Senior Backend Engineer

Berlin, Germany

Description

Aiden is the first voice-powered assistant for scientists. We apply machine learning and voice recognition technologies to streamline lab documentation. Our purpose is to make R&D better, faster and more efficient.

We are looking for an experienced backend or full stack engineer to build out our backend systems. You will work closely with designers and product managers to define, scope and implement backend solutions to further improve our product. You will be instrumental in owning parts of the architecture, implementation, and deployment of our backend services. Our current backend is built using Kotlin and Spring Boot 2, running on Kubernetes on AWS. All our cloud infrastructure is managed as code via Terraform. We continuously deploy changes to multiple environments every day.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Delivering simplistic and pragmatic solutions to new product features in short sprint cycles

Developing and maintaining cloud-native software across multiple environments

Architecting robust backend systems that multiple clients depend on

Collaborating closely with teams across disciplines (Data Science, Product, Design etc.)

Requirements

3+ years experience with modern, production grade software design and implementation

Extensive experience with building well-tested software solutions (Spring Boot 2, Kotlin/Java, Mockito/RestAssured)

Extensive experience in setting up and maintaining cloud infrastructure (AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform)

Comfortable in continuously delivering changes to backend systems (CI & CD)

Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written). German not required

Experience bringing high-quality SaaS solutions to market

Experience with data engineering for capturing and transforming data for ML training

Benefits

Be part of the mission to help the brightest scientists accelerate scientific discovery

Work in one of the best spaces in central Berlin alongside a team of experienced interdisciplinary colleagues

Shape and influence a fast-growing, well-funded company

Competitive compensation and benefits

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