Backend Software Engineer (Internship)

Office: London

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, our super app has helped 25+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth, we believe that two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. So far, we have 5000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

🎓 REV-CELERATOR PROGRAMME 🎓

If you’re in your penultimate year of study, this one’s for you. You’ll work with us for three months and get to know everything we do.

First, kick off with a few weeks of bootcamp, where we’ll prepare you to jump into work at Revolut with workshops, lectures, and practical exercises to start working on your skills. After a successful preparation, we’ll launch you into on-the-job training. In this stage, you’ll be face-to-face with tough challenges, problem-solving and tasks to own.

After the Rev-celerator internship, the most successful students will be offered a place in our brand-new graduate programme (June 2024 - June 2025), that’ll take your career to the next frontier 🚀

Our Technology team isn’t just one of the best in the industry, it’s one of the best in the world. And we’re proud of it. It’s our driving force; our engine.

From building a new banking backend to creating an award-winning app, there’s nothing (and we mean nothing) our tech team can’t do.

Our Technology team isn’t here to fix legacy systems – it’s here to build world-class financial products from the ground up. Products that will be used by millions of people around the world 🌎

We’re looking for Backend Engineers that want to change the world. If you like to work at a steady pace with no surprises, keep scrolling. If you want your work to change the global financial landscape, you might be just who we’re looking for. We have a minimalist approach to using external frameworks, with emphasis on maintainability and fast turnaround with TDD, DDD and Continuous Integration & Delivery. Sound like your speed? Let’s chat 👇

Our technology stack:

  • Java 17
  • GCP
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Spock
  • SparkJava
  • JOOQ and TDD approach

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborating with Engineers across various tech stacks
  • Building mobile APIs
  • Developing micro services to evolve our architecture
  • Optimising existing critical systems that our business depend on, such as Risk Management, Fraud Detection & Payment Processing
  • Improving existing systems
  • New greenfield projects and development work

What you'll need

  • A portfolio of multiple coding side projects or open source contributions
  • Studies of Computer Science/Maths/Physics/similar
  • Proactive attitude
  • Love for problem solving
  • Fluent English
  • Personality of a results driven, ambitious quick learner
  • Excellent communication and organisational skill
  • To feel comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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Benefits at Revolut

No ping pong tables or bean bag chairs, just benefits you actually want

Get what you need to succeed

  • Financial benefits that show we value your work
  • Medical insurance for you and your close ones
  • Flexibility to work from home, the office or abroad
  • A free Revolut Metal subscription loaded with perks
  • Exciting events year-round so you can get to know your team

Discover our values

We believe that any success at Revolut comes from two things: our people and our culture. Our culture is our DNA, it defines who we are, how we operate, and how we handle disagreements with each other. We operate, hire, develop, and promote brilliant people based on the values below.

Culture
  1. Get It Done

    Revoluters always push through!
 We stopped listening to excuses a long time ago - we care about results. We believe that grit, determination, skill, smartness, and courage can break through almost any wall.

  2. Deliver WOW

    We love building great products, we love delighting our customers, we love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution that truly solves customer needs.

  1. Dream Team

    We select, coach, and retain the top talent only and give them all the support to achieve greatness

  2. Never Settle

    Revolut is for those who always strive for excellence, for those who want to become the best in the world at what they do, for those who would never settle for less. Revolut is for 10x people.

  3. Think Deeper

    Logic, reason, and common sense prevail over everything else in decision making at Revolut. We are open-minded, we listen, and we are always in search of the truth.