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Backend Software Engineer - Content Platform

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Berlin +1 more
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Berlin +1 more

Job Description

We are looking for a mid-level Backend Software Engineer to help Meltwater build the next-generation content ingestion platform. Content (Meltwater's Content & Ingestion division) is an organization of 20+ engineers, product owners, and agile coaches across the world. You will join a team focused on editorial & social content ingestion from external content providers, thus providing our customers with the highest quality, most relevant, and timely content possible. We are located mainly in Berlin but we also offer flexible work from home policy.

About the team

You will join a very dynamic and diverse mix of software engineers coming from various parts of the world! We enjoy our Friday lunch visits to the local Indian restaurant as well as arguing over where to find the best craft beer. We have family people, single people, people who drink coffee in the morning but Mate tea in the afternoons (and others that will continue with coffee until late evening), table tennis lovers, gamers, and more.

What we love to do

The solutions we build entail microservices powered by Docker, Postgresql, Kafka, Kafka Streams, and Kafka Connect. We are using mainly Java but you will have the possibility to work with Golang and Node.js as well. Our applications are deployed in the AWS cloud with Kubernetes being our favorite deployment target. We take great pride in making data-driven decisions and the DevOps mindset and skills that allow us to manage all of these resources as a team.

Our challenge for you

As a vital part of the team, you will be facing challenging problems in ingesting large volumes of data from news sources and social APIs. If you are an amazing software engineer and some of the following points resonate with you, you should definitively apply!

  • Be accountable for all aspects of your work, from research and analysis to testing, deployment, and operating the application in production

  • Actively evolve our agile development process together with us (Scrum and Kanban)

  • Apply best practices for testing, and documentation, to ensure overall quality — and help the team to monitor and improve where necessary

  • Commitment to excellence and mastery: We want to keep getting better together!

  • Write code that your peers praise for its elegance and readability

Skills & Requirements

  • Knowledge of Java
  • Knowledge of Golang is a plus
  • Knowledge of AWS services and cloud deployment
  • A DevOps mindset with enthusiasm for deployment automation
  • Experience with building and running applications in production
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Kafka and/or broker-based architectures is a plus
  • Experience with Kafka Streams and Kafka Connect is a plus
  • Experience in designing and building event-based systems is a plus
  • Enthusiasm for Microservices architecture and distributed systems
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and a demonstrated ability to find creative solutions to technical problems
  • Fluent in English (don’t know German? no problem!)

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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Mateusz Korszun | Contact Person

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