Senior Java Engineer


Opportunity - Thinking about quitting the corporate job? - Brand new fintech startup opportunity!

We are building up an engineering team for the development of a new Berlin fintech startup. In a small, high performance team which will be based in Iasi and Berlin you will create the brand new financial technology platform for DFS, a joint venture of Finleap and DVAG, the largest independent financial advisory service in Germany.

This greenfield cloud platform is going to serve a user base of over 9 million customers, and we’re very excited to onboard new colleagues to take over this huge & amazing challenge. 

We’re looking for a Senior Java Engineer in Iasi to design and implement from the ground up core components for this fintech platform, and scale the solution to serve millions of users. 

Honey Pots

  • Latest AWS tech stack
  • Greenfield cloud platform
  • No legacy code, start from scratch
  • Flexibility regarding technical solutions
  • Capacity to significantly influence technical decisions

A bit about you

  • Very good knowledge of Java 8 and Spring, at least 5 years of Java development experience.
  • Experience with popular Web frameworks, at least 3+ years of Spring MVC.
  • Proficient experience with SOA, REST Services, and Spring, Spring Batch, Spring Boot.
  • In-depth and hands-on experience in Microservices, API-Gateways, REST principles, and Spring Implementation.
  • Exposure to other JVM-Languages: Groovy, Scala, Kotlin
  • Experience in both SQL and NoSQL databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch.
  • Ideally, you are familiar or have built event driven systems using message busses like RabbitMQ or Kafka.

About DFS

DFS is a joint venture of Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG (DVAG) - the largest independent financial advisor in Germany - and FinLeap - a Berlin-based fintech company builder.

Deutsche Fintech Solutions is a digital innovation lab focused on building experience centric financial advisory technology, products and platforms for financial advisers and their customers.

About DVAG

DVAG is Germany's largest independent financial advisory service and offers comprehensive and cross-industry all-financial consulting for a broad section of the population. It serves around six million clients on the topics of finance, pensions and insurance.

About Finleap

FinLeap is Europe’s No. 1 Fintech ecosystem, founded in Berlin in 2014. Renowned for fast execution in building successful, innovative and market-changing Fintech companies.

With over 600 people who are part of 15 Finleap ventures launched, the team is truly international, having more than 50 different nations as part of the team. By building the biggest Fintech Hub in Europe, they are opening their ecosystem for financial players worldwide.

About Thinslices

At Thinslices we challenge people to build new businesses. In the long-run we want to make Iasi a great startup ecosystem. In our quest to do that we are driven by continuous learning and we think the greatest perk of working with us is the amazing colleagues who are part of our team.


Automation Quality Control Engineer

We are looking for an Automation Quality Control Engineer responsible to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. You must ensure the verification and validation of the software developed with respect to the acceptance criteria and requirements.


  • Review acceptance criteria and specifications to provide timely and meaningful feedback. You must know by heart the requirements and acceptance criteria of each feature that was or is currently under development. You must be able to explain the requirements and acceptance criteria to all project stakeholders (developers, PO, PM, Scrum master).
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Perform manual testing by executing the software with an aim to identify bugs/defects.
  • Implement and maintain automated UI acceptance tests for web and mobile (iOS, Android) applications.
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs.
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge with a relevant automation tool (Katalon, Protractor, Selenium...)
  • Good english communication skills
  • Proven experience as a QC engineer or similar role
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • ISTQB Foundation level certification (optional)
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

UI/UX Designer


  • Take charge of extracting project needs and user tasks through direct interaction with the stakeholders

  • Produce high-quality interfaces, interactions, and prototypes with excellent attention to detail

  • Collaborate as part of a project team; working alongside developers, other designers, and project manager to meet project deadlines

  • Manage work across multiple projects with competing deadlines

  • Demonstrate visual acuity with high attention to detail

  • Seek out, understand and incorporate qualitative and quantitative feedback throughout the design process

  • Use good judgment about where to spend time and effort


Skills and Qualifications

  • Possess strong communication skills in order to influence client decisions.

  • A familiarity of the most up to date trends in design.

  • 2-4 years of UI design experience

  • Fluent written and spoken English language skills and the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly

  • Experience using creative and collaborative tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Invision

  • Insightful design thinking, prolific exploration and a propensity for experimentation

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum project management process

Curious yet?

Let’s have a talk

If any of the above positions have piqued your interest, we’d be more than happy to meet you.

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