English Speaking Senior Backend Engineer (d/f/m)

Cycling through the backend.

Our Berlin client is an innovative start-up dedicated to the task of building apps that put scientific findings and mass data in the service of health. It enables users to consciously and self-determinedly deal with their own well-being by using the latest technology. Your expertise can make a difference here!

As a Senior Backend Engineer (d/f/m) you will design, develop and implement the finest services for data management. You will subject existing microservices to well-founded monitoring and build smart new ones. In addition, you will optimize several delivery pipelines. No need to tell you that communication is an integral part of this role. ;-)

Job Portrait


  • start-up for healthcare apps
  • 11 million users
  • international focus
  • 60 employees
  • team of 6 persons
  • location: Berlin


  • TypeScript
  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • JVM
  • Node.js

Methods & Tools

  • microservices
  • data management
  • unit and integration tests
  • documentation
  • Github
  • Docker, Kubernetes


  • training budget
  • development opportunities
  • free hardware choice
  • relocation assistance
  • yoga, massages
  • children and dog friendliness
  • cool events

Your Benefits

  • in this friendly environment, you’ll find plenty of room for your ideas
  • a generous training budget and internal development options are waiting for you
  • your free choice of hardware and smartphone makes working twice as comfortable
  • if you do not live in Berlin yet, the friendly removal service will be happy to assist your relocation
  • body and soul profit from yoga, personal training and massage grants, the cute office dogs will do the rest
  • the weekly breakfasts and lunches are happy gatherings additionally enforced by offsites and other cool events

Your Key Responsibilities

  • being part of the interdisciplinary team of engineers, POs and data scientists, you will perform quite some backend magic
  • you design, build, and provide nice backend services for the processing and secure management of millions of user data
  • the existing microservices under JVM and Node.js are doing just great under your supervision
  • furthermore, you’ll optimize supply pipelines such as Github, Jenkins and Kubernetes
  • in all of this, you cooperate fruitfully with your colleagues from departments like mobile, data, BI and support

Your Profile

  • for several years you have been professionally engaged in the development and operation of distributed backend systems with many users
  • mastering the JVM, you have therefore already upgraded some Microservices
  • unit and integration tests are a matter of course for you
  • TypeScript doesn't give you sleepless nights
  • you know what it takes to write good documentation for different groups of readers
  • and you have a knack for communication with your colleagues
  • your English is great, your German at least expandable

Your Nice-To-Haves

  • experience with Docker and Kubernetes would be nice ;-)
  • absolute plus: you already know Kotlin

If this varied and responsible task is to your liking, I look forward to receiving your documents. In a first conversation we can then talk openly about the client and all the further details.

Best regards

Daniel Hamacher
Senior IT-Personalberater