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(Senior) Backend Engineer - Go



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024


Our development team consists of specialists in frontend, backend, QA, product and designers. We work in small cross-functional teams that give everybody insight and hands-on experience of what everyone else is doing. Each team is self-sustained, autonomous and responsible for a specific feature or area in our platform. We believe in strong collaboration and open communication and mentoring to allow bi-directional growth. We are working to make Talon.One an inclusive workplace, because we believe it is the right thing to do and because we want to have a positive impact on the entire tech industry.

We are currently on the look for a Senior Backend Engineer - Go (m/f/d) to join our development teams. You will work closely with our product people to design the right solutions to our challenging problems while collaborating, mentoring and supporting the other team members.

We would prefer to meet professionals who are already based in Berlin or willing to move to Berlin.


  • Work in a small cross-functional team
  • Help the team with feature development and take part in the discussion and planning of new features.
  • Write code and review code written by others
  • Ensure that quality standards are maintained
  • Advise team members in their day-to-day coding tasks as well as with overall architectural decisions
  • Mentor others, both junior developers on their learning paths and more experienced developers who are interested in learning about new fields
  • Contribute to scaling up the backend team and bringing great talents onboard by conducting interviews and code pairing sessions


  • 4+ years of previous experience working in a Backend position with Golang
  • In-depth knowledge of Testing software, API design, PostgreSQL
  • Experience building scalable and reliable large-scale applications
  • Experience designing and developing complex architectures, including monolithic and microservice architecture
  • Mentoring; You enjoy sharing knowledge and helping others grow in a supportive way
  • Big-picture thinking; You collaborate with non-developers to clarify requirements and help plan projects, with an eye on the overall impact on the business & product
  • A willingness to learn about and contribute to the whole stack is essential
  • Empathy for your customers and your colleagues
  • A team-first attitude; As a group, we strive to leave egos at home


  • Kubernetes running on Google Cloud
  • PostgreSQL
  • We use Go for our API, core logic, and internal tooling
  • TypeScript, React, Redux, and CSS modules for our web application
  • Cypress for automated end-to-end testing
  • Other odds & ends in JavaScript and shell script

  • 30+ team of engineers, product managers and product designers in Berlin
  • Leaders with 5+ years of experience building our promotions engine
  • Learning budget
  • 30 vacation days + birthday off + moving day
  • In-house German language courses
  • Discounted Urban Sports Club membership and BVG ticket
  • Work-Dog-Balance, your best friend is more than welcome!
  • Mental health support


  • The right attitude: modern methods and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture
  • Everyone for the product: Together we create a flexible, highly scalable product with state-of-the-art technologies. We can only succeed if everyone works as a team
  • Healthy Growth: Growing our company means growing everyone in the team. We love to share knowledge and learn
  • A great environment: Flexible and family-friendly environment, bright and easily accessible offices, modern software and hardware
  • High flexibility degree: Prefer to work early or late at night? Do you have to pick up your children from kindergarten? Do you prefer working abroad? We believe in results and motivated employees

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