Product & Tech

(Senior) Backend Engineer - User Focus (m/w/d)

Berlin, Berlin   |   Full Time

Your exciting responsibilities include: 

  • Architecting, designing, developing, deploying, and operating components in areas such as: 
    • CRM focused projects
    • Importing data feeds from different providers
    • Matching job postings
    • Categorizing postings using machine learning algorithms
    • Improving the relevance of our search results
  • Creating and optimizing user-centered services
  • Transforming and modeling of complex business processes on a technical level
  • Actively collaborating with other engineers, product owners, designers and business stakeholders to deliver great outcomes
  • Writing clean and sustainable code, ensuring the extensibility, supportability, performance, and scalability of our product in order to create standards and reusable components that will help us scale faster and more efficiently

We have a clean and modern tech stack built on Java, ElasticSearch, Kafka, React/Redux running on GCP using Kubernetes and Docker using practices such as Microservice architecture, DevOps responsibility in the teams and a high level of automation. You can learn more about our stack on

Ideally you bring: 

  • 3+ years (5+ as a Senior) of experience with Java (optionally DropWizard or Spring Boot)
  • Expertise in clean code development and modern engineering practices
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams and collaborate with business stakeholders/product owners
  • Experience with transforming business topics into technical processes and continuously improving those
  • Passion to work on user-centered topics
  • Optionally, experience with:
    • Messaging Systems such as Kafka
    • Search Technology such as ElasticSearch
    • Databases such as PostgreSQL
    • Container Technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker
    • Microservices architecture style
    • Cloud architectures with GCP, AWS or Azure
    • Testing Frameworks such as Mockito and AssertJ
    • Web Frontend Frameworks such as React and Redux
    • Backend Frameworks such as Node.js and Express

What we offer: 

  • An impactful position; you will be responsible for delivering products & features end-to-end in a cross-functional team
  • A cutting-edge technology stack developed using best practices such as Microservice architecture, DevOps, CI/CD automation and cloud containerization
  • Exciting opportunities to grow on the job through mentoring and coaching, at conferences, our internal hackathons, and company-supported online university courses
  • An international and fast-paced working environment based on our core values: ownership & accountability, eagerness & curiosity, as well as entrepreneurship
  • A very transparent information policy with flat hierarchies that value the individual
  • A great working atmosphere in our offices in Berlin and Hamburg with small developer-friendly offices for better concentration and the usual startup goodies (team events, fruit basket, drinks)

Additional information:

  • Start: asap 
  • Location: Berlin, Mitte or Hamburg

If you want to support our team and be part of one of the fastest-growing Tech startups, apply now!

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