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Frontend Engineer

finleap connect

finleap connect GmbH addresses the fragmented open banking landscape with a “full-stack” platform. It enables partners to access financial transactions, enrich the transactions with data & analytics tools, and ultimately deliver seamless digitized financial services to customers. finleap connect has the unique ability to tap into category leaders founded in the finleap ecosystem, including Solarisbank, ELEMENT and Elinvar, driving additional value to partners. As a business unit of finleap, with offices in Berlin, Hamburg, Milan, Madrid and Paris., finleap connect is part of the leading European fintech ecosystem, a group with 1,300 employees from more than 80 countries.

We are now looking for an experienced Frontend Engineer who will focus on the development of our SwitchKit applications, currently live in more than 600 banks in Germany, Austria and Spain and has facilitated more than 650,000 operations. You will work in a SCRUM team to drive the development of feature-complete product increments; working on the Frontend (single page application) components of our products. You will get to be a part of a cross-functional team with a very broad impact, with visibility throughout the organization and a significant opportunity to take ownership.


What you'll be working on

  • Become comfortable with our tools and processes by partnering with a member of your team to ramp up effectively
  • Consult with internal stakeholders in Product and Operations on best practices and standards within finleap connect
  • Start cutting code and take ownership of a minor feature release or a bug fix
  • Take ownership and more significant, longer term, or large-scale projects and deliver solutions 
  • Take a role at building tools or processes that make the whole team more efficient and effective 
  • Thrive for pragmatic perfection, paying attention to the details of security, scalability, performance and fault-tolerance
  • Participate in discussion around design and architecture of the platform; advocate for particular technologies or processes that would have impact across the organization


What you'll make you succeed

  • Great engineering skills, strong Core Javascript fundamentals, and elegance in your work
  • Current experience building large-scale web apps with a reusable component architecture
  • Care deeply about UX, design and simplicity
  • Good grasp of modern HTML and CSS
  • Production experience with Javascript Libraries and Frameworks such as React.js and/or Angular.js
  • A feeling for workflows and user interaction 
  • A disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Ability to work and communicate in a fast-paced international startup environment
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English


What more can you bring

These are relevant experiences and topics to further develop yourself in. Highly beneficial for this role, could be one or more of the following:

  • Strong experience with React.js and Typescript
  • Know how on consuming and/or designing REST APIs
  • Experience in the use of Kubernetes
  • Experience in Ruby on Rails development


Our Stack, detailed:

Our technical stack consists of several services which are using Ruby on Rails, Java + Spring Boot 2 and Golang .They communicate via HTTP and data is stored in MongoDB and Elasticsearch. Our frontends are based on JavaScript with React.js. The services are running in a private Kubernetes cluster for high security. Deployments are orchestrated with GitOps. We use GitLab for source control and Gitlab CI for continuous integration. The development process is Scrum-based with 2-weeks sprints.


Why finleap connect?

finleap connect is offering a full range of leading fintech solutions to financial institutions across Europe. We cater to clients’ requirements, from stand-alone microproducts to all-in-one solutions. We ensure that all levels of digital maturity are covered by our services.

While we offer you the opportunity to work out of ANY our offices with all its amenities we have a distributed working style, with semi-regular in-person events and meetings. Productive at home? So are we.


Does this look like your next challenge? 


Apply below and let's talk more about it!


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