Go/Golang Software Engineer (m/w/d) in Prop Tech

at Engel & Volkers Technology GmbH (view profile)
Location Hamburg, Germany
Date Posted December 1, 2019
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type jenkins


Does the premise of solving large scale business problems with technology excite you? Are you interested in the challenges of digitizing and automating processes in the traditional real-estate industry? Do you want to be part of the ground-up software development at a EUR 700 million-a-year business, and make a massive impact in transforming the industry itself? Then we need to talk!

At Engel & Völkers Technology, we are reimagining our own industry. An industry that we have excelled in for over 40 years and has transformed Engel & Völkers into one of the world’s leading service companies specialised in the brokerage of premium residential property, commercial real estate, yachts and aircraft. Despite our successes, we see the need to be on the leading edge of innovation and always be pushing the boundaries of the industry. As a software engineer, you will be involved in developing property-tech that will revamp an entire industry. You will own the full software development lifecycle of your products and work on complex problems with startup agility at enterprise scale with global impact.

Our development ecosystem:

  • Languages: Java, Golang, JavaScript, TypeScript, Python, Elixir, Objective-C, Swift
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL, OracleDB, Redis
  • CI/CD Toolchain: Jenkins, Saltstack, Artifactory
  • Project Management: JIRA, Confluence
  • We believe in using the best tool for the job, you make your case

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan, design and implement end-to-end solutions for products with your team and product owners
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Participate actively in technological discussions and presentations with fellow engineers and iterate on technologies and practices
  • Be a solid team player as part of an agile, autonomous team and contribute to the development of fellow engineers

Your profile:

  • Experience designing and delivering APIs and backend services meeting industry standards and complying to internal SLAs
  • Extensive knowledge of software engineering best practices covering the full software development lifecycle
  • Several years of proven software development experience with Go/Golang
  • Experience with at least one database management system
  • Understands the importance of a well organized codebase and documentation
  • Capable of implementing unit, integration, end-to-end and load testing of developed applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Business Informatics or equivalency in relevant work experience


  • Experience in developing with Node.js
  • Public GitHub/GitLab/Bitbucket account with demonstrable coding projects
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration with Docker and Kubernetes 
  • Experience with cloud providers (GCP, AWS)
  • Experience working with socket-based communication protocols such as gRPC or Websockets
  • Experience in the real estate industry, ideally in PropTech (Property Technology)

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