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Backend Developer (m/w/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
Remember when you were a student? Most likely you were short of cash and had a limited choice of jobs. Our Founders Cihan, Frederik and Fritz remember that too and that’s why they started Zenjob. We believe you should be able to do a job you like and be able to fund your life as a student.

Our vision is to change the future of work with technology. We start doing that by offering students jobs in real-time through our app and providing companies with a platform that manages their staffing needs. Today more than 10.000 students, we call them Talents, fund their studies through Zenjob and already close to 1.000 companies trust us with providing great talent.

We’ve come a long way in a short space of time. While there are many things we’re already proud of achieving, there are still a lot of decisions to be made - so you’ll get to shape and build things from scratch. 

Our international (28 different nationalities) and creative team of over 200 ambitious and passionate Zenies are at the core of what makes us unique and who we are. It’s important that we acknowledge and celebrate this diversity. As an equal opportunities employer, we believe the foundation of our dynamic and pioneering spirit starts with a fair and inclusive culture. 

We are backed by Acton Capital (also investor in Etsy, HomeToGo), Red Alpine (N26, Juniqe) and Atlantic Labs (EyeEm, Soundcloud). All of them share our vision of growing a sustainable and game changing business.
We are looking forward to welcoming YOU!


Are you interested in joining a tech startup with over 200 employees, from 28 different countries, which is transforming the way people work? 

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join one of our Agile cross functional teams as part of our 40 person strong Product & Engineering department. You will get the chance to work on a revolutionary product which has the potential to fundamentally change the relationship between companies and employees. 

Our goal @ Zenjob is to match people with work that interests them by giving them the freedom to decide when and where they want to work through automation and digitalization.

How you’ll contribute
You will
  • Design and develop innovative solutions with your team 
  • Work closely with stakeholders, product and QA to deliver features
  • Have ownership of code from concept all the way to production and beyond   
  • Handle complex data processing and modelling 
  • Work closely with other teams to continue the evolution of our system from a well-structured monolith to a domain-driven, modern architecture

What you bring
You should
  • Have experience in a major language (such as Java, Groovy, Kotlin, etc.)
  • Have experience working with scalable web applications and frameworks (Spring/Grails, REST, Events, Message Buses, etc.)
  • Have a desire to innovate and the pragmatism to find the most optimal solutions

It would be great if
  • You enjoy working within a DevOps culture
  • You have experience with data intensive applications
  • Continuous Deployment does not scare you
  • You have built scalable service-oriented architectures on a cloud environment
Your benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation support
  • A yearly conference budget
  • Subsidised FitX membership (in our building)
  • Free German and English language courses
  • Great coffee, fruit and drinks
  • Catered lunch every Friday
  • Engineering Mondays and bi-monthly Hackathons
  • Awesome office environment (ping pong, foosball, board games, library of tech books)
  • Up to date equipment - Macbook Pro 15”, Dual 24” Dell monitors, standing desk
  • Dog and family friendly office

Think this could be for you?
Apply now with your resume and a brief explanation why exactly You are the right fit for Zenjob. 
Please mention your availability as well as your salary expectations.

We are looking forward to your application!

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