Are you an experienced Technical Architect looking to work in a growing Fintech startup? Do you enjoy creating scalable, robustmicro services in an agile based environment? Are you looking to grow into a leadership role? If so, Oodle would love to speak to you!
 
You’ll report directly to Alistair our CTO and will be leading the charge on building Oodle’s back-end services to take advantage of Oodle’s data, system APIs and third party API integrations.
 
Come and join our talented new team based in beautiful London, where you’ll help to disrupt a market, and support hardware and software processing millions of pounds worth of loan applications every day. 
 
What you’ll need
  • Familiar with a variety of architectural patterns and paradigms
  • A good knowledge of Service-oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Good experience with micro services and API design.
  • Excellent knowledge of Java is required. Knowledge of Groovy is a plus but not essential. 
  • Deep knowledge around architecting and developing solutions that span the full stack
  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of hands-on technical leadership.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS, Docker and general dev-ops. 
  • Experience managing projects (budgeting, planning, communicating to the right people)
  • Capable of “rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty.”
What you’ll do
  • Work on a variety of services to build and expose back-end functionality for front-end clients (mobile and web)
  • Lead by example through technical excellence and direct contribution.
  • Provide the business with a strong architectural foundation!
  • Spearhead new technical initiatives for the team to improve security, convenience and reliability of our systems
  • Closely mentor more junior members of the team
  • Work with other teams and team leaders to build strong cross-team architecture. 
 What we’ll give you in return
  • A chance to really disrupt the car finance industry!
  • Working with a bleeding edge tech stack using AWS, Codebuild, Codedeploy, Amazon Rekognition and Amazon Sagemaker
  • Work with an exceptional team and people within Oodle.
  • A personalised training programme
  • Work in a contemporary office space.
  • Generous compensation package.
  • 25 days paid leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Contributory pension.
  • Private healthcare.
About Oodle

Oodle Car Finance is changing the way people buy cars by putting our customers’ needs front and centre of the second biggest retail market in the UK. Traditionally car buyers have had to negotiate a confusing, tired and fragmented marketplace that is light years behind other retail sectors. Until now. We’re bringing a new approach to the used car market; bringing it up to speed by building a modern, digital, retail process centered around our customers.

Since launching two years ago we’ve seen huge growth and success, employing over 170 people and witnessed 500% growth in 2018 alone which is a trajectory we’re set to continue as we bring exciting new products to the market! As we scale, we need exceptional people who will relish the challenge and enjoy the ride to join us. People with buckets full of energy, curiosity and a can-do attitude to thrive in a dynamic, fun and ambitious environment. When you join Oodle, you directly input on how we develop and how we change the game.

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