Company: Finitera JSC

Reg. no.: 40103807220

Address: Skanstes str. 52, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia 

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Finitera is an international fin-tech company offering various financial services including payday and instalment loans. The group successfully operates in emerging markets across Europe and covers all important business development areas: operations, IT, legal, marketing, finance, client relations, business intelligence, risk and credit scoring.

Your, as a Senior Software Engineer, mission will be to become an integral part of Finitera software development team and be the driving force behind technological design and development of company’s business systems. Finitera currently operates 4 live projects with both public and internal web applications and total client base well over 300 000 and growing. Applications are in constant technological and functional development, and we are preparing to enter new markets and develop new products in 2020 with further expansion in the years to come.

OUTCOMES TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE:

  • Take over expertise and know-how of current projects and their functionality as well as become familiar with the internal software development processes. Start actively participating in software engineering works to familiarize Yourself with current systems architecture as well as get acquainted with other developers within the team.

  • Within three months from start of employment - be prepared to start taking part in technological development plans for existing projects development as well as for new projects that company plans to develop from scratch.

  • Within six months after You have proven Yourself within the team and ready to take on role of team lead – be ready to switch to a more supervisory role responsible for other team members and take part into planning and technical design activities.

  • Your role within company is expected to grow and within this role you will be required to evaluate the performance of other team members. Participate in evaluation activities of potential new hires. Be responsible for technical architecture design decisions within company for scaling existing projects and development of new projects in the company pipeline.

COMPETENCIES NEEDED TO PERFORM IN THIS ROLE:

  • Demonstrated success in developing products that meet highest quality of technological standards.

  • Driven to learn and improve own skills.

  • Ability to self-organize and plan own schedule.

  • Take initiative rather than react to initiatives from others.

  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills.

  • Experience focusing on multiple projects in parallel.

  • Ability to follow up on projects and tasks delegated to others.

  • Ability to gather technical feedback and then make well thought out and high value technical decisions and follow up on their execution on technology level.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You are a top-level back-end engineer who can deliver lean OOP PHP code that performs well at scale.

  • At least 5 years’ experience and proven track record working with complex back-end systems.

  • Strong understanding of design patterns for architecture of large-scale back-end applications – REST APIs, Algorithms, Caching techniques etc.).

  • Solid experience working with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL.

  • Experience with Zend Framework 2/3 and Symfony 3/4 PHP will be considered a strong advantage.

  • Proficiency with LINUX commands.

  • Experience with building user focused interfaces.

  • Ambitious and enthusiastic personality with genuine love for software development.

  • Good communication skills and ability to take full ownership of own work.

  • Good command of Written and Spoken English.

OUR OFFER FOR YOU:

  • An exciting job within a quickly growing international company – exposure to many countries.

  • Highly qualified, experienced and friendly team of colleagues within a modern working environment.

  • Motivational remuneration package and health insurance.

  • Our server-side development is done mostly in PHP7 with PostgreSQL, ZF2, Redis, Doctrine etc..

  • Depending on the requirements and technical needs we have services written also in .NET, Python and Java among others.

  • We work with multiple large-scale projects in parallel and do multiple deployments every month aiming at CICD practice.

  • Monthly salary 2000 - 3500 EUR net.

Should you find the role matching your experience and interests, please apply by uploading your updated resume and application letter here.

Please be aware that only the selected candidates will be contacted!

BENEFITS

Competitive renumeration package

We value your contribution to the business and we want to provide you with an excellent financial package.

 

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Work-life
balance

Manage your time, recharge and be there for your loved ones in important life events.

 

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Excellent medical
support

We value your contribution to the business and we want to provide you with an excellent financial package.

 

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Personal development & career growth

Develop your competencies and grow professionally together with us.

 

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Experienced international team

You will work with top-notch professionals on international level.

 

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Beverages & healthy snacks

Coffee, tea, fresh fruits and vegetables – all of this is available to our team on daily basis.