Backend Developer (f/m/d)

Once upon a time, one Start-up in Cologne was recruiting a backend developer. This company was providing a software to other companies to search and analyze social media accounts, for marketing purposes and also to manage all the relationships that are formed with owners of these accounts. The software was written, owned and improved by this said Start-up: InfluencerDB.




  • 30 TB+ of data to query
  • 5 TB+ of data collected per day
  • Fraud detection
  • Horizontal scaling and cloud development


  • PostgreSQL
  • AWS S3 and Redshift
  • Python, Django (and some micro serviced in Go, with the possibility of Rust in the future)
  • RabbitMQ
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Jira + Gitlab + Gitlab CI


  • A Backend Developer with 5 years or more of experience (With Go, Ruby or Scala, but preferably with Python)
  • Deep understanding of SQL (PostgreSQL is a bonus)
  • Deep understanding of Data normalization and SQL optimization
  • Machine Learning and/or Big Data experience is a bonus
  • Open to learn/Already knows new things, languages
  • Good English communication skills (German is a bonus)


  • Good Money
  • A friendly, skilled, empathic culture that puts its employees well-being and families over the company’s goals
  • Virtual Shares in the company to make you benefit from the long term success
  • 25 days of vacation
  • Very flexible home office policy
  • Flexible part time options
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Loads of opportunities for personal growth
  • Diverse and heterogeneous work environment
  • Computer of your choice within a certain budget + (if necessary) free PyCharm license (some of us use Vim or Neovim)
  • Free healthy AND non-healthy snacks, free soda, free smoothies
  • Central location with many restaurants and shops around
  • One of the following options each month:
    • Free parking spot
    • Free job ticket
    • Free 44€ voucher card


One more thing: We’re located in the center of Cologne, at MediaPark. 

If you want to apply, just send us a short email by clicking below with your up-to-date CV (we are flexible, so a LinkedIn and/or a Xing profile is welcome too).

We can't wait to meet you! :)


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