Backend Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria /
Engineering – Applications /
Full-time, Permanent
/ Hybrid
Brandwatch is the world’s premier social suite, empowering over 7,500 of the world’s most admired companies to understand and engage with customers at the speed of social. 

Combining pioneering, AI-enriched digital consumer intelligence with industry-leading social media management tools, Brandwatch offers a complementary suite of specialized, best-in-class products and services that support intelligently connected workflows. With Brandwatch, brands and agencies can adapt and thrive in today’s fast moving digital world by making smarter decisions and executing data-driven social strategies at every customer touchpoint.

Operating and serving clients the world over, Brandwatch has 15 offices across the globe and more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Brandwatch is a Cision Company.

Brandwatch is looking for a new member for the Measure team. You will be part of a cross-functional and autonomous product team responsible to provide solutions for performance monitoring and analytics in social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

As Backend Engineer in Brandwatch, you are responsible for developing high-quality code that can improve current solutions, or provide new functionalities to our clients. You will be part of the entire journey that brings a feature from a discovery state to delivery on production.

What you'll do:

    • Define accurate domain models;
    • Develop quality microservice solutions with cutting-edge technologies together with dedicated marksmen to help fulfill our different business goals;
    • Store data efficiently in a matching storage engine;
    • Build highly parallel data processing pipelines and fluent APIs;
    • Help design, implement and improve our services while helping us adopt best practices;
    • Write elegant, self-testing, well-documented code;
    • Be mindful of the business - by communicating with your colleagues and management, help us ensure that we’re building the right thing at the right time.

What you have:

    • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience on a production system as a developer;
    • Good knowledge of Java, we are using Java 11 and 17;
    • Good knowledge of Spring and/or RESTEasy and/or Quarkus ecosystems;
    • Experience with relational (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, Redis) databases;
    • Good knowledge of  RESTful APIs, their design and implementation;
    • Experience with messaging technologies, Kafka is a plus;
    • Experience with building and/or running large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud;
    • Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes is a plus;
    • English language fluency

What we offer:

    • A close-knit team of helpful colleagues with dry and nerdy humor
    • 25 vacation days
    • Health insurance + dental care
    • Sodexo vouchers
    • Option for an annual public transport card for the whole transport network
    • Option for a Multisport card (employee covers only half the price)
    • A variety of flexible benefits through Re: benefit platform using a monthly budget
    • Excellent hardware bundle
    • Full Calm subscription, 24/7 Employment Assistance Program
    • Udemy subscription;
    • 10% learning time;
    • 70/30 new feature work/improvements;
    • Informal, friendly, welcoming environment focused on people, learning & development
The role allows working from Sofia or any other city in Bulgaria.

Our Values:

We Act with Care - We invest in our teams, treat each other with respect, and understand that people are the center of our work. We care about our purpose and invest heavily in services to better support our customers.

We Take Pride - We take pride in the quality of our products and services, our company, and each other. 

We Spark Change - We are agents of change and we are pioneers in our industry. We reward creativity and value the lessons that come not only from success, but failure as well. 

If you’ve found our job opportunity interesting but you don’t meet all of the requirements, it’s still worth applying. We’d love to hear from you!

Brandwatch is a globally distributed organization. However, we can’t provide any legal sponsorship to attain a work visa or permit in your country of residence, nor in any of the countries where we operate. We strongly advise you to seek legal counsel to ensure your residential status is fully legal before you apply. Any offer of employment we make you will be conditional upon you having the right to work in your hiring location and Brandwatch will verify this as part of the onboarding process.

To all recruitment agencies: Brandwatch does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Brandwatch employees. Brandwatch is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.