Backend Artist with Frontend Foo & some Ops Skills (BAFFOS) (m/f/d) in Berlin

Axel Springer Ideas is a 100 percent subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We work as a startup within the group and find solutions around the topic of digital content. We act as innovation drivers and, depending on the task at hand, implement the best results from prototypes to platforms.

Behind our products hides a bunch of cool technology & therefore we are looking for a new Backend Artist with an ounce of Frontend Foo & a pinch of Ops Skills (BAFFOS) for our stunning team.


Bring out your superpowers in solving complex challenges and write high quality code as part of our agile team We are building the future of Axel Springer together with you and believe us, it will be fantastic! You help us to keep our tech stack up-to-date and actively participate in our open source community. 

Why we will love you

  • You are proficient with the following backend technologies: Java8, Spring, plus a pinch of AngularJS & React; but we are also open for new things like Golang/Scala

  • And if RabbitMQ doesn't just remind you of Alice in Wonderland, you've come to the right place too

  • You know that ElasticSearch has nothing to do with Gummitwist and are a fan of search technologies

  • Heroku and Amazon AWS have become your flesh and blood and Data Ingestion Pipelines don't scare you.

  • You can handle man & machine equally well

Why you will love us

  • You'll be working with the “Best Team Ever”

  • We are open to new ideas, methods and - of course - technologies. Our team works on problems, not on tasks. We use our Awesomeness to help other teams and our customers and simply knit hammer products

  • We use Continuous Delivery/Deployment to keep everything going...

  • Well, already excited to let your influence work on the world of content? Don't wait any longer! Heave into the keys and get in touch with us - we can hardly wait to conquer the world with you


With us you get the chance to develop your skills and acquire new ones. In a modern office in the heart of Berlin you will work with qualified teams on the latest media technologies. Our wide range of seminars and workshops offers you the opportunity to develop your professional and interdisciplinary skills. In addition, you regularly take part in our Best Practice Clubs and are given the possibility to form a valuable network through regular exchanges with other subsidiaries of the Axel Springer Group (including Awin, idealo, KaufDa and Immonet). 

And there's even more: You also have flexible working hours and get an above-average number of vacation days, free drinks and healthy fruit. Standard equipment also includes a MacBook Pro with Apple Cinema Display, an iPhone and technical gadgets to clear your head. 


Send us your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, references) with your earliest possible starting date to  

By the way: Your data will only be stored until the end of the application process and then deleted. However, with your consent, your application may be kept for a further six months so that we can contact you if we find a suitable position in the meantime.