New Work Networking Portugal Unipessoal Lda.
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New Work Networking Portugal Unipessoal Lda. New Work Networking Portugal Unipessoal Lda.

Software Architect (f/m/x)

  • Porto
  • 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!

New Work SE - for a better working life

We believe in a world of work where people can find their true self and achieve their full potential. This not only makes individuals more satisfied and happier, it also makes companies more successful.

Olá Porto! We opened a new tech office in beautiful Porto two years ago and we are looking for great people to join our team!

Every single day, our ten prestigious brands, products and services help shape the future of work by focussing on people – For a better working life.Within the New Work SE and its subsidiaries, you will be part of an organisation with almost 500 amazing developers and a healthy learning culture that involves pair programming, different communities of practice, joint Hack week projects and more. While most of our products focus on the German speaking market, our development teams are collaborating from 6 offices across Europe. Our working culture is international, our working language English and you will find a technology-driven environment that enables you to grow professionally.

Software Architect (f/m/x)

Our System Architecture team maintains and enhances platforms that allow all other business units to develop, run and monitor their applications. We own a few critical pieces of infrastructure, like the common message bus, as well as some public libraries making application development at New Work easier. Join us in finding innovative solutions to technically complex challenges!

A challenging task

  • Implement robust, scalable and highly optimised infrastructure components
  • Improve and maintain existing application code
  • Review and optimize our software and system architecture
  • Evaluate and recommend new technology to improve the existing ecosystem
  • Take ownership of platforms that improve daily lives of several hundreds of developers

convincing background

  •  You have extensive experience in web application architecture (scalability, availability, APIs)
  • You are an expert in at least two of the following programming languages: Ruby, Go, Java, JavaScript, Scala, C/C++, Elixir
  • You like to stay at the cutting edge of web application design and implementation within distributed systems
  • You are passionate about and brilliant at solving challenging problems
  • You enjoy sharing knowledge and are good at writing developer-oriented documentation
  • You have experience in working with different stakeholders and have excellent communication skills
  • Experience in working in a Techlead, Architect or Lead role in the past is a plus
  • Experience with running containerized software and Kubernetes in particular is also a plus
  • You are able to communicate efficiently in English

An inspiring environment

  • The New Work SE offers a dynamic environment, as well as flexible working hours. The New Work SE is heading to more flexibility of working remotely. Our New Mobile Office 50% policy combines both – more flexibility in working outside our Offices & face-to-face collaboration
  • The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 18 million users
  • Varied tasks, uncomplicated interactions with your colleagues as well as many opportunities to bring in your own ideas await you
  • Innovation/hack weeks every few months where you can unleash your creativity and ideas
  • Annual conference allowances, regular trainings, meetups and brownbag lunches throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to speak at conferences - we'll support you where we can, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones, also with continuous personal feedback
  • Regular events: Social days, company meetings, summer & Christmas party, offsite events and lots of fun
  • Health Insurance for you and your kids – you can still add your partner at a small cost that will be deducted from your monthly salary
  • An Employee Assistance (confidential) Program to assist you with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact your job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being
  • 25 days of vacation per year + 2 days off (Christmas eve and New Year’s eve)
  • Sabbatical - unpaid period of time in which you don’t work and is thus used for recreation.
  • A multicultural environment with employees from all over the world, who have various technology backgrounds,
  • Free breakfast, organic fruit, drinks, snacks, newbies special lunches and much more
  • English, German and Portuguese lessons
  • If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, running club and various other protocols
  • A mobile device for your private use (iPhone, iPad, Android, you choose!)
  • A referral bonus for recommending talent to our company
  • Want to bring your pet to the office? No problem at NEW WORK
  • Competitive salary

We contribute into open source https://github.com/xing and let the world know what we are doing (https://devblog.xing.com) and organize public user groups and coding events. Check out our XING engineering blog at https://tech.xing.com/.

Your turn: If you think this position is right for you and that you can help us make XING big in Porto, we’d be delighted to talk to you. Simply apply below. 

Not the right job for you? Don’t worry! You’re more than welcome to send us an unsolicited application! 

If you have any questions please let us know!