Backend Tech Lead

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    Berlin, Germany

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  • Salary:

    €7000000 - €9000000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kieran Page

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Are you looking for a company that encourages passion, courage and inventiveness? If you are interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building an ambitious and inclusive work environment, my client is the largest online vehicle market in Germany and part of the top 5 Ecommerce providers.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for one of the most challenging product development organizations in Germany!

For their HQ in Dreilinden close to Berlin we are searching for a Tech Lead / Senior Backend Developer.

If you are a self-starter with a passion for backend, a problem solver and have a keen eye for maintainable and testable code then you will love working with us.

Your role:

Build phenomenal products for our users in an iterative, test-and-learn driven and scalable way
You will drive architectural decisions and collaborate closely with the platform team
Own, drive and improve applications
Write high quality, and maintainable code
Be an active partner for product management and business
Help to raise the overall skill and quality level through pairing and design/code reviews
Innovate technology, process and product with your team
Drive your own ideas for code and process improvement and achieve the next level together with the team

Our Requirements:

Several years of experience as a Java 8+ developer in interdisciplinary agile teams
Besides Java you have experience in other programming languages like Scala and Golang
You speak HTTP and REST/JSON like your mother tongue
Good understanding of frontend technologies (JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, CSS) and you are not afraid to dive deeper into frontend code when needed
Belief in lean and agile development (Kanban / Scrum)
You work independently and adopt new systems and concepts quickly
You understand that quality is not assured solely by a QA engineer, but by the whole team
You believe in multi-functional teams and are convinced that responsibility for your work does not end with the deployment
Experience with continuous delivery systems and build tools (Jenkins, Git, Gradle, Maven, SBT)
You are proficient in English - German language skills are a plus

What do we offer?

Family friendliness, flexible working hours and working part-time possible
Challenging work with a diverse, highly skilled, fun and friendly team
High team autonomy and agile environment (Kanban / Scrum)
International career opportunities throughout the larger group

Competitive salary, home office possibilities and outstanding benefits, e.g. conference & education budget (language courses, soft skill training and mentoring), company pension scheme, employee stock plans, mobile phone for business and personal use, latest MacBook Pro, Notebook, PC - you name it