Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Katowice /
Engineering – Backend /
Full Time
Relayr is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) powerhouse delivering the most complete solution for risk-free digital transformations. We unleash data insights from existing equipment, machines and production lines to improve our customers’ business outcomes. 

We provide a unique combination of first-class IIoT technology and its delivery with powerful financial and insurance offerings — all from a single source trusted by hundreds of companies worldwide. With around 300 employees, we are a truly global family with locations in Germany, the USA, Poland, Italy, and the UK. Named twice the hottest start-up in Berlin by WIRED magazine and a winner of The Spark - the German Digital Award, relayr is now part of the Munich Re group.

The Polish division of relayr is responsible for developing software for the IoT enterprise platform with all software designed, implemented, and tested in Katowice. We also provide support for the installation and maintenance of our software for clients across the globe.

Currently we are looking to hire a Backend Engineer in Katowice office or remote in Poland who will join a cross functional team of backend, frontend, and QA engineers.

You will be responsible for developing IoT projects based on Microsoft Azure IoT services for our customers. One of the tasks will be to build data streaming and storage infrastructure, services providing real business values, analytics, workflows. Our technology stack is: Azure Cloud services including IoTHub, EventHub, Event Grid, Citus, Functions, Logic Apps, Digital Twins, Data Lake, Storage Account, Kubernetes and others.

We are looking for someone experienced in design and development of distributed cloud services with understanding of performance, scalability, multithreading issues and desire to learn and experiment with new Azure based technology.

Above all we are looking for people who will contribute to the success of relayr. We love diverse experiences, so even if you don't meet all the requirements but think you'd thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you. 

A day in the life of a Backend Engineer at relayr:

    • Design, develop and maintain Azure based IoT software (Functions, Logic Apps, Digital Twins) and product portfolio services.
    • Take part in design and code reviews.
    • Design usable and clean API for IoT service.
    • Work with colleagues internationally in an Agile environment.
    • Evaluate new technologies, ideas and approaches.
    • Write unit, integration and system tests.
    • Build and present prototypes.

About you:

    • 3+ years of experience as backend developer
    • Profound knowledge of any backend technology (java, python) and willingness to learn scala
    • Solid background in server-side development, ideally on JVM platform
    • Working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Experience with RESTful APIs
    • Ability to create testable, maintainable and understandable code
    • Good understanding of multithreading concepts
    • Good command of English

Nice to have:

    • Experience with Azure service provider functionalities
    • Experience with Scala
    • Experience in distributed systems
    • Experience with Kafka/MQTT and other messaging middleware
    • Experience with data processing framework (Kafka Streams)
    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
    • Experience in data science or data engineering
    • Experience with monitoring services like grafana, instana
    • Working knowledge of linux

We offer:

    • Flexibility and safety are important to us! As a company we were quick to react when the Corona pandemic began, sending all our employees to work from home. If you start out as a new employee at relayr, you will be working from home, enjoy a structured digital onboarding programme and flexible working hours.
    • Modern office located in Katowice city centre with a relaxation room, free coffee, snacks, and standing desks.
    • Get exposed to international colleagues and customers from around the globe. Our working languages are Polish and English!
    • An extensive on-boarding period so you can get up to speed with the rest of the team.
    • A learning environment where you can build upon your skills and interests, share knowledge, and attend events and conferences pertaining to your discipline. We also offer free English classes.
    • Have some fun with regular get-togethers, including sports events, seasonal parties, international trips and meetings.
    • Competitive salary.
    • IP author’s rights tax reliefs due to creative type of work (prawa autorskie).
    • Benefits package, including private health care, life insurance, and fitness passes.
    • We partner with Fürstenberg Institute and LuxMed to provide our employees with psychological support and career coaching.
    • Choose between a Mac, Windows, or a Linux machine.
    • Hands-on experience with cutting edge technology, space for research and exploration.
    • We offer the ability to work with the newest tech-stack and the most talented engineers in IoT industry!
At relayr, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. As firm believers in the power of different perspectives, we encourage our employees to share knowledge and exchange bold ideas to help innovation in the IoT industry thrive. We are committed to creating a fair, supportive, and open environment for all.