Baqend GmbH
Baqend GmbH

Data Engineer (all genders) - Remote or Hamburg

Business Analyst

Slow websites suck! Of 3.5 hours you spend online each day, 20 minutes are wasted waiting for websites to load. In your life, you will waste one whole year.

Join our mission of building a web without loading times to make all Internet users happier. Our product Speed Kit is the all-in-one page speed tool and accelerates 7,000+ websites worldwide, including market leading companies like BMW, Decathlon, and Carhartt.

Our world-class remote team uses the latest web technology trends to make our customer websites up to 4x faster and to improve the user experience for 160 million users per month.

Sounds exciting? Come on board and help us so that no one has to suffer from lost time!

Our Data team develops the infrastructure to manage the data of our >80 customers and their >100 million users with the corresponding requests per minute (>>100k). The resulting analyses and insights are fed back into development of our product "Speed Kit" in order to constantly improve it. We plan to develop additional (sub)products, such as highly available customer facing dashboards.

To achieve this, we are looking for a new team member in the position as Data Engineer (all genders).


  • You will work on the core of our data aggregation pipeline.
  • Software development on a distributed system using Java/Kotlin.
  • Close collaboration and regular exchange with the other development teams.
  • Further development of our platforms for reporting, dashboarding, alerting, including the various APIs and connected systems
  • Further development of the internal warehouse tooling
  • Interaction with many systems for persistence, analytics, monitoring, cluster orchestration and caching
  • Modeling of data
  • Development of tools for early detection of potential problems


  • Very good Java skills
  • Practical experience with AWS and/or cloud managed services
  • Independent working style, high level of personal responsibility and structured approach
  • We don't care whether you have a degree or are a career changer

Nice to have:

  • Practical experience with Kotlin
  • Experience with SQL, Apache Flink, Vega

To give you an overview of technologies our teams are using, this is our current tech stack. We do not expect that you know all of these tools and technologies:

Data Engineering, Backend & DevOps: Java/JVM, Kotlin, Node.js, Go, AWS (dutzende Services), MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Kibana, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Fastly, Nginx, HAProxy, Storm, Flink, Grafana, Terraform, Loki, Varnish, Prometheus

Frontend: Service Worker (the majority of Speed Kit), TypeScript & JavaScript, Selenium/Browserstack/Jenkins, Puppeteer, WebPagetest

Tooling, Dashboards, etc.: JavaScript, Angular, Vue, Node.js, PHP, WordPress Extensions, Plesk, Webpack

Primary IDE: IntelliJ, projects are managed in Gitlab

Code Reviews, Merge Requests and Peer Programming are essential in our daily work.


  • Remote-first: You can work 100% remote within Germany, if you want to
  • Beautiful office: Work in the heart of Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel
  • Pet-friendly office: You’re always welcome to bring a furry friend
  • Awesome coworkers: Join a competent, humorous crew
  • Flexible work: Work on a full-time or part-time schedule
  • Flat hierarchies: The best ideas win, no matter by whom
  • Regular team events: Join our virtual team events (never mandatory)
  • Personal training budget: We help you to grow your career and skills
  • Monthly gym budget: We deeply care about the health of our team

Next Steps

  • You share your CV or LinkedIn profile with us (via "apply now"). ✉️
  • We schedule a meeting to get to know each other ✌️
  • We schedule a second virtual meeting to let you solve a task 💻
  • If both sides are happy, we will prepare the contract 🤝🏽
  • You join our rocketship 🚀

Further meetings and our communication within the recruiting process can take place in German or English, depending on your preference.

We look forward hearing or reading from you.

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About Baqend GmbH
11-50 employees
Technology, Information and Internet
Hamburg, Deutschland
We research and develop innovative caching algorithms to get closer to our vision day by day: A web without noticeable loading times.
Hamburg, Deutschland
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