Backend Developer Java
Job ID #VAC04130
Berlin, Germany
Ruby,  Rails,  JAVA,  Spring etc.
60.000€- 80.000€/p.a. gross
702 days ago

Checkpoint Digital Solutions is looking for partner which is a corporate investment and incubation firm. A firm invent, build and invest in startups with the world’s most influential companies. A firm share risk and invest alongside our corporate and startup partners via a range of collaborative options.

Founded in 2014, a firm have major Innovation and Investment Centers in Manhattan Beach, Berlin, London, Sydney, San Francisco and New York, as well as DV Hatches in Silicon Valley, Seattle and Mexico City, with more locations opening in the coming quarters. Their Centers and Hatches are home to a diverse range of entrepreneurs, operators and investors who are building businesses, creating and expanding markets and developing new technologies that benefit millions of people across the globe.

What we offer:

International and interdisciplinary teams working on ventures for the world's leading companies

Opportunity to gain relevant experiences in building companies across different industries

Regular office and team events as well as constant exchange in the Berlin startup scene

Individual learning opportunities and a personalized mentoring program

Modern office in the vibrant heart of Berlin

Relocation assistance for internationals and free German language courses

In-house health and wellness initiatives, i.e. yoga, massage sessions, organic fruits, etc.


As a Back-End Engineer (m/f) you will use your skills to:

Demonstrate and communicate a passion for implementing highly scalable and maintainable front and backend services

Build smooth, stable and beautiful products

Collaborate with a team of engineers, designers and key individuals across the company to deliver empowering user experiences

Communicate ideas with cross-functional teams in an effective manner

Share technical solutions and product ideas through design review, pair programming, code review and technological discussions

Utilize a proactive and responsive approach to problem-solving

Apply experience with object-oriented programming languages and frameworks (e.g. Ruby, Rails, Java, Spring etc)


As a Back-End Engineer (m/f) you will need:

One or more years experience in software development (three or more years of relevant experience preferred)

(Undergraduate) Degree or equivalent experience, for example BS/MS degree in computer science, engineering or similar subject

Strong analytical and debugging skills

Knowledge of web front-end and mobile technologies

Experience with Linux and command line tools

Knowledge of design patterns and development best practices

A preference for writing clean, elegant code using test-first approaches

Experience of working in teams using Agile techniques

A desire to continuously learn and improve your skills

Some examples of the platforms and tools that we use:

Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Grape

Java, Spring, Play

Web services, REST and JSON interfaces

Web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3 (pre-processors), JS including current frameworks

Unit and integration testing frameworks; and continuous integration tools and services such as Jenkins, Bamboo etc

Source code management systems e.g. Git and associated workflows

Build automation tools and frameworks (Rake, Grunt, Gulp etc)

Cloud services e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform

Container and change management tools e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Docker

IoT platforms such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi



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