Agile Software-Development and IT-Operations made in Berlin

why pinguin

Why pinguin

We are a group of highly-qualified software developers and system operators from all over the world working in the heart of Berlin. Our in-house software is the backbone of the businesses we drive and is used by a multitude of international users.

the team

The Team

We believe quality is more important than quantity, and we therefore have small teams in which everyone can share visions and ideas. We are a diverse group of open-minded, talented and pragmatic professionals.

the location

The Location

You can find us in a serene backyard office in the midst of multi-cultural Berlin-Schöneberg, next to many restaurants with various cuisines, and just three minutes to public transportation connections (U Kleistpark).

the office

The Office

Our offices are located on the upper floors of a spacious building, where many of our users work. The atmosphere we create encourages intensive and inspiring exchange beyond day-to-day business.

how we work

How we work

In a few words: agile, flat hierarchy, lunch together, improvement day, self-improvement resources, great coffee machine, free fruit, great results.

We Love Software Development And Operations

We Love Software Development And Operations

Pinguin AG is the IT-subsidiary of an internationally operating group of companies, which is the leading provider of remote secretary and virtual office services in Europe. We develop and operate a Software-as-a-Service supporting tens of thousands of freelancers and small businesses customers across Europe to organize their day-to-day business.

Our software platform consists of REST APIs, web applications and mobile applications. ​We work in small teams according to the Agile methodology. In the spirit of flat hierarchies, we believe in giving end-to-end responsibility to the people who actually build the software and enjoy interactions with stakeholders across the company – including C-Level executives.

We offer digital signage and access control systems. We operate more than 300 servers in several distributed datacenters and thousands of user endpoint devices. Our telecommunication and digital office services are designed to ease the everyday workload of thousands of customers around the world: No matter where they are located, we always provide them with highly professional solutions.

 

In order to ensure high quality results, we employ automated testing and continuous integration technologies like JUnit and Jenkins.

Why you should join us:

Pinguin top facts

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Over 2 million lines of source code in 10 programming languages

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12.000 meters of cables

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10.000 automated tests

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20+ deployments per day

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16 currently spoken languages

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40 liters of coffee per day

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A network covering 3 continents

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91% helpdesk-tickets solved within one week

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Backend Engineer (m/f/d)Berlin

Your challenges:

We are a small company working in small teams and consider ourselves as “startup at heart”. As our company group is successfull in business since 20 years, but we’ve kept our flat hierarchies and let’s-do-it-mentality. We believe that a pleasant atmosphere helps teams to be effective and creative. Creating, maintaining and fostering exactly that will be your first challenge. We would love to hear your ideas about how you’d like to coach and guide your team. You will be their go-to-person when it comes to providing reasonable architectural decision making and solid plans that cover the details as well as the bigger picture.

Tech-wise, our solution is build in Java using Spring and Hibernate. Imagine it as a big variety of micro-services using RESTful APIs which empower HTML5-Web-Applications. To be completely honest, there is still some legacy code involved that we want to get rid of.

How will you bring its functionalities into new services, allowing new features to be created quickly? To save our customers time, you will need to ensure connections to a fistful of cloud services like Google, Office365, Apple, CRM-systems, telephony services and many more.

Creating a new backend infrastructure with a modern Frontend application is your challenge number two. Right now, we are combining the concepts of Micro-Services in the backend with Web-Components and HTML5 in the Frontend. You’ve got better ideas? Let us know - you’re the expert!

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Own and run our entire infrastructure
  • Manage and maintain our heterogenous system landscape and its security
  • Increase levels of automation and high availability
  • Level up and automate our infrastructure with Puppet and Ansible
  • Introduce new technology, especially cloud-based solutions with AWS and Azure
  • Implement DevOps concepts
  • Develop great ideas about how to improve our stack

Things you’ve ideally experienced already:

  • You know how to support a good team spirit
  • You´ve seen an idea grow when everyone contributes instead of fighting for who is right
  • You´ve people to benefit from your expertise
  • You´ve 3 years of expertise with Java, Spring, Hibernate
  • You´ve ideas about how good code looks like
  • You´ve crafted RESTful APIs, micro-services, SQL databases
  • You helped to create a DevOps-mindset
  • You´ve played around CI/CD principles using Jenkins, Stash, Git and Linux already
  • You´ve developed prototypes and provided incremental improvements
  • You´ve got sparkles in your eyes about backend infrastructure architecture
  • You´re not afraid of sprinkles of Frontend using HTML5 either
  • You´ve worked with RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch? That´s an asset
  • Ideally, seen a university from the inside. You don't? No worries, we like autodidacts too!

