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TransferWise offers visa sponsorship

This job listing is a part of the Career Hunt 2019 campaign. Career Hunt rockets your IT-career straight to the Nordic tech-hub – Estonia. Apply, because the TOP 25 candidates around the world will be flown to Estonia for a tech-tour, given the chance to meet the biggest IT-wonders and get VIP-shortcuts for job interviews in selected companies! Read more at careerhunt.eu

Java developer
financial systems
Java 8
Clean Code
Apache Kafka
Spring Boot


  • You have at least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • You're passionate about product and user experience - customers are at the heart of what you do and that empathy drives your decisions.
  • You have solid Java 8 knowledge and hands-on experience.
  • You have high coding standards (TDD, Clean Code).
  • You know your way around dependencies, have experience in performance tuning, and have used DB abstraction layers like Hibernate or messaging services (Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, JMS).
  • You have experience working with Spring, Spring Boot and REST microservices.
  • You have worked for several years within a production environment.


  • You have experience with financial systems.
  • You have knowledge of PostgreSQL, advanced types and query features.
  • Perhaps you have experience with machine learning or other data driven development experience.
  • You know your way around event driven architecture.
  • You have some Groovy experience.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Stock options in one of Europe's most hotly tipped startups.
  • Relocation and visa support.
  • Flexible working hours with the option of working remotely.
  • Well-being benefits (e.g. extra health days, gym, sauna, etc).
  • Lunch every second Thursday.
  • 28 days holiday a year (plus public holidays), a fun, friendly atmosphere, plenty of opportunities to grow and the chance to be part of our irreversible change in how money moves across the world.

The company

Life at TransferWise

TransferWise will give you the opportunity to:
- Choose your own path to success - you’ll have the freedom to define the vision and the responsibility for making it happen.
- Be flexible in how and where you work, we understand everyone needs a little something different, so we’ll do our best to make it happen.
- Travel to work with our teams in London and Budapest, as well as meet various partners and organizations when needed.
- Inspire teams with your ideas, knowledge and self-starting attitude.
Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.
We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.
Our People:
At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.
If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.
How we work:
At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.
You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.

The Location

Tallinn, Estonia

Moving to Estonia

If you hold the passport of a visa-free country, you can start working in Estonia within 24 hours from accepting the job offer, if your new employer is classified as a startup.
If your new employer is not considered a startup, you can start after a maximum of 10 days from accepting the job offer.
If you hold the passport of a country that requires a visa to enter Estonia, you can move and start working within approximately 4 weeks.