Backend Developer

Berlin, Germany
Employee
IT / Software
Deadline: October 31, 2021

Who are we?

Vanilla Steel is a new digital B2B platform serving the European steel industry that is bringing data and innovation with the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today. We offer an e-auction platform where sellers list new material weekly and buyers can bid for it..

We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization.

It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised financing from the best European VCs to grow our tech team to build a world-class product and we are looking for a talented Back-End Developer to join our core tech team. The role is based in Berlin.

You’ll work with a great modern stack - including Golang and Node.js on the back-end. You’ll gain experience to become comfortable working across the code base, and learning new technologies as the business requires - you might prefer a back or front end focus, but you’ll be open to a working knowledge of both.

Tasks

What are your responsibilities?

As a Back-End Developer, you take care of scalable and stable API endpoints, design data structures and develop complex algorithms and bulk data programs. You outsource the functions required externally in logic modules and take care of high security standards. You integrate new technologies, products and services and work closely together with Front-End Developer in agile projects.

  • Design, develop and optimize data structures, features and backend endpoints
  • Build stable, secure and maintainable code
  • Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability.

Requirements

What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • 4+ years Back-End development experience.
  • Proven expert in Golang, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Docker, Git
  • You have high coding standards (TDD, Clean Code) & amazing debugging skills
  • Solid experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Strong understanding of different software development practices, infrastructure, and how. each can help bring more value to customers.
  • Good knowledge of front end frameworks such as HTML, CSS, Javascript and JQuery.
  • Self-starter, able to deliver projects on time meeting high quality standards.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking.
  • You are born team player and like to communicate your ideas with others
  • Proficiency in English; German language skills is a plus

Benefits

Job Perks/Benefits:

  • Unique opportunity to join a promising Berlin B2B start-up as an early employee
  • Work closely with an experienced Founder team
  • Unrivalled autonomy with flexible schedules and ownership
  • Open and fun shared working environment/culture
  • Office located in the heart of Berlin. Laptop assigned. Apple/Linux/Windows.
  • Competitive compensation with equity incentives
Updated: 3 days ago
Job ID: 3150691
About Vanilla Steel
Vanilla Steel is a new digital B2B platform serving the European steel industry that is bringing data and innovation with the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today. We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization. It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised financing from the best European VCs to grow our team and expand our business.
2-10 employees
Information Technology (IT)
Zimmerstraße 90, Berlin, Germany
Zimmerstraße 90, Berlin, Germany
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