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Hiring Back End Developer with Scala

We’re here for those who refuse to settle. Who never stop moving forwards. Who continue to search for new ideas and better experiences in everything they do. An exciting start up in the FinTech sector is looking for Back End Developer in Russia or Ukraine who is willing to be part of our talented team and build with us platform that will democratize financial services, working with state-of-the-art technology building things that people actually use, using the following tech stack like Scala, GraphQL, React and React Native, Relay, Java 8, Google Cloud Platform, MySQL.

You'll be working closely with the lead developer to ensure delivery of all services written in Java and Scala. You will be making critical decisions around the architecture of the system and individual components as we are in the design phase. You'll also have the opportunity to take project ownership of individual modules.

We follow Scrum principles, do daily standups and run two week sprints. The team is 3 people large.

For this position we offer three different options for work location:

Option 1: Working remotely from Russia or Ukraine

Option 2: Working from office in St. Petersburg

Option 3: Working from office in Malta (subject to work visa)

Skills And Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in large scale project as Back End Developer

  • Fluency with Scala or Java 8

  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus

  • Degree Educated (High Achievers!)

Personal Skills:

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Co-founder mentality

  • English language (fluent in both written and oral)

Will be a plus:

  • Knowledge of front end technologies (ECMAScript 6, React, Relay)

  • Experience with microservices and scalable distributed systems

  • Knowledge of NoSQL, MapReduce, Akka, Akka-HTTP

  • Experience with document warehousing

Company Introduction:

Five Stories Tall is a start up company in the FinTech sector based in sunny tech hub of Valletta, Malta focused on developing a unique platform designed for High Net Worth Individuals for handling their estate, improving collaboration with service providers and managing documentation.The Founder of the company has already successfully grown another company that was chosen as Best IT company in Denmark in 2016. We are serious about creating a great workplace and understand that employee engagement is a force that drives real business outcomes.


  • Flat Hierarchy and opportunity to build a product from the scratch

  • Real Growth potential

  • Opportunity to work in a free liberal environment with some of the best engineers and entrepreneurs

  • Possibility of Equity

Would you like to be a part of a new IT Startup company and take an important role in building a disruptive service? Submit your CV to

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