Senior Backend Software Engineer (m/f)


Barcelona, Spain
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XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world.

Help us shape the future – for a better working life!

We currently have an opening for a Senior Backend Software Engineer in Barcelona.

A challenging task:

You will be part of a cross-functional team of backend, React/iOS/Android engineers, designers and product owners

  • You will build and extend existing backend services that power our Jobs & Job Search product lines
  • You will be working on our journey to migrate from a few monolithic services to a micro services & event sourcing based architecture
  • You will be applying and coming up with best practices for continous deployment and automated testing using cutting edge technologies like Kubernetes
  • You will mentor your team members on best practices for backend development

A convincing background

  • You have a test-driven development mindset, and strive for building testable, predictable and simple code
  • You have experience with functional programming and concurrency concepts
  • You have experience with micro service architectures and distributed systems
  • You are polyglot and know multitude of languages and can pick the right ones for the task
  • You have experience with Scala & Java ecosystems, and will not be shy about delving into a Ruby codebase and contribute
  • You have ideally been contributing to open source projects
  • You enjoy working in agile teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with your colleagues sitting next to you or on the other side of Europe
  • You pay attention to detail without losing sight of the goal, have a sense of ownership and pride in the quality of your work
  • You have a good sense of humor, an unpretentiousness and humbleness towards other people and are eager to work in a multicultural environment
  • You are fluent in English

An inspiring environment

  • Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow. A great, multicultural and diverse environment.
  • Regular innovation weeks
  • Flexible working hours and some days “work from home”
  • Restaurant tickets, fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and much more.
  • Flexible compensation plan, if you wish to diversify and increase your net salary: Health insurance/ Transport/ Nursery Tickets
  • Spanish / German lessons.
  • A mobile device of your choice as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).
  • A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona, with a large terrace.
  • 26 + 4 working days of holidays
  • Competitive salary and a Permanent contract
  • Large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users.
  • A variety of technologies and languages: Perl, Ruby on Rails, Java, Scala, Elasticsearch, REST, React, AMQP, Linux, Hadoop, Riak, MongoDB, MySQL, Solr, iOS, Android, Backbone.js, Git, Jenkins…
  • Relocation pack if needed.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

We're an Open Source contributor and we also organise public user groups and coding events, such as Ruby on Rails and other Tech Meetups.

Check our Blog and BCN Twitter account!

About XING

XING is a social network for business professionals with more than 10 million members in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The leading online business network in German-speaking countries supports its members in mastering the transformations taking place in the world of work.

XING has almost 800 employees at offices in Hamburg, Munich, Aschaffenburg, Barcelona and Vienna.

Help us shape the future – for a better working life!

We are looking for talented people from all over the world to build the social network of the future. Get in contact with us!

  • Company
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  • Location
    Barcelona, Spain
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  • Type of Position
  • Salary
    €45k - 63k
  • Published
    7 months ago

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