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Java/Kotlin Developer

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

We are building 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.

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Node.js Developer

Hindawi’s open source peer review system is a fresh take on the existing, decades old system which allows researchers to get their work peer reviewed and published in scientific journals. The new platform is open source, developed as part of Hindawi’s collaboration with the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation. This role will challenge and sharpen your engineering skills to ship code with demanding requirements in terms of scalability, availability and performance. Most importantly, you will be working arm in arm with a passionate group of people, in your team and across the organization, that strive to deliver a reliable and amazing experience to our customers every day.


  • Focus on designing and implementing scalable, testable and maintainable web apps
  • Help resolve technical issues/blockers as a developer on the team
  • Perform thorough and thoughtful code reviews to help maintain high standard of code quality
  • Work with teams across the open-source ecosystem to troubleshoot/determine resolution for complex issues
  • Along with your team, ensure our services are operating reliably in production
  • Work with Product/Project Managers to understand priorities and roadmap
  • Champion good habits (development techniques, TDD, security, and tech debt balance, agile habits) within your team
  • Be creative, take your own initiative and solve some of the our most challenging problems
  • Our stack includes*: node.js, express, PostgreSQL, React, Docker, kubernetes

About You

  • 2+ plus years of experience in your craft with demonstrated skill progression
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript, REST API, Git (or similar) and express (or similar)
  • Familiarity with AWS, monorepos and GraphQL
  • Competent at making data driven decisions
  • Develop systems that are scalable, resilient, maintainable, and highly available
  • A tenacious learner, curious and constantly pushing the boundary of what is possible
  • A highly effective collaborator, you work with your team towards common goals
  • Self Driven; passionate about taking complete ownership of your tasks and championing efforts to get your tasks to completion
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React Developer

We are looking for a JavaScript (ES6) developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.


  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js

  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use

  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

  • Participate in technical planning & requirements gathering phases including Design, code, test, troubleshoot, and document engineering software applications.
  • Ensuring that technical software development process is followed on the project, familiar with industry best practices for software development.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript (ES6/ES7), including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model

  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles

  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)

  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)

  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs

  • Familiarity with GraphQL APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token

  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Unit or automated testing using JEST or others
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools (git)

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