Java Spring Boot (regular)
Are you ready to build the future of work & finance? Join symmetrical.ai and be a part of the revolution!
Who we are
Symmetrical.ai is the first payroll solution you won’t hate. What does this mean?
We are a group of 80+ people who are making your payroll invisible. Our AI-based technology bundled with our team, the human face of payroll, lets us make your payroll run in the background of your daily operations.
We simplify the way you hire and pay people and deliver a flexible, fast and easy payroll-related solution that works the same way across multiple geographies.
What we do
We help fast-paced companies to onboard at scale and run payroll invisibly. Instead of complicated processes and Excel spreadsheets, we make payroll and onboarding simple.
We answer the problems that flexible workforce / gig companies face today :
Help with growing the volume of employees.
Reduce your onboarding churn.
Speed up the onboarding process.
Provide, error-free, automated payroll data, ready to payout (weekly and monthly).
At this role you will :
Responsible for API (API contracts, alignment with API guidelines, internal API, external API, API documentation)
Accountable for technological decisions within the team, responsible for technological & architectural decisions in interactions with other teams
Support CTO in designing company-wide architecture & API
Lead and maintain cross-team and cross-functional relationships in the tech space, be a partner to product manager in the business space;
Define the team's technical vision and build alignment on technical issues;
Scope complex tasks, coordinate team towards solving them, and unblock the team;
Safeguard high quality in the development (e.g. PR review, development standards, appropriate testing level) level and technical work organization process (cooperation with PM and / or DevOps)
Give and receive feedback to help people develop and be more effective (especially, but not only, technical and work organization one), design learning paths for engineers supporting the technical direction of product development;
Support delegating tasks ->
time estimations, complexity estimations, helping grow the team, also mentoring other engineers;
Injecting the engineering context and perspective into a decision (prioritization, planning), taking into account all engineering aspects, esp.
when there is value to gain
Support in hiring - interviews with Candidates
Incorporating the new joiners in technical aspects of the team and product
Understand well the business context of the team / product and have an overview of the company-wide business context
You will set yourself apart if you possess :
A few years of experience in designing and developing software to answer business needs, including :
Use of Java spring boot, Python, testing frameworks, version control
Knowledge of algorithms and data structures, OOP, design patterns
Ability to produce high quality code, also when deadlines are tight
Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
Exceptional analytical skills, ability to apply the principles of computer science and engineering to the design and development of computer systems including distributed ones
Knowledge of NoSQL and relational databases
Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
Understanding devops and software reliability principles
A passion around your job and enjoying having an impact on what you do
Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude, attention to detail
A desire to ask probing questions and to learn from others
A positive attitude, high integrity, low ego
Eager to roll up your sleeves and be proactive
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
Your opportunity :
You will have a chance to work with these technologies :
Java Spring boot
Python, Django, Flask
Allure, Jenkins, Travis
REST, Pub / Sub, Websockets
Docker, helm, K8s
and anything else you need...
competitive compensation plan;
freedom to choose the type of employment agreement that you will sign with us - B2B, UoP, UZ or anything else you like;
flexible working environment : remote-first processes for ultimate flexibility and ability, flexible working hours and an option to work 100% remotely, if you like;
freedom to choose the location that you will work from, our offices in London, Warsaw and Toruń are open and you are more than welcome to work from there, but you can work from literally anywhere in the world, in the time that suits you most;
generous holidays package : 26 days;
workspace fit for you : up to PLN 2 000 / € 500 of extra funds to improve your home office set-up;
a computer of your choice and all necessary tools that you need to work with;
training budget : up to PLN 6 000 per annum as we want you to grow with us;
private medical healthcare (Compensa Gold);
do you want to improve your English language skills or perhaps learn how to speak Polish? That’s great, and we will pay for it!
employee Referral Program : you will be rewarded with PLN 5 000 if your referral gets hired;
all this start-up work culture, i.e. the lack of a rigid, corporate flair, flat organisational structure, relaxed atmosphere, young and dynamic team (wink, wink) and the possibility of creating a truly revolutionary technological solution that globally changes the dimension of how the employer pays his employees : )
Work From Anywhere
While we originate from Poland, we are a remote-first, globally distributed company with team members located in 3 different continents.
You have the freedom to choose where to work, and we will support you in making it a great experience.
For those who prefer office work, we have a voluntary option to relocate to Poland, and we will help you with your visa.
Our Values :
Our values at Symmetrical represent our diverse team’s core beliefs. Those are the guiding principles that help us collaborate in order to achieve common goals.
They don’t just exist - they keep us going and are an integral part of the Symmetrical modus operandi. They support our vision and outline who we are.
We incorporate them in every aspect of our workplace.
We are a perfect match, if you, like us, believe in : -
Making things happen
What about our recruitment process?
We can assure you that the recruitment process will be fast and smooth, we will also make sure that you will have the best Candidate Experience possible, and join us hassle-free!
What’s next :
From your side : attach CV
From our side :
stage 1 : Initial Phone Screen with our Recruiter - approx. 30 min.
stage 2 : technical interview with the Hiring manager- approx. 1,5 hour
stage 3 : short final interview (Culture Fit) with the Founder - approx. 40 min
stage 4 : Offer Letter : )
We encourage applications from all qualified candidates around the world, including indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and / or people with intersectional identities.
Let’s make it happen!