Tech Lead / Senior Software Engineer (m/f) - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Tech Lead / Senior Software Engineer (m/f)

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.

The XING professional marketplaces cluster is responsible for developing new products that allow XING to explore new market segments. Join our fast growing team and help us to develop new value propositions.  Be part of cross-functional and international teams and have an impact on new products for XING.

A challenging task

  • You will take the role of the technical lead. From the technical perspective you will represent XING and you will influence and shape the technical environment.
  • You’ll work in a cross-functional and professional team in a highly dynamic and agile development environment and you will act as a technical consultant for your half-remote team as well as for external freelancer.
  • As a part of the new business team, you’ll implement sophisticated yet pragmatic user-facing additions to the XING platform.
  • Don’t fall in love with your solution – always challenge the status quo and be prepared to forge new paths, even if this means throwing away yesterday's best idea to make room for tomorrow's.
  • You’re not afraid to touch the front-end, back-end and other non-ruby technologies - whatever gets the job done.

A convincing background

  • You of experience in back-end development in a professional setting as well as a deep understanding of the web.
  • Pursuing the cutting edge of software development is what gets you out of bed every morning! And you like building products for users.
  • You have Ruby, RoR, Git and database experience. Other programming languages (Perl, ObjectiveC, Go) and front-end skills are beneficial.
  • You like working both independently and proactively with other engineers, and are willing to fill a technical lead role.
  • You get things done, have a positive mind-set, and are known as a motivated team player with good communication skills in English.

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.

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Martina Hertel

Martina Hertel

Senior HR Manager

Software Engineering 

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