skoobe
Skoobe
Skoobe

Senior Backend Developer (m/f)

Skoobe is the ticket to the world of digital books, allowing users to read as much as they'd like – anytime, anywhere – for a fixed monthly fee. Starting at just 11,99€, users can embark on a journey of literary discovery, reading over 175.000 books from more than 1.600 publishers. With apps for Android smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire tablets and open Android eReaders, Skoobe offers subscribers a whole new approach to experiencing the joy of reading.

Senior Backend Developer (m/f)

Skoobe is the ticket to the world of digital books, allowing users to read as much as they'd like – anytime, anywhere – for a fixed monthly fee. Starting at just 11,99€, users can embark on a journey of literary discovery, reading over 175.000 books from more than 1.600 publishers. With apps for Android smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire tablets and open Android eReaders, Skoobe offers subscribers a whole new approach to experiencing the joy of reading.

Skoobe is currently looking for a talented and experienced backend developer with a strong background in service orientated architectures, including REST-APIs and databases to provide asynchronous high-performance/low-latency services for mobile and web applications.

Key responsibilities

  • Work as a part of our backend team and be responsible for diverse and challenging backend development efforts
  • Design and implement robust and scalable services
  • Support us to migrate to a new cluster based infrastructure
  • Write and maintain tests to improve software quality
  • Automate recurring tasks, help us simplify operations
  • Design and document new API features

Skills and Requirements

  • 5+ years experience designing and writing backend applications
  • Extensive development experience in Python and/or Java. Bonus if you have worked in languages like C/C++ or other dynamic languages like NodeJS.
  • Extensive knowledge with web and backend technologies on Linux.
  • Extensive knowledge on relational databases, preferably MySQL.
  • A big plus for experiences with Amazon Web Services and/or Docker.
  • You are smart and adaptive, able to learn new technologies and get things done
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • Comfortable in an English-speaking work environment

What's included?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of remote working
  • Fruits, water, coffee and tee flat-rate
  • Skoobe VIP account – with free access to our digital library
  • Team events and weekly team lunch
  • Regular attendance on industry events and trade shows
  • Access to Campus Success, the online learning platform from Holtzbrinck Group
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Relocation assistance
  • German language class for international applicants

Your Contact

Orisel Sierra Santiesteban

HR & Office

Skoobe GmbH

Klenzestraße 38

80469 München

089 / 2429267-29