Software Engineer - Backend (d/f/m)

Frontend - full-time - Munich

We are looking for a Backend Software Engineer (d/f/m) who will join us at the earliest possible date. In cooperation with our first-class engineers you will be responsible for server-side web application logic and sustainability. The position is based at our headquarters in Munich.

Your Team

  • Works in an Agile environment to create a website used by millions of users in 16 countries worldwide.
  • Designs and builds the user facing part of Stylight from the frontend to the backend.
  • Is committed to the quality, scalability and high performance of their code.
  • Values the learning and growth mindset and has dedicated time for self-driven, personal development.
  • Has low management overhead and a high level of trust in one another; enjoys autonomous work as well as pair programming. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Consider complex logical problems and develop pragmatic solutions concerning relative effort and business value.
  • Continue breaking a monolith and migrating towards microservices serving a headless frontend.
  • Participate in the process from system design to development, testing, deployment to the cloud, and monitoring.
  • Work closely with the other developers on new features.
  • Run A/B tests and evaluate the impact of your work in terms of our KPIs.
  • Help us grow our engineering culture, from knowledge-sharing sessions to hackathons
  • Explain technical concepts to non-technical colleagues.

Your Profile

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and relevant work experience of 4+ years.
  • You’re proficient with one of the languages: Java/Python - we use Java for development and Python for ops.
  • Big plus: working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, AWS.
  • You adhere to and advocate best engineering practices.
  • You have a good understanding of OOP and System Design principles.
  • You have proficient English skills and are able to communicate honestly and openly with your colleagues.
  • You are a motivated, compassionate individual who enjoys working in a cross-functional international team and are eager to learn from and teach others.

Why join Stylight?

  • With more than 120m yearly shoppers in 16 countries and >1,500 shops we are the largest lead generation aggregator within the fashion, home & living and beauty space.
  • Stylight is #1 Meetup organizer in Munich, and deeply involved in the local tech community. 
  • Together with Bits & Pretzels, we host, an annual developer conference with top-notch speakers and over 800 attendees.
  • International & highly motivated environment with open business culture in all departments. Our company language is English as we have more than 27 nationalities.
  • Hands-on work after quick ramp up & openness to new solutions and improvements.
  • Personal Development and constant growth is key. That's why at Stylight a personal development budget is given to you to use throughout the year for personal growth and regulatory Innovation Days which help to share our knowledge throughout the company.
  • We are family-friendly and health conscious which is why we offer yoga, fresh fruits & nuts and enjoy spending time with one another also outside of working hours - from BBQs to ping pong tournaments and Christmas tree decorating.
  • We have one of the coolest office spaces in Munich (and actually in Germany) in the city center, and just a 10-minute walk to the nearest Biergarten.
  • Want to know more? Check out: and

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 and certificates) in English or German! Your contact: Laura Grassl.