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Senior Backend Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
Wysker changes the way we shop online with a fundamentally new user experience. Our vision is to make the entire web shoppable by building the most personalized and entertaining product catalog to date. Since our public launch in September 2018, we are establishing our brand as fastest-growing e-commerce player in the market.

Your Mission
Backend engineers are architecting, implementing and testing the suite of services that provide the backbone to the wysker app and the tools used by our content creators. With a focus on stability, scalability and security, backend engineers have to think about the what as much as about the how.
Your profile

 Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the product team to identify requirements and to break down application features into their supporting backend services

  • Design internal and external APIs and the software architecture to support them

  • Write production-quality code in ES2015/Node.js and/or Scala using the Express or Play frameworks respectively

  • Write unit- and integration tests and comprehensive API documentation

  • Conduct performance and load tests

  • Going forward, work with a team of junior backend engineers and build the necessary patterns and practices to guarantee its success


Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, preferably ES2015+ or TypeScript

  • 5+ years experience writing backend code in a professional capacity

  • Familiarity with server-side frameworks like Express or Play

  • Strong computer science fundamentals

  • Good understanding of SQL and relational databases

  • Demonstrated experience in building large scale scalable systems

Why us?
What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth

  • Opportunity to proactively shape the future of e-commerce and help build a global tech brand

  • Talent development and the chance to become a vital member of the team

  • Inclusive atmosphere and chance to work within a growing team of experts

  • Energetic environment that values your contributions and ideas

Your application!

We appreciate your interest in wysker GmbH. Please fill in the following short form. We kindly ask you to submit a link to your Instagram or other blog, if you're applying for the content editor position, and your GitHub, if you're applying for a developer position. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at hr@wysker.com.

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