Senior Java Backend Developer

  • Simpled Card
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Developer JAVA

Job Description

We have a job opening for a Senior Java backend developer at our SimpledCard office in Budapest. We are looking for someone who understands that Soft Dev is a passion, not just a job. You not only write code, you also craft and run a product. You are open to change and have the ability to learn and thrive in a fast paced environment. You are business savvy, pragmatic and proactive, and you do what needs to be done: building and running the system. Last but not least, you understand the importance of automation: testing, tooling, deployment.


SimpledCard is a Dutch FinTech scale-up company in the field of payments and expense management. We offer our clients a SaaS solution, via a complex set of core applications and a complex interface.  Our HQ is based in the Netherlands in the city centre of Amsterdam. We share office space with GlobalOrange, the company that developed SimpledCard.

What we expect from you

  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years designing/building Java backend applications
  • Strong understanding of RESTful web service design
  • Relational DB (postgres is plus)
  • Strong English skills: speaking + writing
  • Working knowledge of Linux / Unix
  • Iterative development (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Scrum-ban)
  • Mentor juniors
  • Write clean and testable code

It would be a big plus if you have experience with

  • NoSQL
  • AWS services
  • Working in a startup environment
  • Financial applications / FinTech industry
  • Working with highly-available distributed applications
  • Spring Boot, vert.x
  • Building systems, CI, CD (maven, Jenkins)

As a senior backend developer, you will

  • Monitor the performance, stability and scalability of our backend stack
  • Actively develop products
  • Work on cool R&D projects
  • Contribute to our development, product and design strategy

What we offer you

  • A unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing FinTech startup
  • Excellent terms of employment
  • Kick-ass technology stack
  • Product culture and business savvy: we don’t just write code, we build products
  • Great company culture – no office politics
  • Regular team activities
  • The challenges and support you need to help you maximise your potential