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One API to gateway every bank's APIs

Junior Software Engineer

£30k – £50k
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Company Description

Yapily (yapily.com) is a well funded, dynamic and forward-thinking fintech start up which is proud of its strong technical background.

Yapily is building an open banking API connections to all retail banks, normalising and enriching the data, and providing it through a highly secure and performant API.

Do you want to participate in the biggest technology revolution in finance? To define and build APIs, SDKs and other tools for developers, so they can create new and innovative fintech services? If any of this motivates you then look no further, come join us in a team of talented engineers to build connectivity to banks

Job Description

We are looking for folks with solid analytical, design and problem diagnosis skills, expertise with systems programming, high-performance applications, distributed systems or service design is a plus. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward. With your technical expertise you will manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

Our innovative systems include highly efficient and large scale platforms built on Java/Spring Boot/Hibernate, running on Docker containers and deployed in Kubernetes clusters in Google Cloud Platform. For this position you will have a strong background in OO design with Java. Experience working with web services, XML, JSON, Spring Boot and Apache services is desired. Linux system development experience is a plus. Equally important to these specific skills is the ability to multi-task, quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements, learn new systems, create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems.

Responsibilities

Support, maintain, and build APIs, tooling, automations, and monitoring services using technologies and services such as, or similar to: GCP, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Java, Spring Boot, Vaadin, Reactor, Jenkins, PostgreSQL, Swagger, OpenAPI, etc.
Define REST API/JSON specification, test cases and build sample open source API code clients.
Build API clients to consume data from multiple sources, normalising and aggregating formats, in real time or distributed reactive streams.
Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.

Qualifications

BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical work experience
Strong Computer Science fundamentals
1+ years of development experience
API design and distributed backend systems
Relational and non relational databases
Outstanding knowledge of Java
Able to bring experience and ideas that will help Yapily deliver highly efficient and reliable services
You must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We are not able to provide visa sponsorship.

Desirable

Financial Technology and/or Payment industry experience
Security and Cryptography knowledge
OpenID, OAuth2.0, OAuth1.0, JWT
Spring Boot framework & Spring Security
Swagger or OpenAPI Specification
CI/CD/TDD & Automation with Jenkins, Selenium, Postman, Newman

Additional Information

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing company. At Yapily, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community! Get in touch!

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