Solaris is a tech company with a full German banking license. Our Banking-as-a-Service platform enables businesses to offer their own financial products. With our straightforward APIs, our partners can access and integrate a wide range of solutions such as digital banking, payments, cards, identification and lending services. As a market leader we are driven by bringing transformational change to the financial services industry.

We love what we do and we love our team. We are 700+ people from over 70 nationalities - a unique blend of techies, fintech enthusiasts, bankers and entrepreneurs from various industries. Our routines are built around genuinely valuing and exchanging different perspectives as well as actively sharing knowledge as we drive our business as a team. We believe and invest in personal growth.

About your future Team

You will work in the Digital Banking business unit, which owns the management of digital banking accounts and money transactions between them. The mission is to bootstrap our initial team that establishes Java in our tech stack as a green field approach. As such, you will heavily influence and create the architectural direction of our Java stack and put in place a modern, pragmatic and state of the art usage of Java for high performance applications.

Your Role

Depending on your level of experience, your responsibilities and scope of role will range. We don’t care much about fancy titles, but rather about real personal and professional development, as laid out in our learning framework. Let’s figure together out how you can contribute to our team.

As a Java Engineer you will:

  • Ensure on-time delivery of new API endpoints
  • Maintain and evolve existing API functionalities
  • Deliver quality code in an efficient manner
  • Take end-to-end ownership of our fleet of micro-services
  • Contribute to our infrastructure and automation tools
  • You can work with infrastructure tools like Docker, Terraform and Concourse

What you should bring along

  • You have proven multi-year experience with Java or other JVM languages, e.g. Scala, Kotlin
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of Spring framework, Spring Boot, JPA & Multithreading.
  • Experience of Test Driven Development in Java and Spring.
  • Strong understanding of building scalable distributed systems
  • You have profound experience with AWS and with infrastructure as code, for example Terraform.
  • You understand and live agile workflows and lean principles

 Why Work at Solaris?

  • We seek out and hire only exceptional talent, and therefore recognise that each individual brings value and contribution which has made us who we are today.
  • We have a tech stack to be proud of and a working environment framed by our Contis values and behaviours.
  • We are passionate people who share a common vision, can think big, and thrive on delivering results.
  • We value diversity of thought and expect that you bring all of you to work; your passion, creativity and ideas on how we can be the best in the space that we operate in.
  • In return we will help you to be the very best that you can, we will support with development, give you opportunities to get involved in key projects and offer exposure to challenges that you may not get in a larger organisation.

Awesome extras

  • You can work with infrastructure tools like Docker, Terraform and Concourse
  • You can translate tech topics to a business audience
  • You know Kotlin, Javascript and React

The benefits on offer

  • Group Medical Coverage
  • Personal Accidental policy
  • Flexible Work hours
  • Hybrd Work Model
  • Ideal Absence Management Policy

While job ads usually paint an ideal picture of a candidate, studies show that most applicants meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Unfortunately, many promising candidates tend to apply only if they meet all the criteria. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single item in the job description, please contact us anyway. We'd love to talk with you and find out if you might be a good fit for us.

At Solaris, we are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment, where all Solarians feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of color, ethnicity, religion, sex, origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, or gender identity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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