Senior JAVA Developer | Lisbon, Portugal



About us

CompareEuropeGroup is one of Europe’s fastest growing financial management platform for insurance, banking, and telco products.

Headquartered in London, CompareEuropeGroup helps people across Europe save time and money and make better choices with comprehensive, free and independent online comparison tools for insurance, personal loans, credit cards, broadband subscriptions and other home services.

We are here to build the winning platform in our markets and most recently raised our Series A funding round from a suite of top-tier investors, including amongst others Nova Founders Capital, ACE & Company (investors in Uber, Pinterest, etc.), Peter Thiel (founder of PayPal), Mark Pincus (founder of Zynga), and others. The group has been able to establish a strong market position with over 50 partners in Europe and employs more than 100 people in five offices.

Role description

We are looking for a Senior JAVA Developer with experience in building high-performing, well-tested and resilient applications. You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. You will be responsible for application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing.


  • Writing clean and performant code
  • Producing detailed specifications
  • Be capable of architecting applications
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Enforce TDD and improve systems tests coverage
  • Contribute and improve our development and team process
  • Monitoring applications performance to improve it
  • Refactor a legacy system into microservices


  • 5+ years’ experience with Java
  • Experience on the following: Grails, Groovy, AWS, Lambdas
  • Experience on relational database, e.g. PostgreSQL, and no-relational database as Redis, MongoDB.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development.
  • Experience with Git
  • Front-end skills is a plus
  • PHP, Python and/or NodeJS is a plus
  • Knowledge on AngularJS and/or modern Javascript Frameworks is a plus
  • Proficient in English

Start date: as soon as possible.

Apply now!