Back-end Developer in Madrid or Remote


35,000 - €45,000
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Job Description

TOQIO ( enables any business, not just banks, to create game changing, data driven, finance propositions that can be rapidly deployed to their customers where and when they need it.

We are currently looking for an experienced Back End Developer to help us build this amazing diverse team, with a range of skills and backgrounds, to tackle the next set of challenges.

The role will involve being responsible for assisting the Back End development, core integration with clients and third parties, and working with a highly skilled technical team.

As a Back-end Developer you will:

  • Work to ensure high-quality programming standards
  • Help to set or validate the Best Practices employed by the team
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the product vision is realised through excellence in execution.
  • Follow standards and procedures to ensure that quality objectives set by us are met and consistent.
  • Be able to define a Technical Specification derived from any Functional Specification, and document the solution under the format and procedures established by the company
  • Be able to construct the best programming solution derived from a Technical Specification, verify it, test it (unitary, functional, end-to-end), move it through the different environments, and set it to work in the Live environment
  • Adjust the quality of the code obtained by using automatic verification tools (Sonar, Kiuwan)
  • Be able to estimate the duration of any assigned task, and keep the estimations
  • Be working in an interdisciplinary manner with their peers in other departments, specially Product, and Support.
  • Participate in the technical design of projects we make for our Clients
  • Supervise and write efficient and reliable code; use best practices with our team
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Be able to propose solutions to difficult problems
  • Setup unit and integration tests
  • Keep up to date with latest technology trends
  • Recommend technological developments and improvements in inefficiency.
  • Need to have a solid foundation in software design.

Experience required:

  • 3-4+ years experience in Java (Spring)
  • Experience working with Microservices architectures, specially under AWS infrastructure
  • Deep knowledge of Maven
  • Experience with REST and APIs, and use of related tools (JSON, Swagger, Open API/gRPC, Soap UI, Postman)
  • Deep experience working with Continuous deployment tools (GITHub, TBD, Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Experience working with Jira
  • Experience in unit testing with JUnit, NUnit, and the application of TDD
  • Experience working with code quality assessment with platforms such as Sonar, Kiuwan and/or similar tools
  • Deep experience experience working with agile methodologies, particularly Scrum, and BDD
  • Deep knowledge of Mongo DB but also analytical eye to value propositions according to the project needs .
  • Experience working with Relational Databases (Postgres)
  • English communication skills (feel comfortable expressing yourself in English)

Must have skills:

  • Strategic problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills both in English (Spanish is a plus!) and the ability to connect with other engineers and developers
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to design the best possible solution to a problem
  • Strong team spirit, transparent communication, and self-management
  • Quest for constant learning (new technologies)
  • Passion for Digital Technologies

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge on other frameworks like AWS, DevOps…
  • Security services and tools (Auth0)
  • Knowledge and experience with automation tools
  • Knowledge of low-code platform.

What we offer:

  • TOQIO. People are one of TOQIO’s main assets. We are building a unique best in class team committed to our core values and based in diversity, sustainability and wellbeing.
    • The team comprises professionals from leading consulting and banking firms, MBA graduates from top business schools, entrepreneurs, young and talented engineers and PhDs.
    • TOQIO’s Founding team; Eduardo Martinez and Michael Galvin are successful entrepreneurs and motivated leaders who have been awarded in different fields. Along with Daniella Lorenzo, Rodrigo Iglesias, Víctor Martín, Arancha Riestra and Jingxuan Xu are leading a talented team full of energy and passion.
  • Our core values. TOQIO’s 4Cs are our flagship, we are:
    • Curious: Curiosity is the lifeblood of innovation.
    • Committed: Shaping TOQIO into a more vibrant place to do business, as well as making our society better.
    • Considerate: We’re a diverse and multicultural team that brings many perspectives into our workforce.
    • Creative: seeking out of the box thinkers who face challenges head on, and look forward to innovating their way around every obstacle.
  • The best place to work. We are working hard to become a great family company.
    • Team working: Promoting objective, fact-based and solution oriented discussions.
    • Equality & Diversity: Promoting equality and diversity, encouraging a multicultural environment.
    • Transparent: Communicating feedback transparently, constructively and in real-time.
    • Meritocratic: Striving for excellence and rewarding the best.
  • The best team. We care the most about our team members.
    • Salary proposal for a Back End Developer: 35.000€ to 45.000€ gross annual base base salary depending on the candidate’s knowledge and experience
    • Leave Period: 25 holiday days of your election.
    • Employee Share Scheme: We want all team members to really feel part of TOQIO.
    • Flexibility: Working flexibly in the broadest sense, remote working is part of our normal practice at TOQIO but also we offer a Flexible Working Policy. We work up 80% of the time remotely.
    • Flexible perks package including private health insurance, entertainment, training, mentoring program, gym...
    • We are a British company with a Spanish subsidiary. We have central offices in Madrid, London and in the short term we will open a new office in Nairobi.
    • Join an international team with over 15 nationalities and colleagues in Spain, UK, Switzerland, Kenya and India.
  • Awards. TOQIO has received several awards and nominations since we launched in 2018:
    • Early Metrics TOP 30% International recognition 2019
    • Winner of Cuatrecasa Acelera IV 2020
    • Lanzadera Growth Phase Startup 2020
    • Winner on Corporate Category of Open Finance Appathon 2020 (Open Banking Excellence)
    • Finalist Fintech South Summit 2020
    • Fintech Third prize Premios Expansión Startup 2020

Thanks so much for taking the time to check TOQIO, we are really looking forward to hearing from you!


  • Fintech

  • London, UK

  • 11-50

  • 2019

Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company. We are enabling any business, not just banks, to create game changing, data driven, finance propositions that can be rapidly deployed to their customers where and when they need it, with a specific focus on SMEs.

Our modular approach lets clients use pre-built TOQIO products to easily create personalised applications to power their propositions. We have initially developed 3 products which can be configured to deploy innovative whitelabel Business Finance Applications and change the way business banking is deliverer to their customers;

Digital Banking, the simplest, quickest and most efficient way to deploy a full digital banking proposition to the market

Marketplace: Our customers are able to access a range of pre-integrated technologies and services to deliver a better overall financial experience;

Business Intelligence: Powerful APIs connected to accounting, banking and other financial applications giving us a wealth of SME customer insight, and allow us to automate the delivery of financial products.

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