Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Java, Scala, AWS) (m/f/d) welt.de at SPRING | Axel Springer (Berlin, Deutschland)

 Stack Overflow ·  09.11.2018


We are the digital unit of Axel Springer’s national media brands.

SPRING is responsible for over 60 products from more than 25 Brands and some of Europe's biggest news sites including BILD.de and WELT.de. Over 400 people at SPRING are working on an innovative media platform to make quality journalism accessible for everyone. We are providing a great user experience on both sides – for readers and journalists, connecting them with the newest technologies.

We are innovators and it is essential for us to stay open minded and try new things every day. You are creative and passionate about your work? You want to be part of a team with a high social responsibility and where your work can make a difference? Then join us and shape the way how the world consumes media in the future!

Some facts about the team

You’ll be a member of a cross-functional team working on new features to increase reach and monetization of our editorial content. You’ll also help to take care of housekeeping practices like adding tests, refactoring modules or improving automation to keep our operational costs low and the development speed high as we scale up our traffic.

We love clean code, fast rendering web-sites and smooth operations!

Requirements and Experience


Familiarity with JVM based languages like Java or Scala and supporting frameworks like Spring and Play

Writing well tested and reusable code

Distributed systems infrastructure and it’s automation as well as monitoring and logging

Building and running containerized software

Familiarity with different database systems (SQL or NoSQL) and messaging systems

Familiarity with other programming languages like Golang or Python

Experience with AWS services for compute and storage

Operating microservice infrastructure in production


What you can expect

You will be part of a great community and work in an agile and highly qualified team with the newest technologies towards the future of digital media. We boost your personal development with seminars, workshops, various conferences and tech talks – like our biweekly occurring tech-breakfast. Be part of a large tech network from subsidiaries of Axel Springer and exchange knowledge with companies like Stepstone, idealo, Immonet and many more.

We guarantee you flexible working hours, above average number of vacation days and a daily free lunch at our on-site restaurant. Furthermore, a MacBook Pro, which can also be used privately, will be placed at your disposal.




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