Backend Engineer (Student)

at getML (view profile)
Location Leipzig, Germany
Date Posted 2. December 2019
Category Software Development
Job Type Internship / Student assistant


Join our Team!


About us

Incorporated in Aug. 2017, we developed the first software tool to efficiently automate feature engineering for relational data and time series. As a fast growing tech-startup, we since deliver powerful solutions that empower data scientists and decision makers to pick the fruits of predictive analytics and machine learning by up to 80% more efficiently. Learn more about us at 

As part of getML you will work in a dynamic and diverse environment where we value flat hierarchies, curious minds and knowledge exchange. Our family sized team is a balanced mix of data scientists, software developers and entrepreneurs, and we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply! 


Your Responsibilities

As a member of our engineering team you will have a hand in both designing and implementing features from start to finish, including unit tests, deployment infrastructure, and ensuring our APIs are clean and easy to use. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your talent, learn new skills, and take on greater responsibilities.

This role also offers the opportunity to find a fit across a wide range of projects, including

  • working on the backend architecture that supports our SaaS product
  • being involved in the building of user management, licensing, and deployment services
  • building internal APIs together with our experienced backend developers in cooperation with our frontend team

The ideal candidate can bring new ideas from concept to implementation, write quality, testable code, and participate in design/development discussions. 



We expect a promising applicant to:

  • be an enrolled student in the field of computer science, information systems, or a related subject
  • already have gained real-world project experience with Python (knowledge in SQL and Go is a plus)
  • be knowledgeable with architectures on AWS
  • understand JavaScript / Vue.js code
  • experience in the machine learning/predictive analytics space is a big plus



We provide

  • a competitive salary
  • 30 days of paid vacation
  • an office in Plagwitz’ historic cotton mill at the heart of Leipzig´s creative scene 
  • brand-new work equipment
  • the opportunity to be part of the development of ground-breaking technology solutions
  • an open-minded and diverse team where you will collaborate closely with leading ML experts and the founder-team


Our Recruiting Process

Please send your application to and tell us about your talents and why you want to work with us. Within a day you will receive a swift initial response from us, followed by 

  1. Interview via phone or via Google Hangouts Meet
  2. On-site interview
  3. Recruiting challenge
  4. The offer

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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