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Senior Backend Engineer - Kotlin, DDD

Ahoy! We are reinventing teamwork for spreadsheetsby introducing a productivity layer on top of Excel and Google Sheets.

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Ahoy!

We are reinventing teamwork for spreadsheetsby introducing a productivity layer on top of Excel and Google Sheets.

In short, we are building GitHub for Spreadsheets.

Why Us?


  1. Solve fascinating and hard problems that affect millions of users worldwide
  2. Work with cutting-edge tech following DDD principles
  3. Open & employee-driven company culture
  4. Parent & remote-friendly environment
  5. Option to work 100% remote within +- 2 hours time difference to Berlin with all employee benefits
  6. Competitive salary, Employee Stock Options & great benefits
  7. Backed by Europe’s finest investors

Your Challenge

  • Model and build our product following DDD principles and using up-to-date technology
  • Brainstorm with product specialists to conceptualize and build new features
  • Spar with other engineers and review code
  • Take an active part in our team's continuous strive for improving our standards and processes

Must-haves:


  • Strong knowledge in DDD and CQRS (Absolute must-have!)
  • Experience with Kotlin or Java
  • In-depth experience with application testing, releasing and deployment
  • Being framework agnostic
  • Experience working in Agile environments

Bonus points:


  • Experience with Reactive Programming and API design
  • Experience with Axon Framework, Spring Boot, Gradle
  • Experience with GCP, Kubernetes, Docker, Circle CI
  • Some full-stack tendencies (we roll on Angular, GraphQL, TypeScript)

Your Team


We are 13 people in the product engineering including the leadership. We’re an international English-speaking team with people from all over the world including New Zealand, Finnland, India, Egypt, Poland, Serbia, Latvia, and Germany.

We value diversity, we treat each other with respect. Our team is our most important asset.

Learn more about the product engineering team in our Open Culture Guide.

Our Open Culture


For us, the foundation of an evolving culture is based on openness, diversity, and the ability to adapt. We think that embracing our differences is an important ingredient for productivity, quality and growth. Our people are our most important asset. We treat each other with respect.

We believe company culture should follow the same principles as open-source culture. Therefore, we have decided to make most of our internal documentation public to everyone:

Explore our Open Culture Guide for more insights on team, benefits, the way we work and code, tech-stack, interview process, onboarding and a lot more.

Interested In Joining Us?


Amazing! Please send us your CV or Linkedin Profile, availability and salary expectations.

Applying for a remote position? Make sure you are located within +- 2 hours time difference from Berlin, Germany.

For more insights about candidate experience, interview process, relocation, benefits, stock options head over to our Open Culture Guide.

Layer is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from any national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religious background, gender identity, and those individuals with disabilities to apply.

Über Uns


Layer - Reinventing teamwork for spreadsheets by building a productivity layer for Excel and Google Sheets. Find out more at https://golayer.io.

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About Layer

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We are reinventing teamwork for spreadsheets by introducing a productivity layer on top of Excel and Google Sheets.

Layer is a cloud application that adds granular access control, process transparency, sophisticated data consolidation, and much more.

Ahoy! Want to change how millions of people work with spreadsheets?

We are reinventing teamwork for spreadsheets by introducing a productivity layer on top of Excel and Google Sheets.

In short, we are building GitHub For Spreadsheets.

Our journey of building an open culture

For us, the foundation of an evolving culture is based on openness, diversity, and the ability to adapt. We think that embracing our differences is an important ingredient for productivity, quality and growth. Our people are our most important asset. We treat each other with respect.

We believe company culture should follow the same principles as open-source culture. Therefore, we have decided to make most of our internal documentation public to everyone.

Let’s build next-gen tech

In our product engineering teams, everybody works side-by-side with the common goal of creating great and highly valuable products.

Product and tech mean the same thing for us — we follow DDD principles, we use event storming and event modelling along with design thinking and agile UX process to concept and specify epics.

Our tech stack is built on a variety of technologies from the latest hot-stuff to very proven things, including Kotlin, TypeScript, Axon Framework, Spring Boot, Angular 9, GraphQL, Postgres, RxJs, NGXS, Aspose, GrapeCity Documents, Google PubSub, Google BigTable, Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, CircleCI, Docker and tools like Github, Intellij IDEA, Sentry and Google Data Studio.

What are your benefits?

Honestly, we are tired of the standard benefits companies offer nowadays. Off course we have free drinks, fresh fruits, team lunches, frequent team events, education budget, 30 days of holidays... you name it!

But more importantly what are the benefits you would like to have? We believe in strong autonomy and ownership of everybody working at Layer.

That means no ABC catalog of benefits. Everyone is different, with different needs and interests.

🚲 Want to lease a bike to get to work or go free on public transport?
🚗 Want extra holidays to visit the family abroad?
🌴 Work from a warm place in the winter?
🏋 Want to have a yoga or gym subscription?
🖥️ Love standing desks?
👩‍🏫 You love going to conferences, contribute to open-source?

With every member of our team we are defining individual benefits.

YOUR benefits - not company benefits.

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