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Senior Software Engineer - GraphQL API (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg
  • Full-time employee
  • Professional/Experienced

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life!

XING, a New Work SE subsidiary, is the leading online business network in German-speaking countries and supports its 19 million members in working in line with their way of life and individual preferences. Professionals from every industry connect with one another, look and apply for jobs, and seek inspiration about the latest trends in the world of work. Thanks to the broad news portfolio, XING members can keep their finger on the pulse and discuss the latest developments.

Senior Software Engineer - GraphQL API (m/f/d)

We are the API-Infrastructure-Team, a central platform team that builds and operates the GraphQL API, which powers our front-end applications.
We craft resilient, fast, reliable API services, build developer tooling and support the product teams, that use our platform.
Are you motivated by building solutions that make the lives of our fellow developers easier? 
Do you like to take ownership of your area of responsibility and make sure it provides long-term value for the organisation?
Join us and help us find compelling solutions for technically complex challenges, in an environment that values learning and fast feedback!

A challenging task

  • You will implement and improve robust, scalable and highly optimised API infrastructure components — (GraphQL, REST).
  • You develop new API features and developer tooling to scale the API platform with the demands of the organisation.
  • Likewise, you provide in-house consulting for our engineering teams who use the API platform. 
  • You review and optimise our existing software and API architecture. 
  • You help us to improve and evolve our team processes.

A convincing background

  • You have extensive experience in the design and operation of scalable, observable and resilient APIs, preferably using GraphQL or REST.
  • You have successfully worked on high-traffic distributed services and know how to troubleshoot and optimise them.
  • You can learn quickly and have mastered Scala and the JVM as a programming environment.
  • Furthermore, you have experience in working with different stakeholders and have excellent communication skills
  • You are comfortably working with agile methods and value fast feedback and learning. 
  • You are fluent in english.
  • You like to laugh. Daily. Multiple times.

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An inspiring environment

The New Work SE offers a dynamic environment. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a ProfiTicket public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If you have any questions please let us know!

Tim Wiedemann