Software Engineer

  • 9 Appold St, Hackney, London EC2A 2AP, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Yapily ( is a well funded, dynamic and forward-thinking fintech start up which is proud of its strong technical background.

Yapily is building an open banking API connections to all retail banks, normalising and enriching the data and providing it through a highly secure and performant API.

Do you want to participate in the biggest technology revolution in finance? To define and build APIs, SDKs and other tools for developers, so they can create new and innovative fintech services? If any of this motivates you then look no further, come join us in a team of talented engineers to build connectivity to banks

Job Description

We are looking for folks with solid analytical, design and problem diagnosis skills, expertise with systems programming, high-performance applications, distributed systems or service design is a plus. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward. With your technical expertise you will manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

Our innovative systems include highly efficient and large scale platforms built on Java/Spring Boot, running on Docker containers and deployed in Kubernetes clusters in Google Cloud Platform. For this position you will have a strong background in OO design with Java. Experience working with web services, Restful APIs and Spring Boot is desired. Linux system development experience is a plus. Equally important to these specific skills is the ability to multi-task, quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements, learn new systems, create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems.


  • Support, maintain, and build APIs, tooling, automations, and monitoring services using technologies and services such as, or similar to: GCP, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Java, Spring Boot, Spring Reactive, Project Reactor, Jenkins, Bitbucket CI/CD, Vaadin, PostgreSQL, Swagger, OpenAPI, etc.

  • Define REST API/JSON specification, test cases and build sample open source API code clients.

  • Build API clients to consume data from multiple sources, normalising and aggregating formats, in real time or distributed reactive streams.

  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.

  • Focus on quality and performance of services, continuously improving code and innovating with better technologies.



  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical work experience

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals

  • 3+ years of development experience

  • API design and distributed backend systems

  • Relational and non relational databases

  • Outstanding knowledge of Java

  • Able to bring experience and ideas that will help Yapily deliver highly efficient and reliable services

  • You must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We are not able to provide visa sponsorship.


  • Financial Technology and/or Payment industry experience

  • Security and Cryptography knowledge

  • OpenID, OAuth2.0, OAuth1.0, JWT

  • Spring Boot framework & Spring Security

  • Swagger or OpenAPI Specification

  • CI/CD/TDD & Automation with Jenkins, Selenium, Postman, Newman


Additional Information

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing company.  At Yapily, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community! Get in touch!