Back End Developer - Permanent in Edinburgh
Job Title: Back End Developer - FinTech
FPSG are partnered with an exciting FinTech business who are expanding their worldwide operations in Edinburgh and currently need to add an experienced Back End Developer to their ranks. You will be working on the development of numerous and varied interface to connections to outside parties across different platforms. The growth of FPSG's Client will be dependent upon the successful development, testing and implementation of these connections, so we require someone who is motivated and driven towards achieving excellent results when the business needs it.
This role will help the business disrupt established players in the market and offer customers innovative products and services. You will become a key member of the IT Team and overall business, helping to develop and implement payment service solutions to their Financial Services customers and their end SME sized customers.
Development and set up of Client's own API stack
- Backend (nodejs , expressjs, request, request-promise)
- involvement in development of their strategy for Open Banking and establishment of necessary infrastructure
Development of server side logic, definition and maintenance of central database
Ensuring high performance and responsiveness of application
Implementation of security and data protection solutions
Work with the product and design teams to understand our customer needs and requirements, help formulate use cases
Good problem solver, helping to identify solutions to difficult cases and help to deliver results to tight deadline
Work with external data sources and API's
Knowledge & Experience
- Able to develop and grow within a new team
- Understanding of Open Banking and the opportunities made available to start up organisations
- Ability to make own decisions while working as part of a team
- Have worked in a similar role (not necessarily within Financial Services)
- Willing to work in a new environment where many decisions have still to be taken and where change is an ever present feature
- Good knowledge of back end programming language(s)
Without doubt FinTech is an exciting career path, this organisation take this desirable opportunity and improve it. In effect they de-risk the career move. They are already established with products and services. They have already customers consuming their services and others lined up. They are led by a number of industry veterans with domain knowledge and industry contacts. However with the new strategic plan to bring outsourced development in-house, there remains a start-up style opportunity to be in at the beginning, to bring influence to the future product and to establish rapid career and personal development.
In return, the successful Back End Developer with all the relevant matches for the role and business will receive a generous salary and package. Holidays and company initiatives will keep you motivated and the flexible working patterns and the relaxed dress code inspires creativity over conformity to formal attire requirements elsewhere. Packages are bespoke based on experience.
Please ensure you submit your CV immediately for this opportunity. FPSG are partnered exclusively with our Client to meet all their hiring needs and will advise suitable candidates of the interview schedule that will progress swiftly and with guaranteed feedback. There is no messing around with long, drawn out processes here…….if you're deemed the best Back End Developer for the role, you'll get selected and offered.
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