Senior Python/Django Backend Engineer (F/M/D) – Permanent & Full Time In Berlin // Mika

Mika | Berlin, Germany

Date listed

1 week ago

Employment Type

Full time

Glassdoor Rating

4/5 (1 reviews)

Driven by the vision to improve well-being and therapy outcomes of cancer patients, we are creating a digital companion for cancer patients, the Mika-App (www . mitmika .de). Mika, founded in 2017 by Dr. Gandolf Finke and Dr. Jan Simon Raue is a VC-backed e-health company. We are an experienced and spirited team with the passion to making a difference for those affected by cancer. We care! – Do you? The development team is currently quite small but growing and brings a lot of experience across several platforms. Our product is centered around the native Android and iOS Apps with tight integration to a Django backend. You would work along with Android and iOS developers and together you will be responsible for all technical aspects of the Mika-App. Moreover, you will work closely with our Data Science Team that is responsible for a platform providing the right medically supportive content in the Mika-App for each user. This content is created by our own Content team that you also will work closely with to create a reliable and efficient content delivery process. Tasks

  • Take responsibilities in the overall technical development of the Mika-App
  • Design, prototype and implement new features on the Mika backend, working closely with the other members of the development team to design efficient, reliable APIs
  • Maintain the existing codebase
  • Work closely with product management and design to carry the vision & business goals via the Mika backend
  • Coordinate with the Data Science team for analytics and the personalization features
  • Support Content team to customize our content delivery platform
  • Interface with external DevOps team to manage services supporting new features
  • Provide data to the Marketing team, as needed
  • Expert knowledge of Django REST Framework and Python
  • Very good knowledge of SQL databases
  • Experience working with native Android or iOS App developers, very good knowledge of corresponding API design
  • General knowledge of Git, Docker and the AWS tech stack
Nice to Have
  • Experience with graylog, Sentry
  • Basic knowledge of Java
  • Basic front-end web skills (HTML, CSS, JS)
Benefits Tech-wise: Autonomy in BE architectural decisions Company-wise:
  • A dynamic environment in which you can make an important contribution to improving cancer care
  • Flat hierarchies, teamwork, an international team and transparent communication
  • An awesome workplace at the center of Berlin-Mitte and an environment to change people’s lives
Does this sound exciting to you? Do you want to join a dedicated and fast-growing company with the vision to improve patients’ lives? Send your application at – if applicable please add your Stackoverflow, Github or other relevant account names. We are looking forward to getting to know you!

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