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Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Meltwater offers comprehensive media monitoring and analysis across online news, print, broadcast, podcasts, and social media, capturing more content and conversations than anyone else in the industry.

The team consists of 12 engineers organized as 3 pods distributed between India and Europe. The team is responsible for all NLP operations at Meltwater, serving more than 15B inferences per day across 200 languages and 10+ NLP tasks. Our tech stack is: AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, TensorFlow, Python, and Java.

The team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer (with DevOps experience) who wants to grow in an organization based on collaboration across team and country boundaries. With the massive production scale of our systems, small decisions you make may have a big impact on our product and our many customers.

Our culture is based on a fundamental belief in people with a passion for learning new things and a desire to help those around you. We are strong believers in team autonomy, DevOps culture and continuous delivery. Meltwater development teams fully own and operate their subsystems, infrastructure, and run on-call rotations.

Skills & Requirements


  • At least 4 years’ experience in Software Engineering and DevOps.

  • Proficient in Java with strong knowledge of JVM internals.

  • Working knowledge of Python

  • Understanding of AWS services for distributed data and message processing (e.g., Route53, S3, SQS, Athena, EC2)

  • Demonstrable knowledge and skills with Kubernetes

  • Deployment or operationalizing large-scale distributed data processing systems

  • Terraform and Apache Kafka experience is a bonus.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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Sherry Morrison | Contact Person

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