Software Engineer (m/f) - Java/DevOps - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Software Engineer (m/f) - Java/DevOps

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 currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

Our ProWork team consists of around 40 people all working to provide the best possible experience for job-seeking XING users by addressing both registered XING users as well as logged-out users. The product teams work together with the marketing and analytics teams to develop and implement new ideas for the XING Stellenmarkt, the ProJobs membership, and connected services such as,, and Jobbö The ProWork business unit is quite international with 3 locations: Hamburg, Barcelona, and Timisoara.

A challenging task

  • Contribute to the backend architecture of a project in Java 8 and using latest frameworks like Spring Boot
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, automatization and foster a continuous delivery environment
  • Build and scale the infrastructure for a global user base of millions
  • Have an essential role in developing and implementing automated processes with home grown and 3rd party tools
  • Create dashboards and other tools for engineers to use in day-to-day monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and monitoring of the systems to ensure SLAs are met

A convincing background

  • At least 2 years of software development experience and good knowledge of object-oriented Java applications
  • Automated testing and code coverage is just as important to you as production code
  • You have a thing for DevOps and like to work on CI pipelines, process automation, and health monitoring
  • Experience in shell scripting, SQL, and  knowledge of the Linux ecosystem is a requirement
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker
  • You are familiar with agile methodologies and enjoy working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with others

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible or other automation tools
  • AWS experience, including but not limited to EC2, Cloudformation, S3, Auto Scale, ELB
  • Familiarity with Node.js - you don’t need to write it, we just need you to know how to read it
  • Experience with deployment and maintenance of Redis, MongoDB, and NoSQL solutions

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

We're an Open Source contributor ( and let the world know what we're doing ( while also organising public user groups and coding events.



Karsten Krausch

Karsten Krausch

HR Manager

Software Engineering, Young Professionals

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