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Backend Software Engineer

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Engine by Starling

Transforming banking with innovative technology solutions.
London, UK
$70,000 - $120,000
Backend · Full-Stack · Cloud
Entry-Level Software Engineer
500 Employees


Engine by Starling is a pioneering software-as-a-service (SaaS) business that emerged from the success of Starling Bank. The company is dedicated to providing modern technology solutions to banks worldwide, empowering them with cutting-edge digital features and streamlined processes. As Backend Software Engineers at Engine by Starling, individuals will collaborate on the Engine Platform to enhance existing features for global banks and develop new, innovative products. The company prides itself on an engineering-focused culture, where employees are encouraged to contribute meaningfully to the transformative impact of technology in the global banking sector. The tech stack includes Java, AWS & GCP, microservices, Kubernetes, TeamCity, Terraform, and Grafana.

Last updated 23 days ago


  • Contribute to platform and tooling development
  • Build new features and products
  • Share knowledge and promote learning
  • Own projects and collaborate within teams
  • Strive for excellence and continuous improvement
  • Be part of a team scaling technological advancement in banking


  • Strong aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Interest in clean coding and software quality
  • Ability to work collaboratively and contribute effectively
  • Familiarity with Java (experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of cloud-native technologies like AWS & GCP


Medical Insurance
Mental Health Assistance
Commuter Benefits
  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth including mental health support and cancer care
  • Generous family-friendly policies
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year

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