Senior Software Engineer, Data (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin, Munich

About You

You like to get things done and are obsessed about solving problems for the users of your product. Location-wise, you are based in Munich or Berlin.

About Earlybird

Earlybird is a venture capital investor focused on European technology companies. Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all growth and development phases of a company and supports its portfolio companies with financial resources, strategic support, as well as access to an international network and capital markets. Earlybird invests out of a family of focused and independently-managed funds: Digital West (Western Europe), Digital East (Emerging Europe), Healthcare, UNI-X (University spinoffs), and Growth Opportunity. With EUR 2 billion under management, 8 IPOs, and 30 trade sales, Earlybird is one of Europe’s most established and active venture capital firms.


You would be joining the small, fast-moving in-house engineering team. We develop EagleEye, a tool that focuses on helping our investment team to find better deals, faster. We collaborate closely with the investment team in order to solve their key problems as well as support other functions in the firm, such as the investor relations, with for example portfolio analysis.

At Earlybird, your projects, responsibilities, and tasks will likely include:
  • Extending system for startup & people scoring. Enhancing our startup scoring system, to allow for more sophisticated ways of recommending startups
  • Enhancing architecture for crawling. Improving the maintainability & scalability of our architecture for crawling
  • Improving system for entity-resolution. Increasing the accuracy & scalability  of our entity-resolution system

Our core stack includes Python and PostgreSQL. We work in Google Cloud Platform, making use of services like Cloud SQL, Cloud Storage, and Cloud Functions.

What we hope you bring to the role:
  • Your have a user-centric mindset to solving engineering problems
  • You have 3-5 years of experience working in a data- or backend oriented software engineering position
  • You are proficient in SQL
  • You are proficient in at least one programming language such as Java, C++, or Python (Experience with Python is preferred but not required)
  • Work experience within a agile, startup-like environment is preferred but not required
  • Relevant work authorization for the country you intend to work in
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