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Professional skills

Java 8, Spring Boot
MySql and/or PostgreSql
AWS and/or Docker

Job description

As an engineer at TransferWise your job is to help us achieve our mission: Money without borders - instant, convenient, transparent and eventually free.

With ambitious goals come varied and complex tech challenges - and we need your help to overcome these, to make our product the best it can be and so to change people's lives. 

Office address

Budapest, Lajos u. 126, 1036 Hungary


  • Understand & solve customer problems
  • Design and implement scalable tech solutions
  • Push for modularization, security, scaling, etc.
  • Define & track KPIs to measure your progress
  • Help your team to grow and learn along the way

Our product

Who we are

TransferWise was founded in 2011 with a clear mission: 

Money without borders - instant, convenient, fair and eventually free.

We built TransferWise cause it solves a problem for hundreds of millions of people. It puts the way money moves back into the hands of ordinary people. We power money for people & businesses - sending, spending and getting paid in any currency, wherever, whenever.

Our mission

It should be low-cost and fair.- here's only one fair exchange rate, and that's the one you get on TransferWise.

It should be easy.- sending money should be stress-free — no matter how far it’s traveling.

It should be fast.- we believe that sending money should be as fast as sending an email.

What would I miss if I left?

Lars Trunin
			    									- Product Manager

“I get to work with some of the smartest people. Not only in Europe, but also on this whole planet.”

Lars Trunin , Product Manager

Office photo

Transferwise - Office photo

Work-life balance

Private life

What makes our product special

Java Software development Startup Business Development Customer support FinTech Verification

Our story

  1. 2010.01.01

    We were founded with the vision of making international money transfers cheap, fair, and simple.

  2. 2016.01.01

    Over 1M happy customers trust us to move more than $1 billion dollars of their money, every month.

  3. 2018.10.01

    We join Loveable Workplace Prize 2018

How can the employees affect the company’s life?

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams.

Favourite thing in the office

Transferwise - Favourite thing in the office

Trainings and workshops

We work in autonomous teams. We give a lot of trust to our teams and they need to be comfortable with that freedom. It’s not just about coming up with bold ideas, it’s about delivering them.

Lightning round

Most proud of
Office culture
Ties or shorts?

Why we love our office

TransferWise’s Budapest office is located in the impressive III. district close to the beautiful Danube river. It’s a city of stunning architecture and unrivalled hospitality, and now it’s the newest home for our customer support and engineering teams.

Product video

Transferwise - Product video

Which celebrity would your company be?

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan


Personal qualities we appreciate

If you’re keen to collaborate, learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

About the workplace

Whom will you work with?
Looking for revolutionaries :)
Number of people/office space
Over 700 worldwide with 30+ in Budapest
How do we give feedback?
Very open feedback culture


At TransferWise our mission is: Money without borders - instant, convenient, transparent & eventually free.

But ambitious goals come with complex tech challenges - and our teams need your help to overcome them, to make our product the best it can be & so to change people's lives. 

Fraud Prevention is applying latest technologies & tools to build an advanced Fraud Prevention Engine, detecting payment and other types of fraud while Business is crafting from scratch an awesome enterprise product.


  • Backend: Java 8, Spring Boot, Grails, PHP, Machine Learning
  • Frontend: JS, AngularJS, TypeScript, NodeJS
  • Data: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Messaging System: Kafka
  • DevOps/CI: Jenkins, GitHub, Circle CI, New Relic, Docker, Terraform, Ansible
  • Analytics/Monitoring/Management: Looker, Rollbar, MixPanel, perioscope, JIRA, Confluence


  • Design & build scalable software
  • Technical analysis & decide on technology roadmap
  • Fine-tuning & feature engineering Machine Learning models
  • Build UI which provides industry lead experience for customers
  • Improving our Investigation UI
  • Improve code & data in existing source and enhance relevant data-pipelines


At TransferWise we work in self-sufficient, autonomous teams. Think of them like start-ups within a start-up that learn from each other.

Teams pick the problems they want to solve. There’s no micro-management. No hiding behind fancy job titles. And no one telling you what to do. You're your own boss. But you’ll get tons of guidance & plenty support from talented, super-smart colleagues.

Currently our Business & Fraud Prevention engineering teams are on the hunt for awesome full stack developers.

What we stand for

  • Customers > Team > Ego
  • No Drama, Good Karma
  • Not Just a Job
  • We get it done

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