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Senior Software Engineer (Clojure)


London, United Kingdom

Posted 10 months ago

Create the world's most social bank using Clojure!

Tech stack

  • Redux

About Kroo:

Kroo is a fintech (and soon-to-be bank) whose mission is to build the world’s greatest social bank. When money is used correctly, it can transform our daily lives and positively impact the planet. Kroo is removing the stress and social awkwardness that surrounds money by building a bank that's better for customers, their friends, and the planet.

As a Software Engineer you will:

  • Report directly to the Tech Lead
  • Work in a small, agile, cross-functional team comprised of a Product Manager, Product Designer, and Developers
  • Implement new features and deploy them using their Continuous Delivery approach
  • Be involved in the end-to-end cycle of building their product

As a Senior you will also:

  • Take the lead on projects from design to implementation
  • Mentor, coach, and pair with junior developers
  • Use your expertise and bring forward innovative ideas to the team to improve Kroo's overall approach to product development

Technology includes:

  • Clojure for backend microservices (no Clojure experience is required - any Functional Programming or JVM experience is great!)
  • React Native and Redux for mobile applications
  • Kafka
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Terraform

Members of the product team regularly contribute to Open Source libraries and encourage developers to suggest new technology that can add value to building a bank.

Ideal candidates:

  • Want to grow and excel in a fast-paced, high-growth start-up
  • Have experience working in or a passion for Functional Programming
  • Have worked in a cross-functional team
  • Have experience working with microservices
  • Enjoy paired programming and test-driven development
  • Have experience deploying to cloud-based infrastructure like AWS or similar
  • Want to be part of an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone can succeed


  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Fully remote working (or hybrid)
  • Equity
  • MacBook Pro
  • Equipment for remote working
  • A day off during the week of your birthday
  • Volunteering programme
  • Personal health days
  • Mental health support service
  • 3% pension contribution
  • Access to £500 towards learning and development after 1 year of employment
  • Access to Central London office
  • Ethically-conscious company

Kroo values inclusivity, collaboration, and transparency and champions a non-hierarchal and ego-free culture.

What makes you a perfect
candidate for this role

  • 4+

    years of commercial experience


£70K - 90K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

Benefits & perks

  • Learning budget

  • Bike friendly

  • Company Outings

  • Agile

  • Macbook Air/Pro

  • Onsite Gym

  • Pension scheme

  • Coffee & snacks

  • Share options

  • Generous maternity and paternity leave

  • Birthday holiday

  • 25 days holiday + all bank holidays

  • Hybrid

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