Senior Back-end Engineer in Clue

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Clue helps everyone who menstruates to understand their bodies—and to be empowered by that knowledge. Our vision is to enable women and people with cycles to live in tune with their biology, not in spite of it. Founded by Ida Tin, Clue is a VC-­backed startup based in Berlin helping over 10 million people each month get insights into their reproductive health via our Android and iOS apps. We collaborate with world-leading universities and institutes to advance female health research with our dataset and deliver essential education about health, periods, and sex via our website,

Job description

  • Be part of a cross-functional team of engineers, product owners, and data scientists
  • Design, build, and deploy backend services, processing and securely storing health data for millions of users
  • Help maintain and monitor our existing microservices, currently running on JVM and Node.js
  • Support us in improving our delivery pipelines, from GitHub to Jenkins to Kubernetes
  • Work closely with our mobile app, data, BI, and support teams to troubleshoot problems
  • Several years of real-world experience building and operating distributed backend systems used by many concurrent users
  • Experience in building microservices on the JVM
  • Good knowledge of unit and integration testing techniques
  • Experience Docker, and Kubernetes is a plus
  • A grasp of the importance of writing good documentation, for developers, as well as for other colleagues
  • Good communication skills — talking to product owners, support teams…


We believe personal growth is essential for professional growth which is why we offer all the standard benefits, plus some that are uniquely Clue.
  • Care for your body and mind with free weekly yoga and personal trainer sessions, a free on-site therapist and low-cost massages in the office
  • Learn and grow with a personal education budget and subsidised German lessons at work
  • Work your way in our child-friendly and dog-friendly office. We’ll help with relocation if you’re not already in Berlin.
  • Five weeks of paid vacation each year, a competitive salary, participation in our all-employee option pool, and the option to join the company pension plan.
Clue is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members. Our users are global and multicultural—and we want our team to reflect this. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us.

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