Back-end developer

Location – Working from home (Office is in London, UK)
Salary Range – Dependant on depth of experience
Work Authorisation – UK Work authorisation required (no visa sponsorship)
Experience – 2+ Years experience

Role Description:

This is a unique opportunity to join one of London’s hottest new fintech platforms as we seek to grow our backend team.

We are looking for someone who is skilled, enthusiastic and can work alongside a team of other highly talented technical professionals. As part of the engineering team, you will be developing the core of the platform and day to day responsibilities include adding new REST endpoints, storing users financial data and interacting with marketing leading vendors.

We are striving for technical excellence and you will be working in an agile scrum environment alongside other team players writing clean code that follows best practices. Given our aggressive growth targets, we are looking for candidates with a track record of working on secure scalable systems, are confident in programming design patterns and fintech experience will be a bonus!


The business, founded August 2019, is a London based and product-led fintech with a bold ambition to create a platform that drives a forceful and lasting change in the way society manages money.

Aiming to hit the market with a new product ‘Claro’ in early 2021, Claro is a ‘Digital Financial Coach’ and community, that empowers users to make smarter investment decisions every day. With the purpose of helping users develop a ‘smart money mindset’ to achieve personal ambitions.

Key Responsibilities:

Directly contribute to the development of the REST API, backend interactions with vendor API’s and evolving the MySQL database schema
Write unit tests for newly developed features to ensure reliability
Working as part of an agile team, doing peer code reviews and participating in the sprint ceremonies
Ensuring the codebase is well documented in Postman, maintaining the codebase as the platform grows and resolving bugs
Involved with the CI/CD deployment process and system monitoring

Key Skills and Experience:

2+ Years experience as Swift developer, with knowledge of back end development and willing to learn Vapor framework (Or)
2+ Years backend development experience, with Swift knowledge and willing to learn Vapor framework
Experience writing secure REST API’s and reliable code that can perform at scale
Experience integrating 3rd party API’s

Nice to have skills

Experience with Swift and Vapor framework
Experience with Docker, AWS and Terraform
Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies

What We Offer:

Maximum entrepreneurial freedom to build a market leading product
Opportunity to significantly influence the product as one of the early stage employees
Attractive salary and flexibility package based on experience
Working in one of the best co-working offices based in Central London

We welcome applications from everyone no matter your ethnicity, gender, age or sexuality. We are committed to creating a company as diverse and inclusive as possible.

Ready to drive a lasting change in the way society perceives money? We are looking forward to meeting you!

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