Milan | Engineering | Full-time


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Love always drives what we do, we’re passionate about our jobs, care about our colleagues, and are devoted to our customers. Our mission is to become the most loved European financial service provider. We’re already expanding rapidly into new countries, and we’re not done yet. We have big plans. And that’s where you come in.
Your opportunity:
In its journey to become the most loved payment service provider in Europe, Mollie is continuously investing and growing its Engineering department. We recently successfully launched an Engineering Hub in Lisbon and we are set to replicate this journey in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe: Milan! Milan’s hub will contribute to Mollie’s mission with multiple passionate agile engineering teams that will innovate, build and contribute to our portfolio of next-generation payment products. We bring to the table an international, English-spoken, open and diverse working culture based on our core values: Be Loved, Be Bold, Be Authentic!

Join us and become one of the founding members of Milan's Hub experiencing the fun and adventure growing one of the most promising European fintechs and building products that will delight our customers all around Europe.

As a Staff Engineer you will be responsible for overseeing and driving changes which have a large impact on the department’s roadmap and/or on the business.

As a recognized Technical Leader, you will establish a technical vision, manage technical risks and expand the technical knowledge of the department. In this role, you will be leading people on technical topics as well as taking a technical leadership role on larger projects, distributing tasks to others in close collaboration with other department leads.  

As a Staff Engineer you will be expected to be a force multiplier for any project upon which you are deployed and to make the entire engineering organisation better. Based on your knowledge and understanding you will set the standard on how to work cross-functionally with the business and product partners to make well informed decisions.

What you will be doing:
  • Setting the vision and strategy for a scalable architecture for the whole domain, with a long term thinking and a pragmatic approach for an iterative implementation of it
  • Coaching and mentoring via pair programming, PoC development and technology scouting
  • Driving technical strategic decisions in cross-functional teams and leading cross-cutting tech initiatives within the domain
  • Actively seeking out bottlenecks to our efficiency as a team, proposing and coordinating solutions that will enable the entire team to increase stability and scalability, minimise technical debt with a deep understanding of the department-wide projects.
  • Influencing and helping with defining the domain-wide vision, direction, and product improvement goals
  • Serving as role model and providing the technical guidance to engineers in the domain while raising the bar for engineering practices and standards

What you'll bring
  • Typically 10+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Strong experience in Java and/or PHP designing, building and scaling distributed systems
  • Experience with event-driven architectures and migration trajectories
  • Professional experience working with the public cloud (either GCP, AWS or Azure)
  • Experience leading the engineering teams to deliver autonomously on large cross-functionally driven projects
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills, and the ability to coach teams and raise the bar being a role model to the teams

Nice to haves:
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with event streaming and distributed systems
  • Experience migrating services between microservices and monoliths and understanding the practical tradeoffs of one architecture versus the other
  • Past experience with payments or FinTech

  1. 5 reasons why you should be working here
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  2. We bring open hearts and open minds
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  3. We grow what we know and learn what we don’t
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  4. We are driven by customer love
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  5. We celebrate the journey together
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  6. We know how to have fun
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About Engineering

Mollie is expanding its product portfolio, geographic footprint, and internal organization rapidly. The Web Team is responsible for the website and all related web architecture. The web team helps Mollie express its value proposition to the outside world, inform, convert and acquire new customers and to enable internal teams to use the site as a platform for growth.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

These three words tell you everything about Mollie… Driven. By. Love. Our driving force, our reason for being… to become the world’s most loved financial services provider. But not just loved by our customers… by our people too. At Mollie we embrace what makes you unique, and nurture a culture that feels like home. We celebrate diversity of people and perspectives every day and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate. Every new Mollie is hired on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We bring open hearts and open minds, we don’t judge each other for our differences, we embrace the unique traits that make our products and culture stronger. There is an energy at Mollie that can’t be contained. We are proud to be here, and inspired by the problems we have left to solve. So come join the ride.

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Who you’ll be working with

  1. Femke
    Software Engineer
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  2. Daniel
    Senior Engineer
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  3. Robin
    Senior Engineer
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  4. Vesna
    Engineering Manager
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Every good relationship starts with a click. Let’s make sure this one will last.

  1. For starters

    Our Talent Acquisition team and hiring manager will review your application, and respond within 2 weeks.

  2. The "inbetween"

    If you seem like a Mollie-in-the-making, we’ll invite you to a screening call so we can learn more about each other.

  3. Are you the one?

    If all goes well, you’ll have two or more interviews with the hiring team. And if it’s a highly technical role, we’ll also assess the specific skills you’ll need.

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