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Backend Engineer (m|f|x)

  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Technology & Data

Job description

Our team Watson which is within the product area Traffic & Users in the domain Data Platform is currently looking for a Software Engineer (m|f|x). You want to help idealo become the best platform for making shopping decisions in Europe? You thrive in a team culture that is based on openness, respect, integrity, and trust? Then you will enjoy this opportunity!

This position is available full-time or part-time.

About your new role

  • As part of the Data Platform domain and Team Watson, you provide a strong foundation for business growth on cloud-based infrastructure and robust platform products.
  • You work on our AWS-based services, focusing on designing and continuously enhancing applications.
  • While driving the ongoing improvement of our main product ‘Identity Resolution’, which unites data from different digital channels for a more complete picture of our customers, you also guarantee data security and integration to facilitate our data-driven approach.
  • You deliver testable, maintainable, and high-quality code and take operational responsibility for the components that you develop.

Skills & Requirements

Tech Skills

  • You bring in several years of professional experience in developing applications with Typescript and you are comfortable with JVM based programming languages, such as Java or Kotlin.
  • You are proficient with the development, design, deployment and maintenance of cloud-based applications.
  • You have extensive experience with core AWS services, such as Lambdas, SQS, SNS, S3 - experience with Kafka and Aiven is a plus.
  • Programming skills in Python and interest in data engineering are beneficial.

Mindset and People Skills

  • You proactively seek and integrate feedback to foster personal and professional development, while excelling in an environment that supports your growth, initiative and creativity.
  • Great communication skills in English complete your profile. This allows you to exchange, discuss and share knowledge with colleagues and stakeholders.

You don't tick all the boxes? Don't worry, we are looking for employees who convince us with their personality and are motivated to go on full power with their team!

Job requirements

At idealo you can expect

  • You don't live in Berlin and want to work from home? Our hybrid work model offers you the freedom to work from all over Germany in a mobile and flexible way. For your perfect work set up at home, you get everything you need (noise-canceling headset, laptop, etc.). We look forward to your attendance in Berlin on 10-15 Collaboration Days per year.
  • You need vacation? We offer you 30 days of vacation. Not enough? You can "buy" an additional 15 days every year by converting your salary and it's seen as a positive thing.
  • Workation? No problem! Up to 6 months per year you can enjoy working from outside of Germany. We will check case by case so you can enjoy your workation without any issues.
  • You want to further your education? We take your personal development goals seriously and, in addition to our idealo Learning Hub, eLearning offerings (e.g., Udemy), coaching & mediation, we also offer you the opportunity to benefit individually from additional learning and development budget.
  • And what about the office? Our office in the heart of Berlin offers free organic breakfast, excellent free lunch (vegan and vegetarian), as well as free coffee, lemonades and after-work beer, in addition to the "standard foosball". It also has a fabulous rooftop terrace with view of the whole of berlin where you can network with colleagues from our group of companies.
  • You don't live in Germany yet? We support you in the visa process and with your relocation.
  • You are a parent of a child that’s in need of daycare? Your needs are well looked after with our company KiTa which enables you to keep focused on work with no worries. In addition, you are paid in full for up to 30 sick days per child per year and if you are a single parent, even up to 60 sick days.

About idealo

idealo is a Berlin success story: in 2000 we started out with the mission of helping consumers make the best purchasing decisions. Today, with ~2.5 million visits per day, ~50,000 shops, and more than ~500 million product offers, we are one of the most popular German e-commerce websites and one of the leading European shopping and comparison platforms. We are active as a price comparison platform in six countries (Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, and Spain).
We are located in the heart of Berlin and offer a unique idealo spirit. Your ideas are the driving force that moves our business forward. Not only our product portfolio is diverse, but also the people who work on it. We want you just as you are! Origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or a degree of disability are irrelevant.
If you are passionate about improving the world of online shopping alongside ~1000 idealos from ~60 nations, apply with us today.

Information for applicants with severe disabilities: As an applicant with a severe disability, you can get advice from our Representative Body for Severely Disabled People (SBV) during the application process. Please inform us regarding this topic.

For the inclusion of people with disabilities, our office is accessible without steps. When you start with us, we will see what else is needed!

Work in the office and from wherever you like.

idealo allows you to work from wherever you are. As part of our Hybrid Work at idealo, you decide whether and how often you work from our office in Berlin or remotely because you live in another city within Germany or the café down the street makes the best coffee cream. Only about once a month, there will be mandatory office days to bring idealos together at company, department or team level, including stunning views from our roof terrace. Find out what Hybrid Work at idealo is all about here and in a personal conversation in the interviews!



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