New Work SE - for a better working life
We believe in a world of work where people can find their true self and achieve their full potential. This not only makes individuals more satisfied and happier, it also makes companies more successful.
Olá Porto! We opened a new tech office in beautiful Porto two years ago and we are looking for great people to join our team!
We currently have an opening for a Software Architect (f / m / x). Remote
Every single day, our ten prestigious brands, products and services help shape the future of work by focussing on people For a better working life.
Within the New Work SE and its subsidiaries, you will be part of an organisation with almost 500 amazing developers and a healthy learning culture that involves pair programming, different communities of practice, joint Hack week projects and more.
While most of our products focus on the German speaking market, our development teams are collaborating from 6 offices across Europe.
Our working culture is international, our working language English and you will find a technology-driven environment that enables you to grow professionally.
Our System Architecture team maintains and enhances platforms that allow all other business units to develop, run and monitor their applications.
We own a few critical pieces of infrastructure, like the common message bus, as well as some public libraries making application development at New Work easier.
Join us in finding innovative solutions to technically complex challenges!
A challenging task
Implement robust, scalable and highly optimised infrastructure components
Improve and maintain existing application code
Review and optimize our software and system architecture
Evaluate and recommend new technology to improve the existing ecosystem
Take ownership of platforms that improve daily lives of several hundreds of developers
A convincing background
You have extensive experience in web application architecture (scalability, availability, APIs)
You like to stay at the cutting edge of web application design and implementation within distributed systems
You are passionate about and brilliant at solving challenging problems
You enjoy sharing knowledge and are good at writing developer-oriented documentation
You have experience in working with different stakeholders and have excellent communication skills
Experience in working in a Techlead, Architect or Lead role in the past is a plus
Experience with running containerized software and Kubernetes in particular is also a plus
You are able to communicate efficiently in English
An inspiring environment
Remote-friendly approach with options that can go up to 100% of your time - work from anywhere in Portugal.
The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 19 million users
Innovation / hack weeks
Annual conference allowances, trainings, meetups and brownbag lunches throughout the year and if you want to speak at conferences, we'll support you at any way we can
Many different events and initiatives just for fun
Health Insurance for you and your kids
An Employee Assistance Program to assist you with any personal or work-related problems that may impact your mental and emotional well-being
25 days of vacation per year + 3 days off (Carnival, Christmas eve and New Year’s eve)
Sabbatical leave for a break from work
A multicultural environment with colleagues from all over the world, with diverse backgrounds
Free breakfast, organic fruit, drinks, snacks, newbies special lunches and much more
English, German and Portuguese lessons
Feeling sporty? Enjoy great gym deals, running club and other deals
A mobile device for your private use (iPhone, iPad, Android, you choose!)
A referral bonus for referring a friend
You pet is more than welcome : )
We contribute into open source and let the world know what we are doing () and organize public user groups and coding events.
Check out our XING engineering blog at .
Your turn : If you think this position is right for you and that you can help us make XING big in Porto, we’d be delighted to talk to you. Simply apply at
Not the right job for you? Don’t worry! You’re more than welcome to send us an unsolicited application!