Back-end Engineer

Back-end Engineer

Job Title: Back-end Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Salary: up to €90,000 (Dependant on experience)
Start Date: ASAP but understandable if you have a notice period
Reference: BE2507AS
Contact Name: Alexandra Staniland
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2017 16:46

Job Description

The Company:

Signify Technology Group are recruiting for a European e-commerce platform based in Dortmund, Germany. With offices across Europe, our client is growing rapidly and is looking for engineers to fill several positions. They have generously contributed to Scala community events in a number of locations. Would you like to have the opportunity to meet some of the big players in the Scala community? They will offer you some incredible growth in your career and help you progress in ways you could only imagine.


The Role:

Signify Technology Group are seeking multiple Back-end Engineers from mid to senior levels where you should be extremely passionate about functional programming and Scala. This role will give you a chance to work with some cutting-edge technology and a platform that is highly scaled. You will have the freedom to strengthen your skills as an engineer and team player, but also be able to push your boundaries without being told.


The individual:

The current tech stack they are using – not all essential but great to have!

  • Deep knowledge of Functional Programming
  • Ideally strong experience in Scala – but happy with Java and enthusiasm in Scala
  • PostgreSQL
  • NoSQL databases (e.g. Cassandra, Redis)
  • Microservices architectures
  • Distributed systems
  • RESTful APIs
  • Experience with building and/or running large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS
  • Knowledge of current trends in software design, architecture and web services
  • Fluent in English



  • Competitive Salary
  • Relocation Package
  • Staff Discount
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Community and team events 
  • Computer of your choice


Signify Technology Group

Signify Technology is an innovative technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. We provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a wide range of the world's leading brands on a global basis including blue chip, technology companies and start-ups. Behind each piece of technology changing the world, is a person, it's our mission to introduce them to the companies that need them the most.