Senior Java Engineer (m/f)

Elinvar offers asset and wealth managers the digital B2B2C platform for their business: Comprehensive and customized for each partner’s business model.

Working at Elinvar is like the platform itself: uncomplicated and focused on excellence. As a B2B2C provider, we work with asset managers who are managing billions of customer assets. Accordingly, the demands they have on us are high, and we expect a lot from ourselves, too. We are a dynamic team of technology and financial experts and we need your talent to seamlessly bring this disruptive product to our users.

About the technical stack: the platform consists of dozens of microservices which are mainly based on Java 8. They communicate through Kafka and a GraphQL. Data is stored in PostgreSQL and Couchbase. The services are running in Docker containers on three AWS data centers in a high availability mode, managed by Kubernetes. The frontend is based on React.js. We are using GitLab for source control and continuous integration. The development process is based on Scrum with 2 week sprints.

Sounds interesting? We’re now looking for a Senior Java Engineer (m/f) to join our team at Elinvar.


What will keep you challenged?

  • Designing and implementation of our backend services and complex core application
  • Working with cutting-edge technologies to build an innovative product from scratch
  • Leading by example and evaluate different approaches and methodologies in development
  • Continuously improving productivity and sustainability with great coding, QA and release practices
  • Collaborating with a team of product managers, data analysts and executive stakeholders to develop a comprehensive understanding of the key drivers and opportunities within the business
  • Sharing your knowledge and experience with the team

What are we looking for?

  • Java (SE) expert with at least 4 years experience in backend development
  • University degree holder in computer science or a related engineering field
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Design (Functional Programming is a plus)
  • Experience with Middleware Architecture or Message Queues (Kafka is a plus)
  • Experience in building API based solutions
  • Operational knowledge of SQL databases (PostgreSQL is a plus)
  • Experience in IT Security is a big plus
  • Experience with data processing technologies (Spark, Storm, Samza) and cloud providers (AWS, ProfitBricks) is a plus
  • Ability to work and communicate in a fast-paced international start-up environment
  • Good communication skills, high proficiency in English, German language skills are a plus
  • Experience with REST, NoSQL databases, Scala, TDD/BDD and CI/CD is a plus
  • You always stay on top of current tech industry trends

Why Elinvar?

  • Join a high-performing team with diversity and ownership as our core values
  • Our partners manage billions and expect excellence. We empower employees to reshape finance and look for talented and dedicate people
  • Our co-founders share tremendous industry expertise and together with the team are dedicated to ensuring Elinvar’s long-term success
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated – both in and out of the office


Interested? Apply online via our portal to join the Elinvar team. We’re looking forward to being in touch!