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Backend Engineer



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Marshmallow as a Backend Engineer and revolutionize insurance for those stepping outside the norm


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Budapest, Hungary

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In-person- Budapest Hungary

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Marshmallow is a forward-thinking insurance company on a noble mission to provide fair pricing and inclusive services, particularly for those new to the UK. By focusing on the underserved, Marshmallow is creating innovative solutions that challenge industry norms and make a genuine difference in people's lives.

Role Summary

  • Work within a product team to automate and manage tens of thousands of policies.
  • Engage in technical scoping, estimation, and briefs to deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Collaborate with the product owner to understand and respond to customer needs.
  • Develop, test, deploy, monitor, and support robust backend systems.
  • Write automation tests and build continuous delivery pipelines.

Role Requirements

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Java 8+ & Spring.
  • Experience with microservices in a commercial setting.
  • Understanding of AWS and experience with Terraform.
  • Self-motivated, organized, and a reliable team player.

Application Process Details

  • Initial call with Tech Talent Acquisition team.
  • Technical interview with two engineers.
  • Culture interview with an engineering manager.

About Marshmallow We started Marshmallow when we found out how unfair insurance prices are for people who move to the UK. We saw an opportunity to do things differently, so we made it our mission to back the ones who step outside the norm. We serve people that are often overlooked by financial services companies, solving important problems for people who need it most.

The Role As a Backend Engineer, you will be working in a product team enabling efficient automation for tens of thousands of policies, ensuring that we provide customers with affordable, instant, and inclusive insurance. You will participate in technical scoping, estimation and briefs, work closely with the team’s product owner to understand requirements, build solutions, deliver functionality, write automation tests and build continuous delivery pipelines all the way through to deployment, monitoring and supporting these systems in production.

Job Requirements We are looking for someone with 2+ years hands-on experience with Java 8+ & Spring, commercial experience with microservices, commercial awareness of AWS, commercial experience with Terraform. You are a self-starter who likes to take ownership and you are organised and can be relied upon to get things done.

Benefits We offer flexi-office working, competitive bonus scheme, 4-week fully paid sabbatical after being with us for 4 years, personal budgets for books and training courses to help you grow in your role, access therapy and mental health sessions through Oliva, SZÉP card, Medicover Blue Package, All You Can Move membership OR Monthly BKK pass, company-wide Marshmallow Engineering Hackathon twice a year, plus a monthly team social budget, bi-weekly office lunches and Office tea, coffee and snacks!

Application Details Our process is broken up into 3 stages: Initial call with Tech Talent Acquisition team, Tech interview with two engineers, and a past experience & culture interview with one of our engineering managers.


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