creditshelf is the leading online direct lender to German SMEs – with speed, simplicity and innovation. Credit decisions are made using a technology-based analysis developed by creditshelf. This pioneering company for digital SME financing in Germany was founded in 2014 in the financial centre, Frankfurt. The creditshelf team consists of skilled experts who have years of experience in banking, finance and technology.


Frankfurt am Main, DE

Backend Software Engineer: Python/ Java (m/f/d)


  • You will join the data team and shape data and technology driven solutions across creditshelf’s various teams (Risk, Sales, Marketing, etc)
  • Work on our risk software solution
  • Deliver features for our statistical models
  • Maintain and improve software to make structured and unstructured data sources available, such as pdfs, websites, external data bases etc.
  • Thrive in the world of big data and artificial intelligence
  • Openness for working in an agile environment and a “why not?” attitude for challenges


Must haves:

  • University degree in computer science, other STEM major, or equivalent professional experience
  • 3+ years of experience as Data Engineer/ Data Analyst/ Developer or similar job
  • Very good knowledge of programming languages: Python and SQL.
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL)

Nice to have:

  • DevOps skills, esp. in the AWS ecosystem and Kubernetes
  • Experience with AI or ML projects
  • Knowledge with programming languages Java, Scala and R
  • Experience with Neo4j and the query language Cypher
  • Experience with ElasticSearch / ELK
  • Experience in designing modern data architectures
  • Experience managing the data lifecycle and data quality
  • Experience with NoSQL databases and big data systems
  • Experience with Tableau or other BI tools

What we offer:

  • The chance to recreate the world of finance for the better!
  • True ownership of your projects – if you have an idea, we will let you shape it!
  • Real appreciation of your contribution – we believe in the value you create!
  • Continuous support of your development – We are experts in what we do and we want to share our knowledge!
  • Little perks for a nice workplace:

Quarterly Events
Monthly Mystery Lunch
Weekly Thirsty Thursday
Daily Lunch Culture
… and more

If you are interested in gaining experience within an exciting and diversified field and in working in a dynamic and growing FinTech environment, don’t hesitate to send us your CV and a motivational letter.

We look forward to getting to know you!