Backend Engineer, Java

With Riskwolf, you can turn real-time data into insurance. Using unique real-time data and dynamic risk modelling, we enable insurers to build and operate parametric insurance at scale.

Simple. Reliable. Fast.

Join our InsurTech team as a backend engineer and create cutting-edge solutions for the next generation of insurance. You will use Java Spring Boot, Docker, Kubernetes, and React to design and develop REST-based web services and collaborate with UX/UI designers.

Your tasks & Daily responsibilities

  • Design and develop microservices utilizing Java Spring Boot, REST and Kafka
  • Apply design principles and patterns in creating enterprise-level solutions, as needed
  • Perform web services tuning and performance testing
  • Implement unit tests as needed
  • Automate/script common developer tasks, continually optimize personal and team workflows
  • DevOps for application setup & configuration
  • Engage in code review and feedback process
  • Take a feature from inception to completion independently across the stack
  • Collaborate with teammates on proposed UX/UI and provide feedback as needed

Our offering

  • Growth and development potential raising employees market value. Learn from highly-skilled, productive and motivated people
  • Attractive working environment allowing to combine creativity, self-management with a getting-it-done attitude
  • Significant empowerment and flexibility in terms of working hours and time off
  • Be part of a fast-growing, innovative, early stage InsurTech and participate in the upside
  • Fair and equal team salary. Global hiring possible with service contract incl. social security costs.
  • Regular team events in different locations

Your personality

  • Proactively take opportunities, is highly motivated and address problems
  • Be a manager of one - Able to work remote-first
  • Hands-on and no fear of new technics and tools
  • See the glass half-full not half-empty
  • Be able to communicate complex facts in a simple to understand language (in fluent English)
  • Self-motivated by complex challenges and out-of-the-box solutions

Your technical skills and experiences

  • Experienced with Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring JPA & Hibernate (3 years+ experience)
  • Proficiency in relational data modeling concepts and experience with databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, or similar
  • Familiarity with application containerization technologies, including Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, and cloud-vendor implementations (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Proficiency in using Git for version control
  • Bonus-point 1: Experience with React for front-end development and Knowledge of CSS and Less/SASS for styling
  • Bonus-point 2: Worked for a FinTech. Basic understanding of the insurance domain (>1 years)
  • Bonus-point 3: Azure DevOps

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