Senior Backend Engineer - Platform Team, Golang (f/m/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
iconmobile is an international product innovation company globally headquartered in Berlin (Germany) with further offices in Santa Monica, Detroit and Shanghai.

We are part of the WPP network blending more than a decade of design and user experience with deep technical expertise and business sense. With our clients from various industries like Automotive, Consumer Products, Financial Services and Health Care we aim for innovative solutions that are both commercially successful and game changing.

Our mission is to grow and transform businesses through the creation of new digital services and products with a focus on creating compelling user experiences to establish successful customer relationships.

Design is at the heart of what we do, fuelled by our curiosity and the passion to deliver the best possible results. Our creative thinking is end to end, starting with ideas and paper, informing design of user experiences, while in parallel we validate technical feasibility and implement software and hardware prototypes. Our efforts are punctuated with future showcases or industrialized products at scale.
about the position
You will join the platform team which is part of the software engineering department . Your mission is to build modern, highly scalable cloud-based platforms using Golang.  These platforms are used for hardware and software products  which will be used in production by often millions of users.

You can either work from our office in Berlin or REMOTE. If you work remote then we may ask you to fly into Berlin once in a while for kick-off meetings for a day or two (on our costs of course).
your role
  • Envision and implement future-proof cloud platforms for hardware and software products
  • Continuously create, develop and deliver superior quality platforms on time
  • Lead other, more junior engineers by example

your profile
  • Mindset:
    • Passion for simple code which is functional and easy to understand and to maintain
    • Focus on delivering quality centered around a great experience for the API user
    • Experience with agile & distributed software development
    • Strong self-organizer with a hands-on mentality

  • Programming Languages:
    • 4+ years of experience in backend development
    • 2+ years in using Golang to build cloud platforms used in production

  • Stack & Systems:
    • Strong experience with Postgres, Redis and message queues like RabbitMQ
    • Strong experience in defining REST APIs and designing microservices
    • Experience in building distributed low-latency systems exposing an API
    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
    • Production experience with popular cloud services (Azure, AWS, GCP)
    • Experience with CI/CD pipelines

  • Methodologies and tools:
    • Agile (Scrum, Kanban), Jira, Confluence, Git
    • Test-driven development

  • Nice-to-have:
    • An open-source track record on Github
    • Team leading skills
    • Experience in working in a Golang Monorepo
    • Experience with oAuth 2.0

  • Communication:
    • Experience in working in an international, intercultural team
    • Good communication skills in English
    • Experience wth team chats (Slack or Mattermost) and video calls

interested?
We are looking forward to your application. Please submit your CV including  (as pdf) and possible start date via "Apply now".
what do we offer
  • A global environment that still feels like a family
  • High level ownership and decision making
  • Ongoing skill development and continuous feedback loop
  • Unparalleled access to an international business environment
  • A well-stocked kitchen with snacks, coffee, tea, and other beverages
  • Prime Mitte office location
  • An annual program of company events such as all-staff offsites and office parties

Hello. We are glad about your interest and are looking foward to receive your application!

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