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Senior Backend Engineer

Runtastic
🏢 Runtastic 🇦🇹 Linz, Austria 🕑 May 06

With hundreds of millions of users, we face the challenge of building a top-class backend infrastructure and applications every day. Our main tools of choice to scale our applications are jRuby, Sinatra, Sidekiq, MySQL, and MongoDB.We are currently looking for Backend Engineers and Senior Backend Engineers, to join some of our cross-functional teams, who are ready to change the world with code!

WHAT TEAMS YOU COULD BE A PART OF:

  • CRM Tech Team: Building our backend platform that helps engage our users with push, email, and in-app messages in our adidas Running and adidas Training apps. Maintaining and improving a high-throughput data gateway connecting to our CRM vendor and enabling our vision of using prioritization and machine learning algorithms to send relevant messages to our users 
  • Product Backend Squad: Developing the backend capabilities required in supporting and serving both the adidas Running and adidas Training apps. Continuously monitoring and evolving our existing backend services ensuring a highly scalable, resilient, and performant eco-system is met
  • Platform Tooling Team: Creating capabilities and maintaining our entire microservices CI/CD flow. Creating and maintaining standardized capabilities to support the microservices (eg. Containerizing, Logging, Application Health, Configuration Management)
  • Core Services Backend Squad: Evolving the very core of our backend system, laying a highly scalable and performant foundation for all of our products. Boosting the productivity of our backend engineers and shape how we work by providing core backend capabilities (e.g. service framework)

WHAT MAKES YOU THE RIGHT MATCH:

  • 3+ years of experience in backend development
  • Experience writing robust, maintainable HTTP and REST APIs. Previous experience with Ruby is a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL and familiarity with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB 
  • Ability to speak JSON (preferably JSON API) and REST to clients
  • Preferably, a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Very good English skills
  • Curious and proactive mindset

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