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Backend Engineer - Scala (m/f) (closed)

Full-time atJUNIQEBerlin,Germany

Job Description

As part of the Engineering team, you will help us scale our webshop, logistics middleware and connected internal services as one self-healing and auto-scaling platform to a continuously growing demand of online art buyers. We are a small team of professional engineers, each an expert in their field but allrounders at heart. You will get the opportunity to deep-dive into functional programming, AWS and scalable system design every day. Moreover, our internal training and development programme ensures that you continuously improve your technical and soft skills.

Your tasks

• Delivering best-in-class modular and reusable Scala code to help us horizontally scale our platform and our development process

• Sharing your knowledge of functional 
programming, design patterns and pragmatic problem solving to let us learn and grow as a team

• Continuously identifying and 
optimising bottlenecks in the platform

• Pragmatically appling test-driven 
development/writing integration tests/ owning our continuous integration platform

• Writing performant code for other 
engineers to read - not for the compiler

• Understanding of agile methodologies 
and introducing best practices into the process

• Understanding of DevOps - supporting 
our SysAdmins/Devops to optimise our elastic cloud infrastructure on AWS

Your profile


• Proven track record of successfully implemented engineering projects

• 1+ years Scala programming 

• 2+ years in Java/J2EE technologies

• Passion for functional programming

• Strong SQL database experience

• Experience with test driven development 
(continuous integration)

• Agile methodology experience

• Passionate troubleshooter and quick 
thinker, resilient and able to assess risks

• Love the challenge of making complex 
things simple

• Enjoy sharing your knowledge and to 
learn every day


Experience with:

• eCommerce platforms (preferably Magento)

• ElasticSearch, Solr or Lucene

• Play! framework

• Akka

• AWS or any other Cloud Infrastructure

• Python programming


JUNIQE is the lifestyle brand for curated and affordable wall art, home accessories, gifts, and stationery. We deliver art and lifestyle products to 13 different countries across Europe and are working on expanding to many more.