Software Engineer - Backend (d/f/m)

Recommendation Systems & Business Intelligence - full-time - Munich

At Stylight, we’re on a mission to build the world’s best search platform for Fashion, Beauty and Design. We're always looking for talent to join our engineering team, and help connect millions of users with their favorite products across 15 countries.

You’ll get to work with systems that handle thousands of requests per second, from custom analytics solutions to multi-regional search and ranking pipelines. We operate at a scale of billions of data points per month, which means you'll never run out of fun challenges waiting to be solved. Sounds exciting? Read on!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support the team by building automated solutions, providing easy access to data, as well as driving our team forward with your new ideas in order to grow our revenue.

  • Consider complex logical problems and develop pragmatic solutions with regard to relative effort and business value.

  • Write code, run systems, own infrastructure, automate development, raise the quality bar, grow team members, challenge the status quo, and actively exchange with other teams on interfaces and data flows. 

  • Enjoy what you do and be willing to teach and learn new technologies.

Your Profile

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in a software development role and deploying your workloads to the cloud in an automated way (we heavily use AWS, Docker, Kubernetes and only use cloud native technologies)..

  • Proficient with Python, Scala or Java. Willingness to learn new languages.

  • Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following topics: Search Infrastructure, Distributed Systems, Machine Learning or Batch Processing (Terabyte-scale). 

  • Big plus: working knowledge of Airflow, Docker, Elasticsearch, Kubernetes, Spark or BigQuery.

Our Tech Stack

  • Most of our services are written in either Python or Scala.

  • We run our systems on AWS, and Google Cloud Platform.

  • We use CircleCI to test, package, and deploy Docker containers to Kubernetes.

  • We monitor our services with Datadog, Kibana, Sentry, Cloudwatch, and PagerDuty.

Your Future Team:

  • We’re an international team with different backgrounds: Machine Learning, Data Science, Engineering.

  • We love solving problems with a pragmatic approach - good enough is better than perfect.

  • We work in two-week sprints, value autonomy, open communication and having few meetings.

  • We love Slack. Besides sharing bad jokes and memes, it’s also where our alerts show up.

Why join Stylight?

  • Shape the way Stylight grows! With 160m yearly shoppers in 15 countries and >1,500 shops we are the world's leading online search platform for Fashion, Beauty, and Design.

  • Worldwide vibes! Our team is made up of individuals from over 25 countries, who speak 41 languages, and represent many different backgrounds. You will be inspired by talented colleagues from around the world.

  • Curiosity is our compass! We support and encourage you in achieving your goals by providing you with an annual personal development budget of 2.000EUR and 3 personal development days, that you may use for external trainings. All while you obtain regular feedback sessions with your peers and manager.

  • Always one step ahead! Bi-monthly Innovation Days foster knowledge sharing throughout the whole company.

  • Hybrid Working Model: Balance is the key to our success! We give you the ability and flexibility to manage your own work and personal life, through a mix of office, remote and semi-remote opportunities.

  • Vacation counts! Whether you plan a family vacation or to visit your friends back home – 27 days of paid vacation + Christmas and New Year’s day are all yours! And let’s not forget the yearly extra day you get for the first 3 years of company affiliation.

  • You are not alone! You will be assigned a buddy who will help you navigate through your first weeks of onboarding

  • Prost, Cheers, Salute ! We celebrate our success in every language!

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Up for the challenge?

If you want to work in a fun, exciting, challenging and dedicated environment, then don't hesitate and apply today via We're looking forward to reading your complete application (cover letter, CV, references, certificates, GitHub profile) in English! Your contact: Theresia Bähr.