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Jobs at NORTH DATA

North Data is a leading European company data provider and search engine. We’re serving more than 8.000 customers and over 1.000 investigative journalists worldwide with our small and international team located in downtown Hamburg.

Currently, we're looking for a Director, Engineering and Modern Java Developers (both junior and senior).

Director, Engineering

The Job

  • Leading and growing our software development team
  • Responsibility for our technical infrastructure and operations
  • Responsibility for product quality
  • Manage partnerships with external service providers
  • Budget planning and supervision
  • Being present on the two fixed team days in our office in Hamburg 
  • Ideally: actively participating in the software development

Profile

  • You love to take responsibility for everything from the details to the big picture
  • You’re a pragmatic and hands-on problem solver
  • You’re committed to making us an even better engineering team
  • Great communication skills
  • Ideally: you have a background in Java programming
  • Ideally: you have experience in running services in the Cloud
  • ideally: you’re interested in international economy and geo-politics 

Our Tech Stack

We’re writing our backend code in modern Java (JDK 21). On the frontend, we’re using Typescript, Semantic UI and d3.js.  Our production environment runs on the Google Cloud Platform, using Firestore and ElasticSearch as databases, and many external services, including Machine Learning and LLMs. For development, we’re using everything in Github (including Github Actions for CI/CD). Our philosophy is to be always up-to-date and innovative, keep technical debt low, and automate as much as possible while keeping things simple. 

What makes NORTH DATA different

  • International and lovely team 
  • Software development based on “Best practices”
    (such as unit testing and pull request reviews, but no scrum, no kanban, no stand-ups)
  • Modern and clean code base (with an emphasis on functional style)
  • Your work will contribute to making our economy and our society more transparent
  • Financial stability (profitable and growing, no VC investors)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Office in downtown Hamburg with lake view

Modern Java Developers

We're looking for both senior and junior level developers.

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 We are happy to answer all your questions - just send us an email to jobs@northdata.de or send your application straight away! We are looking forward to hearing from you. 

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