Junior Backend Engineer Java (m/f/div)

Elinvar enables asset & wealth managers to digitalize their business models by providing the required Platform as a Service. This includes applications for core processes as well as third party connections. Our partners profit from the combination of leading technology and the optimal regulatory setup as we hold all necessary BaFin licenses. With this comprehensive approach, we create the unique opportunity for our partners to go digital in one step and to utilize state of the art analytics to create individualized solutions to the benefit of their clients.

About the technical stack: The platform consists of dozens of microservices which are mainly based on Java 11 (Spring) and Node.js. Backend services communicate through Kafka. The backend communicates with frontend through Rest API. Data is stored in Postgres. Services run in Docker containers on three AWS data centers in high availability mode, managed by Kubernetes. The frontend is based on React. We use GitLab for source control and continuous integration. Our development process is based on Scrum with 2-week sprints.

What will keep you challenged

  • Participate in the design and development of our backend services and complex core application in a fast paced agile environment
  • Working with cutting-edge technologies to build an innovative product from scratch
  • Providing production support by investigating issues of diverse scope and managing changes and releases
  • 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
  • Learning from your experienced colleagues

What are we looking for

  • Knowledge of Java (SE) and some experience in backend development
  • University degree in computer science or a related engineering field
  • Enthusiasm for architecture and distributed systems solutions
  • You always stay on top of current tech industry trends
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and a demonstrated ability to find creative solutions to (technical) problems
  • Ability to work and communicate in a fast-paced international start-up environment
  • Good communication skills, high proficiency in English, German language skills are a plus

What will keep you happy

  • An outstanding, highly motivated and international team that values a positive and open working environment - and a group of people who genuinely appreciate and support each other
  • An inspiring momentum to reshape the wealth management industry by replacing legacy IT with a modern, sustainable IT platform
  • Everything you need to excel in your profession, backed by some of the world’s most recognized investors
  • Enjoy an open corporate culture without dress code, with flexible working hours and remote office options
  • Beautiful office, situated in the city center – a lunch and afterwork Dorado at your doorsteps
  • An employer that welcomes diversity and actively promotes equal opportunities on every level

Interested? Apply online via our portal to join the Elinvar Team. We’re looking forward to being in touch!