Software Engineer (Functional Programming)

Engineering London, United Kingdom


Funding Circle brings together small businesses and investors in a way that is truly groundbreaking. We aim to foster an environment where small business can thrive. Our online platform provides a marketplace where investors receive better returns and small businesses find lower rates. The force behind our product is our engineering team; we are building elegant, sustainable, and scalable infrastructure on a global scale, and we want you to be a part of it!

Our mission: to build a better financial world.

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic Functional (any JVM, Clojure, Scala, etc) engineer who brings elegance and simplicity to the forefront of distributed systems. We are a group of passionate engineers whose bread and butter is learning new technologies and cultivating a collaborative and inclusive environment - do you feel the same?

To be successful in this role, you should bring:

  • Professional/personal project experience working with Clojure, Scala, JVM or a strong interest in learning.
  • 3+ years of overall software engineering experience in any language (We like, Go, Erlang, Ruby, Python, Java, etc).
  • Comfort in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • Github or other open source code we can check out.
  • Distributed systems experience.
  • Experience with microservices and/or event-driven architecture.
  • The ability to operate at scale with low-latency systems.
  • Familiarity with Docker, Mesos, would be very nice.
  • Massive bonus points for experience working with Kafka/Kafka Streams.

Why Join Us?

Happy employees are productive employees, that’s why we offer a hearty benefits package. From learning and development and commuter stipends, to a competitive salary, equity, and health benefits, we’ve got you covered! That being said, have you heard about what we're doing?! Our mission is what really motivates us to come to work every single day:

  • We're supporting small business, the engine of economic growth.
  • We're helping facilitate higher yields for investors and lower interest rates for borrowers.
  • We can fund loans quickly, all online!
  • We have a clear advantage globally in areas like domain expertise and regulatory processes.

Funding Circle provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, age, creed, colour, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or any other characteristic