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Backend Developer (f/m/d)

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Do you like building awesome products? Great! That’s what we’re doing here at Mynewsdesk! As one of the leading digital PR and communication platforms, we are enabling our customers' stories to reach the right audience. 

Join a truly international team as Backend Developer (f/m/d) in Leipzig and help us create a world where no story goes untold or unheard!


What is it like to work at Mynewsdesk?

We offer a workplace where three development teams are working in close collaboration with product managers, designers, support, business intelligence and our data unit. We share our knowledge and interests in cross-team meetings, internal conferences and lunch presentations. We love to learn and that’s why we have daily stand-ups, chapter-groups, regular lab days and DevCorners all year round.

The development team in Leipzig is a mix of frontend & backend developers, QA and soon, a product designer. We are very proud of our diverse development team that is a mix of both, gender and nationalities. 


Our stack

We work with a modern tech stack, built mainly with Ruby on Rails in the backend and Javascript / React in the frontend. We focus on building our apps, while letting cloud services like Heroku and AWS run them for us. We use various big data services to process our customers data and the media landscape around us, to allow a truly data driven PR workflow. For collaborating effectively, we are using many of the standard tools such as Github, Jira, Slack and Google Suite.


What will you do?

  • You become part of an agile self-organizing development team and implement solutions, mainly based on Ruby on Rails.
  • You review and improve our continuous integration setup and deployment of our solutions.
  • You actively participate in discussions and workshops to tackle our customers’ daily troubles and be a driving force in the execution of the team goals.
  • You enable connectivity for our services to external data sources.
  • You coach other developers and help them grow and develop in their role.


Who are you?

  • You are a web developer with solid experience in Ruby on Rails web development
  • You are experienced in PostgreSQL, Git & Heroku
  • You’re proud of the work that you do and deliver high quality code in time
  • You are always looking into new technologies and learn beyond your current set of expertise
  • You enjoy working in an agile environment and being responsible for the technical design, implementation, maintenance and testing of software
  • You are familiar with the Scrum methodology and are an active and driving participant during sprint planning
  • You are a team player that likes to engage with the other teams and developers
  • You are fluent in English, both verbal and written, as this is our working language


What’s in it for you?

  • You will be an active part of the development team based in Leipzig, but you will also be working in international environment with offices and colleagues all over the world
  • An environment of continuous learning with conferences and monthly lab days
  • Flexible work hours, free-flow coffee, tea & water, fresh fruits and regular teamlunches as well as financial and non-financial health support
  • Competitive salary and additional benefits


Does this sound like your cup of tea? Please send us your application or just drop a line to alexander.rothe@mynewsdesk.com and we’ll talk more!

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Leipzig

Hainstraße 20-24
04109 Leipzig Directions

Perks & Benefits

All of our employees play an essential part in shaping our product and business - today and tomorrow. We want you to play a part too.

  • Agile working

    We like to bring people, processes and technology together, and we like to see you fail. And get up and try again. We encourage you to continuously find new ways and solutions: what works best for you and for the business?

  • Great collegues

    We support, challenge and inspire each other. That’s something we do on every day basis, both with co-workers and customers.

  • Creativity

    Embrace your creativity. We offer the creative freedom to develop new ideas and innovative thinking. That’s why we think that in combination with our agile mindset, this is a breeding ground for really great things!

  • Great conditions

    Enjoy all the big business benefits in combination with the spirit of a start-up. You will be challenged to excel professionally and have some great perks meanwhile.

Workplace & Culture

It’s not just a job, it’s so much more. Mynewsdesk is a creative workplace where we make the most out of your talents and what you’re good at. Our high is in people and their development. Mynewsdesk is a place for you to grow, both professionally and as an individual. As a company, we are growing too. We are looking for people to join our teams, to build, sell, market, administrate and facilitate the world’s leading PR platform.

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