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Senior Full Stack Developer - Know Your Customer – Tallinn

Senior Full Stack Developer - Know Your Customer

We’re looking for a Senior Full Stack Developer to join our growing team in Tallinn

You’ll receive a competitive package include a salary within the range of 28K-74K annually depending on your level of experience, and generous stock options.

Your mission:

Regulators and banking partners are still relying on antique, not convenient and not the most reliable sources for identifying customer in modern tech world. We believe that there are technological solutions that can help us identify customer and understand their behavior for offering the best experience for our customers and highest credibility to our regulators & partners.

This role will give you the opportunity to: 

As part of the KYC team you'll be changing the world of finance to be more convenient, fast and secure for the customers. Removing the hurdles of verification while learning to know our customers is what you'll be working toward. To become part of a team that builds a scalable full-stack compliance system. You will design relevant architecture from client facing components down to back-end infrastructure. You will be a coach and mentor for a team of engineers as you settle into the organization. To create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture, closely connected to a whole TransferWise family. Be hands on and heavily involved in design, architecture discussions, and prototyping of new systems with the team.

  • Choose your own path to success - you’ll have the freedom to define the vision and the responsibility for making it happen
  • Be flexible in how and where you work, we understand everyone needs a little something different so we’ll do our best to make it happen
  • Travel to work with our teams in Singapore as well as meet various partners and organisations when needed
  • Inspire teams with your ideas, knowledge and self-starting attitude

A bit about you: 

  • Solid knowledge of Java 8 and Spring Boot
  • Understanding of horizontal scaling and experience with relevant technologies
  • Experience working with SQL databases, query optimization and designing schemas
  • Experience using TDD, understanding of test coverage best practices & test pyramid concept
  • Experience using Agile development methodologies, preferably Scrum
  • Experience using database abstraction layers like Hibernate
  • Experience with Angular or React
  • You'll empathize with our customers’ problems, develop impactful solutions and measure results. Our teams are working on big challenges bearing full ownership over the customer journey.

Some extra skills that would be awesome: 

  • You understand that the customer is at the heart of everything you do & empathy drives every decision you make
  • You have analytical skills and a data driven approach
  • Some experience with machine learning
  • You have some understanding of regulatory compliance and experience with AML or Fraud Prevention is a big plus
  • You're passionate about technology, product and user experience
  • You have the ability to help your team work independently, identify problems that need to be solved & implement solutions to them
  • A broad understanding of the concept of minimum viable product
  • Knowledge/Interest in payment platforms, FX and/or performant complex systems
  • Willing to travel & work with teams in other offices (London, Budapest, New York, etc)
  • Be a customer of TransferWise

Some of your benefits:

Apart from the all-expenses-paid company trips, stock options in one of Europe’s most hotly tipped startups, a laptop and team lunches every other Thursday, you won’t get much in the way of extras. However, we will give you 28 days holiday a year (plus public holidays), a fun, friendly atmosphere, plenty of opportunities to grow and the chance to be part of our little revolution. Oh, and coffee, there’s plenty of coffee.

Not from Estonia? - No stress, we will help you (and your family) with full relocation from any part of the world!

For a sneak - peek into our Engineering world check:


A bit about TransferWise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Our People:

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.


Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form, or drop us an email at adjustments@transferwise.com. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.