Backend Developer (100%)

Become part of a team to build the next generation digital universal bank, focusing on sustainability, from scratch. radicant is a dynamic start-up aiming to democratise access to personalised and sustainable financial services. Using technology and with the collaboration amongst our community, we help our customers to achieve their individual financial objectives over the course of their lifetime - 24/7, whilst giving their money a higher purpose. 
Are you a digitally affine and a purpose-driven individual with a start-up mindset seeking to join a passionate team to create long-lasting value for people and the planet? 
Then join our Innovation Hub in Portugal and help to build appealing and highly performant user interfaces for our Web Application. 
To succeed in this role you should have an established engineering background with a focus on systems and data integration utilizing modern cloud and SaaS-based platforms. 

What you can achieve with us

  • Design, implement and deliver highly scalable solutions based on modern cloud-based architectures 
  • Support, optimize and automate our internal processes to assist in protecting the radicant community and its users 
  • Partner with data scientists, engineers and stakeholders across the organization to define high impact solutions and deliver high-quality systems and pipelines 
  • Identify opportunities and implement best practices to continuously improve our existing systems 
  • Participate in scaling and upgrading our services to meet an increasing international demand 
  • Participate in introducing new technologies and ways of working to keep us well ahead of our competition 

What you bring to the table

  • University degree in Computer Science 
  • Background in developing robust and scalable information technology platforms 
  • Experience with modern cloud architectures (preferably in GCP) 
  • Proficiency in software engineering best practices (e.g., CI/CD automation, configuration management, source code version control, state-of-art/automated testing) 
  • Proven expertise in Java tools and frameworks (Java 8 and above, Spring/Spring Boot) 
  • Experience with Javascript and relevant framework  
  • Ability to turn design specs and templates into web applications 
  • Proven expertise with web-based, service-oriented applications architectures and designs (REST, HTTP) 
  • Prior experience with event-based architecture and applications (e.g., Kafka, Google Pub/Sub) 
  • Knowledge of databases (e.g., PostgreSQL), message brokers platforms 
  • Team player with willingness to travel to Zurich occasionally 
  • Business fluency in English and the ability to work responsibly in a dynamic international environment 
  • Solid analytical and critical thinking skills, combined with the ability to present your ideas clearly and compellingly in both verbal and written form 
  • Experience communicating closely with users and other technical teams 
  • Familiarity with agile ways of working 
  • Ability to be pragmatic, get things done and pick up new tools and technologies quickly 

What we offer

  • A unique opportunity to build a tech company from greenfield to market leader    
  • A fast-growing and international team of highly qualified people    
  • Possibility and tools to work remotely   
  • Most importantly: We move fast and have fun while doing it   

We are looking for passionate people who believe in our mission and feel inspired to grow with us, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. Please reach out and show us what you’ve got. 
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