 

It’s a match, if we share some core beliefs:

  • Treat your teammates as you’d like to be treated.
  • Be a good mentor and coach to your team.
  • People before technology & Smart solutions over ideology
  • Clear and transparent communication and expectations.
  • Being a team player and not a lonesome hero.
  • Contributing your favourite idea to a discussion with colleagues is about creating something bigger, not about telling others how great you are or how things should be done.
  • Agile Methods like Scrum or Kanban are a tool to improve the product step by step and flexible, not a religion.
  • No discussion, no honey

Your perks:

  • Choose what's best for your: MacBook or PC?
  • Ride a bike or a train: we provide a bike or public transport ticket
  • Stay healthy and relaxed: we support Urban Sports Club
  • Become a Foam master or Bartender: enjoy the best coffee machine and beer from tap in our office
  • Level up your skills: we will get you eye-opening books
  • Take a course: we will support your hunger for education
  • You need some holidays? 28 days for everyone
  • You don´t smoke? Get one extra day off
  • You have hobbies and a family? Great. We have core hours to maintain flexibility

Sounds terrifying? Bummer! We’re sorry to hear that.

Sounds terrific? Great! Get in touch.

We at Pinguin are fostering diversity and are committed to create teams with a broad variety of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and skills. All decisions about interviews, offers and employment are based on expertise, merit and business need.

Frontend Developer (m/f/d)Berlin

About us

What is key to every business success? It is keeping focus on what you are best at and leave your competitors behind. Many freelancers and small business owners are forced to do everything themselves resulting in loss of focus and missed business opportunities. They can’t use their time efficiently because they get distracted by incoming calls, messages and mails or miss on opportunities because they were not able to answer that one call that would have been the next big deal.

Our powerful and constantly developing software as a service communication platform is for more than 20 years a catalyst for success in that our customers never miss an opportunity while being able to maintain focus and concentrate on their core activities.


Tasks

Your challenge: 

Collaborating with our designers, you will create interfaces that make it fun and satisfying to interact with our services. Communication with the back-end is done through a REST-API, which you will help to extend. You will build new web-apps for our customers using JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5 by leveraging modern technologies like Angular or NativeScript. Great user experience is key.

 

Requirements

Your profile: 

    • You are fluent in web technologies like HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript
    • Knowledge of Angular and Nativescript is an asset
    • You have multiple years of working experience in frontend development
    • You are able to use REST-based backend services (if you can do it in Java it's a plus)
    • You think pragmatically and constantly look for the best solution
    • You feel responsibility for our products and have the willingness to participate in architectural discussions and decisions


It’s a match, if we share some core beliefs:

    • Treat your teammates as you’d like to be treated.
    • Be a good mentor and coach to your team.
    • People before technology & Smart solutions over ideology
    • Clear and transparent communication and expectations.
    • Being a team player and not a lonesome hero.
    • Contributing your favourite idea to a discussion with colleagues is about creating something bigger, not about telling others how great you are or how things should be done.
    • Agile Methods like Scrum or Kanban are a tool to improve the product step by step and flexible, not a religion.
    • No discussion, no honey


Benefits

Your perks:

    • Choose what's best for your: MacBook or PC?
    • Ride a bike or a train: we provide a bike or public transport ticket
    • Stay healthy and relaxed: we support Urban Sports Club
    • Become a Foam master or Bartender: enjoy the best coffee machine and beer from tap in our office
    • Level up your skills: we will get you eye-opening books
    • Take a course: we will support your hunger for education
    • You need some holidays? 28 days for everyone
    • You don´t smoke? Get one extra day off
    • You have hobbies and a family? Great. We have core hours to maintain flexibility


Sounds terrifying? Bummer! We’re sorry to hear that.

Sounds terrific? Great! Get in touch.

We at Pinguin are fostering diversity and are committed to create teams with a broad variety of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and skills. All decisions about interviews, offers and employment are based on expertise, merit and business need

Contact- Get in touch

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