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Software Engineer - Java/Kotlin at ComplyAdvantage
London, GB

We are looking for a talented Java Software Engineer to help us build our SaaS-based anti-money laundering solutions to help organizations fight financial crime. We are building solutions that help reveal the truth for a safer world and stop money ending up in the hands of terrorists. You will join the Knowledge Graph team, being involved in building out this platform and building highly reliable cloud based systems at scale using Java, big data and graph databases.

About us

Since launching in 2014 we have been on a mission to fight financial crime on a global scale. In that time, we have raised over $35m in funding, opened offices in New York, Singapore and Romania, and have grown to over 200 employees, and we're not stopping there!

We aim to grow to over 500 employees in the next 18 months, as we continue to fight the good fight against financial crime, and help make compliance less painful for our client base of over 450 customers across 45 different countries. We're leveraging game-changing tech to help us on our mission, building our platform around AI, Machine Learning and Big Data, meaning that our platform is unrivaled in it's capabilities.

No fight against crime is complete without the right values, and we take ours very seriously!

Focus on the Team- We're Collaborative, Human, and Humble

Kaizen- We're Curious, Proactive and Agile

Deliver Results- We're Tenacious, Accountable and Focused

We can only defeat financial crime if we have the right people with the right values in place to do so, and we're committed to investing in passionate people who are experts in their field. Our culture and working environment is second to none- Don't believe us? See what our employees have to say on Glassdoor

The role

We are looking for an expert engineer to join our Knowledge Graph team. You’ll get involved in developing systems at scale and handling large volumes of data.

    You will be responsible to help delivering the data ingest pipeline to transform and enrich various data sources into a graph format, ultimately loading to a Graph Database.
    You will be responsible for implementing components of the ingest pipeline to run with a cloud deployed microservices architecture.
    You will be a strong believer in DevOps and are comfortable with getting into the details of infrastructure and deployment.
    You will be open to developing using Java technologies

What does success look like after 3 months?

    You have worked on ingestion pipelines and you have strengthened the software engineering skill-set.
    You have helped implement the high-level architecture and worked on existing POC services to flesh out the ingestion pipeline into the graph DB.
    You have implemented the best practices around software delivery to the team and own Infrastructure needs


We’re looking for a smart and motivated individual that takes pride in their work and contributes to an informal working environment. You will be confident in your ability to deliver on the points covered above, taking into account the following:

    You have extensive knowledge of data structures, algorithms, complexity and optimisation strategies
    You’ll be a solid programmer with experience in a mainstream language ideally Java, or open to working with Java
    You will have worked on cloud based systems and ideally be familiar with cloud technologies and containers
    You have worked with data processing technologies, such as (but not limited to!) MapReduce, Spark e.g. XML/JSON parsers etc
    Ideally you will have experience working on software systems at scale with large amounts of complex data


    Competitive salary
    25 days' holiday
    Flexible working hours
    Company pension scheme
    Company health care plan
    Season ticket loan
    Cycle to work scheme
    Training and development budget

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