Junior Java Software Engineer

Crushing online payment fraud at Big Data scale

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Feedzai is a startup with offices in Portugal and Silicon Valley building a groundbreaking product for online fraud prevention and digital payments. Keeping up with the company growth, Feedzai is hiring Scala and Java backend engineers to join our SaaS product team.

We are looking for very high-tech engineers that have experience or have shown the ability to deal with hard software engineering problems - from an algorithmic and distributed systems perspective.

If your passion is building high-performant, scalable services, with elegant APIs and architectures you’ll fit right in! Join us in disrupting the hot market of digital payments and online fraud prevention!

This position is also available to Porto and Coimbra.


  • Design & implement our backend architecture, from the data layer, to service orchestration to our RESTful APIs
  • Build the libraries and frameworks we use to build high-performance, reliable distributed services
  • Work on automated deployment as well as distributed logging and analytics so that we can be on top of things
  • Write reusable and testable code using the best tools for the job and participate in code reviews
  • You’ll be hyper-technical - deep understanding and optimisation are in our blood

Main requirements

  • Expert knowledge in programming high-performance, server-side code in Java (not only Java EE)
  • Work experience between 6 months and 3 years
  • Experience in Distributed Systems
  • Strong coding skills and Computer Science fundamentals
  • MSc degree in Computer Science in a top university

Nice to have

  • Real-world experience programming Scala
  • Experience building event-driven distributed systems and using modern distributed systems platforms such as Akka, ZeroMQ, Kafka, Storm
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases and distributed computing platforms (such as Hadoop)
  • Significant contributions to OSS projects
  • Someone who can bring his/her ideas into the team and is able to work out solutions to tough problems autonomously


  • Health insurance
  • Free fruit
  • International Free Coffee Selection
  • Weekly workplace gymnastics

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