Edinburgh, GB, London, GB

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In this role you will work in a cross-functional team who are asked to solve a problem, rather than be handed a task to do. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a high-growth environment with a fast-paced and collaborative culture where you will have great opportunities to work on challenging problems. 
About us: 

Modulr is a fintech scale-up that is breaking new ground within the payments sector. We are in a digital age when businesses need to move money 24/7 instead of operating within regular banking hours. Companies are under mounting pressure to manage their cashflow, control their costs, comply with regulations, and handle complex supplier, customer and employment payment arrangements. Modulr develops cutting-edge API-first solutions that enable businesses to overcome these challenges and take control of their money.  

Some of our key achievements: 

  • Ranked 42nd in Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50 companies in 2021 
  • Modulr ranked 18 on LinkedIn’s 2019 Top Startups List in UK.  
  • Named an official Best Workplace by Great Places to Work in 2020.  
  • Ranked as the second fastest growing tech company in the UK by Dun & Bradstreet.  
  • Awarded £10 million from the BCR Fund to further develop our innovative product.  
  • Recently received £9m in funding from PayPal Ventures.  
  • Five years old, Modulr has offices in London, Edinburgh, Dublin and Amsterdam.  
  • We have processed over 80m transactions to date with a value in excess of £50 billion of business payments.   
  • We are multi-award winning and want to keep creating a world class product.  
  • Recently won ‘Best Initiative from an SME’ category at the Card and Payments Awards. 

About our culture and values: 

At Modulr we are focused on building autonomous squads that are focused on working in the best possible way. We operate in a tribes and squad model with each area focused on a particular growth area. Each squad is small and cross-functional. We have big ambitions and have many interesting challenges ahead. 
As an organisation we are built on the premise of 4 core values: 

  • Build the extraordinary 
  • Own the opportunity 
  • Make giant strides 
  • Achieve it together 

This is The Modulr Way that helps drive what we do every day.  

About the team: 

This is an opportunity to join our: Channels tribe 
In Channels, we live and breathe the customer! 
From creating aspirational world-class onboarding processes, helping our customers manage their money with our amazing Customer Portal, to connecting our customers to where their transactions live in our third-party accountancy integrations - we're responsible for making our customers' lives easier. 
With a rich and ambitious roadmap, it's a great time to join Channels and help us shape our growth in Accounts Payable and Payroll! 
Our other tribes include: 
Financial Services – Focused on Payments in the UK, Europe and beyond, as well as Open Banking initiatives. 
Cards and Ops Tooling – Focused on our Virtual and Physical Card offerings and our internal tools for our operation teams. 



  • Expert in Java (or similar object-oriented languages willing to learn Java) 
  • Previous technical leadership skills and experience leading teams of up to 5 people 
  • Experience of REST API design 
  • Strong understanding of OOP and design patterns. 
  • Influenced and embedded engineering practices and cultures 
  • Open-Source technologies, such as Spring and Hibernate. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Microservices 
  • Open-source RDBMS technologies such as PostgreSQL. 

 About you:  

  • Clear and responsive communication 
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem-solving, appropriate judgment and decision-making skill 
  • Commitment to collaboration and teamwork 
  • Proven ability to effectively manage timelines and deliverables 
  • Meeting deadlines and strong attention to detail 
  • You are a self-started, motivated team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment 

 About the role: 

  • Act as a mentor and an example to others in your team and across the organisation. 
  • Lead the design, build, and evolution of the backend services that power the Modulo platform 
  • Work closely with the Engineering Managers, Architecture and the Directors of Engineering to drive technical excellence across the organisation.  
  • Apply principled engineering practices including unit testing, integration testing, continuous integration and, by your example, lead others in your team to do likewise. 
  • Proactively identify issues, bottlenecks, gaps, or other areas of concerns or opportunities and work to either directly affect change, or advocate for that change 
  • Work in an agile environment - Scrum or Kanban 
  • Document best practices, guides, systems design, reference architectures and implementations 
  • Participate in design and code reviews 
  • Think not just in terms of code, but architecture. You communicate your ideas effectively to others within your team. 

About the interview process: 

For this role you will go through the following process: 

  • Pre-Screen call – This will be with our talent team this usually lasts about 30 minutes and is a chance for us to learn more about you. 
  • Technical + Hiring Manager call back to back. 
  • Technical call with Technical Task – This is a chance to meet with some of our great engineers. We will walk through your technical task, ask some technical questions and then we will have a chance for you to ask us some questions as well. 
  • Hiring manager call – This is a chance to meet some of our engineering manager group. This part will be more about learning about you as a person and understanding what motivates you. 

About our benefits: 

In addition to a highly competitive salary, our employees enjoy the benefits of hybrid working. Our offices are modern, with lots of natural light and break out areas. Importantly, our work is challenging and interesting, you will gain valuable experience in a rapidly scaling business at an important phase of growth while contributing to our collaborative culture.  


  • Performance discretionary bonus.
  • Share Options.  
  • Pension.  
  • Flexible benefits.  
  • 34 days holiday. 
  • Career development - 160 hours of bookable learning and development time. 
  • Hybrid working. 
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