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Tech Lead Backend Development (f/m/d)

  • Hamburg
  • adjoe
  • Tech Team
  • Full time
As Tech Lead Backend Development you will set the course by taking over technical leadership and ownership for our complete infrastructure. Furthermore you will be coaching the Backend Team.

adjoe is a leading mobile platform developing cutting-edge advertising and monetization solutions that take our app partners’ business to the next level. 

Our unique ad unit “Playtime” has made us one of the fastest-growing ad platforms and top-ranking user acquisition sources for app publishers worldwide. And that’s just the start. Our vision is to serve a positive ad experience to every app user on the globe. To achieve that, we challenge the status quo by creating industry-changing technologies, ad formats, and business models. 

As part of the Applike Group (financially backed by media powerhouse Bertelsmann), adjoe has access to an extensive network of industry experts and funding with a long-term growth mindset. Our advanced tech stack and modern cloud technologies (learn more here) allow us to handle billions of ad requests per day and are the foundation for our competitive advantage.

We aim to reshape the way apps operate their business. If you thrive in a tech-driven, fast-paced, and creative environment then join our ambitious team in achieving our vision!
What you will do:
  • As an experienced software developer, you will be responsible for coaching your teammates as well as for the transfer of technical know-how and best practices
  • You will share your fundamental knowledge about different technologies and are confident in making future decisions regarding backend architecture 
  • You will further develop our high performance backend (Microservice Architecture with no legacy Code) – developed in go – running on docker orchestration systems. 
  • For you, it does matter whether an API call takes 200ms or 20ms…
  • You will work on event based systems with AWS Kinesis streams, SQS, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, Redshift, Redis and Go microservices
  • You will lead a development team of 5 – 8 developers and always act as a good example regarding coding standards and code reviews
  • Who you are:
  • You gained several years of experience as a Software Architect / Senior Software Developer
  • You have an outstanding experience with PHP, Java, GO or C# applied in a professional backend environment. 
  • You have basic knowledge of HTML5, Javascript (preferably 1 Framework like React, Vue.js, or Angular) is a Plus
  • You also have basic knowledge of Go
  • You are an expert in different technologies, e.g. in 2 programming languages. 
  • You deeply understand cloud infrastructures like AWS, AZURE or Google Cloud 
  • You feel comfortable with people management topics and have worked in a leading role in a fast-changing environment before
  • Why you will love working here:
  • Reshape the way apps operate their business – by creating industry-changing technologies, ad formats, and business models with us!
  • Work-Life Package: 2 remote days/week, 30 days vacation, flexible hours, kick-ass office in the center of the city, dog-friendly
  • Relocation Package: Visa & legal support, relocation bonus
  • Happy Belly Package: Company & team lunches, breakfast, tons of free snacks and drinks
  • Physical & Mental Health Package: Gym membership, Yoga classes
  • Activity Package: Regular team events, hackathons, company trips
  • Skip writing cover letters. Tell us about your most passionate personal project, your desired salary and your earliest possible start date. We are looking forward to your application!

    We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

    Enjoy our Benefits

    Fresh Drinks & Food

    Free full Gym Membership

    Flexible Working Times & 2 Remote Days per Week

    State of the Art Hard- and Software

    Hackathons & Meetups

    Monthly Team Events

    Annual Company Trip Into the Sun

    Lunch Lottery

    Public Transportation Subsidy

    Free Breakfast everyday

    Dog Friendly

    Starter Kit

    Relocation Support

    Working at AppLike Group

    Make the difference

    “At justDice my professional career has been able to grow alongside the company. It is amazing to see how much influence every single person has in the development and success of our company. In addition, having flexible working hours and being able to bring my dog to the office allows me to have a good work-life balance.”
    Florian, Tech Lead Android justDice

    Work international

    I really enjoy working at Adjoe because of the amazing and international team we have. Working in a start-up obviously comes with some challenges, but tackling them together as a team makes it extra rewarding.
    Yoni, Business Development Adjoe

    Attend our Journey

    I love our “move fast” mentality that makes you learn and improve every day and just get things done better! But we never forget to support each other and have fun! I am very excited about our journey and how the team as a whole and each of its members will evolve in the future.
    Lisa, Recruiting AppLike Group

    Focus on what matters!

    I’m happy to have joined Sunday, we have great synergy as a team and everything is moving forward fast and smoothly. Here at Sunday, we focus on the things that bring more impact and avoid the energy drains that one can find in other companies.
    Leon, Unity Developer Sunday

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