Backend Engineer

alfatraining Bildungszentrum GmbH | Thursday, September 17, 2020




About this job

Compensation: €40k - 70k
Location options: Remote
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Junior, Mid-Level, Senior
Role: Backend Developer, DevOps
Industry: Education, Education Technology, Telecommunications
Company size: 501–1k people
Company type: Private


go, microservices, docker, kubernetes, grpc

Job description

Backend Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated Backend Engineer who joins our team in the development and maintenance of a next generation cross-platform video conferencing software. Being part of alfaview means being part of a product that shapes the way we communicate and teach worldwide. We are an international team of professionals from various disciplines working closely together, helping and mentoring each other and always chasing for the best solutions. We provide a fun, modern and open minded working atmosphere. We are looking for a team player with a quick mind.


Stuttgart (Germany), Thessaloniki (Greece) or Home Office


  • You hold a degree in computer science, software engineering or have equivalent practical experience
  • You have experience in building and deploying backend applications
  • You are familiar with cloud native architectures including an understanding of cloud-based application deployment patterns
  • You have troubleshooting and creative problem-solving abilities
  • You know how to carefully break down problems into smaller pieces
  • You are highly proficient in spoken and written English

Good to have

  • You have experience coding Go, Java or similar, using TDD and OOP principles
  • You are competent in agile software engineering methodology
  • You have experience with microservices-based architectures
  • You have work experience in teams that use CI/CD practices to ship their products
  • You have a dedication to writing clean, testable and scalable code

Your role

  • You will get in contact with technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, Go, gRPC, Cassandra and cloud infrastructure in general
  • You will participate in all stages of software development - from design and development, to deployment and maintenance
  • You will work with a cross-functional team of software engineers
  • You will engage in the continuous improvement of the way we work
  • You will ensure maintainability of our codebase through reviews and pair programming

You feel excited about this opportunity?

We cannot wait to receive your application including your resume in English, your possible starting date and salary expectations. We would also love to have a look at some work samples or a personal project. You are also welcome to share your social coding profile (GitHub, GitLab, etc.).

Please send your application to:

We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact information:
alfaview® Video Conferencing Systems
alfatraining Bildungszentrum GmbH
Ines Vollert
Kriegsstraße 100
76133 Karlsruhe

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