Backend Developer – 55k – Shoreditch – Java/Scala/Go

  • Location

    East London

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Luke Shipley

  • Contact email:


  • Duration:


  • Startdate:


Backend Developer – 55k – Shoreditch – Java/Scala/Go 

We’re looking for a talented back­end developer with ​experience in complex databases and handling large transaction/data volumes. You’ll be responsible for developing across our existing & new products, building our backend data processing platform in Java. You’ll build out our API driven products, a multitude of web apps and mobile applications. They've moving to Microservices soon so there will be an opportunity to pick up functional programming languages; Go, Python or Scala.


  • Strong team player, with a collaborative, self­ motivated, entrepreneurial and thoughtful style.
  • Thrives with opportunities. Enjoy solving complex data & architecture problems in efficient ways.
  • Results­ driven, with proactive use/exploration of new technologies and methodologies.
  • Love working with a agile methodology and using Test Driven Development.
  • Deep experience building a scalable backend platform serving a multi­device front­end.


  • Expert developing, testing & debugging high­uptime distributed systems in *nix environments.
  • Expert with concurrency, multithreading, server architectures and distributed systems.
  • Vast commercial experience developing web stacks in one of: Java / Scala / Go / Python / Django / Ruby. Happy for people to come from a Java background and be given the opportunity to learn Scala, Python or Go.
  • 2+ years experience with databases: PostgreSQL / mySQL / Sybase.
  • Exposure to NoSQL a plus or Big Data technologies and microservices


  • Significant equity options, with favourable vesting terms for the right person.
  • Equipment budget to spend on anything you need.
  • Cool, light & open office, free coffee/tea/beer. Flexible options to work from home
  • Flat structure, very open & transparent approach. Sense of endeavour, unlimited room to grow.