Senior Backend Engineer at wattx

    WATTx GmbH Published: July 23, 2020
    Location
    Berlin, Germany
    Job Type

    Description

    wattx is a new kind of company builder focused on creating deep technology startups, in the space of Construction Tech, Prop Tech, with real impact and focus on Sustainability. We are a full-stack team of hardware and software engineers, data scientists, user experience researchers, and designers as well as venture developers.

    We identify opportunity areas and then conduct research and ideation sessions. Solutions that evolve from these sessions are prototyped, vetted and developed as projects with our parent company Viessmann, as well as with other clients from Mittelstand and our broad network of partners.

    Working with our partners from the Mittelstand enables us to create real solutions that have a real impact!

    Senior Backend Engineer at wattx

    Are you a self-starter who’s always eager to take on new challenges? Do you have a good taste of design and can spot a bad one from a mile away?

    Engineering culture at wattx has been shaped around principles of user-centric design and agile software development. We work in autonomous teams, value pragmatism over idealism, simplicity over complexity and technological agnosticism over fundamentalism, and are looking for people who share these values.

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Technical design and implementation of the product
    • Ownership of tasks and independence in making technical decisions
    • Participation in planning and specifying the product roadmap
    • Close collaboration with the engineers, researchers, venture developers, data scientists, and HR specialists.

    What you need to start your mission:

    • 5 years of experience in designing and building complex software systems
    • Deep knowledge about software design patterns and antipatterns
    • 5 years of experience with one of the following programming languages: Golang, Ruby, Python
    • 3 years of experience working on real-time data processing, knowledge of TimescaleDB, InfluxDB or VoltDB is a plus
    • Extensive experience in designing and writing automated test suites
    • Experience designing or operating distributed systems
    • Experience with Docker or similar containerization technology
    • Experience performing code reviews and pair-programming with other software engineers
    • A DevOps Mindset

    Nice to have:

    • Experience with designing software for embedded platforms
    • Experience with Kubernetes

    What we offer:

    • Work on shaping real products at various stages of development
    • A competitive compensation package.
    • Ownership over your projects and empowered working environment.
    • Participation in Monthly 2-day hackathons
    • A generous learning budget to allocate as you see fit
    • Personal Development Plan

     

    All applications will be screened without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual identity, worldview, disability, or age.

    About us:

    wattx is a new kind of company builder focused on creating deep technology startups, in the space of Construction Tech, Prop Tech, with real impact and focus on Sustainability. We are a full-stack team of hardware and software engineers, data scientists, user experience researchers, and designers as well as venture developers.

    We identify opportunity areas and then conduct research and ideation sessions. Solutions that evolve from these sessions are prototyped, vetted and developed as projects with our parent company Viessmann, as well as with other clients from Mittelstand and our broad network of partners.

    Working with our partners from the Mittelstand enables us to create real solutions that have a real impact!

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