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Junior Software Engineer - Agent Platform, Product Foundation (m/f/x) hybrid in Munich

Scalable Capital

Scalable Capital

Software Engineering, Product
Munich, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Company Description

Scalable Capital is a leading digital investment platform in Europe that makes investing easy and affordable for everyone. Clients of the Scalable Broker can trade 8,000 stocks, 2,500 ETFs, and 3,500 funds and other exchange traded products to build their portfolios, earn interest on their cash balance and take secured loans. People can also have their investments professionally managed via the digital wealth management service. More than one million clients already use the services.

Scalable Capital was founded in 2014 and is active in Germany, Austria, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK. The investment firm, which is supervised by BaFin and the Bundesbank, has more than 20 billion euros on its platform. In addition to its business for private clients, the company operates B2B solutions. Its long-standing partners include ING, Barclays Bank in the UK, the robo-advisor Oskar, and the Santander Group in Spain. Scalable Capital employs more than 500 people at its offices in Munich, Berlin, and London. Together with the founding and management team around Erik Podzuweit and Florian Prucker, they strive to empower everyone to become an investor.

Visit our finance blog or check out our Social Media channels to find out what our Expert Teams have to say.

Our Company Values guide us every day in how we work and collaborate. To learn more about them, you can find our values here (English).

Job Description

As a Junior Software Engineer within our Product Foundation Tribe, you'll embark on a transformative journey in a role that offers immense learning opportunities. This position is ideal for recent graduates or final-year students in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related fields, who are ready to apply their academic knowledge to real-world challenges. At Scalable Capital, you will contribute to foundational product components, such as user authentication, client onboarding journey, and internal backoffice platforms.

We seek emerging talents who are ready to rise above the ordinary. Your curiosity and passion for technology will guide you to understand customer needs and contribute innovatively. With a user base in the millions, you'll learn to optimize processes and improve our service delivery.

Our engineering culture values diversity, lifelong learning, humility, and collaboration. We welcome fresh perspectives and are committed to helping you grow professionally. In this role, you will:

  • Engage in the development of scalable and high-performance software, using languages like Typescript, Python or Kotlin.
  • Collaborate to backend and frontend features, as well as internal tooling, libraries and frameworks.
  • Contribute to a secure, compliant, and efficient foundation for our products.
  • Participate in our cloud-native, DevOps-enabled infrastructure, with exposure to AWS services.
  • Be a part of a culture that emphasizes diversity, lifelong learning, and collaboration.
  • Work on projects that directly impact customers and learn to make data-driven decisions.

Qualifications

  • Recent graduate or in the final year of a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Bootcamp graduates with strong project portfolios are also encouraged to apply.
  • Foundational knowledge of backend development and object-oriented programming principles.
  • Experience with JavaScript, Kotlin, Python, or similar languages, through university projects, internships, or personal projects.
  • Demonstrable involvement in software projects, open-source contributions, or tech innovations is a plus.
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and methodologies in software development.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with team members and contribute to a positive team dynamic.
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn about quality practices in software development, such as Test-Driven Development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an enthusiasm for process optimization.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage effectively with team members.
  • A mindset geared toward lifelong learning, diversity, and collaboration.

Additional Information

  • Be part of one of the fastest-growing and most visible Fintech startups in Europe, creating innovative services that have a substantial impact on the lives of our customers
  • Work with an international, diverse, inclusive, and ever-growing team that loves creating the best products for our clients
  • Enjoy an office in a great location in the middle of Munich, Berlin or Vienna or choose to work remotely from within Germany or Austria (if eligible for the job)
  • Be productive with the latest hardware and tools
  • Learn and grow by joining our in-house knowledge sharing sessions and spending your individual Education Budget

Our Recruitment Process overview:

  1. Application review
  2. Online coding challenge - 90 min
  3. Initial Interview - ca 45 min
  4. Final round of 3 separate interviews - 3 x 60min

- Technical Interview - deep dive
- Head of Engineering Interview
- HR Interview

For more information about Scalable and our recruitment process please visit our Career page: https://de.scalable.capital/careers#process

Scalable Capital offers competitive compensation and benefits based on the performance, experience and qualifications of its employees.

For applicants for Austria: Due to Austrian legal requirements, we are obliged to state the minimum salary for this position. The minimum salary under the collective agreement is based on the framework collective agreement for employees in information and consulting. Depending on your training, qualifications and professional experience, there is a willingness to overpay.