Backend Developer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Your profile
  • You are experienced with Ruby, Ruby on Rails, databases (e.g. Postgresql, Elasticsearch, Redis) 
  • Software and database architecture is part of your professional background
  • You work well in a team and you are also able to finish projects on your own
  • You are fluent in English (German is a plus) 
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS or other cloud providers is a plus
Your tasks
  • You maintain and improve our core software
  • You build new services and deploy them on our infrastructure
  • You are part of an agile development team in Berlin where your contribution makes a difference and can have a big impact
Why us?
We are a straightforward, talented and diverse team and collaborate at a top-notch, activity-based office space in Berlin Mitte that is well connected to public transportation. We see our office space as a place of interaction and further development.
We provide flexible working hours, an extended mobile work policy and of course drinks at our own bar, fresh fruits and vegetables and (after corona again) a weekly team lunch.
We offer in addition to a competitive salary also benefits such as a supplementary company health insurance, a Travel Industry Card for highly discounted travel opportunities during your free time and a generous sabbatical policy for long-time employees.

We are committed to our three company values:
  • Innovative — the best idea counts.
  • Focused — set clear goals and priorities.
  • Concrete — act in a direct, constructive and binding manner.
And last but not least: We promise that working at cognita is fun. We are eager to receive your online application.
About us
Christian Beilborn and Denis Nordmann founded the ETH Zurich spin-off in 2008. As a full-service provider, cognita develops and operates the topic and media monitoring blueReport as a modern "Software as a Service" (SaaS) solution. The online application is continuously expanded by an in-house development team and allows media reviews and evaluations to be created in no time at all. Currently, more than 60 people are employed at the Berlin and Zurich offices. Ministries, leading companies, associations and organisations, as well as media and communication agencies in Europe rely on blueReport for their daily media monitoring.
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