Backend Engineer - Payment & Billing Team (f/m/x) . Remote

Posted 13 days ago Worldwide Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

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!

We don't see "New Work" as a buzzword. To us, it's a promise. We work everyday to make happiness at work a reality. It's about creating the best team setup you can imagine, and about getting involved in things you're passionate about. And you can be part of it! We want our teams to innovate and enable them to do what they really, really want.

Within the New Work SE universe, you will be part of an international community with more than 500 amazing developers and a learning culture that involves pair programming, different communities of practice, joint Hack weeks projects and more.

The international Payment & Billing team consists of business analysts, developers and software test engineers. We closely work with product teams to put together sales models, provide the end-customer payment infrastructure and ensure a smooth billing process. We do this within a complex environment involving a number of internal and external technical interfaces where human collaboration is key to achieving success. Join our team and get involved in lots of exciting new projects.
A challenging task
  • Be part of our software development team in an agile environment
  • Discuss and implement innovative solutions closely with your team, our business analysts as well as internal and external partners
  • Develop in a high risk area with sensitive data which goes beyond the scope of a standard Ruby on Rails application
  • Develop and maintain one of our applications in Elixir
  • Live the complete development cycle including writing automated tests, participating in code reviews and performing deployments
  • Work on scalable, high-availability services
A convincing background
  • You care about the craft of software development and strive to build testable, predictable and simple code
  • You are able to write clean code in a Ruby on Rails environment
  • You are able to code in Elixir or willing to learn
  • You want to tackle the engineering challenges that come with building systems at scale (highly available, low latency and high throughput)
  • You are curious and interested in learning new languages and frameworks
  • You have a good sense of humour and keep calm in difficult situations
  • You value transparency, honesty, and helping your team to grow
An inspiring environment
  • Remote-friendly approach with options that can go up to 100% of your time - work from anywhere in Portugal.
  • The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 19 million users
  • Innovation/hack weeks
  • Annual conference allowances, trainings, meetups and brownbag lunches throughout the year and if you want to speak at conferences, we'll support you at any way we can
  • Many different events and initiatives just for fun
  • Health Insurance for you and your kids
  • An Employee Assistance Program to assist you with any personal or work-related problems that may impact your mental and emotional well-being
  • 25 days of vacation per year + 3 days off (Carnival, Christmas eve and New Year's eve)
  • Sabbatical leave for a break from work
  • A multicultural environment with colleagues from all over the world, with diverse backgrounds
  • Free breakfast, organic fruit, drinks, snacks, newbies special lunches and much more
  • English, German and Portuguese lessons
  • Feeling sporty? Enjoy great gym deals, running club and other deals
  • A mobile device for your private use (iPhone, iPad, Android, you choose!)
  • A referral bonus for referring a friend
  • You pet is more than welcome :)
  • Competitive salary

We contribute into open source , we let the world know what we are doing () and we like to organize public user groups and coding events. Check out our XING engineering blog at

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.

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