Senior Node.js Developer with AWS & TDD experience (m/f) at SPRING | Axel Springer (Berlin, Deutschland)

 Stack Overflow ·  13.03.2018


Senior Node.jsDeveloper with AWS & TDD experience (m/f)

This is a full-time position based in the heart of Berlin

SPRING is the digital publishing arm of Axel Springer’s German news offerings (e.g. WELT, BILD). Together with our editorial teams, we aim to make journalism accessible to as many people as possible, enabled through technology.

It is our goal to create the best user experience for any given situation, and any given device. This includes the right blend of content, user interface, functionality, and advertising.

We are enablers of new technical and editorial possibilities and put innovation at the center of our work. It is an essential part of our culture to talk about opportunities and question the proven.

With you, we want to shape the way we consume media in the future!


The position

Micro-services, AWS, node.js, TDD, docker containers, and most importantly: Emojis in our logs! We’re a small team that runs the kind of infrastructure you always wanted to help build up.

We’re building a platform of flexible, micro-service based adapters that let our users build video workflows that import, transcode, and export videos from a wild variety of systems.

Join us to help build a platform that will help Europe’s biggest media brands deliver news-worthy videos to millions of users faster and more efficiently!


Our challenge


Build a completely fresh micro-service based system, built on Node.js and running on AWS

The quality and passion you bring into this project will directly determine the quality and joy future developers will have working on this project

Build something new, instead of maintaining legacy code

We have the API specs, we have the REST API mocks (stoplight.io rocks ) – help us bring it to life!

Using a test-driven approach (on the interfaces) you’ll be implementing dockerized Node.js services that replace our API mocks with the real deal

You will work inside a small team with one other Node.js dev and one full-stack (Node.js/react) developer, who will focus on a small admin UI frontend



Your experience


Previous experience in implementing REST API driven, Node.js based micro-services

Experience in test-driven development utilizing a modern testing framework (mocha / chai / jest) while knowing when NOT TO utilize TDD

Previous experience in building production systems on AWS

Optional: You’re a Jest / TDD God

Bonus points: You’ve setup CI & CD systems before ideally on Jenkins / CircleCI

Bonus points: You’ve worked with Terraform before

Bonus points: You’re a Kubernetes God :)



The team

Small team just getting started with extensive experience in automating video workflowsWe love emojis We’re a bit crazy, a bit off, we’re passionate and generally nice human beings – just like you :)


What we offer you at SPRING

You will be given the opportunity to deploy your current strengths and gain additional ones. In an agile and highly qualified team, you will work on the newest media technologies in a modern office in the heart of Berlin. A variety of seminars and workshops give you the opportunity to develop your specialized skill-set and your knowledge of comprehensive issues. Besides that, various conferences and TechTalks as well as our regular exchange with subsidiaries of Axel Springer (e.g. Zanox, idealo, KaufDa and Immonet) provide an opportunity to build a valuable network.

Moreover: You will have flexible working hours, above average number of vacation days and a free lunch in our on-site restaurant every day. Furthermore, a MacBook Pro with Apple Cinema Display, which can also be used privately, will be placed at your disposal.

We're looking forward to your application!




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