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Sr. Software Engineer II

Please note, the employing company is Conductor GmbH.

Conductor is a leading Website Optimization & Intelligence platform. Today’s top brands use Conductor to create and optimize digital experiences that get found organically in search engines and drive value for customers. The platform provides actionable SEO, content, and technical website intelligence paired with real-time website monitoring to help customers accelerate—and protect—digital growth.

Conductor is a mission-driven company with a commitment to innovation, customer success, and culture. For Conductor, success is improving the lives of all the people in our orbit—our customers, our customers' customers, our employee-owners, and our communities.

Conductor is seeking a seasoned, product-minded software engineer with distributed systems design experience to power the core pillar of our SaaS applications. The individual plays a crucial role in our core layer's design, development, and maintenance. We are looking for a candidate with a strong delivery- and problem-solving mindset and a can-do attitude to shape the future of our architecture. The individual will work with a stack of technologies, such as Kubernetes, AWS (RDS, SNS/SQS, S3), Java, Spring Framework, GraphQL Federation, and Kafka.

To support our Core Engineering Team, we are looking for a new:

Senior Software Engineer (f/m/d)

(Hybrid in Berlin or remote in Germany/ Full-time/ Permanent Contract)

Your Tasks:

  • Collaborate with application developers, product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to gather requirements, design and implement solutions that meet business needs, and execute on the enterprise strategy
  • Build the SaaS application based on micro-services, micro-frontends, AWS architecture
  • Drive technical designs that align with strategic organizational goals
  • Contribute and review architectural designs for scalable, extensible distributed systems
  • Contribute and review high-quality, fully-tested Java code
  • Collaborate with senior engineers and leaders across the organization to ensure cross-functional alignment and interoperability
  • Influence technical strategy via research, experimentation, POCs, and prototypes
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers on your team
  • Leverage your ability to communicate constructively, courteously, and professionally
  • Demonstrate empathy, respect, and fairness in everything you do

The successful candidate must thrive in ambiguity with a strong decision-making capability along with a sense of accountability, having a collaborative and supportive attitude. The candidate must have a passion to solve hard problems with technical expertise and a growth-mindset, using strong engineering rigor and data-driven operational skills to drive the desired outcomes across global teams.

Who you are:

  • A hands-on software engineer with 8+ years experience in software engineering, building scalable and secure distributed systems powering intelligent SaaS applications
  • Proficient in Java. Experience with other programming languages (Scala, Python, TypeScript etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with engineering software that leverages cloud computing platforms (preferably AWS) and container orchestration (preferably Kubernetes)
  • Experience in designing distributed systems
  • Experience in building SaaS applications
  • Experience in building data-intensive applications is a plus
  • Proficiency with solution discovery and delivery using rapid prototyping, experimentation, and iterative development
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills – can communicate clear technical solutions to complex data problems to both technical and non-technical audiences

About Conductor

Conductor’s search and content intelligence platform helps marketers create and optimize content to improve visibility online.

The technology generates customer intent insights that lead to compelling content, increased traffic, and higher organic marketing ROI. Customizable dashboards and workflows guide marketers through the content creation process, empowering them to measure, refine, and demonstrate the effectiveness of their SEO and content marketing efforts.

In addition to its SaaS platform, Conductor offers a suite of services and support including site audits, site migrations, and managed services that empower in-house marketing teams and digital marketing agencies to drive results and put their customers' needs first. Conductor's forward-thinking customers include leading global and emerging enterprise brands.

Your Benefits:

  • Friendly, open-minded and helpful international colleagues
  • Access to the learning platform LinkedIn Learning
  • Team and company events
  • Urban Sports (M) or Fitness First membership or Swapfiets
  • 28 days vacation at the start, 30 days after two years
  • Company pension allowance
  • Dog-friendly office

Interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application via the application link on our careers page. After receiving your application, you will immediately receive a confirmation e-mail from us. If you do not receive it, please check your spam folder and redirect the mail from our mail address to your inbox.