Senior Backend Engineer (x/f/m) - Management API . Berlin

Berlin, Germany
Software / Web Development

As a Senior Backend Engineer (x/f/m) for the Management API at Ninetailed, you will guide our transition to a fully API-first product.

By designing the Management API, you’ll be building the backbone of the Ninetailed service offering. You’ll face unique challenges like long-running installation and synchronization processes while working with the most modern technologies in the Node.js tech stack.

This is a pivotal moment for our company and we are looking for someone who can create the abstractions needed to serve all our future integrations.

If you are excited about solving complex problems and working with cutting-edge technologies, then we want to hear from you!


To be successful in this role, you’ll grow to be very comfortable…

  • Designing the public API interface
  • Designing the next versions of the Database schema
  • Integrating new CMSes into our API
  • Building the foundational framework, which all future integrations will rely on
  • Ensuring testability of the API
  • Expanding data synchronization capabilities
  • Writing public API documentation


Your profile

  • Strong understanding of software architecture
  • Experienced in building public APIs using API first design
  • Previous working experience in database schema design
  • You are proficient in Typescript
  • Familiarity with NestJS or comparable framework
  • Solid understanding of GraphQL for backend communication
  • Ideally, you have already worked with a headless CMS before
  • Ideally, you bring experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Hasura, Prisma and PostgreSQL


What we offer

  • Employee stock options
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working location and working hours
  • State-of-the-art work equipment
  • At the Berlin office, you'll get free drinks and snacks of your choice
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Open and friendly culture
  • Highly motivated international co-workers
  • Innovative work environment
  • Be a pioneer in the Jamstack/Headless space
  • Have the opportunity to talk about your achievements publicly
  • Time and budget for personal development

About Ninetailed

We are an innovative, and fast-paced start-up with people who are enthusiastic about customer experience, personalization, and technology.

Our platform is an API-first personalization platform that enables leading companies to personalize their customer experiences using modern architectures such as headless CMS (e.g. Contentful).

Our teams are cross-functional, self-organizing, and autonomous. We have a flat hierarchy and as a Senior Backend Engineer (x/f/m), you’ll be working directly with our CTO in a collaborative manner.

Next steps

Please send us your CV ASAP. We are interviewing now and would love to hear from you!

Ninetailed is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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Updated: 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 6362663
About Ninetailed
11-50 employees
Information Technology and Services
Berlin, Deutschland
We are an innovative, and fast-paced start-up with people who are enthusiastic about customer experience, personalization, and technology.
Berlin, Deutschland
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