๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Milan



Senior Software Engineer (Java)

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! Milanโ€™s hub will contribute to Mollieโ€™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!

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play a vital role in our team, working on the development of cutting-edge, user-friendly financial products and APIs used by tens of thousands of merchants on a daily basis. Our focus is on creating highly scalable solutions that can handle a high volume of payments per second throughout the day. Code quality and system scalability are of paramount importance, and we value forward-thinking experts who can contribute to building scalable systems.

In Milan, you'll be part of the Customer Monitoring domain, where we oversee all monitoring activities necessary for Mollie in managing credit, integrity, and fraud risks. Your role involves building technologies to detect malicious or insolvent merchants before they harm Mollie or our customers. It's crucial for Mollie to stay profitable and compliant with regulations like anti-money laundering. You'll work in a cross-functional team with engineers, Data and ML specialists, enhancing existing tools and developing new ones using monitoring algorithms based on streaming and machine learning. Together, we ensure Mollie's success in a dynamic environment.

What you will be doing

  • Building solid foundations for our Java ecosystem

  • Helping us to build large-scale services in Java

  • Working closely with engineers and product to build features at a large scale

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining APIs, services and systems across Mollieโ€™s engineering teams

  • Evaluating & solving complex problems across the stack

  • Putting your skills to the test and allowing yourself to grow and learn rapidly

What you'll bring

  • A minimum of 6 years experience in developing large-scale web applications

  • Strong knowledge of Java is a must; other languages (like PHP, Go, Python) are a plus

  • You know all about Service Oriented Architecture patterns

  • Some professional grasp of working with the public cloud (either GCP, AWS or Azure)

  • You have a background of building scalable systems

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills and you've worked effectively with different stakeholders

Nice to haves

  • You have previously worked in a fast-paced environment

  • Previous knowledge of Google Cloud Platform

  • You know about event streaming and distributed systems

  • You have migrated services between microservices and monoliths and understanding the practical tradeoffs of one architecture versus the other

  • You have previously worked within the Payments or FinTech sector


Birthday off

22 holiday days

Wellbeing program

Health insurance

Bonus scheme

Birthday off

22 holiday days

Wellbeing program

Health insurance

Bonus scheme

How we hire

Step 1


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

Step 2

Screening call

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

Step 3

Are you the one?

You'll have two or more interviews. And if it's a highly technical role, we'll also assess the specific skills you'll need.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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 donโ€™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 canโ€™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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