice, using Kafka for our event-driven architecture and ELK for logging and auditing, among many other tools, services, and applications.

🧠 What you could work on

As part of our Engineering department, you will work within one of our cross-functional teams, each team handling part of our product. A few examples of these teams are:

💳 Cards: the team responsible for all things cards. On the backend, this includes but is not limited to: all things related to card shipment, paying with cards, billing for cards, and card security.

🏦 Ledger: the team working on our Core Banking System, which allows us to store transactions in an accurate, scalable, and auditable way.

✈️ Onboarding: the team guiding users through a delightful and frictionless sign-up experience.

🏅About You

Experience:
You have 3+ years of experience as a software engineer and have had exposure to architectural patterns of large, high-scale web applications. Plus, you have strong knowledge and experience in Go, Ruby or similar languages and are willing to learn Ruby and Go
Problem solver: You are a pragmatic and solution-oriented engineer who is interested in hard problems and delivering value
Impact Maker: You want to help build an innovative product used by tens of thousands of users and leave your mark
Best Practices: You are an organized worker who follows best practices regarding code quality, testing and code reviews
Curiosity: You are a curious and open-minded developer who is eager to learn a new language, banking domain and introduce new tools and services where it can help us grow
Team player: You have good communication skills, are comfortable working in a team and can easily work with non-technical colleagues
Languages: You are fluent in English.
🎁 Perks

You got it: helping you succeed is our #1 priority. We have put together several perks to make your life easier and more will be added as Qonto grows further 🤗

Office & Team Life
- 3,200 sqm fully-renovated building near Opera with WeWork services
- Monthly team events, and yearly offsite (Barcelona, Sicily… what’s next?)
- Free coffee, snacks in the kitchen, and a budget allocated to managers for small team events
- The latest in Apple’s equipment

Qonto’s benefits
- Tailor-made Remote Policy: from 2 days per week with a bonus of 12 additional days per year to Full remote, with the possibility in both cases to work from anywhere (+/-3 hours) up to 4 weeks per year
- A competitive salary package
- Alan health insurance (60% covered by Qonto for Qontoers and their children)
- 5 to 10 days off in addition to the legal 25 days
- A Swile Card that you can use for lunch
- Access to thousands of gyms and activities for 10-30€ a month, through our partnership with Gymlib
- Relocation package and visa sponsorship for international talents (we have 40+ nationalities based in Paris!)
- An inclusive environment with a real focus on parity (40% of our teams are women)
- Special parenthood policy (we are part of the Parental Act program)
- Childcare Benefits (reserved day-care places for your little ones) and subsidies/discounts with selected childcare partners
- Access to Moka Care, a digital platform to take care of your mental health
- Career tracks that can match all expectations (Expert or Manager tracks): we believe in our Qontoers and we want them to progress on their journey at Qonto. And in addition, internal and international mobility is also promoted

💪 Our hiring process:

- A 60 min video call with one of our Talent Acquisition Managers, to better understand your career plan and answer any of your questions
- A 60 min video call with your future manager, to create a strong alignment on what they will expect from you and tell you more about their way of operating
- A fully remote exercise to evaluate your abilities and give you a taste of what you could work on at Qonto
- Video calls or onsite interviews with future team members (optional) to help you envision yourself at the company
- A final video call or onsite interview with the manager of your future Department

We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞


Thank you for considering joining Qonto. We cannot wait to learn more about you!
If you want to learn more about us: Les Echos | Qonto's Blog | L'Usine Digitale | Next 40