Lead Backend Developer - Oulu, Finland



Software Engineering
Oulu, Finland
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

**Must be located in Oulu, Finland**

Join our vibrant fintech startup, Benjamin, backed by top-tier venture capitalists Play Ventures & F4 Fund. We're on the lookout for an experienced and forward-thinking Lead Backend Developer to join our team!

At Benjamin, we're passionate about rewarding everyday actions through our MoMo’s (Money Moments). Benjamin is a new cash-rewards platform for consumers, merchants and gamers to earn cash, called Benjamin Money Moments, by completing daily tasks, playing casual games, viewing content and ads, and making everyday card purchases with cash back.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop cloud services with modern technologies (Node.js, Express, Fastify, NestJS, SQS, Lamda, etc.)
  • Implement performant database solutions using PostgreSQL and PostGIS.
  • Ensure in co-operation with the product manager that tasks within the development backlog are comprehensively defined and structured, enabling straightforward implementation by developers, ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Work collaboratively with other developers, architects and product managers to ensure system consistency and reflect business objectives in technical implementations.
  • Maintain and improve code quality through continuous integration, code review, and automated deployments using Git and Jira.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in backend development with a proven track record of successful projects.
  • Expertise in TypeScript, along with extensive knowledge of Node.js frameworks
  • 5 years in database design and management, particularly with PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with AWS cloud services

Ideal Candidate:

  • Exhibits strong leadership skills, capable of mentoring junior developers and leading by example in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Has extensive experience with AWS Cloud environments
  • Is an agile, adaptive team player who thrives in fast-paced, dynamic environments typical of startups.
  • Demonstrates a visionary approach to backend architecture, combined with a strategic mindset that contributes to the broader goals and future direction of the organization.

Why Join Us?

  • Lucrative Compensation: Maximize your earning potential with competitive salaries and rewarding bonus structures that recognize your dedication.
  • Thriving in Hyper-Growth: Immerse yourself in the dynamic environment of a hyper-growth startup, where you'll encounter daily challenges and avenues for professional advancement.
  • Cutting-Edge Collaboration: Engage with innovative technology and join a fast-paced team known for its forward-thinking approach and commitment to innovation.
  • Positive Workplace Culture: Experience a professional yet enjoyable atmosphere, where hard work is valued alongside a sense of humor and camaraderie, fostering a fulfilling work environment.

About Benjamin Capital Partners

Benjamin Capital Partners stands as the backbone of the revolutionary Benjamin App, a cutting-edge cash-rewards platform designed for consumers, merchants, and gamers alike. Known as Benjamin Money Moments, this platform offers users the chance to earn cash through a variety of engaging activities such as completing daily tasks, playing casual games, browsing content and ads, and enjoying cashback on everyday card purchases.

The Benjamin app opens up a world of possibilities for consumers to earn Benjamin Money Moments through a wide array of everyday activities, including purchases, mobile gaming, and ad engagement. As an emerging force in the fintech arena, Benjamin is committed to reshaping the future of cash rewards, one rewarding moment at a time.

Learn More: www.benjaminone.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.