Software Engineer Symfony2, Scala, TDD FinTech Start-Up

Burns Sheehan
London (South)
£25000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
One of London's hottest and most exciting FinTech start-ups is searching for talented Software Engineers to join their incredibly talented, multi-disciplinary team Formed in 2015, and specialising in the personal banking space, this company are beautifully combining technology with tangible products, designing a game changing solution to help & simplify individual's lives. Joining a team of expert engineers from a range of backgrounds, you'll be working on a range of greenfield applications/services, solving complex engineering problems to do with real time transactions, security and payments, delivered through their intelligent platform & native iOS/Android applications. Having received £2million seed investment from Founders and Co-Founders of some of London's most successful FinTech companies, this start-up ran a beta of their product earlier this year (to huge success) and are now focused on building a range of scalable & robust applications, as they gear up for significant Series A funding at the end of this year. Operating out of brand new Old Street offices, all of their engineering is carried out in house. They're searching to add to their small, talented team, by bringing on board an experienced Software Engineer to work on their highly transactional system. They're currently working with PHP/Symfony2 & Scala, whilst having a complete CI pipeline set up, following rigorous TDD & BDD. All of their code is new, and the majority of work will be on Greenfield product builds - there's no legacy code As a Software Engineer, they typically search for technologically agnostic, naturally curious & keen learners, with a strong 'Engineering' attitude to building software - they are solving a LOT of challenges on a high volume, transactional system in real-time, so need like minded people with strong opinions to join them. They work in an extremely Engineer-led environment, where their people truly have a voice & play an extremely large part in defining the future of their product, and the company. Skills Required: Strong PHP and Symfony2 experience Experience building out APIs for mobile apps Good experience with Relational Databases, ideally PostgreSQL Passion for writing well tested, robust and scalable code, with a care about quality software delivery TDD and BDD experience. A burning desire to explore and talk about new technology, that can have a genuine impact on millions of consumers. Experience working with Java, Scala or other JVM languages Interest in exploring technologies like Python, Golang, Node.js or even Ruby This is an opportunity for a Software Engineer to join a truly fast growing early stage start-up, having a lot of responsibility over what gets built & how. It's an extremely flat structure, with everyone having a voice, and with Series A fast approaching, now is the time to join Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds. This job was originally posted as