Location

Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich

Contact

Lisa Trogus & Karin Trenkler

Recruiting Center
Hubert Burda Media Holding KG
Arabellastraße 23
81925 Munich

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(Senior) Backend Engineer at BurdaForward (m/f/x)

BurdaForward strives for journalistic innovation with leading publishing brands and the latest technology. With Focus Online, Chip, TV Spielfilm, Bunte.de, Finanzen100, NetMoms, The Weather Channel, EFahrer.com, Fit for fun, Cinema and Cardscout, we inspire almost 70 percent of all internet users in Germany (AGOF digital facts) and are a driving force of the public debate – also by tradition: BurdaForward is part of the family-owned company Hubert Burda Media.

Location:

Munich, Berlin, Cologne, or Hamburg

What you can expect from us...

As a Senior Backend Developer (m/f/x) you will work at the core of BurdaForward’s brands product development. You ensure that our apps are available 24/7 and function at the highest engineering and quality level while remaining both scalable and future-proof. You will support the team in casting great ideas into excellent code. Through your creativity and experience, you will be able to find an optimal synthesis of professional requirements and technological possibilities.

  • You will work on the design and architecture of our apps that serve multiple brands.
  • You will be involved in the development of projects, services and components and thus be a role model for excellent code.
  • You understand complex technical relationships fast and can translate them into scalable and maintainable software architectures.
  • You discuss with software engineers as well as with stakeholders of other departments at eye level and mediate between the worlds.
  • You join multiple teams into decision regarding best practices, excellent code and code quality for the shared products.
  • You will write tests for new and existing features that will secure the future-proof of the apps
  • You will work on database architecture to improve query speeds and fast data fetching in a relational database

What we would expect from you...

  • You have at least 3 years of practical experience as a senior software engineer
  • You have excellent communication skills and you are able to discuss with software engineers, admins, stakeholders from other departments and management at eye level
  • You want to be part of an international, intercultural and English speaking team
  • You have extensive practical experience with the development of distributed, highly scaled systems (ideally in an AWS environment)
  • You know the advantages and disadvantages of AWS services and are able to apply SOA principles
  • You have extensive experience in persistence mechanisms and data modeling
  • You have experience in integrating backend services (e.g. REST APIs, SOAP APIs, JSON, XML)
  • You have extensive experience in MySQL or any other relational database

Our applied technologies and frameworks:
PHP, Golang, JS, MySQL, AWS, Symfony, Terraform, OpenSearch, Gitlab

What we can offer you...

  • We strive to accommodate individual living situations. This includes flexible working time models, sabbaticals and childcare support
  • Our “trusted workplace” approach gives employees the option to work from home or to use our personalised “flexdesk” solution in the company office
  • An extensive further training programme that covers both professional and personal aspects
  • Got an idea for a new business that you want to start up within the company? If you can convince us of its merits, we will provide you with structural and financial support
  • When you join the company, you will receive a smartphone and laptop for professional and private use. Apple or Windows? The choice is yours!

Want to gain an impression of BurdaForward before applying? Check out our YouTube channel.

Burda is colourful

We respect diversity and we therefore welcome all applications - independently of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion and ideology, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.

Burda is digital...

Please use our online application form to apply!

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Location

Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich

Contact

Lisa Trogus & Karin Trenkler

Recruiting Center
Hubert Burda Media Holding KG
Arabellastraße 23
81925 Munich