Associate Engineer (Core Services) at Funding Circle
London, GB


About Us

Funding Circle was created with one mission: to revolutionise the broken financial system and change small business finance!

We've created the leading online marketplace for small business loans that directly connect credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns.

In just eight years, 80,000 Funding Circle investors have lent £5 billion to 50,000 businesses across the world. In 2017 alone lending through our platform created and sustained 75,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £4 billion to the global economy

About the team

The driving force behind the world’s leading platform for small business lending is our engineering team. We are a diverse group from more than 25 different countries and cultures who bring together a wide range of backgrounds and experience (from music to aerospace engineering).

We are focused entirely on using technology to provide the best experience for our borrowers and investors. We are doing this by building elegant, sustainable, and scalable solutions that can be applied globally. We work in small agile teams practicing continuous integration, TDD and are no strangers to pairing as we believe that working together is smarter than sitting in silos.

About the role

In this role, you get to:

    Write applications that are the backbone of Funding Circle business: from managing the loan lifecycle, handling payments to reconciling Funding Circle books and records
    Be part of a team that works together to design, code, and test solutions. Your voice will be heard at all stages of software development
    Work with the latest technologies in distributed systems, Kafka, functional programming languages, AWS systems and infrastructure and more
    Collaborate with some of the brightest people in the industry spanning London, San Francisco and more.
    Join a fun, fast paced and exciting FinTech organization where what you do makes a difference.
    See your work in production delivering benefits to our customers around the world and to Funding Circle

About You

    Some experience in at least one major language (e.g. Java, C#, C++, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Scala, Go ...)
    Passionate and eager to learn from a world class engineering team
    Pair programming mindset
    Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
    An interest in Functional Programming, Distributed Systems or Event-Driven Architectures