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Senior Backend Engineer

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    EUR 65,000-75,000

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    Timur Irdelp

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    7 months ago

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Senior Backend Engineer (m/f/x)

Full-time and Remote

My client is an international company that produces an e-learning platform for grade school students in Germany.

Your duties would be:

  • Integrating an agile cross-flatform team continuously developing our products and platform

  • Developing and testing our application

  • Driving the technical design for complex features

  • Developing a deep understanding of our product and company vision and anticipating necessary changes to our architecture

  • Continuously improve existing systems, including refactoring of critical components of our platform

  • Mentoring other engineers

  • Actively participate in the team’s processes, engineering practices and our backend architecture continuous improvement

  • Staying up to date with the latest trends in technology

  • Upholding the highest technical standards

Technical skill requirements: 

  • 7+ years of software development experience

  • Strong computer science and software development fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis

  • Experience leading or contributing to multiple simultaneous product development efforts and initiatives.

  • Strong skills with some of the back-end technologies we use: Node.js, GCP, Google Cloud functions, Pub/Sub

  • Solid knowledge of devOps

  • Strong knowledge and experience with modern system architectures (cloud based, microservices, serverless, messaging systems, …)

  • Experience with both NoSQL and SQL databases

  • Ideally experienced building data pipelines

  • Knowledge of logging and monitoring production services

  • Experience leading medium/large projects from concept to completion

  • Experience in recruiting

  • Experience with High Level Designs, scoping and estimation of complex projects

  • The ability to analyse large features and implement practical solutions

  • Valuing continuous delivery, well structured and maintainable code covered with automated tests

  • Always up-to-date with software design and architecture patterns

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, valuing team work, knowledge sharing, sense of ownership embracing agile development practices

  • Keen and knowledgeable to solve complex problems (such as UI navigation and performance)

  • The ability to drive technical discussions and facilitate complex decision making

  • Passionate about understanding our users problems and finding innovative and pragmatic solutions

This is a remote job opportunity. Employees need to work in or one hour apart from the CET timezone. Fluent English is required (minimum C1). For more information, please apply or contact me at or on LinkedIn at

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