Backend Developer (Java) - Software Development jobs in Malta - February 2021

Backend Developer (Java)

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
Software Development
EMPLOYER INDUSTRY: Information Technology

River Tech in Malta is looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Backend Developers (Java) to join their platform team on a full-time basis. You will have the opportunity to work on and build all parts of the platform: business logic, external APIs, admin APIs, integrations with game and payment providers, as well real-time integrations with other internal systems such as the data platform and middleware. The new development will all be using Kotlin, a modern, concise, safe language that is accessible to all developers, especially those with Java experience.


  • Work in an agile team consisting of other backend developers to build and maintain microservices in Spring Boot and Kotlin to handle platform business logic;
  • Liaise with other tech teams and product team to provide functionality over REST APIs;
  • Participate in task estimations, planning, and code reviews;
  • Integrate with third party systems to allow for a greater number of products on the platform;
  • Gather knowledge in business requirements to be able to ease operations;
  • Collaborate with engineers across the department to identify and build on improvements to our processes and systems.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of Java (2/3 years of experience);
  • SQL;
  • Spring Framework (1-year experience);
  • Basic GIT knowledge is necessary;
  • Working in a scrum team.

Skills in the following area are considered a plus:
  • Kotlin;
  • Redis;
  • Docker;
  • MongoDB;
  • AWS;
  • Kafka.

Profile Skills:
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to quickly learn new things and adapt;
  • A good eye for layout with attention to detail;
  • Eligible to work freely within the EU.

River Tech:
Bringing ideas to life. Technology company offering a B2B product. Focusing on assisting companies with specialist competencies by providing secure and tailor-made, yet user-friendly solutions, for the delivery of services within the online sphere.

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