Senior Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Berlin (EN) /
Engineering – Software Development /
Full-time permanent
Bonial is part of Axel Springer SE and is the leading "Drive to Store" platform in Germany and France. Every day we inspire millions of users by connecting them to their favorite shops and brands via our platforms "kaufDA" and "MeinProspekt" in Germany, and “Bonial” in France.

More than 1500 retailers and brands across all sectors rely on our tailor-made, data driven marketing solutions to promote their offers and reach measurable business results with maximized return on investment.

Our more than 300 employees come from all over the world joining together to strengthen their skills and work towards creating innovative digital marketing products for clients and users. We believe in the power of each individual to own their impact and drive meaningful results every day. Our diverse and open culture is the secret sauce to our success and ensures we truly put people at the center of everything we do. Our data-driven decision making empowers our mission and how we work.

Are you a curious coder? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where you are constantly learning and growing? Do you love to dabble in new technologies and are continually searching for ways you can improve your code base, processes or skill set?

We are responsible for integration of backend systems from content creation right through to delivery via APIs. We are looking for a Backend Engineer in the API team to work with the teams dedicated to client traffic, APIs, search and recommendation engines.

As an Engineer in our Backend team, you’re ensuring our components keep on talking to each other, which means in particular:

    • Playing an active role in the development of high-traffic, real-time, delivering geo-located content to online applications and surrounding ecosystems,
    • Being an active driver of refactoring and scaling,
    • Checking API’s compatiblities and unifying them,
    • Gaining experience programming in Java 11, Python, Kotlin, and Groovy,
    • Exploring technologies like Springboot, Elasticsearch, Kubernetes, Redis, AWS and terraform,
    • Building a system in the spirit of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban),
    • Working on our content delivery system, the search engine and the maintenance of them.

What you should bring (ideally):

    • 4+ years of practical Java experience,
    • Degree in computer science, information technology, information systems, or a related field,
    • Experience with Springboot, hibernate, experience in microservice architecture, Docker and cloud environments is a plus,
    • Experience with Elasticsearch, AWS Lambda, SNS, SQS, Kinesis is a big plus,
    • English skills (German not required!).

    • Keep in mind that this is just an ideal requirements’ list; we look for potential!
What we offer:
- International, multicultural, diverse and inclusive community with colleagues from over 40 different countries where you can grow personally and professionally
- Strong support for your professional development with both company sponsored activities and a dedicated budget you can decide on
- The opportunity to take charge and shape your own career with possibilities to move internally within the company
- A highly motivated and ambitious working environment in a cohesive, fast growing team
- The opportunity to engage in projects that promote sustainability, environmental development and the impact that we make on our planet
- A beautiful and modern office space with interior design handcrafted by our creative team: fully stocked Kids' Room for when your kita bails on you; Zen Rooms where employees can pray, relax or simply have some quiet time; fully equipped gym in the office; and Roof terrace for amazing Friday events
- Strong social culture that encourages people to start conversations, build relationships and participate together in the community through regular team events in a lounge perfect for socializing
- English and German language courses in house
- Regular food and beverage service including drinks, coffee, fresh fruit, organic bread, or Monday breakfast

If you think you could fit the bill, we'd love to hear from you!

You can check out our Bonial people Instagram or read more about Bonial culture here.