Backend Developer (Java) - DevOps (m/f/d)

We are the leading e-hailing app in Europe. Our vision is to create everyday magic in city movement.

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FREE NOW is becoming a global player in the ride-hailing industry, do you wanna be part of this transformation? Do you want to contribute to the establishment of FREE NOW's role in the future of mobility platforms? Do you want to solve problems and make an impact on the lives of thousands of people? Then join us! Currently, we are looking for a talented Backend developer (Java)-DevOps (m/f/d). As a Backend developer (Java)-DevOps (m/f/d), you will be working in our core technology team with special focus on scalability and overall architecture of a rapidly growing microservice ecosystem

Your responsibilities

  • Driving the development of our microservice architecture
  • Researching and assessing new technologies
  • Performance analysis and optimization of our services
  • Building monitoring and alerting systems to generate insights into the system
  • Working on a large scalable system with the direct impact of your work
  • Taking care of stability, reliability, and scalability related tasks

Main requirements

  • Strong Java Skills and expertise in Software Design
  • Several years of software development experience
  • Experience or strong interest in building distributed systems with scalability and reliability in mind
  • Passion for learning and understanding (new) technology
  • Strong problem-solving skills and technical curiosity
  • Fluent English and collaborative team player

Nice to have

  • Agile methodology
  • RESTful Architecture
  • AWS, Docker, ELK stack
  • Kibana, Grafana and APM Tools
  • PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch
  • CI/CD solutions


  • The chance to bring in your own ideas
  • A strong team spirit
  • Excellent monetary benefits (a pension plan, a monthly mobility allowance for free taxi rides, subsidised public transport ticket)
  • Have your birthday off!
  • ...and all the usual start-up goodies like fruit, unlimited soft drinks, after-work beers, gym membership benefits, a chill-out room with a massage chair, a foosball table and many more


Oh, and the opportunity to work with the best team in the world (we know, everybody says so, but at FREE NOW it’s true)!

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