Team Lead Back-end Engineer

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Atfarm is a new startup venture by Yara International, a leading provider of crop nutrition products, solutions and knowledge to 20 million farmers across 160 countries. With Atfarm you will have the culture and pace of a startup with serious backing and support from Yara International.

We recently launched in France and German. We are rapidly gaining traction and growing our team to accelerate product development, and expanding to new markets. This is your chance to join an exciting, high growth venture and help shape the future of agriculture.

As a Team Lead Back-end Engineer at Atfarm you will:

  • Lead and manage a team of passionate backend engineers to further develop Atfarm
  • Write code and develop backend components of responsive web applications
  • Have an overview of the tech stack and code base. Help lead and facilitate technical discussions and decisions
  • Communicate with stakeholders and business units, explaining technical topics and understand their implications on business and product decisions
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary solution team: product managers, designers and developers to create solutions and apps focused on our customers’ needs
  • Participate in the full life cycle of a product, from early stage rapid prototyping through to full market release, continuous improvement and scaling after initial launch
  • Guide external and junior developers to develop a world class product

Our Tech Stack:

  • Languages and frameworks: Java (Spring Boot), Python, Go
  • Tools: AWS, Git, CircleCI, JIRA, Kubernetes (Docker)
  • Principles: agile, customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, self-organisation, transparency

Main requirements

  • You have 5 years+ expertise in professional software development
  • You have 5 years+ experience with modern, large scale software projects: source code control with git, APIs, cloud platforms, test driven development, continuous integration, documentation
  • You have 3 years+ expertise in leading more than one development team
  • You have 3 years+ expertise in working in startup environments on site
  • You have a broad understanding of concepts such as service oriented architecture, single page applications, micro services, message queues, machine learning, and geospatial data
  • You like to actively participate in an agile setup to develop software in a team and you value pragmatic approaches, discussions, and knowledge sharing
  • You enjoy communicating with people


  • An opportunity to shape a startup in its early stage
  • Directly impact on products that provide real value to farmers and industries based on an honest business model
  • Work on sustainable solutions that benefit humankind and the environment
  • Very competitive remuneration and an unlimited working contract
  • Visa and relocation support for a smooth transition to work and live in Berlin
  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company
  • Flexible working hours and support for part time working models
  • Support for personal development, trainings, conferences and continuous learning
  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies and frameworks
  • A choice your own preferred hardware (CYOD)

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