Senior Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Data Engineering · Berlin · Full-time · Senior

Job description

Job description

About the Job

We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer (m/f/d) to join the Engineering team at our portfolio company and work alongside a group of highly ambitious and
knowledgeable Engineers, while solving upcoming complex challenges.

In your day-to-day work, you'll focus on building reusable codes, managing libraries for future usage, and working cross-functionally with other teams as well.

Join our portfolio company: Founded in 2021 with its HQ in Berlin/Germany, the company runs a trailblazing marketplace that redefines one of the largest supply chains on earth. The company’s mission is to unlock the vast potential of cross-border supply for the Western Market by providing global access to high-quality products through its innovative platform. Since its launch in January 2022, the firm has operated discreetly with no public profile or media coverage while it has already successfully served hundreds of companies.

Tech Stack: Java (Spring), Python, node.js, Typescript, NextJS, React, Postgres, Kinesis, Databricks, Terraform, AWS

In this role, you’ll:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and own the full cycle software development of the product
  • Write clean code to develop functional applications and build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Manage individual project priorities and deliverables whilst working in a team that enjoys knowledge-sharing sessions
  • Collaborate with front-end Developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements and stay up to date with the latest trends in technology

Your Profile

  • Excellent communication both around technical and non-technical people
  • Strong knowledge in one of the following modern programming languages: Java and ideally Python as well 
  • Experience in working with relational databases such as PostgreSQL or BigQuery
  • Ability to write clean, maintainable, and reusable code and make design decisions regarding the architecture of the services that you’ll be implementing
  • Familiarity with modern CI/CD and developer tooling such as Linters and testing frameworks
  • Knowledgeable on what it takes to run distributed systems and have some experience building microservices
  • Proactive in suggesting alternative solutions and pushing your ideas

Please note that we are looking for support in the Berlin office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

Benefits and Perks

  • Fulfil a role with entrepreneurial freedom and take a pre-validated business model to the next level
  • Join an experienced Founder Team of serial and second time founders (female/male)
  • Attractive based, bonus and incentive program - participate in the company’s upside
  • Collaborate with top tier investors such as Project A Ventures and Angels (incl. Various unicorn founders) as well as some of the best market experts

Apply below and become a part of our success story!


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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