Berlin: (Senior) Backend Developer

This is your opportunity to be part of a start-up within a big multinational organization! Join us as Backend Developer - Self-Service Applications.

Meltwater is setting up a new team in Berlin, Germany. The Self-Service Applications team will be developing web and mobile applications that offer a subset of our product portfolio in a self-service business model.

This opportunity will expose you to the following technologies and skills:

  • developing web applications for a large international audience
  • integration with internal and external APIs, like payment providers and others
  • interdisciplinary collaboration with different stakeholders and teams from within Meltwater
  • chance to contribute to open source projects
  • an environment that supports risk taking and learning
  • young and friendly colleagues
  • directly reporting to the Manager of the Self-Service Applications team

The team will be headquartered in our office in the Oberbaum City in Berlin, and collaborate closely with other teams in the US and Eastern Europe.

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Backend Developer

  • 4+ years professional experience
  • strong programming skills to impress a team of outstanding developers (Java, Ruby/RoR or others with a willingness to learn something new)
  • good knowledge of Unit Testing frameworks
  • general knowledge of the common web application technology stack (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc)
  • experience with relational databases and other storage systems
  • ability to work efficiently in a Linux/Unix based environments
  • experience with version control systems (git in our case)
  • agile development experience (Scrum Master experience is a plus)
  • fluency in English (German is beneficial but optional)
  • (optional) contribution to open source projects is a plus


Excited by this challenge? Please send applications and questions to:

Please provide the following information:

  • the job number for which you are applying: Senior Backend Developer # MW-WEB-004/2013
  • résumé (CV), including your contact details
  • project portfolio / code samples (e.g. github account)

We are looking forward to your application and to getting to know you.