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Senior Backend Developer (Notifications)

  • full time
  • Vienna or Linz or Salzburg
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our teams are currently working from home, and we are onboarding new hires remotely.

Engage millions of users to interact with our products on a regular basis by building up the data platform to reach them via push, email, and in-app messages.

You’ll contribute by:

  • Designing efficient and scalable backend services and APIs for our data platform
  • Implementing an event-based low latency messaging prioritization system
  • Building a platform to synchronize data between different services
  • Writing tests and releasing & monitoring your code
  • Improving our growing codebase
  • Working closely together with our product squads and external partners (e.g. Emarsys)

What makes you the right match:

  • 4+ years of experience in backend development
  • Experience writing robust, maintainable HTTP and REST APIs. Previous experience with Ruby is a plus
  • Ideally, experience with stream processing frameworks
  • Knowledge of SQL and familiarity with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or Cassandra.
  • Ability to speak JSON (preferably JSON API) and REST to clients
  • Preferably, a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, or a related field 
  • Very good English skills
  • Inquisitive nature and proactive mindset

About Runtastic:

  • 6 weeks of paid vacation (instead of the Austrian standard of 5 weeks)
  • Brand new offices with plenty of space for creativity and informal meetings
  • Working café, terrace, and a play zone with table soccer for the well-deserved breaks
  • Ongoing company parties and sponsored team events
  • Quarterly "days of new ideas" (DONI) to try out new concepts & work with a variety of team members
  • Holistic health package including subsidized massages, free psychological support, and health screenings
  • Free fitness activities like running and yoga, free gym access, as well as a calisthenics park on the rooftop terrace in Linz
  • Budget for participating in sports events
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy snacks, ice cream, and beverages all day long
  • All-team breakfast, provided by the company, every 2 weeks
  • Visa sponsorship (incl. assistance from our in-house experts) and relocation package


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And here’s the fine print: Our salary range starts at EUR 46,200 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skill set and experience.

Shona Mulligan
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Shona Mulligan
Talent Scout
+43 660 661 60 69