Backend developer

You will be in charge of the backend Java application

  • We are building Figure, an application for payments, sales and analyses.
  • Figure consists of an iOS app a web app and the entire system is cloud-based.
  • Check out our stack to see what we work with!

Technologies you should know

Must have: Real-world experience

  • Java, Javascript
  • Cloud technologies (AWS, Heroku or others)
  • Dependency injection framework (Spring dependency injection, Guice)
  • Hibernate
  • REST principles
  • SQL

Nice to have: One or more advanced-expertise topics

  • Advanced cloud architecture (microservices, event sourcing)
  • Monitoring
  • Orchestration and configuration (Docker, Kubernetes, …)
  • Security topics
  • Node.js
  • Maven (or Gradle)

We save small businesses a lot of trouble

And we have them to testify:

“I own and run three dry cleaning and laundry businesses. I struggled and searched for the right point of sale system. I require a POS system that is reliable, robust, and easy to maintain. There are so many options out there but nothing in the market matched my needs. Then I found Figure POS. It’s simple, easy to use, and it has all the features I need. Now I use it to manage all my stores and employees.”

— Sangbum Lee, Natural Garment Care

How our working together will look like

  • You will be working full-time and communicate in English.
  • You’ll do proper modern software craftsmanship with us: code review, continuous integration/deployment, unit & end-to-end testing, research in New York in person.
  • You’ll discuss problems and challenges to learn from each other and will be encouraged and supported to learn new things.
  • Our entire development team is based in the Brno Impact HUB. It’s easy to ask your friends two offices over about anything. Or downstairs at the bar. Or at a Hub BBQ.

We're a start-up. What does that mean?

  • You’ll become part of a small Czech–American team. Each team member is seen and heard. Everyone has a say in what is going to happen, how and why. Each team member argues their points.
  • You’ll use state-of-the-art technologies, will be able to test them out and play with them. Take a look at our Stack and see for yourself!
  • We do one thing and we’re good at it. We have to be. Any imperfections in the app will come back to haunt us.
  • You’ll spend your time efficiently – you won’t suffer from unnecessary processes, meetings and hierarchy. We are transparent towards each other.
  • Our work shows and we see how each change in the app helps the business of our clients.

What you can expect

  • The compensation you’ll be satisfied with
  • Team of nice people
  • 5 learning days – workshops, conferences, trying new things
  • 2 lecture days – presenting at conferences, leading workshops
  • Financial participation on relevant conference tickets

What your first month with Figure will be like

  • You’ll be given a warm welcome and meet everyone on the team.
  • You’ll familiarize yourself with our codebase, infrastructure and tools, you’ll get all set up.
  • You’ll be given an assignment you’ll able to crack and will be a bit of a challenge. We’ll provide the support for you to do so; we’ll help you, and in turn, we expect you to pull it off.
  • You’ll get to know more about Figure and our customers, you’ll understand what we are striving for here.
  • And from the very beginning, we’ll be listening to you.

E-mail Martin

… and join us!

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Martin Jakubec