Senior Java/full-stack Engineer

The Company

SearchInk is a top European AI company with a bright future. Already there are multiple investment rounds and a deep sales pipeline of customers. The management team collectively has over a dozen ventures and is well connected in both Europe and Silicon Valley. Members of our science team are award-winning PhDs. We are very focused on maintaining our healthy, productive, collaborative work community where everyone is expected to have a voice, help us continuously improve, and never stop learning. We also teach. We want to continue to prosper by delivering amazing work while having fun at the same time.

Demonstrated Experience

  • Creating and aligning technical strategy with business vision and needs
  • Aligning engineers with technical strategy
  • Expert software architecture using industry common design patterns and techniques
  • Expertise at writing high-quality code and clear documentation, also realizing this in code reviews
  • Making high quality decisions about the tradeoffs in design and implementation approaches–owing an entire code base

About You

  • You are respectful, honest, able to discuss and resolve problems in a constructive way
  • You value being part of and contributing to an amazing work community sharing these values
  • You’re a curious and collaborative, visionary, and excited about tackling our sometimes industry-first problems–in any case challenging problems
  • You are driven to balance getting things done with following best practices

Required Qualifications

  • You either have degree(s) in CS or have trained yourself methodically to industry standards
  • 5+ years of programming experience with Java backend development; Python and c++ experience beneficial
  • 2+ years with microservices, RESTful APIs, Spring, and JPA
  • 1+ year responsible for technical quality as a lead engineer (no management is required, at this time)
  • Ability to make basic UX changes with Angularjs 2, HTML, CSS
  • Proficiency creating/using Docker containers
  • Linux – advance
  • Postgres – intermediate
  • Redis experience useful, or another message queue


  • A real challenge
  • A vivid start-up spirit
  • An international team
  • A culture without hierarchy: Holacracy brings structure and discipline to a peer-to-peer workplace
  • A cool office in Berlin Mitte
  • 27 days of vacation

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