Software Engineer, Backend (m/f) welt.de at SPRING | Axel Springer (Berlin, Deutschland)

 Stack Overflow ·  17.04.2018


We are SPRING – the digital heart of Axel Springer.

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 350 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!

Requirements

We’re looking for pragmatic developers who are comfortable writing new code and tests for our existing microservice infrastructure of welt.de. You understand the importance of automation and you like to take responsibility for what you build all the way from localhost through monitoring and supporting the systems in production. We want to work with people creating positive, constructive conversations using objective statements and data, and who like to share knowledge and learn from their teammates. If this sounds like you, we welcome you to apply!

Helpful skills

The following traits are welcome:

Familiarity with JVM based languages like Java or Scala and supporting frameworks like Spring and PlayWriting well tested and reusable codeDistributed systems infrastructure and it’s automation as well as monitoring and loggingBuilding and running containerized softwareFamiliarity with different database systems (SQL or NoSQL) and messaging systems

As a plus, but not required:

Familiarity with other programming languages like Golang or PythonExperience with AWS services for compute and storageOperating microservice infrastructure in productionWhat it’s like to work hereYou’ll be a member of a cross-functional team working on new features to increase reach and monetarization 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!

Here are some facts about our team and our philosophy:

We mostly program in Java using Spring Boot and Scala with Play2 framework, but using the best tool that solves the problem is what countsWe live continuous deployment and are responsible for running our software on AWS making sure welt.de is available 24/7. Thus, we prefer using managed services whenever possibleWe believe in the benefits of a service oriented architecture and full automation of our infrastructureWe give our teams as much autonomy and trust as possible to achieve their business goalsWhile our official company language is German, we do have people on the teams from various countries switching back and forth between German and English and we also support with German classes

What we offer 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. Awin, 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 daily free lunch at our on-site restaurant. Furthermore, a MacBook Pro, which can also be used privately, will be placed at your disposal.

We're looking forward to your application!




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