Junior Java Developer (f/m/d) in Barcelona


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Job Description

wefox is the world’s leading Insurtech that is reinventing insurance at scale, with a record-breaking Series C funding in 2021 and our Series D funding in 2022 wefox has raised over $1 billion US Dollar. wefox is on track to revolutionise the insurance industry by empowering the customer and delivering personalised experiences driven by data.

Our vision is to make insurance simple and 10x better. We provide our customers with 360-degree advice through our network of advisors and optimise each individual's risk coverage through innovative prevention, assistance and insurance products.

In this role you will:

We are looking for a Junior Java Developer to join our Tech team in Spain. Your daily work will primarily focus on the development and maintenance of backend features using Java, Spring, PostgreSQL, Mongo, Kafka, and AWS. Our teams write quality code using TDD and Unit Testing. We use GitHub, GitHub Actions, and a full CI/CD pipeline. You will work side by side with a multidisciplinary and multicultural team distributed among our different offices around Europe.

What your responsibilities will be:

  • Learning about product and technical priorities.

  • Scoping and implementing meaningful microservices with guidance from senior engineers.

  • Contributing to project estimation tasks and committing to a realistic amount of work.

  • Writing maintainable code that follows best practices learned through study and experience.

  • Learning about how your code fits into the application’s architecture.

  • Developing a security-first mindset.

What you bring:

  • Completion of a university degree in any field, or a professional formation (FP) program, or a back-end focused boot camp.

  • Basic object-oriented or functional programming knowledge.

  • Simple fundamental software development knowledge.

  • Experience with Java and at least one Java-based framework even if it was only in your academic or boot camp setting. We use Spring at wefox but we believe that if you’ve used one framework you should be able to onboard to a different one with relative ease.

  • A positive, can-do attitude and a willingness to learn and grow with us.

  • Working knowledge of English is required; proficiency in Spanish or German is a plus.

In our team, being tech-savvy and having great dedication to high-quality delivery are as equally valued as your authenticity, accountability, and team-player skills.

What we offer:

Now, we’ve gotten to the fun part, the part where you get to brag about your company, those perks your friends are so jealous of.

Here are some of them*:

  • Flexible working hours including hybrid working

  • Free access to a mental health and well-being platform for personalised care, such as 1:1 coaching and therapy sessions for life’s ups and downs — whether at work, at home, or in your relationships

  • A stack of the latest technologies and working gadgets

  • Training and Coaching opportunities

  • Free coffee, fruit, and snacks because we need fuel!

If you love a less-formal work environment, flexible paid time off, a great compensation package and benefits offering - and most of all, being the authentic you, get in touch, we want to meet you!

To all the misunderstood geniuses, rebels and mavericks looking to change the world for the better. Come work with us!

* Additional Benefits vary between countries and can be explained in more detail by a TA Partner.


About Wefox

  • Insurtech

  • Berlin, Germany

  • 500 - 1,000

  • 2015


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