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Chintai careers

Chintai is building financial technology to create an efficient and equitable financial system. We are in need of skilled and entrepreneurial minded individuals. If you believe in our vision and won't say no to any problem along the way, please send us your application.

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Frankfurt, Germany

Full Stack Developer

Job Description

Your main activities will be:

  • Work on a large range of different projects, utilizing a wide variety of skills, including web/mobile/desktop development, Monte Carlo simulations, machine learning, and much more.
  • Working in an agile environment with daily standup meetings to discuss progress and biweekly sprint cycles
  • Participate in whole team communication, taking responsibility for making sure that the team knows what you are doing, and that you know what others are doing
  • Design and develop code to meet the requirements of a user story
  • Analyze data related to implemented features to determine their efficacy
  • Maintain and refactor existing code
  • Write tests to ensure that code fulfills its requirements
  • Work in pairs to solve problems and learn/teach each other (pair programming)
  • Technical skills will progressively expand so that you will do all aspects of software development, from database and UX design, to front end work, devops, and much more.
  • Adding value to the world by democratizing access to financial products
  • Candidates will be expected to relocate to Frankfurt, Germany

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Analyzing information
  • General programming skills
  • Software design
  • Software debugging
  • Software documentation
  • Software testing
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Software development fundamentals
  • Software development process
  • Software requirements
  • Knowledge of software design patterns
  • Fluent english (minimum of B2 level)

It would be a bonus, but not necessary, to have skills in any of the following:

  • Linux
  • Javascript
  • Typescript
  • C++
  • SQL
  • NodeJS
  • ReactJS
  • NextJS
  • Jest/Enzyme
  • Python
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Website Design Tools (Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, etc.)
  • Cybersecurity


At Chintai, we believe in fairness and transparency when it comes to compensation, therefore we publicly list our salaries and benefits. The list below shows the job title and the salary scale.

TitleRequirementsAnnual Salary
Grade 1 - Developer
  • Can program independently but may require guidance
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to learn a variety of skills across the entire tech stack
  • A strong team player who is willing to help others and ask for help when required
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and adding value
  • Good communication skills
€ 55,000
$ 63,500 USD*
$ 86,500 SGD*
Grade 2 - Advanced Developer
  • Meet all of the expectations of a Grade 1 Developer
  • Can work independently without guidance
  • Capable of developing architectural designs and communicating the pro’s and con’s of your design decisions
  • Ability to analyze data to understand customer needs and present findings to the team
  • Strong time management skills
€ 70,000
$ 81,000 USD*
$ 110,000 SGD*
Grade 3 - Senior Developer
  • Meet all of the expectations of a Grade 2 Advanced Developer, but to a higher standard
  • Understands how the company’s mission is connected to the goals of the software team
  • Understands how code structure, architecture, and systems work together
  • Guides and educates the team to instill an attitude of enforcing best practices, from code reviews and testing to continuous integration and deployment.
  • Capable of teaching new concepts to all grades
  • Can guide a team of developers to complete tasks in a leadership capacity
  • Constantly looking for meta-improvements to the software team and business
€ 85,000
$ 98,500 USD*
$ 134,000 SGD*
Grade 4 - Executive Developer
  • Meet all of the expectations of a Grade 3 Senior Developer, to the highest possible standard
  • Makes executive decisions to determine direction of development and business
  • Top leadership skills
  • Works closely with all developers to advance their skills and abilities
  • Acts as a bridge to the C-Suite, can communicate effectively in both directions to explain business needs to the software team and the technical trade-offs in business decisions to the C-Suite
  • Complete code audits and reviews for sensitive code
  • Strong writing and social communication skills
  • Capable of managing and leading a full software team
€ 100,000
$ 116,000 USD*
$ 157,000 SGD*

* Indicative exchange rate and for reference purposes only


  • Flexitime working hours
  • Attractive office space in Frankfurt*
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Stock options
  • Parking space or travel ticket as required*
  • Fresh fruit, drinks, and snacks*
  • Continuous training opportunities
  • Regular team events
  • Casual dress code

* Note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chintai team members are all working independently from home. This will change as circumstances allow for safe office working.

Application process

The application process has 4 stages. Success at a stage will move you to the next stage. Applicants who are rejected will be provided with appropriate feedback. The stages are:

  1. You will submit a CV (and portfolio if applicable) with all relevant work experience along with a cover letter.
  2. You will attend a short interview via Zoom to:
    1. Get an overview of the company
    2. Discuss your CV
    3. Solve a simple coding challenge
    4. Ask any initial questions you may have
  3. You will attend a long interview via Zoom to:
    1. Give a presentation on your previous work or portfolio
    2. Answer questions from the Chintai team based on your presentation
    3. Discuss expectations and requirements for developers in Chintai
    4. Ask any questions you may have
  4. You will attend a final interviews with the C-Suite to:
    1. Understand cultural fit
    2. Discuss appropriate grade for compensation
    3. Sort out remaining HR issues such as start date, etc.