(Senior) Backend Software Engineer – Python (M/F/D) // Vimcar

Vimcar | Berlin, Germany

Date listed

1 week ago

Employment Type

Full time

Glassdoor Rating

4/5 (6 reviews)

THE ROLE In this position, you would be an essential part of one of our cross-functional development teams, which is responsible for one of our key customer-facing products, Fleet Geo. You would collaborate closely with a dedicated product manager and team of frontend engineers, to support us in crafting cutting-edge, cloud-based applications within our high-load event-based connected fleet ecosystem.

  • Within your team, you maintain and evolve our growing web-applications while we quickly grow our user base.
  • In collaboration with frontend developers, you design and evolve RESTful APIs, which serve our mobile and web clients as well as external partners.
  • You deploy code to production, relying on our highly automated continuous integration and continuous delivery infrastructure.
  • You share your knowledge and get involved in code reviews.
  • Most of our applications are written in Python, based on proven frameworks and platforms like Flask & Celery.
  • We focus on the application layer! Our cloud-native Service-Oriented-Architecture is making use of managed AWS services like RDS, DynamoDB, ECS, Lambda, SNS, SQS or Kinesis.
  • API-first! All clients communicate with our backend via RESTful, JSON-based APIs, fully documented by OpenAPI/Swagger.
  • Without exception: All deployments are fully automated and based on Docker or AWS Lambda.
  • Data goes where it is handled most efficiently. We rely on PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Kinesis, Redis and ElasticSearch.
  • Around 5 years of experience in building and operating web applications
  • Strong Python knowledge, and experience with common frameworks and libraries such as Flask, Celery, FastAPI or similar.
  • Experience with scalable applications and the concepts of service-oriented or microservices architectures
  • Experience with sql and NoSQL databases Postgres, Redis, Dynamo (or similar)
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Experience with AWS (or any other Cloud provider)
  • You show initiative & ownership in a dynamic, agile environment.
  • Full English proficiency
  • [BONUS] Experience with event based systems and data streams
  • [BONUS] Experience with CQRS, DDD, and Event Sourcing
THE OFFER Why should you join us? At Vimcar, you can take an established ScaleUp through its most exciting growth period with significant VC backing. We established a subscription business model centred around complex products within the evolving B2B SaaS industry.
  • Quick, sustainable growth & secure funding
  • Agile and cooperative work environment with flat hierarchies and an international team
  • Modern tech stack solving complex user problems
  • Permanent full-time position with flexible work hours and a company laptop
  • Access to company carsharing, fresh fruit and free drinks around the office, frequent company events, and a variety of other perks, including a membership with Urban Sports Club
Sounds like you? Send us your application (CV or LinkedIn/Xing) today using our online application form. Reach out to [email protected] if you have any question – we're happy to help.

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