Senior Backend Engineer – News Source

We’re looking for an outstanding Senior Backend Engineer to help tell the world’s football stories.

You will be working in agile, cross-functional and self-organized teams to deliver the ultimate product experience for football fans. You will help to create, promote and disseminate standards, gaining valuable experience simultaneously. Our main systems consist of micro service architecture with golang applications serving iOS, Android and Web clients. We have a strong foundation of shipping code through containers using cloud native technologies, such as Kubernetes. You can check our Stackshare page, too.

Your role

  • Write code that your co-workers appreciate for its readability and elegance,
  • Work on a growing set of backend services that bring the latest news stories and match highlights for hundreds of competitions to our users in no time by closely cooperating with our Product team,
  • Drive from Conceptualization to Deployment complex services that integrate our partners’ content into Onefootball applications,
  • Be responsible for delivering features and APIs on the backend service side in close cooperation with our Frontend and Apps teams,
  • Be very data-driven in designing new features by extensively relying on usage patterns, bucket-testing, A-B Testing, and a very deep understanding of the domain and customer objectives,
  • Understand the full tech stack and be able to debug and drive right design decisions.

Your profile

  • Experience in developing and maintaining fast, scalable and well-documented APIs,
  • Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and NoSQL databases as well as an ability to optimise storage effectively,
  • Solid understanding of what scalability, caching and load testing mean,
  • Experience in event sourcing systems and handling concurrency at scale,
  • Experience in Docker, Kubernetes and agile methodologies are pluses.

What we offer

At Onefootball we offer a fantastic workplace in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg, with amazing rooftop terrace, kicker tables and FIFA corner. We provide great IT equipment, free beverages, fruits and cereals in an empowering, international and agile working environment.

As we proudly value our long-term co-workers, we offer one additional vacation day for each working year. You also have the opportunity to attend industry events & conferences, as part of our learning and development system. Add monthly parties & events to a culture of knowledge sharing – with weekly lightning talks, learning sessions and meetups – and you’ll get a great impression of how life working at Onefootball is.

If we have captured your interest and you want to help us build the ultimate media platform for football fans, apply now and join our engineering team!

Onefootball strives for a healthy and safe workplace and is committed to building diverse teams.

If we have captured your interest and you want to help us build the ultimate media platform for football fans, apply now and join our engineering team!

We are the ultimate media platform for football fans all around the globe. Born in 2008, our goal has always been to offer our users the best experience around the most beautiful game in the world. We reach 40+ million passionate fans worldwide every month making us the most popular and fastest-growing football media platform globally. We are 200+ diverse, dynamic and driven employees from across the world working from our vibrant office in Berlin.


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