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Full-time, Permanent Employment

Senior Java Developer Backend (m/f/d) | Berlin

Company Description

Solactive AG is a FinTech company operating globally and growing at a fast pace. Since 2007, we develop tailor-made and multi-asset class index solutions for ETFs and other index-linked investment products for the leading global investment banks and asset managers as our clients. Our software development and core technology team, responsible for the infrastructure, development, operation and maintenance of our index calculation and publication engine, is based in Berlin (Europe’s most exciting capital) and is now hiring!

Job Overview

Do you enjoy working with the latest technologies and consider Java your second language? Do you have experience in processing large amounts of (financial) data? And/or did you already work on scalable, highly available, high-performance services? Plus, are you highly motivated to challenge the status quo and participate in the further development of our business unit? Then you will very likely fit into our team!

Your Tasks

  • Planning and implementing challenging software development projects in a service-oriented architecture with focus on backend
  • Implementation of both technical and functional extensions of our index platform
  • Developing high performance APIs to our clients and data providers
  • Very close cooperation with our developers, QA and the business teams
  • Proactively participating in our agile development processes

Your Profile

  • Already resident in an european countries
  • Extensive professional experience and very good knowledge of Java/JEE
  • Knowledge in database related technologies (ideally JPA, Hibernate, SQL/MySQL)
  • Relevant experience in at least one of the following technologies: Spring, Akka, Kafka, RabbitMQ
  • Development experience in at least one of the following areas:  
    • Services and algorithms to handle large amount of data
    • Scalable, highly available, high performance services
    • Software for financial markets
  • Experience in version control tools (e.g. Git) and CI environments (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Strong analytical skills, effective problem solver, results orientation
  • Strong team player and good command of the english language

Our Offer

  • 30 days annual leave and attractive salary package
  • Free choice of your gears (Mac or Windows, whatever you need to work comfortably)
  • Nice and centred-located office, very well connected with public transportation
  • The chance to have an impact from day one: self-initiative is encouraged and essential to our culture
  • Structured feedback cycles to support your further development
  • The stability and profitability of an established company with the dynamic environment of the start-up culture

Your Application

Interested? Don’t miss your chance and directly apply online by clicking the “Apply now” button on our website and filling in the application form. Please make sure to also upload your CV, cover letter and relevant references or send it to Your contact person is Valerio Timpanaro (+49 (0) 30 814 59 43 86). We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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Eva, Global Head of Human Resources

Hello! If you’re reading this then hopefully you’re considering a career with us. We’re constantly looking for talented people to join us, and have opportunities available in a wide variety of roles. We offer jobs where you can make a real difference to how the industry evolves. Come on, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Eva, Global Head of Human Resources

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