Senior Back-end Engineer (m/f/d)

A new insurance for a new world.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBerlin, DE
  • globeRelocation paid
  • circle-checkVisa Support
    This company is capable and willing to help you with visa authorisation bureaucracy.
  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Back-end Developer
  • tagMust Have: ScalaOther Required: Team Leadership, Test Driven DevelopmentNice to Have: Terraform

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As Senior Backend Engineer (m/w/d) at Coya you will play a key role in building and designing our core insurance product. #coyeah

The work activities will include, among other things:

  • Building new features for a distributed reactive system
  • Working closely together with product managers to help define new features
  • Participating in technical discussions about the technical roadmap
  • Testing and documenting the systems you build
  • DevOps Philosophy: Be responsible for building, deploying and running your code in production
  • Add value to our business by leveraging current trends in software design, architecture and web services 

Main requirements

Your Profile:

  • 4+ years of hands-on development experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or any related field
  • Experience with Scala
  • Good experience with system architecture and software design patterns (like clean code)
  • (First) leadership experiences (leading 2-3 backend engineers) and excited to support, mentor and teach more junior developers
  • Previously worked in agile environments and used to working with TDD and automated testing
  • Displays strong presence when communicating with internal team and stakeholders
  • Listens actively and shows empathy
  • Seeks out and acts on feedback to continuously improve
  • Manages ambiguity and change by approaching complex situations hands-on
  • Able to work in an English-speaking working environment; German is a plus

Nice to have

  • Acquainted with functional or reactive systems programming, in particular event streaming
  • Experience in working with distributed and high-scalable systems 
  • Fullstack experience
  • Experience in working with Terraform 


  • A highly diverse and vibrant set of people with a strong cultural bond and space for your own ideas in a dynamic, dedicated and motivating environment
  • We help you stay fit with the support of your Urban Sports Club membership
  • Participation in the company's success with our share option program
  • CoyAcademy - we invest in you - which means external training as well as internal learning sessions and workshops
  • Ergonomic chairs and standing desks
  • 20% additional payment to your company pension
  • Visa and monetary relocation support for your easy start in Germany
  • A modern office in the beautiful area of Berlin Kreuzberg with Team-Events, cultural lunches and drinks 

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