Senior Software Engineer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us

We are Visual Meta, a successful & profitable internet company founded in 2009 and acquired by the Axel Springer Group in 2011. Operating from our well-designed office in the middle of Berlin, we run 13 comparison shopping portals in Europe under the brands LadenZeile and ShopAlike. Together, the sites drive up to 500,000 sessions a day, list 200 million offers from thousands of online shops and help consumers save time and find the product they love.

Our vision is to become a top reference for connecting online shops and consumers by creating reach for the shops and orientation for the consumers through cutting-edge tools and technologies. We work with the professionalism of a successfully grown company, while fostering the culture of a start-up. Our office is like a micro melting pot, where inspired individuals from all over the world connect their cultures, ideas and skills. In an atmosphere that is built on appreciation – right from the start. Every one of our 219 employees plays a vital role in our success story. If you want to be part of that and actively shape the future of e-commerce, then seize the opportunity and join our team!

Description
Your mission at Visual Meta? As a Senior Software Engineer (m/w/d) you will work primarily on one of our specific topic areas with opportunities to switch teams and work on cross-departmental projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our Senior Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack (e.g. Java, Spring [Boot], Kubernetes, Docker, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Thrift, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, Angular, JavaScript). This position offers a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment by implementing cutting edge techniques to solve tough, yet unique problems.
Your challenges and tasks
  • You design, write & deliver software to improve the availability, scalability & efficiency of our services
  • You cultivate innovation by driving cross-collaboration & execution of projects across multiple teams
  • You lead significant production improvements that result in direct business opportunities for Visual Meta
  • You provide guidance to other team members on managing end-to-end availability & performance of mission critical services & on building automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • You mentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards
You offer
  • Experience architecting, developing, and troubleshooting large scale systems
  • Advanced experience with Java or another JVM language and with algorithms & data structures
  • Teamplayer with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership & drive
  • Entrepreneurial and strategic mindset, thriving at the intersection of technology and business
  • Analytical mindset with a “getting things done” & “can do” mentality
  • Eager to learn new technologies and extend knowledge
  • Highly motivated and love writing code
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
What we offer
  • We are a successful e-commerce company hiring under any circumstances, we onboard our new colleagues remotely  
  • Be part of our agile environment, work with the latest technology and participate in regular tech-events (e.g. Hackathons, TechTalks) with the opportunity to join Tech Conferences
  • We love diversity - Our team contains over 50 nationalities
  • We see your development as our priority - Profit from a structured onboarding process, internal and external training possibilities as well as room for further professional development
  • We take responsibility - With us you have the option to become socially involved (e.g. charity lunch)
  • We care for you - Benefit from a company pension plan, flexible working hours, 27+ vacation days, healthy snacks and sport activities (yoga, soccer, volleyball)
  • We enjoy spending time together- Join in for Friday beers, movie nights, team events, table football and ping-pong
Is this the job you are looking for?
Go ahead and submit your application in English including CV, salary expectations and your availability. Your designated Talent Acquisition Manager Lascha Barbakadze is looking forward to your application!
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