Backend Software Engineer - Python (m/f/x)

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Backend Software Engineer - Python (m/f/x)

Job description

Location: Full-Remote in Europe

Position: fulltime employment


ABOUT CRATE.IO

Crate.io is the developer of CrateDB, a global leading-edge IoT database, extending the limits of time-series applications. The highly scalable distributed database solution combines the performance of NoSQL with the power and simplicity of standard SQL. Designed specifically to support machine data applications and IIoT, CrateDB is optimized for time series and industrial data and runs in the cloud on Azure and Amazon as well as on the edge and on-premise.

We are a VC and corporate funded global technology company in the IOT space, both Forbes and Gartner have recognized us as cutting edge. The company is well funded with $10M+ of fresh capital we raised in our latest financing round this year. We are gearing up for hyper-growth with offices in the USA, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

CrateDB is an Industrial IOT database technology for enterprise manufacturing and industrial organisations needing to scale the use of machine data to enable advanced real-time analytics and insights. The market's most advanced distributed SQL database, CrateDB’s technical architecture unlocks unlimited scale and speed, at a cost previously unachievable.


Crate Solutions is developing customer facing IoT components on top of CrateDB. We help customers to get their industrial IoT data processed with ease, on edge and in the cloud by leveraging CrateDB amongst other technologies like Kafka, Kubernetes, Azure or AWS cloud components.


WHAT YOU GET OUT OF THIS OPPORTUNITY

  • The ability to develop a high performing Product function and be instrumental in the future roadmap and direction of CrateDB and its Ecosystem
  • Join a leading VC funded tech company from the pre-B stage through the exit
  • Contribute demonstrable business impact to Crate’s growth
  • Close interaction with Crate’s key customers, partners, and database users
  • Be part of an open, collaborative culture with “Craties” from diverse backgrounds

Requirements

WHAT YOU’RE RESPONSIBLE FOR

  • Work with an agile, cross functional team
  • Maintain, improve and extend the code base of our backend applications that power our IoT solutions
  • Design and implement state of the art database-backed applications
  • Ensure quality through test driven development
  • Think about performance and security as keys to build sustainable products
  • Do research and derive customer implementation
YOUR SKILLS
  • Proven experience as a backend engineer or similar role (4 years+)
  • Strong language skills in Python
  • Strong know-how in SQL
  • Comprehensive understanding of service architecture and distributed systems
  • Ability to find problem specific solutions
  • High affinity to transform customer needs into software
  • Craftsmanship to continuously improve and take over responsibility for existing code bases
  • Fluent English
NICE TO HAVE
  • Knowledge of containers and orchestration tools
  • Experience with event driven architectures
  • Experience in a big data environment
  • Knowledge with Cloud hosting providers, such as Azure
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Work experience with agile methodologies, such as Scrum
  • Experience with CrateDB
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible working hours
  • A variety of perks (e.g., financial allowances for public transportation, fitness, and education)
  • Participation in our Employee Stock Options Plan
  • The opportunity to become part of one of the most exciting startups in the IT scene
  • (Winner of the 2021 IoT Evolution: Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award)

At Crate.io, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity