Backend Software Engineer, Javascript

Berlin Engineering

About the opportunity

  • Collaborate with product owners, designers, and other developers to build a best-in-class experience for our customers
  • Transcend the traditional boundaries of Frontend and Backend, designing and delivering performant, maintainable, and scalable features and services
  • Think in terms of components and systems while considering a holistic user experience
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems for our customers
  • Practice data-informed product development through analytics, A/B testing, etc.

What to expect?

  • Test and ship new features improving how we onboard developers to Contentful, either through our Web Application or Node.js CLI
  • Constantly evolve the Authoring experience for content creators
  • Ship powerful and complex features, like SSO authentication, for our largest customers
  • Consider new and alternative ways – GraphQL, for example – to express and consume our APIs
  • Develop on our Platform with with modern services like AWS, Docker, Kubernetes and Terraform

What you need to be successful?

  • Demonstrated expertise in JavaScript application development including asynchronous programming, Promises, ES6
  • Up-to-date on modern JavaScript libraries and tooling
  • Understanding of functional programming principles
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written (German is not required)

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Take a break and show off your barista skills at our artisan coffee machine or play with one of our pups. We’re a dog-friendly office!
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, Jack in the Box, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin and San Francisco and distributed around the world.

    

“Everyone is welcome here” — it's a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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