Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 700 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

The Role

At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!

Join our international agile Product & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, our users, our organization, and our engineering practices.
 
You will work in an effective, autonomous feature-based team, where you will get to play out your dev skills in a high-impact driven environment. You will be responsible for the full cycle of feature development in your team ("You build it, you run it"), and take part in architecting the backend of our complex, mission-critical HR Operating System.
 
We are building and scaling a strong engineering organisation facing challenges like moving from a monolithic to a distributed event-driven architecture, scaling the application, re-platforming and working on an automatic, scalable and country agnostic payroll solution.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Writing efficient, performant and extensible code using the right tools and patterns to implement the functionalities that add value to our customers
  • Identifying, documenting, and communicating technical improvements within your area of responsibility in the team
  • Participating in cross-team engineering initiatives as an individual contributor
  • Helping with the coaching and onboarding of junior members of the team

What you need to succeed

  • 3-6 years of software development experience, from design to deployment and monitoring in production, using Kotlin, Go, PHP, Ruby or other programming languages
  • Strong OO design skills (SOLID 100%)
  • Knowledge with automated testing and of when and what to test
  • Experience in CI/CD, pull/merge request and code reviews
  • Knowledge of a web framework (preferred Spring Boot or similar)
  • Experience with event-driven architectures, domain-driven design, resilience patterns and microservices
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration (Docker and Kubernetes preferred) in a cloud environment (AWS preferred)     
  • Proactive problem solver. You leave code and processes in better shape than when you first encountered them
  • Teamplayer: you are passionate about working with talented teammates. Your heart beats for receiving and giving feedback, to grow both personally and as an engineer
  • Interest and passion to learn and experiment with new technologies and follow the best practices in software development for agile environments
  • Strong written and spoken English skills

Why Personio

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares

  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace

  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.

  • With PersonioFlex, decide for yourself where you work most effectively. For this, we offer you a flexible 50% in-office & 50% remote working framework. Our remote working policy includes the possibility to work from home or anywhere within the UK or European Economic Area. 

  • High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes.

  • Saving for tomorrow: Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme or to invest into a disability insurance

  • Choose between three mobility options: UNU electric scooter, JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket

  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €22.58 per month

  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)

  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares

  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility