Backend Developer (m/f) // IPlytics

November 13, 2017

You’re interested in big data, natural language processing and building large, scalable software from scratch?

Job Description

IPlytics is a Berlin based Big Data Startup that develops a SaaS Solution (IPlytics Platform) to predict technology trends and analyze market developments. We are looking for a dedicated and methodical backend engineer who is passionate about solving versatile tasks with scalable high performance code in a powerful startup environment. This role’s focus will be a lot of development in Java and Information retrieval systems. You should have a strong command of efficient algorithms and be able to understand and optimize available ones.

We are a young, dynamic and interdisciplinary company with a selected team of experts. In an inspiring working atmosphere, we offer you the chance to work cross-functional and play a key role in the extension of our product. We are looking for doers who are passionate about making high-quality software – with large responsibility from day one.

Our stack
Java | Solr | Spring | SQL | Hadoop | HDFS | Hbas | Azure

Your Responsibilities

Together with our CTO and lead backend developer you will be responsible for the stability and scalability of our Java-based backend. You will improve the architecture and add features to the software, which forms the backbone of IPlytics’ infrastructure. You will be working on topics like Information Retrieval and Big Data Analytics.

  • Design, develop, and implement Solr / HBase-based big data solutions
  • Research, evaluate, and deploy new tools, libraries and frameworks together with our backend team
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement of existing solutions
  • Develop clean and testable code as well as being a part of regular code review process
  • Be an active hands-on team member that loves to collaborate with others and tries to push the boundaries of your knowledge and understanding

Your Profile

  • Excellent knowledge in Java
  • Hands-on experience with large-scale software development
  • Comfortable with test-driven software development and tools like Git, Maven and Issue-tracking systems
  • Exposure to frameworks and search engines like Spring or Solr
  • Python hands-on experience is a plus
  • You are highly motivated and an avid learner continually advancing your skills and challenging yourself
  • Get-Things-Done-Attitude, responsible, goal-oriented, team player
  • Passionate about delivering quality
  • You are looking for a place to both challenge and reward you for great accomplishments
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field is a plus

What we offer

  • Contribute to a unique software product that continues to excite us and our customers daily
  • challenging and versatile tasks
  • responsibility from day one in a great, agile team of diverse, smart, and passionate people
  • the chance to build something from scratch
  • open minded, young and highly motivated team
  • creative environment

How to apply

  • CV and if you have a GitHub or Bitbucket profile or any contribution to Open Source projects
  • if any, links to past projects you have contributed to
  • your university degree including grades
  • if any, credentials of your last employees
  • briefly state why you are interested in working for us
  • send your application via email to Rosann:


IPlytics | Rosann Brandt |
Ohlauer Str. 43 | 10999 Berlin |

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