Senior Backend Engineer (m/f)

  • Product & Development
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior Backend Engineer (m/f)

Job description

Adikteev is a French digital marketing company that operates in two lines of business: « Adikteev FOR BRANDS », which increases digital brand & product awareness, as well as « Adikteev FOR APPs » which retargets app users and convert them into customers.


The foundation of these lines of business is the combination of Adikteev’s three technologies: Creative technology, artificial intelligence algorithms and mobile DSP.


Adikteev currently has over 110 employees, 30% of them contribute to the R&D of the company.  


Aside from growing rapidly, the company has been generating double-digit million-euro revenues.


It is based in Paris (France), Berlin (Germany), New York City and San Francisco (USA).


Adikteev received many international rewards:

  • 2017 Deloitte Extenso Fast 50 — an award that recognizes tech companies that have demonstrated exceptional growth in turnover in the last 4 years:
    • Adikteev is ranked 2nd in best tech companies in France; 1st in Ile-de- France, and 1st in the area of “Internet, Media & Telecoms.”
  • Deloitte Extenso Fast 500 EMEA: Adikteev is ranked 12th amongst 500 best tech companies in EMEA.
  •  Adikteev is ranked 10th in Inc Magazine’s 5000 Europe — an annual list that identifies the top 5000 fastest growing private companies in Europe.  
  •  According to EY, Adikteev is listed as the 8th most outstanding French Startup.
  • French Tech Pass: Adikteev is listed in FrenchWeb’s top 100 best French tech companies.
  • Adikteev is recognized as a member of “BPI France Excellence.” 
  • Adikteev has been rewarded the label “Happy At Work.” 

Adikteev is now looking for a talented and experienced Backend Engineer to join its Software Engineering team in Berlin as soon as possible to extend the real-time bidding platform, boost advertising performance and optimize the existing services to scale up from the current peak time load of 1 million successful requests per second.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Actively developing, supporting and optimizing of our real-time advertising platform;
  • Writing readable, modular and well structured code; 
  • Document platform evolution; 
  • Proactively investigating new technologies and techniques that will be beneficial for platform’s performance; 
  • Communicating and cooperating with Data Science and Data Engineering teams in order to extract business value from our huge data pipeline.


Your Skills:

  • Master's or Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or comparable studies;
  • At least 5+ years experience in building high-load systems;
  • You are a creative, curious, out of the box thinker, and technically rigorous; 
  • You are an ace in modern Nodejs/JavaScript stack;
  • You take initiatives to test as you learn systematically about new things;
  • You enjoy to be challenged and to solve complex business problems on a daily basis;
  • You are able to work in teams and collaborate with others to clarify requirements and design solutions;
  • You love it to share your work through simple words with everybody;
  • You have an excellent understanding of OOP concepts;
  • You have strong development skills with a constant focus on robustness, automation, testing and monitoring;
  • Communication skills: All your work requires a huge amount of teamwork and maturity.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS);
  • Familiarity with Big Data systems and messaging queues (Cassandra, Spark, ElasticSearch, Redshift, Kafka);
  • Experience working in programmatic advertising industry;
  • Familiarity with CoffeeScript and/or Ruby programming languages.

We offer:

  • Full responsibility for your working area from day one;
  • 30 days of paid vacation and flexible working hours; 
  • An entrepreneurial environment with a family-like demeanor and competitive compensation system; 
  • A modern office space in the center of Berlin, a great team, an excellent on-boarding process, individual training budge and a long-term career plan; Support in relocation and other administrative issues if needed.

Other good reasons to join us:

  • Regular company breakfast, lunches and barbecues to share knowledge & socialize; 
  • Enjoying free drinks and coffee with your colleagues;
  • Playing FIFA or football table with your team;
  • After work beers.

Additional Information:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Berlin
  • Contract type: full-time / indefinite