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 Developer, at our headquarters in Barcelona.
A challenging task
You will be working on our journey to migrate from a few monolithic services to a micro services & event sourcing based architecture
You will build and extend existing backend services that power our Jobs & Job Search product lines
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
You will be part of a cross-functional team of backend, React/iOS/Android engineers, designers and product owners
A convincing background
You have experience with micro service architectures and distributed systems
You have experience with Scala & Java ecosystems, and will not be shy about delving into a Ruby codebase and contribute
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 are polyglot and know multitude of languages and can pick the right ones for the task
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
Experience with modern web technologies across the whole stack: React, Backbone JS, Marionette.
Regular contributions to open source projects.