Backend Engineer - Python

  • Engineering
  • Berlin, Germany

Backend Engineer - Python

About xbird

We develop ways to use smartphones and wearables to predict and prevent health risks. Our technology captures data streams from the built-in sensors in smartphones and wearables, and translates these into activities and behavioral patterns. With this information, we are able to support the patients in their therapy, giving them the right information at the right time. Ultimately we help patients follow their doctor’s advice - helping them to get well again, faster.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer that will help us build our data processing pipelines. You will implement solutions that reliably handle massive streams of data, use the latest algorithms to continuously analyze that data, and provide meaningful insights to patients and doctors.


The position

You will be part of our engineering team consisting of machine learning engineers, backend and mobile developers.

  • You will set up processes, tools, and infrastructure.

  • You will implement, test, and deploy backend services and APIs.

  • You will monitor and maintain our backend infrastructure.

  • You will deliver high-performance, reliable, scalable, and secure code.

  • You will work closely with our data gathering and machine learning teams.

Who are we looking for?

  • You have at least two years of experience working in backend development.

  • You have demonstrated capability to build and maintain large backend services.

  • You have experience with server and database administration.

  • You have experience with deploying services to a cloud platform.

  • You have experience with designing and implementing RESTful APIs.

  • You enjoy working in a team and strive for continuous improvement.

  • You have strong English communication skills to communicate effectively with the team.

  • Preferably, you are proficient with Python.

  • Preferably, you are interested in machine learning, maybe even have experience.

Why join us?

  • You will join a highly professional and motivated team.

  • You will benefit from a communicative, stimulating, and inspiring environment.

  • You will have a competitive salary with equity options.

  • You will have the opportunity to contribute to a great mission.

  • You will get invaluable insights into the digital health industry.

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