Senior Backend Engineer

Malta  |  €40,000 - €60,000  

Our leading financial services client is recruiting an experienced Senior Backend Engineer to join their exceptional and growing engineering team! As a senior member you will partner closely with product and cross-functional leaders and drive the development of the products & core platform initiatives. Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the planning and technical design of projects and contribute to the technology processes and strategies
  • Driving improvements in engineering techniques, standards, practices and processes across the engineering team
  • Encouraging a culture of knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Collaborating with peers across the company, making sure best practices and tools are shared and leveraged across the entire company
  • Maintaining an in-depth understanding of the business logic embodied in the in-house software and its development infrastructure and project delivery process
  • Identifying and proposing strategies for technical problem solving, while actively participating in guilds and community of practice teams and initiatives to shaping the technology roadmap

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • 5 years working in software engineering, with 2 years at a senior level
  • Experience leading the development of new products & launching products at scale
  • Expert knowledge in Java/JVM, with experience in building large scale distributed applications (or polyglot open jumping into Java)
  • Experience in using databases at large scale is also a must
  • An ability to solve complex projects whilst identifying opportunities for ownership
  • Payments domain experience, either in B2B OR B2C will be considered an asset
  • Experience of transitioning from a monolith/on-prem system to microservices/cloud will also be considered an asset
  • A team player mentality

Education & Experience

A degree in Computer Sciences or similar is required for the role


  • Health and Dental insurance coverage
  • Hybrid Remote Working Environment
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • 5 days of winter break time off (over and above national leave entitlement)
  • Annual wellness stipend for sports equipment or gym memberships
  • Annual eco transport stipend
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

Job Reference: IR496

  • Primary job focus
    Software Development
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Job Reference
  • Closing Date
  • Date Published
  • Status
    Evaluating CVs

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