Software Engineer - Java
Starling Bank
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1d ago

Description

Starling engineers love building things, creating new stuff, learning new technologies and working with others across all areas of the business to bring brilliant products and features to life.

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As a Starling Engineer you will :

  • Contribute to our award winning platform and internal tooling
  • Build new features and products from scratch
  • Be able to see the impact that your work has on the lives of our millions of customers
  • Share your knowledge with those around you, contributing to our learning culture
  • Own your projects, working in small teams across the bank to collaboratively deliver
  • Aim for greatness in everything you do, staying curious and inquisitive
  • Be part of a scaling team and organisation as we change banking for goo
  • Requirements

    We’re open-minded when it comes to hiring and we care more about aptitude and attitude than specific experience or qualifications.

    We are very open about how we deliver software. For the most part we code in Java, but you need not be an expert when you join us! We believe in clean coding, simple solutions, automated testing and continuous deployment.

    If you care enough to find elegant solutions to difficult technical problems, we’d love to hear from you.

    Our process :

    Interviewing is a two way process and we want you to have the time and opportunity to get to know us, as much as we are getting to know you! Our interviews are conversational and we want to get the best from you, so come with questions and be curious.

    In general you can expect the following :

  • Initial phone call - 30 minutes
  • Take home technical test to be discussed in the face to face - 3 hours
  • Technical face to face - 1.5 hours
  • Final Interview (normally done on the same day as the face to face) - 40 minutes
  • Benefits

    Starling technology works in a hybrid pattern both from home and one of our three offices. We’re open to applications from across the UK including fully remote, if you’re hybrid our preference is that you’re located within a commutable distance to either our London, Southampton or Cardiff office, so that we’re able to see each other and collaborate in person too.

    Benefits :

  • 25 days holiday (plus public holidays)
  • An extra day’s holiday for your birthday, taken a week on either side of the day
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year
  • Part-time and / or flexible hours available for most roles
  • Hybrid / remote working
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth including mental health support and cancer care. Partner benefits include discounts with Waitrose, Mr&Mrs Smith and Peloton
  • Generous family-friendly policies
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Varied social groups set up and run by our employees
  • Perkbox membership giving access to retail discounts, a cashback scheme, a wellness platform for physical and mental health, a birthday box and weekly free coffee
  • Access to salary sacrifice’ benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme
  • Full details are available on our site

    About Us :

    Starling is a leading digital bank on a mission to disrupt the banking industry.

    Since our launch in 2014, we've surpassed 2 million accounts, including over 350,000 business accounts. Our total deposits, meanwhile, have topped £5 billion and we have lent over £2bn over the same period.

    We're a fully licensed UK bank, and we have the culture and spirit of a fast-moving, disruptive technology company. We've won the Best British Bank award four years running, and now employ over 1500 people across our London, Southampton, Cardiff & Dublin offices.

    Starling Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

    Individuals seeking employment at Starling Bank are considered without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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