Senior Backend Developer

Lucinity 10. Jun 2022 Fullt starf

Lucinity was founded in 2018 to Make Money Good by delivering an open productivity platform for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) teams. Our continuous learning platform combines the best of artificial intelligence and human ingenuity to allow any AML team – from big banks to fintechs – to quickly and precisely tackle the ever-evolving threat of money laundering. We are ambitious people with diverse experience and share a passion for impacting the world by shining a light on dark finance.

About the role
As a Senior Backend Developer at Lucinity you will take part in building world-class software infrastructure. You will be a part of our Internal Platform team responsible for creating core services, tools, and libraries that teams across the company depend on to develop their products. You will solve scalability, performance, and security problems on a company-wide scale and use data to inform all your decisions.


  • Are an experienced Backend Developer
  • Have a B.Sc. in computer science or equivalent
  • Enjoy building scalable, performant, and secure services

Our tech stack includes NodeJS, FastApi, Postgres, Docker, Kubernetes, GraphQL, Grafana and more. Familiarity with the stack can be helpful, but the stack is still evolving so experience with other technologies that could be useful at Lucinity can be just as useful.

Our Beliefs and Values
Continuous learning is a cornerstone embedded into our product, ingrained in our culture, and manifested in our logo. Beyond the cornerstone, our values govern our actions and ensure clear strategic direction. They are rarely changed but in the name of continuous learning – constantly considered:

Simply Human describes our understanding, respect and empathy for each other and our clients. It is a commitment to developing solutions laser-focused on helping people. It means having a passion for simple-to-use product that works with humans, not against them. Our first-hand experience that enables us to understand the wants and needs of our clients. Simply human means complementing our client’s skills and making them superheroes so they can take on financial crime, saving institutions time and money in the process.

Shared Intelligence is a belief that by sharing data and knowledge, we can continuously improve, and accelerate progress together. It is an approach that prioritises open and honest collaboration to achieve the best solution. It means using technology to augment and advance human intelligence, not replace it. It means playing to our respective strengths—man and machine—to achieve a greater goal.

Quiet Strength is how we empower us and our clients in the fight against financial crime. It is the pursuit of excellence with integrity and humility. It is listening to each other and our clients, always seeking first to understand. It is being passionate and proud without overselling our capabilities. It is anchored in our company how we empower our customers in the fight against financial crime. It is fortitude without the need for fame or fight. It is determination that is considered, not combative. It is anchored in our roots as an Icelandic company.

Lucinity is an equal opportunity employer. A supportive, empowering, and inclusive environment for every member of our team is integral to our mission of Making Money Good. We celebrate different perspectives to help us grow as a company and as individuals. Our team consists of brilliant people from various backgrounds located in Reykjavík, New York, London, Stockholm, and Brussels. All applicants will be considered for employment, regardless of identity or background. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their nationality, ethnicity, gender identity, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

The application deadline is Sunday, 19 June 2022.

For more information, please contact Kolbeinn Karlsson, Director of Internal Platform:

We look forward to hearing from you!

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