We are looking for an experienced Backend Software Engineer to help Meltwater build the next generation content & enrichment platform. Content & Enrichment platform is an organization of 20+ engineers, product owners, and agile coaches across the world. You will be located in Berlin, joining a team focused on People & Audience mission that provides our applications teams and external customers high quality, accurate and consistent metadata on journalists and influencers.
Please note that at this point in time, we are only considering candidates residing within the EU.
About the team in Berlin
You will join a very dynamic and diverse group of software engineers coming from various parts of the world! We are working fully remote at the moment but do meet in our Berlin office occasionally to catch up in person.
What we love to do
We build solutions powered by Docker, Drone, PostgreSQL, Kafka, RabbitMQ, and Elasticsearch. Our choice of languages is Kotlin and Ruby. 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 having a DevOps mindset.
Our challenge for you
As a vital part of the team, you will be facing challenging problems in building & maintaining middleware services and APIs to a wide range of internal and external customers. If you are an amazing software engineer and some of the following points resonate with you, you should definitely 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, documentation, to ensure overall quality — and helping 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
Mentoring and coaching a growing team of developers
Knowledge of or willingness to learn Ruby and Kotlin
Knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML/CSS/JS)
Knowledge of AWS services and cloud deployment
Experience with Relational and NoSQL databases as well as ElasticSearch
A DevOps mind with enthusiasm for deployment automation / Infrastructure-as-code
A degree in computer science or a comparable qualification
Experience with Kafka and/or broker-based architectures is a plus
Experience with Kubernetes is a plus
Experience with building and running applications in production
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!)
Fresh fruits & free drinks
Personal Branding Support
Ergonomic desks and chairs
Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.
Open Source Contributions
Conferences and Tech Talks
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 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 1500 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.