Senior Backend Engineer (m/f/div)

Job description

Elinvar enables Asset & Wealth Managers to digitalize their business model. By combining cutting-edge technology and the regulatory expertise of a licensed financial portfolio manager we offer our partners a comprehensive range of services. The platform’s flexibility enables the customized solution for each partner. 

 

Working at Elinvar is like the platform itself: straightforward and focused on excellence. As a B2B2C provider, we work with asset managers who are managing billions of customer assets. Accordingly, the demands they have on us are high, and we expect a lot from ourselves, too. We are a dynamic team of technology and financial experts and we need your talent to seamlessly bring this disruptive product to our users.

 

Our technical stack: the platform consists of dozens of microservices which are mainly based on Java 8. They communicate through Kafka and a GraphQL. Data is stored in PostgreSQL and Couchbase. The services are running in Docker containers on several data centers in a high availability mode, managed by Kubernetes. The frontend is based on React.js. We are using GitLab for source control and continuous integration. The development process is based on Scrum with 2-week sprints. 

 

What will keep you challenged?

  • Designing and implementation of our backend services and complex core application
  • Working with cutting-edge technologies to build an innovative product from scratch
  • Leading by example and evaluating different approaches and methodologies in development
  • Continuously improving productivity and sustainability with great coding, QA and release practices
  • Collaborating with a team of product managers, data analysts and executive stakeholders to develop a comprehensive understanding of the key drivers and opportunities within the business
  • Sharing your knowledge and experience with the team

Why Elinvar?

  • Based in Berlin, Elinvar is the comprehensive, digital and customized solution for wealth managers
  • Our partners manage billions and expect excellence. We empower employees to reshape finance and look for talented and dedicated people
  • Managing billions, our partners expect only excellent solutions. We empower employees to reshape finance and look for talented and dedicated people
  • Our co-founders share tremendous industry expertise and together with the team are dedicated to ensure Elinvar’s long term success
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated – both in and out of the office

Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • Java (SE) expert with at least 4 years’ experience in backend development
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Design (Functional Programming is a plus)
  • Experience with Middleware Architecture or Message Queues (Kafka is a plus)
  • Experience in building API based solutions
  • Operational knowledge of SQL databases (PostgreSQL is a plus)
  • You always stay on top of current tech industry trends
  • Prior experience with source control tools - Git, Github, Gitlab
  • You love working in agile teams, JIRA and Confluence are no strangers to you
  • Good communication skills, high proficiency in English, German language skills are a plus