Scalable GmbH is hiring a

Backend Engineer - Product Foundation (m/f/x) onsite or remote in Germany or Austria

Wien, Austria

As a Backend Engineer in our Product Foundation Tribe, you will contribute significantly to creating a secure, compliant, and efficient foundation that supports Scalable Capital’s critical product components. Your work will impact areas such as user authentication, client onboarding, and our internal backoffice platform.

We are on the lookout for aspiring bar-raisers - engineers who are eager to expand their skills and contribute to our product direction. Your role will involve understanding customer needs and contributing to a team that prizes a business-centric mindset. Working with a large user base, you will have the opportunity to be involved in process optimization, helping us improve how we work and serve our customers.

Our engineering DNA is woven from a few vital strands: diversity, lifelong learning, humility, hard work, ownership, and collaboration. We welcome individuals from all cultural backgrounds, enriching our already diverse environment. The right person should demonstrate an intrinsic motivation to learn continuously, stay updated with trends, and apply new knowledge innovatively. Ownership is key, too; we look for individuals ready to take responsibility and accountability for their tasks. And finally, we need collaborators - those who take responsibility for the health and success of the team, are comfortable leading from any position, and are unafraid to have serious conversations when necessary.

  • Drive full-cycle development of scalable, reliable, and high-performance solutions, focusing on Java, Kotlin, and Spring technologies.
  • Work alongside senior team members in aligning your efforts with the Product Foundation Tribe's mission, which includes providing a secure, compliant, and efficient foundation for millions of clients.
  • Engage with our cloud-native, DevOps-enabled infrastructure, utilizing AWS services like ECS, Fargate, and Lambda.
  • Be a part of a culture that emphasizes diversity, lifelong learning, and collaboration.
  • Interact with customers to gain insights, contributing to data-informed decision-making.
  • Focus on process management to efficiently handle our growing user base, striving for continuous improvement.
  • Solid experience in backend development and a good understanding of object-oriented programming principles.
  • Proficiency in at least one backend programming language (Java, Kotlin, Typescript, Python, C#, etc.), with openness to learn more.
  • Experience or familiarity with Spring Framework and Spring Boot is beneficial.
  • Good knowledge of RESTful API Design.
  • Experience with or exposure to cloud services, especially AWS (ECS, Fargate, Lambda).
  • Understanding of DevOps practices, including aspects of CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure management.
  • Interest in Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Pair Programming.
  • Quality-focused mindset, with an inclination towards quality assurance in development.
  • Experience contributing to various stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of engaging with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Effective problem-solving skills, with a focus on process optimization.
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools and understanding of SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs is a plus.
  • A passion for lifelong learning, diversity, and collaborative work.
  • Ready to take ownership of tasks within a learning and development-oriented environment.

What We Expect From Your Application

Joining Scalable Capital means demonstrating an impact mindset. In your application, illustrate how you've actively contributed to innovation and excellence in your past experiences. While a cover letter isn't mandatory, we strongly encourage it. It's your opportunity to express your enthusiasm for the role and how it fits into your personal and professional development. We diligently read each application, seeking those who are eager to raise the bar with us.


  • Be part of one of the fastest-growing and most visible Fintech startups in Europe, creating innovative services that have a substantial impact on the lives of our customers
  • Work with an international, diverse, inclusive, and ever-growing team that loves creating the best products for our clients
  • Enjoy an office in a great location in the middle of Munich, Berlin Mitte or Vienna
  • Be productive with the latest hardware and tools
  • Learn and grow by joining our in-house knowledge sharing sessions and spending your individual Education Budget 
  • Free German language classes
  • (International) relocation support
  • Opportunity to work from abroad
  • Benefit from an attractive compensation package
  • Say goodbye to order commissions and say hello to your complimentary subscription of Scalable Capital's PRIME+ Broker

Scalable Capital offers competitive compensation and benefits based on the performance, experience and qualifications of its employees. Due to Austrian legal requirements, we are obliged to state the minimum salary for this position. This corresponds to the minimum annual gross salary according to the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Of course, we are prepared to offer a higher salary depending on the individual situation (experience, responsibility, specialist knowledge and skills).

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