Backend Engineer (Spring)

Remote - Bulgaria
Brandwatch – Engineering /
Regular /
Brandwatch, a Cision product, empowers over 5,000 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 17 offices across the globe and more than 1,000 employees worldwide.

As Backend Engineer in Brandwatch, you will be working with the latest LTS versions of Java and Spring.
You will work with the most influential social networks in the world: consume and store data from their APIs at scale.
Furthermore, you will create REST APIs that expose social media KPIs to our customers so that they can make informed decisions.
You will design and work with a scalable microservice architecture and bring features from a discovery state to delivery on production.

What you will do:

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

What you have:

    • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience on a production system as developer
    • Good knowledge of Java and Spring framework, we are using Java 17
    • Good knowledge of RESTful APIs, their design and implementation
    • Familiarity with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)
    • Experience with building and/or running large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud
    • English language fluency
    • Familiarity with Redis is a plus, but not mandatory 
    • Experience with messaging technologies, Kafka is a plus
    • Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

What we offer:

    • 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
    • Informal, friendly, welcoming environment focused on people, learning & development

Please note that this position is only available to candidates who are currently residing in Bulgaria. Unfortunately, we are unable to consider applicants outside the country.


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!

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