Backend Software Developer

  • FourthLine
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 14/05/2024
Full time Forex Fintech IT - Software Development

Job Description

At Fourthline, our mission is to fight financial crime. We help protect the global financial system by verifying millions of identities for banks, neobanks, online brokers, crypto exchanges, or insurers like N26, Vivid, Trade Republic, flatexDEGIRO, Wish, Solarisbank, and more.

Having started our journey in January 2018 only, we're incredibly proud to count around 250 employees between our Amsterdam and Barcelona offices with over 50 nationalities.

Your Mission at Fourthline

Prevent financial crime by building best-in-class software alongside an awesome and talented team. As a backend engineer at Fourthline, you will:

  • Design, develop, maintain, and improve our microservices, and take responsibility for thorough testing and reliable deployments of your stories.
  • Professionally manage your tasks, priorities and deliverables, taking joint ownership with your teammates for the sprint goals.
  • Utilize your experience to contribute to our growth through lessons learned from your successes and failures.
  • Take responsibility for engineering excellence and architectural decision-making within your team.
  • Contribute to thorough documentation—crucial for ensuring success and minimizing questions!
  • Understand the entire development lifecycle and work closely with other members in squads, including Platform and QA teams.
  • Employ both technical and soft skills to address challenges, recognizing that solutions often require a blend of technology-based and people-based strategies.
  • Coach and mentor team members in Amsterdam and Barcelona on an as-needed basis.

Emphasis on Collaboration

At Fourthline, we foster a collaborative culture informed by industry knowledge (FinTech) and deep understanding of our business objectives. You will actively participate in chapter meetings, knowledge sharing sessions and cross-discipline alignments with other teams and engineering disciplines.

Career Growth and Development

At Fourthline, we offer opportunities for career progression and learning, allowing you to work alongside and learn from experienced engineers. As you grow within our team, there are possibilities to grow on our career ladder (we have Staff Engineer level and beyond), with clear pathways to further your technical, leadership and communication competencies.

Our Stack

.NET 5-8 – Our cloud-based microservices architecture includes REST APIs, Docker, Message Queues (RabbitMQ), RDBMS (PostgreSQL), Wolverine, Marten (Doc + Event stores), and much more!

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of software development experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages.
  • Expert knowledge of .NET Core, 3.x, .NET 5-8.
  • Proficiency in C# (version 10 or later).
  • Experience in unit and integration testing with XUnit (MSTest/NUnit are a plus).
  • Familiarity with ORMs (EF Core) and expert knowledge of Linq.
  • Experience in using .NET Web API to implement REST APIs.
  • Understanding of SOLID principles and Domain-Driven Design (DDD).
  • Knowledge of common software design patterns.
  • Experience with Git and CI/CD in Azure DevOps.
  • Usage of cloud providers such as AWS and Azure; experience with ECS and Terraform is highly valued.
  • Language skills: English full professional proficiency.

What do we offer?

We are growing...FAST! That means there is a lot of room for impact in a fairly new KYC market! You will get the chance to work at and add value to an international and rapidly growing scale-up that works with leading names in FinTech, Crypto, and trading platforms.

We will offer you:

  • 50/50 hybrid working model
  • Remote work enablement and working from home allowance
  • 25 days of holidays to chill?
  • Offices in Amsterdam and Barcelona
  • Workplace Experience Group to enhance the employee experience in wellbeing, CSR and D&I
  • OpenUp - our partner in mental health support, accessible to all our employees and their loved ones
  • ClassPass - discounted membership for all things fitness, wellness and beauty
  • Career growth opportunities?
  • Free coffee, drinks, fruit & snacks always available
  • Subsidized warm lunch?
  • Fourthline swag
  • Additional local benefits – these vary per country
  • Friday fun - drinks in our very own bar in Amsterdam, arcade game nights, and more!

At Fourthline, we believe diversity enriches our culture and inspires you to do your best work. We value your unique talents and perspectives, welcoming them into a safe and inclusive working environment, to ultimately deliver the best products to our customers and society. You're welcome here. Fourthline is for everyone.

Our hiring process is designed to be equal, fair, and transparent. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, religions, and experiences in life. If you're excited about this role, but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.