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Back End Developer @metr

Permanent employee

Berlin - Tempelhofer Ufer
About us
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder offering a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures. We are an operational VC, technology provider, and innovation partner made up of a strong team of business architects, tech experts, and experienced founders.

Fascinated by the potential of IoT? We are too. We gather the best and brightest minds across industries to collaborate on connected ideas for the future. As part of the German de:hub initiative, NBT is the center of gravity for all things IoT. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT ecosystem to develop new IoT companies.
Whether you’re looking to solder hardware, tackle key innovation challenges across industries, or lead a venture into a steady IoT future, you’ll find a home at NBT. Have a look at our current openings below and get in touch!
Join our Team!
METR is one of the initial NBT AG supported ventures.
We provide conscious IoT solutions - including hardware and software - that enable use cases for building technology automation and smart home applications. We enable the interoperability of different technological systems in buildings through a local IoT-network, which integrates tech-solutions with different IoT protocols into an open system. 
Your tasks
  • Take responsibility for the complete backend and play an important role in architectural decisions
  • Actively code, debug, and test – delivering high quality and well-structured code
  • Help create our IoT infrastructure solving real, technically challenging problems
  • Collaborate closely with our international hardware and software development team
  • Must have:
    • Very good knowledge of Python
    • Positive, team-oriented and get-things-done attitude
    • Proven experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence 
    • Interest in Deep Learning Technologies (using frameworks like scikit-learn & keras)
    • Interesting project that you have worked on (GitHub examples welcome)
  • Nice to have:
    • Talent for writing clean and easily maintainable code
    • Experience in relevant Python frameworks (Django, Flask)
    • Some experience in DevOps, continuous-integration and deploying your own projects
Our Offer
  • A sweet deal
    • Full-time permanent contract
    • Competitive salary
    • 26 days of paid vacation
    • Flexible working hours
    • Relocation assistance for internationals
    • Free drinks & fruits
    • Hardware of your choice
  • Top notch lab access
    • Unlimited access to a fully equipped R&D lab for fast prototyping through to minor production runs at post prototype stages. The lab covers 4 areas: Electronics, 3d printing, mechanical engineering and P&P machines for pcb manufacturing. 
  • Culture driven organisation
    • Take responsibility for your projects. No micromanagement. 
    • Work within a flat hierarchy among  international team members from 15 countries
    • Healthy working hours
    • Yoga room, nap room, and fitness studio in the new Factory office location
  • Work with the best
    • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team.
    • Collaborate with experienced founders and internationally established partners, ranging from the Fraunhofer Institute, GlobalFoundries, to Consensys. 
Recruitment agency
We do not work with recruitment agencies.
Relocation & EU work visa
We offer relocation assistance for this position regarding paperwork, visa and first steps in Germany. 

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