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Lead Backend Developer (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg
  • Applike
  • Core Backend
  • Full time
As Lead Backend Developer you will set the course by taking over technical leadership and ownership for our tech stack.

AppLike is the fastest growing Adtech Company in Europe, running app marketing platforms in 27 countries. Our mission is to develop software that runs on every mobile device on earth. Under the umbrella of the media company Bertelsmann, we have access to a global network of experts and a strong financial backup. By developing a state of the art tech stack and highly skilled people, we aim to reach more mobile users than every other company in the world. If you like to challenge yourself and want to work in a high performance environment, go for it and send us your application!
Key responsibilities:
  • Technical management of one of our development teams
  • Further development of our high performance backend with Go (separated over several, globally located data programming centre)
  • MySQL comes across limits in many places, let us establish new databases together
  • For you, it does matter whether an API call takes 300ms or 30ms
  • Help building an event system from scratch using microservices hosted in the AWS cloud
  • Your profile:
  • Expert for PHP or Go is mandatory!
  • Experience with MVC Frameworks: At least 1 of (Symfony, CodeIgniter, Zend, Yii, Laravel, Spring Boot, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of modern single page applications (Vue, React, Angular)
  • Basic understanding of HTTP protocol, encoding and regular expressions
  • Expert knowledge of relational or document based databases
  • You know event based patterns like CQRS in combination with SQS, Rabbit, Kafka
  • What we offer:
  • Working in Europe’s fastest growing ad-tech company, located in the „Hamburger Schanze“
  • Highly motivated startup team with strong digital background
  • We fully pay the visit of company relevant congresses and support your further education
  • Recurring brown bag sessions and weekly tech-talks
  • Regularly recurring team events, company vacations, off-sites and parties
  • Space for your own creativity - if you have convincing arguments - feel free to create the non existing
  • Last but not least, we provide free drinks, snacks, flexible working hours, support for HVV-Proficard, free gym membership & a competitive salary
  • We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We are looking forward to your application! At the same qualification we prefer female applicants on tech-positions.

    Interested?

    If you have any questions please contact our Recruiting Team (jobs@applike.info). Jan-Philipp and Martina are looking forward to your application (either English or German).

    We are 100% part of Gruner & Jahr (Bertelsmann), the biggest media company in Europe. 

    We are by 100% the fastest growing Adtech Company in Hamburg/Germany. 

    We are 100% great people from 10+ nations that work on Technology and Business-related challenges.

    Join our movement!

    „I joined AppLike because I strongly believe in the product, which has grown like crazy the past 3 years. I’m proud to be part of this way to the peak of the mobile advertising industry, which is probably the youngest, dynamic and fastest growing industry worldwide right now.“

    Gunay, Head of Strategic Partnerships

    Become the better version of yourself!

    „During my 2 years at AppLike, I’ve already been working on a lot of different projects and with versatile technologies. I learn new stuff every day from my superior and other AppLikers – in German, English or one of the other 15 languages people speak here ;-).”

    Sebastian, Backend Developer

    Make the difference

    „In prior jobs, I often was stuck in processes, meetings etc. which I didn’t find have any value. At AppLike, I can contribute ideas and actually contribute to the companies and my colleagues’ success!“

    Julius, Android Developer

    Grow your career with us

    „At AppLike, I’ve seen colleagues go from zero to hero; starting with little experience but shining with outstanding performance and acquiring new skills quickly. There is a lot of room to grow and boost your career in a fruitful environment.”

    Daniel, User Acquisition Manager