181 day(s) ago

Senior Backend Engineer / System Architect vacancy at Menlo79

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time


Menlo79 is a digital consulting and product development agency and stands for the development of outstanding digital solutions in the railway and logistics industry. We offer you the unique combination of extensive strategic and operational experience in rail, transportation and logistics combined with the knowledge and passion to design and develop transformational digital solutions for and with users and customers. Together with you, we would like to shape the digital future of the industry for a new employee and customer experience.

Description of the job

Your Responsibilities
  • You design, conceptualize and implement backend endpoints and services that enable our business logic for intelligent planning and scheduling software
  • You design and develop the architectural interaction and communication of different backend technologies such as APIs, microservices and queuing
  • You configure and optimize CI/CD pipelines for stable and scalable deployment processes
  • You evaluate and make technology decisions that significantly impact our backend architecture
  • You design the integration of third party vendors and APIs
  • You create technical specifications and validate and develop ideas together with product management, always keeping an eye on technical feasibility and cost efficiency
  • You coordinate cross-functionally to insure project meets business objectives and compliance standards
  • You write clean and highly-performant code, secure proper project structure and API design, know SOLID principles by heart and ensure good documentation
  • You unit and integration test your code and features, ideally following TDD, to ensure high test coverage for automation and CI/CD processes
  • You participate in code reviews as well as mentor and coach less experienced team members
  • You work closely together with the CTO and technology team to constantly improve our architecture design, engineering standards, framework usage, toolkits, and delivery processes

Your Profile
  • +5 years experience in full-stack development and IT architecture
  • Proven experience in building "full", production-ready solutions and platforms
  • Experience with building platform architectures (infrastructure, data modelling, devops)
  • Proven experience with micro service architecture
  • Strong experiences with relational data bases / data modelling and SQL
  • Good experience with Javascript/Typescript backend frameworks (e.g. NodeJS/NestJS)
  • Experience with 3rd-party integrations (e.g. Stripe API)
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure and DevOps tools/process (e.g. Gitlab CI/CD)
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Frontend Frameworks like Angular or React is a plus
  • Strong Unit Testing experience and knowledge of TDD
  • Proven Leadership experience combined with “hands-on” mentality
  • You can lead, manage and coach other parts of the team - passion for sharing knowledge
  • Strong collaboration and communication in an asynchronous work environment
  • You provide accurate estimates and timelines on work and be diligent with status updates
  • You know how to break down complex functionality into small deliverable pieces
  • You are a valuable contributor/counterpart in the collaboration with the product management and c-level
  • You are constantly working towards understanding the users needs and why the feature should be build
  • You represent high responsibility for scalability, maintainability and security implications of the whole product architecture
  • You take full responsibility and measure yourself in terms of the success of the product

What we offer

  • Full-time position and competitive payment
  • An experienced and motivated team with a wide business network in rail & logistics
  • Flat hierarchies with the opportunity to influence key decisions and work with different customers
  • A cool office space the middle of Berlin Kreuzberg
  • Opportunity for remote work
  • Free lunch reimbursement, mobility services or fitness vouchers as part of our Health & Social Package
  • Regular team events like chill-out evenings, casual Fridays, sport tournaments and much more
  • Become a member of the Menlo79 family and enjoy our startup atmosphere in a young and open-minded motivated team

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