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Lead Backend Engineer – (Java, Kotlin, Docker) – Munich – AI Software company

Lead Backend Engineer(Java, Kotlin, Docker) – Munich – AI Software company

We are recruiting for a growing AI Software company in Munich, whose unique product makes them one of a kind! Their product is made for large enterprise organisations to help them hire talent and due to the pandemic, the business is booming more than ever before and their software is being used by the biggest brands and corporations in Europe.

Due to their success, they need to grow their Software Engineering team and are looking for Lead Backend Engineer, this is essentially a Tech Lead position and you will entirely responsible for their Backend Development and a team of 3 engineers (which will grow).  

They are looking for someone who can explore new technologies and eager to build modern, microservices based backend. In this role, you will be working closely with their CTO to modernise the entire backend of the Cloud based AI SaaS product, that can be highly available and with a big focus on scalability.  

You will be given the freedom to work with the latest technologies and frameworks. They want to build an ultra-modern frontend using technologies such as Java, Kotlin Spring Boot, Docker, Kubernetes, Azure and related frameworks and technologies.


  • Expertise in software design and writing high quality, efficient, testable code in Java and related technologies
  • Experience with interpreting customer requirements in the talent management domain would be welcomed
  • Proven track-record with 4+ years of experience building a variety of products in SaaS, mobile and Web. Diversity and breadth of technical knowledge are part of your strength, as is attention to detail, velocity and ability to work as part of a team but also lead others.
  • Experience as a teambuilder and contributor who can execute and thrive in a fast-paced start-up culture.
  • You are a strong decision-maker with the ability to motivate and drive teams
  • Experience or knowledge of Docker/containerisation and have worked in a DevOps culture.
  • Experience or knowledge of TDD development practices, agile workflows, and corresponding tools (JUnit, TestNG).
  • Knowledge of common software and architecture patterns.
  • Proficient in English and used to working in an English-speaking environment.
  • Passionate about human-readable code and best practices.
  • Familiar with the latest digital trends and technologies.


  • Cutting-edge engineering team who pushes new ideas and processes and actively support you in your daily learning and building
  • They are a small, high energy, and growing business great for tech enthusiasts
  • Offer excellent compensation packages and 30 vacation days
  • True feedback, learning, and data-focused culture
  • Free quarterly communication and personality coaching
  • Subsidized e-learning, language courses, awesome team retreats, conference budget, events, free drinks, and snacks
  • Remote working (3-4 days) and flexible working

If this role sounds interesting to you, please do not hesitate to apply and one of our consultants will be in touch shortly.

If you have any questions, please contact Ukantha at ukantha@next-ventures.com



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