Create an account

Job description


Senior Backend Software Engineer

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Department: IT & E-Commerce

Salary: Competitive salary


XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future - for a better working life!
14 million members worldwide use XING to meet up on our platform, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners and experts.


A challenging task
You will be part of a cross-functional team of backend, React/iOS/Android engineers, designers and product owners
You will build and extend existing backend services that power our Jobs Job Search product lines
You will be working on our journey to migrate from a few monolithic services to a micro services event sourcing based architecture
You will be applying and coming up with best practices for continous deployment and automated testing using cutting edge technologies like Kubernetes
You will mentor your team members on best practices for backend development


Aconvincing background
You have a test-driven development mindset, and strive for building testable, predictable and simple code
You have experience with functional programming and concurrency concepts
You have experience with micro service architectures and distributed systems
You are polyglot and know multitude of languages and can pick the right ones for the task
You have experience with Scala Java ecosystems, and will not be shy about delving into a Ruby codebase and contribute
You have ideally been contributing to open source projects
You enjoy working in agile teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with your colleagues sitting next to you or on the other side of Europe
You pay attention to detail without losing sight of the goal, have a sense of ownership and pride in the quality of your work
You have a good sense of humor, an unpretentiousness and humbleness towards other people and are eager to work in a multicultural environment
You are fluent in English


Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow.
A great, multicultural and diverse environment.
Regular innovation weeks
Flexible working hours and some days "work from home"
Restaurant tickets, fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and much more.
Flexible compensation plan, if you wish to diversify and increase your net salary.
Spanish / German lessons.
A mobile device of your choice as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).
A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona, with a large terrace.
Flexible Compensation Plan: Health insurance/ Transport/ Nursery Tickets
26 + 4 working days of holidays
Competitive salary and a Permanent contract
Large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users.
A variety of technologies and languages: Perl, Ruby on Rails, Java, Scala, Elasticsearch, REST, React, AMQP, Linux, Hadoop, Riak, MongoDB, MySQL, Solr, iOS, Android, Backbone.js, Git, Jenkins…
Relocation pack if needed.


Laura Muñoz Roca
T: (+34) 93 231 00 00 (Ext. 312)

Placement agency Nº 9900000357
See offers