Lean Technologies is hiring a

Senior Backend Engineer

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Full-Time
About Us

Lean provides developers with a universal API to access their customer's financial accounts from across the Middle East. We came to the realization that infrastructure barriers to entry were suppressing the growth of the fintech industry across our home markets and sought to build a product that would solve that once and for all. Using Lean, developers of all levels of sophistication can now build cutting edge financial solutions without worrying about the nuances at the infrastructure layer, freeing them up to focus on what matters most — their customers.

About the role

Are you a highly motivated and experienced software engineer looking to take your career to the next level? Look no further! Our team at Lean is on a mission to revolutionize the fintech industry by providing developers with a universal API to access their customer's financial accounts from across the Middle East. We are breaking down infrastructure barriers and empowering the growth of the fintech industry, and we need a talented software engineer like you to help us make it happen!

As a software engineer at Lean, you will play a critical role in developing and building the infrastructure that will underpin the future of the financial ecosystem. You'll have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies such as Java 17, Spring Boot, Microservices, PostgreSQL, Kafka, scripting languages and more. You'll be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining the infrastructure that supports our core product and continuously improving its performance, scalability, and reliability.

But it's not just about the technology, we're looking for a problem-solver, someone who thrives on challenges and is ready to implement compelling solutions to complex problems. You'll be working closely with cross-functional teams, staying up-to-date with the latest developments in fintech and ensuring our systems are aligned with industry standards. You'll also be participating in code reviews, and ensuring that all code is of high quality and adheres to best practices.


Here's what we need from you:

  • Strong experience with Java,
  • Spring Boot, Microservices, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Scripting, REST
  • 4+ years of experience as a software engineerStrong desire to learn new technologies and implement them
  • Experience working in the financial sector
  • Experience working in startup environments
  • Interest in the Fintech industry, especially related to Open BankingStrong problem-solving skills and the ability to think criticallyExcellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with autonomy

Key Competencies:

  • Strong technical skills in Java, Spring Boot, Microservices, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Scripting, REST
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong understanding of fintech industry and trends
  • High understanding of software development best practices self-motivated and comfortable with autonomy
  • Strong analytical skills

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • The opportunity to work on a product that aligns with and empowers developers to build the financial applications they are passionate about
  • The chance to work with a team of talented, dedicated professionals who are passionate about the fintech industry



NB. While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!

Why Join us?

Our products have received resoundingly positive feedback from developers and customers alike, with Sequoia leading its $33 million Series A round, marking its first in the GCC. Yet, this is just the beginning. We're working tirelessly to expand our coverage across the region while further deepening the value we provide to our stakeholders. To that end, we're always on the lookout for talented, driven, and entrepreneurial candidates to join us in our mission of enabling the next generation of financial innovation. If you're motivated by solving hard problems and leaving a lasting legacy while you're at it, Lean's where you need to be.

Not only do we offer competitive salaries, private healthcare, and flexible office hours, but we also insist that every member of the team hold a meaningful equity stake in the business to ensure long-term alignment.

We'd love you to join us for this journey!

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