Senior Backend Engineer

Budapest, Hungary
Brandwatch – Engineering /
Regular /
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.

We are seeking a passionate Senior Backend Engineer who will play a crucial part in building our Facebook and Instagram data ingestion pipeline and guide it through a major restructure of components. We value people with curious minds, who have the appetite and energy to solve interesting problems, and who are motivated by the possibility of making a positive difference to the lives of others.

What you'll do:

    • Develop our Facebook and Instagram Data Ingestion pipeline, making it more performant, stable and robust.
    • Help to build and maintain a system made by multiple teams, while it still shows a unified look and feel to the users.
    • Deliver elegant, scalable, self-testing, well-documented code
    • Continuously develop yourself, bring new ideas to the team and also learn from your colleagues

What you have:

    • Solid knowledge of Java and Spring Framework.
    • A thorough understanding of SQL databases.
    • Good understanding of containerization systems like Docker and Kubernetes.
    • Experience with Kafka or similar technology.
    • Knowledge of AWS or Google Cloud is a big plus
    • English language fluency

What we offer:

    • 25 vacation days and extra vacation days after age and after children
    • Cafeteria benefit via SZEP card
    • Medicover private health insurance for employees and their family members
    • 100% paid sick leave
    • Excellent hardware bundle
    • Possibility to work fully remote
    • Full Calm subscription, 24/7 Employment Assistance Program
    • Informal, friendly, welcoming environment focused on people, learning & development
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.

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