Software Engineer - KYC (Know Your Customer) / Verification – Tallinn

  • TransferWise
  • Tallinn, Tallinna linn, Estonia
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Information Technology JAVA

Job Description

Who we are

TransferWise was founded in 2011 with a clear mission: Money without borders - so people and businesses can send and receive any currency effortlessly, whenever, wherever.

Sure, the heart of what we do is international money transfer. And we’re committed to making it instant, convenient and fair for millions of people, all over the world. But we’re growing our other products and our teams at an exciting pace. And we’re looking for the very best to jump on board.

What it’s really like to work here

At TransferWise, we do things a bit differently. There’s no corporate nonsense, and no old-fashioned hierarchy. Instead, we work in dozens of self-sufficient, autonomous teams. Think of them like start-ups within a start-up that learn from each other.

Each team picks the problems they want to solve. So there’s no micro-management. No hiding behind fancy job titles. And no one telling you what to do. You are your own boss. But you’ll get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues from all over TransferWise.

We’re going to be upfront — the way we work doesn’t suit everyone. But if freedom, autonomy, and life-affirming, head-scratching professional challenges rock your world, we could be a match made in heaven.

Product engineers only

Here at TransferWise we don’t hire coders, who pick up tickets from a backlog and push code to production without considering value and impact.

As an KYC / Verification Software Engineer you will have solid experience with the back end technologies and full stack solutions. As part of the KYC/verification team you'll be changing the world of finance to be more convenient, fast and secure for the customers. Removing the hurdles of verification while learning to know our customers is what you'll be working towards.

Must haves:

  • Passionate about technology, its relationship with business, and customer experience.
  • Ability to work independently and plan your own solutions to problems.
  • Experience building backend systems, preferably using Java 8
  • Hands on with relational databases (e.g. MySQL), writing queries and schema design
  • Built something with an MVC Framework
  • Comfortable with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (eg. Angular framework)
  • Understand test driven development (TDD), writing testable code, and the desire to write tests.
  • Excitement to work in a high-growth company and fully dive into the revolution.
  • Be creative, communicative, and fun to work with.

Nice to haves:

  • PostgreSQL, advanced types and query features
  • Machine learning or other data driven development experience
  • Event driven architecture
  • REST microservices
  • Spring (Boot), Hibernate, Lombok
  • Groovy experience
  • Experience with financial systems, compliance, risk, fraud, or Anti Money Laundering, KYC
  • Be a TransferWise customer
  • Side projects

Benefits:

Apart from the all-expenses-paid company trips, stock options in one of Europe’s most hotly tipped startups, a laptop and team lunches every other Thursday, you won’t get much in the way of extras. However, we will give you 28 days holiday a year (plus public holidays), a fun, friendly atmosphere, plenty of opportunities to grow and the chance to be part of our little revolution. Oh, and coffee, there’s plenty of coffee.

Not from Estonia? - No stress, we will help you (and your family) to relocate from any part of the world!

Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

We want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.