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Provides next generation mobile banking and financial services to the Brazilian market.

Software Engineer - Berlin
Berlin, DE
Job Description / Skills Required

What is Nubank?
We are the leading fintech in Latin America. We use leading edge technology, design and data, We are committed to fighting complexity and empowering Brazilians to take control of their finances. We are actively servicing millions of clients with an order of magnitude more prospective customers, for our mobile-controlled credit card product, since its launch on September 2014. With our head office located in the Pinheiros region of São Paulo and an engineering office located in Berlin, Nubank has raised USD 180 million in investment rounds led by Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, Tiger Global, Kaszek Ventures, Goldman Sachs, QED Investors and DST Global.

Why is software engineering important for us?
We are a technology company, and software engineers form the bulk of our team. Our software team creates new features for our cardholder customers, as well as advanced analytics and machine learning models to continuously improve decision making and streamline processes.

What are some examples of problems a software engineer will solve?
The office in Berlin is currently centered around back-end and data focused work. Shipping valuable features requires close coordination between devops, database and API; our engineers commonly pair and rotate focus between these responsibilities. We consistently work with new technologies, and thus value professionals who are open to learning new things, regardless of pre-existing comfort zones. Nubank software engineers in Berlin might solve the following problems:

Design and build backend microservices in functional programming languages, such as Clojure
Integrate data pipelines to drive business functions and products
Create intuitive visualizations for monitoring live streaming data sets
Triage bugs and exceptions reported in production
Create intelligent monitors for key customer experiences and risk-relevant events
Measure and optimize API performance
Conduct system load / stress tests

You will fit well if
You thrive in dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented teams
You are hungry and enjoy being constantly challenged to learn and do more
You embrace conflict of ideas and like to question the status quo
You learn fast and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities
You believe in building great products and doing great work
You want to understand the big picture, to be held accountable and make a meaningful contribution with your work

Nubank’s new office in Berlin is an engineering office dedicated to serving the horizontal engineering needs of Nubank. As a satellite office we enjoy being small and nimble while still able to take advantage of the largess of Nubank and Nubank’s experience, structure, cultural foundations and sound practices. We are looking to staff this office with the best and brightest engineers.

We are looking for software engineers that are curious, enthusiastic, versatile, eager to learn, with a track record of creating efficient, scalable and accessible solutions, preferably in the domain of data infrastructure and tooling. We want engineers with a high degree of empathy for your users' problems and knows how to push initiatives forward and get things done. Engineers that want to have an impact in improving the quality of our customers’ lives.

Relevant Knowledge

Functional programming (e.g. Clojure, Scala)
RESTful API oriented design / modular service oriented architecture
Messaging (e.g. Kafka)
JVM experience (e.g. Java, Scala, Clojure)
SQL / NoSQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, Datomic)
Unit / functional / integration testing
Infrastructure as code (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
Modern web frameworks (e.g. Ring, Pedestal)
Distributed processing frameworks (e.g. Spark, Flink)
You will have a meaningful chance to shape architecture, process, and culture while working with leading edge technologies. We believe in good inter and intra team chemistry, enthusiasm for building things, and exercising the surprising capacity to learn new things when we stay humble and open-minded. English language skills are essential.

Competitive compensation package
Participation in Nubank’s Stock Option Plan
Health and dental insurance
Flexibility to choose your own custom setup (computer, monitors, OS etc.)
Wellness and learning benefit