Senior Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin HQ

You are passionate about technology, open-source and the web?
You are a backend web developer with experience in Clojure or is already learning it? You understand the benefits of functional programming and infrastructure as code?

Yo-ho-ho! Then you are the pirate we are looking for!

As a senior backend engineer at HolidayPirates you will be responsible for maintaining and creating new backend services and be able to take part and influence the new technical path we are going to take.
  • Be part of the backend team and work on existing and new backend services.
  • Improve tech stack by analysing and adding different tools for solving problems with having the bigger picture in mind.
  • Take responsibility for the whole path of the software development journey from conceptualising to delivery and monitoring and maintenance.
  • You have 5+ years of experience in the industry, in which you have worked as a backend developer for at least 3 years 
  • You have working experience with more than one backend programming language
  • You have working experience with Clojure, and if not, you have a high interest in it and you are already learning it.
  • Experience with Pub/Sub or event streaming services. 
  • Experience with the AWS ecosystem and Terraform is a plus.
  • Pragmatism, sense of responsibility and a positive outlook towards life.
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in English
  • A unique and open company culture, where sharing ideas is our lifeblood
  • The possibility to play an essential part in the engine room of our pirate ship
  • The opportunity to impact our technical products
  • A super nice pirate ship anchored at WeWork in Berlin-Friedrichshain
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work remote(hybrid model)
  • A lovely Product & Technology department and inspiring mates across the whole crew
  • A MacBook for private and business use, including a very lovely remote IT support 
  • Opportunity to join the company pension scheme
  • Legendary team and company events (as soon as Corona let us celebrate again)
...well, then it's time for you to get in touch! We are already super curious to learn more about you.

Please send us your updated CV.  In addition, links to a Github profile or any open source projects that you have worked on would be nice to have.

What counts for us is that you fit into our pirate family and that you help to ensure the ship is rolling smoothly. We are a caring and diverse crew and we are looking forward to meeting diverse applicants during the recruiting process, for that reason we encourage all genders to apply for this role. To keep the focus on the interesting facts we appreciate application data without photos, information about marital status, pedigree or other for us irrelevant aspects.

One more thing before you click the button: Unlimited remote work possible, yay!! But: For the employment in the HolidayPirates GmbH you have to be registered in Germany with a German address.

Work like a captain, play like pirate!
About us

HolidayPirates is one of the most popular online travel companies in Europe. We believe in unlocking people’s desire to travel and explore the world so we’ve made it our mission to offer our users the very best travel deals. We do this by delivering a blend of human-curated content and deals discovered by our algorithm.   

Since our inception in 2012, we’ve established ourselves as the preferred portal for millions of explorers and holiday makers the world over. As a result of this success, the team is steadily growing and we’re very much looking forward to welcoming you aboard to make more travel dreams a reality.

HolidayPirates Group now operates in 10 markets and 7 different languages across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, and the Netherlands.  The company currently employs around 120 crew members, 100 of which are based at our Berlin Headquarters.

Good to know

HolidayPirates Group is an equal opportunity employer and hires employees regardless of age, gender, religion, national origin or ethnicity etc. 

For that reason we appreciate applications that do not disclose age, gender, marital status or pictures, the same way we appreciate applicants in pirate costumes ;-)

If you desire a career as a pirate, please fill out this form and don't forget to let us know about your expected salary (yearly) as well as your earliest possible start date.
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