Backend Software Engineer

IT, IT Developer, IT Engineer
High Technology
Salary negotiable
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KR Recruitment Luxembourg are delighted to be recruiting this Backend Software Engineer for our client which is the European founder and Leader in its business. You’ll be part of a growing international team building a chart leading app that’s making a real difference in the lives of everyday people.

The group will offer you a climate that will allow you to have significant ownership, autonomy, and significant impact. You will also have a “work life” balance and inclusive culture that you will enjoy working within!


Your main responsibilities:

  • Work on algorithmic systems that may cover NLP, classification, recommendation, and optimization for topics such as fraud and spam detection, category and semantic extraction, and more
  • Orchestrate an Amazon cloud empire that uses Lambda, Redshift, Kinesis, and the latest infrastructure technologies to serve millions of users and hundreds of millions of requests monthly
  • Innovate, implement, and iterate on the online and offline server infrastructure and codebase
  • Collaborate with others across our engineering, product, design, and commercial teams
  • Actively contribute to product strategy across the board
  • Combine data, experience, and intuition to delight and astound the users
  • Operate within a strong devops culture, with ownership covering all parts of the software lifecycle from concept through development, testing, and support


Your profile:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in production backend development, preferably at significant scale.
  • Deep understanding of lean software development: build, measure, learn, iterate – code with a clear purpose and experiment with metrics in mind
  • Good sense of responsibility to ship quick, quality releases for a highly used and loved app – an innate understanding of when to go fast and when to go slow
  • Solid foundations in general software engineering and both systems and release engineering concepts
  • Strong analytical and technical problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Java (or similar) within a web services context
  • Proficiency with relational and non-relational database and data pipeline concepts
  • Expertise with cloud systems architecture
  • Fluency with Linux and open source systems administration
  • Exposure to statistical and algorithmic development, and the use or implementation of machine learning libraries and approaches, is a big plus
  • Professional working proficiency with English


For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please email us your CV in the first instance,, or call Mohamed Benmelouka, 00352 27 85 30 24.

Kr Recruitment is a leading executive resourcing company based in heart of Luxembourg. Offering a flexible range of recruitment services, we specialize in sourcing the best talent for the Financial Services & commercial / Industrial sectors. Visit our website at