Senior Software Engineer - Payment Processing - 309 at Rocket Lawyer | Powderkeg

Location: London

Employment Type: Full time

Team: Opportunities

About Rocket Lawyer

We believe everyone deserves access to affordable and simple legal services.

Founded in 2008, Rocket Lawyer is the largest and most widely used online legal service platform in the world. With offices in North America and Europe, Rocket Lawyer has helped over 25 million people create over 50 million legal documents , and get their legal questions answered.

We are in a unique position to enhance and expand the Rocket Lawyer platform to a scale never seen before in the company’s history, to capture audiences worldwide. We are expanding our team to take on this challenge!

About the Role

Rocket Lawyer is seeking an experienced, passionate Senior Engineer who wants to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a talented team. We are building the next generation of payment processing services using microservices and reactive programming and would like your input to assist us to deliver solutions that can scale to serve our millions of customers.

About you

  • Passionate about software quality
  • Is dedicated to continuous learning and self-improvement
  • Open to and seeks out feedback, using it to reflect on ways to improve
  • Clear and precise in face-to-face and written communication
  • Practising extreme ownership
  • Desire to make a real impact working in a small cross-functional team
  • Proactive, self-sufficient, thorough and a team player


  • Create new Kotlin based services that interface with external payment gateways
  • Take responsibility for the entire Software Development Life Cycle of your code including development, test, production, and subsequent fixes and improvements
  • Collaborate with other teams to incorporate their requirements and manage dependencies. Have a big picture in mind and plan ahead
  • Actively participate in design and code reviews
  • Work with the Ops team on deployment and own team’s deployment pipelines

Experience - Required

  • Experienced in producing distributed microservice based architectures
  • Knowledge of reactive programming
  • Worked with decoupled event driven architectures
  • Strong Java (preferably v11+) with Spring framework
  • Experience of working with messaging queues (Google PubSub, preferably Kafka)
  • Strong test ethos and experience (JUnit 5)


  • Knowledge of Spring Data, Spring Cloud and Webflux
  • Working knowledge of NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Kotlin & Gradle
  • Working with containers Docker and Kubernetes using CI/CD
  • Experience of TestContainers, Gatling & Cucumber
Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer - Payment Processing - 309
  • Company
    Rocket Lawyer
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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