Backend Engineer (in Chemnitz)

About Staffbase

At Staffbase we believe that Internal Communication moves people, and people move companies. Our mission is to empower leaders and communicators to drive transformation through internal comms solutions, strategies, and insights. Our most recent Series E funding led by General Atlantic, officially launched us to 🦄  UNICORN 🦄  status!

We’re headquartered in Chemnitz, Germany, with offices in many locations throughout the world, including New York, London, Berlin and Dresden. Our international team counts more than 800 employees from 45+ nationalities and we have a growing base of 2500+ customers that want to transform their employee experience. We are rapidly scaling, post-Series E ($115 million funding), have strong-growing revenue, and our customers love us.


Hey there! We're on the lookout for talented Backend Engineers to join our Staffbase team and help us build an awesome internal communications platform. We are looking for empathetic and motivated team players who are motivated by growth and ownership. Let’s talk! 

As part of our tech stack, we are using: React.js, Javascript, Typescript, Kotlin, Go, Java, MongoDB, Terraform, Docker, Selenium and Cypress, to name a few.

Our environment

  • Working with skilled and similar-minded professionals in a team that values diversity and inclusivity.
  • We aim  to create a flexible and agile work environment that promotes the well-being and work-life balance of our employees.
  • We believe that team events during working hours play a vital role in building an exceptionally effective team, and we encourage them.
  • We are enthusiastic about technology and committed to using it to improve the world.
  • We follow the "You build it, you run it" approach and take pride in it.

What you’ll be doing

  • Responsible for improving and developing both our web-based clients, including native apps, and our RESTful web services.
  • Work in a cross-functional scrum team and produce high-quality and tested code.
  • Give and receive valuable feedback in our code review process and continuously learn and share knowledge with your peers.
  • Being open to feedback and taking ownership of your work are essential.
  • Take ownership for the topics you care about, ranging from the features you produce over the quality of our work to the environment we work in.
  • You work iteratively, frequently pushing code, ensuring a good CI/CD pipeline, and automating where possible.

What you need to be successful

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Passion about the things you build and want to make a difference.
  • Experience in Kotlin, Go and Java.
  • Ideally, you have worked with MongoDB, Terraform, Docker before and have an understanding of REST and Microservices, next to that, you are passionate for Test Driven Development.
  • Preferably, you have worked in an agile environment before.
  • You value quality as well as clean code and learning new things.
  • Good English communication skills
  • You are a self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding and appreciative diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

 

What you’ll get

  • Competitive Compensation - we offer attractive salary packages including an Employee Stock Option Plan. 
  • Flexibility - we offer flexible working time models and the option of hybrid work, and support this with a yearly flex work allowance of €1560. 
  • Growth Budget - all employees get a yearly budget for external training of €1000, and one day off for growth per year (increase to two days in 2nd year). 
  • Wellbeing - in addition to our yearly vacation of 30 days, we’re running a 4-day-work week every year in August with full payment. 
  • Support - we’re offering a company pension scheme. 
  • Sports & Health - join our sport courses in the offices or lease a bike with Staffbase. The offices are equipped with fruits, drinks and snacks. 
  • Team Building - Regular team and office events including the yearly Staffbase Camp.
  • Volunteers Day - you’ll get one day off per year for supporting a social project. We will donate a small amount for that project in addition. 
  • Employee Referral Program - one of your friends is a fit to one of our full-time openings? Refer them and get a referral bonus paid.

Location

Chemnitz is a a modern industrial city and the hometown of Staffbase. Our headquarter was founded here in 2014. The city is a centre of technology focusing particularly on automobile and car supplier industries, information technology and engineering. Chemnitz will be European Capital of Culture in 2025.

Chemnitz

Also available in Berlin , Dresden , Leipzig

Engineering