Brandwatch (201-500 Employees, 14% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

5% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 14% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $64.7M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Brandwatch is the world’s premier social suite, empowering over 7,500 of the world’s most admired companies to understand and engage with customers at the speed of social.
Combining pioneering, AI-enriched digital consumer intelligence with industry-leading social media management tools, Brandwatch offers a complementary suite of specialized, best-in-class products and services that support intelligently connected workflows. With Brandwatch, brands and agencies can adapt and thrive in today’s fast moving digital world by making smarter decisions and executing data-driven social strategies at every customer touchpoint.
Brandwatch is looking for a new member for the Publish team. You will be part of a cross-functional and autonomous product team responsible to provide solutions to ideate, plan and publish content to social media like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
As Backend Engineer in Brandwatch, you are responsible for developing high quality code that can improve current solutions, or provide new functionalities to our clients. You will be part of the entire journey that brings a feature from a discovery state to delivery on production.

In this role, you will:

  • Improve and maintain the backend stack of Publish while contributing ideas and feedback to the rest of your backend colleagues.
  • Uphold a high-quality standard in the backendstack in collaboration with other teams.
  • Deliver well-tested and scalable solutions.
  • Act as a sparring partner to various members of the team.
  • Proactively share and debate best practices with your peers.

We are looking for people with:

  • Solid understanding of APIs and contracts.
  • Familiarity with micro-services and domain-driven design.
  • Intimate knowledge of the Spring Framework and the Spring ecosystem (although other similar frameworks are also fine).
  • Some prior exposure to distributed, eventually consistent systems.
  • A working knowledge of Elasticsearch, Apache Kafka and PostgreSQL – the more the better.
  • Experience in building and debugging complex systems.
  • Some exposure to reactive programming (is welcome).
  • Proficiency with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • The ability to write concise, to the point and idiomatic code in Java.
  • Knowledge of unit testing frameworks and end-to-end testing.
  • Excellent skills in communication and teamwork.
  • Adaptable, resourceful and able to share your knowledge with the rest of the team.
  • Good fluency in English.

What we offer:

  • Sick days – 10 days of sick leave is paid
  • Holiday – 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, ability to carry 5 days over each year.
  • Pension contribution – employer contribution up to 5% on a matched basis
  • Health cash plan employer paid at level 3. (Option to upgrade plan to level 4,5 or 6 + add family members at employee’s expense); Group life assurance – employer paid
  • Sport benefit – gym/sport membership contribution – 50% or up to 25 GBP per month employer contribution
  • Cycle to work; Employee discounts platform – through Reward Gateway
  • Dental insurance – preference premiums at employee’s cost + option to add family members
  • Employee assistance plan (EAP) & Full Headspace subscription
  • Maternity/parental leave policy & Sabbatical leave policy
  • Work from Home Equipment contribution Policy of up to USD 1000 (taxable)

Our values:

  • Authentic– We value openness and integrity, and strive for both between our colleagues and customers
  • BoldWe value fearlessness and conviction, and encourage our employees to push the company forward
  • Creative– We value originality and curiosity, and apply both to our work at all levels and in all areas
Operating and serving clients the world over, Brandwatch has 15 offices across the globe and more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Brandwatch is a Cision Company.

Tagged as: 201-500 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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