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Senior Backend Engineer

  • 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.

With hundreds of millions of users, we face the challenge of building a top-class backend infrastructure and applications every day. Our main tools of choice to scale our applications are jRuby, Sinatra, Sidekiq, MySQL, and MongoDB.We are currently looking for Backend Engineers and Senior Backend Engineers, to join some of our cross-functional teams, who are ready to change the world with code!

What teams you could be a part of:

  • Product Backend Squad: Developing the backend capabilities required in supporting and serving both the adidas Running and adidas Training apps. Continuously monitoring and evolving our existing backend services ensuring a highly scalable, resilient, and performant eco-system is met.
  • Platform Tooling Team: Creating capabilities and maintaining our entire microservices CI/CD flow. Creating and maintaining standardized capabilities to support the microservices (eg. Containerizing, Logging, Application Health, Configuration Management).
  • Core Services Backend Squad: Evolving the very core of our backend system, laying a highly scalable and performant foundation for all of our products. Boosting the productivity of our backend engineers and shape how we work by providing core backend capabilities (e.g. service framework).

What makes you the right match:

  • 3+ years of experience in backend development
  • Experience writing robust, maintainable HTTP and REST APIs. Previous experience with Ruby is a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL and familiarity with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB 
  • 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
  • Curious and proactive mindset

About Runtastic:

  • 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

Nationalities
35+

Number of employees
240+

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And here’s the fine print: Our salary range starts at EUR 47,320 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skillset and experience.

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