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Staff Software Engineer

Lean Technologies Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 21 Mar 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


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  • Experience: Intermediate
  • English: Professional


Lean provides developers with a universal API to access their customer's financial accounts from across the Middle East. We came to the realization that infrastructure barriers to entry were suppressing the growth of the fintech industry across our home markets and sought to build a product that would solve that once and for all. Using Lean, developers of all levels of sophistication are now capable of building cutting-edge financial solutions without worrying about the nuances at the infrastructure layer, freeing them up to focus on what matters most their customers.

About the role

Our core product is one that aligns with and empowers developers to build the financial applications they are passionate about. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will take a leading role developing and building the infrastructure that will underpin the future of the financial ecosystem. We are looking for a highly motivated, resilient problem-solver. Someone who seeks out challenges and is ready to implement compelling solutions to complex problems. Your role will consist of knowledge sharing across the entire engineering team, and mentoring and coaching individuals as well.


  • Proficiency in Java, Spring Boot, Microservices, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Scripting, REST
  • Have worked as a Squad/Tech Lead, having an understanding of how to design and develop complex features
  • Experience working in a distributed team.
  • Experience working on open source APIs
  • Desire to learn new technologies and implement them
  • Experience on CI/CD and Devops systems and processes.
  • To be self-motivated and comfortable with autonomy, with a desire to take complete ownership of the product from inception to deployment
  • Experience working in the financial sector
  • Experience working in startup environments
  • Experience developing payment solutions (p2p, B2c, B2B)
  • Interest in the Fintech industry, especially related to Open Banking NB. While we think the above experience could be important, weโ€™re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!

Why Join us?

Our products have received resoundingly positive feedback from developers and customers alike, with Sequoia leading its $33 million Series A round, marking its first in the GCC. Yet, this is just the beginning. We're working tirelessly to expand our coverage across the region while further deepening the value we provide to our stakeholders. To that end, we're always on the lookout for talented, driven, and entrepreneurial candidates to join us in our mission of enabling the next generation of financial innovation. If you're motivated by solving hard problems and leaving a lasting legacy while you're at it, Lean's where you need to be.

Not only do we offer competitive salaries, private healthcare, and flexible office hours, but we also insist that every member of the team hold a meaningful equity stake in the business to ensure long-term alignment. We'd love you to join us for this journey!

Lean is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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About Lean Technologies

Lean Technologies is revolutionizing fintech in the Middle East by building infrastructure that enables developers to connect to users' bank accounts. We focus on security, reliability, and utility, empowering developers to innovate in the fintech landscape.

Benefits at Lean Technologies

    • Competitive salaries, private healthcare, and flexible office hours
    • Meaningful equity stake in the business
    • Regulated and trusted in the industry with a commitment to security