iTranslate is a leader in real-time language translation and communication products, built on proprietary technology and strong machine learning know-how. iTranslate’s offering spans applications such as iTranslate Translator, the leading independent translation and dictionary app with over 200M downloads and Typeright, the AI-powered writing assistant. iTranslate also offers translation and communication services to corporate clients through team-functionality and enterprise-level APIs. iTranslate is recognized as a leader in design, innovation and technology at the service of communication, having been awarded the prestigious Apple Design Award.

Your Role

As a Backend Engineer you will take part in building and delivering high quality products to our users. You will be responsible for taking part or full ownership of developing and deploying business features and their associated backend services. You will collaborate within and the stakeholders outside your core team. You will follow technological and product developments on the market, bringing new ideas into the team, evaluating them and turning them into prototypes and delivered features. You will maintain high standards of our codebase and DevOps practices.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, building, and maintaining distributed and containerized cloud and microservice-, and event-based architecture
  • Producing optimal code that adheres with Clean Code and Clean Architecture
  • Simplifying and automating engineering processes
  • Monitoring and responding to errors and scalability issues 
  • Ensuring precision when working with services that impact millions of users around the globe
  • Embracing and fostering a culture of knowledge-sharing and make technical architecture decisions
  • Maintain high code quality standards

Skills you should have:

Must have:

  • 4+ years of work experience in the area of Backend/DevOps
  • Mastery in coding, designing, and maintaining HTTP/web based APIs
  • Knowledge of at least one the following Cloud Providers: Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Expertise in one industry-standard backend-tailored software language and its ecosystem with the ability to adapt and introduce new ones to the company’s Python-stack 
  • Good command of architecting, managing and deploying microservices and event-based enterprise architectures
  • Understand the fundamentals of DevOps, SRE, software-testing, and quality assurance
  • Very good knowledge of databases and other persistence stores
  • Ability to troubleshoot Linux and lead DNS management
  • At least basic knowledge of Terraform and Kubernetes
  • Experience with CI/CD and Github
  • Excellent English skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with search engines (Elastic Search or others)
  • Knowledge of Golang/NodeJS/Ruby


  • Self-starter with a hands-on mentality
  • Ability to make ad-hoc development decisions
  • Comfortable being autonomous
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to communicate comfortable with other stakeholders outside core engineering


Base gross salary range for this position in Austria lies between € 48,000 and € 56,000 per annum. The Company is ready to adjust this range based on candidate’s qualification level and skills, and based on candidate’s compensation expectations.


Apply for this Job

* Required

resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)