Are you an experienced Java Developer in Oxford looking to work in a growing Fintech startup? Do you enjoy creating scalable, robust micro services in an agile based environment? Do you enjoy working with like minded talented developers to build intelligent systems using the latest technology? If so, Oodle would love to speak to you!
 
You’ll be a core part of the team taking the charge to build 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 Oxford, 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
  • 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. 
  • Good knowledge around architecting and developing solutions that span the full stack
  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS, Docker and general dev-ops. 
  • 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)
  • Work closely with product managers and technical colleagues to provide API services
  • When required, support front-end developers to integrate into back-end services
  • Support new technical initiatives for the team to improve security, convenience and reliability of our systems
  • Support and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Work with other teams and team leaders to build strong cross-team architecture. 
  • Prototype and explore new technologies that could benefit the team and Oodle as a whole. 
  • Support code standards and practices. 
What we’ll give you in return
  • A chance to really disrupt the car finance industry!
  • 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 in 2016 we’ve seen huge growth and success, employing over 230 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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