Senior Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Madrid

The Role

Join our team as a Senior Backend Engineer and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of our platform. 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.

Overall, we are 8 teams located in Germany and Spain. In total, the P&E department consists of 80 people, ranging from Engineers and Designers to Product and Engineering Managers. 

About our Team in Madrid

Personio in Madrid is the team that’s driving our Personio Payroll Engine towards our vision of Payroll Automation. Our challenge is to build a robust system that allows us to generate a huge number of payslips and that’s able to adapt to different countries and their specific legal requirements in an agile way. We are transforming our RoR (Ruby on Rails) application into a more decoupled architecture following the principles of Domain Driven Design, Hexagonal Architecture and SOLID principles. Our offices are located in the heart of Madrid, close to the Bernabeu Stadium and the best access to public transportation (Metro and buses).

What you need to succeed
  1. You have significant experience in web development (from design to deployment and monitoring in production), in one of the following technologies: Java, Ruby on Rails, Kotlin.
  2. Strong OO design skills (SOLID 100%)
  3. Knowledge with automated testing and of when and what to test
  4. Experience in CI/CD, Pull/Merge Request and code reviews
  5. Proactive problem solver. You leave code and processes in better shape than when you first encountered them
  6. 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
  7. Interest and passion to learn and experiment with new technologies and follow the best practices in software development for Agile environments.
  8. Professional level of written and spoken English
Why Personio
  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast-growing company ($130M funding acquired to date)
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and virtual shares)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation support to Madrid, Spain
  • 26 paid vacation days plus Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
  • €1.500 Euros development budget for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • A permanent contract
  • Three hours of weekly English classes
  • Grant for transport and food approx € 68 per month.
  • MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping a company in its rapid growth and to grow and learn from your tasks
  • A creative working environment and short decision-making paths
  • Full responsibility for your area
  • Regular team and company events (e.g. Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, among others)
  • An office location in the heart of Madrid
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company and at the very same time: your own. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have a great product, an amazing team with more than 425 employees and a market that is only waiting to be developed. By now we already have more than 2000 customers, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe. At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward-thinkers who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?

Your application
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