Azure IoT Backend Developer (f/m/d) [SNr. 14994]



Are you passionate about energy efficiency and sustainability?
Are you up to speed with all the latest developments in technologies enabling Internet of Things (IoT)?
You know how to build and design microservices architectures?
Do you possibly have a small home automation project of your own?
Big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are not just buzzwords but familiar concepts for you?

If that resonates with you, you might be the Azure IoT Backend Developer we are looking for! Jump in and join our enthusiastic core team to craft completely new things for the maritime industry. The core team’s ultimate mission is to improve the overall energy efficiency by the means of machine learning and the smart controls implemented thereof.

We also acknowledge that our task is not easy and therefore customer collaboration is of utmost importance and essence to succeed. In practice this means working with, listening, and learning from the numerous subject matter experts in maritime sector.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • You develop technical solutions primarily for back-end to match the requested functional and non-functional requirements.
  • You develop an AI platform, connected to number of external data sources and sensors, built on MS Azure IoT Edge RT.
  • You develop methods to achieve information dominance by leveraging data from IoT devices, third-party data feeds, in-house data stores, cloud systems and many other channels.
Region(en): Hamburg
Eintrittsdatum: asap


Our customer is a digital venture, established in 2019 and located in central Hamburg, Germany. The small and highly specialized team digitalises modern ships by means of internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI).
You may think of us as the butlers, who provide not only the data, but also the intelligence, for the greener next generation maritime vessels.

We are all living and breathing the Agile spirit, and we really believe our strength lies in the individuals and team interactions. We commit ourselves to continuous software production cycle and fast shipment of high quality products. We are rewarded when we are able to validate your hypotheses with the end customers.


Our mission is to ensure that the modern ships are not only built as energy efficient as possible, but also operated in the most sustainable way possible.

What we offer:

We offer you a flexible and safe hybrid office environment, competitive salary, and a front seat for watching and defining the shape of ocean going vessels in the future.


Master/PhD in STEM subjects or comparable

Here are some "soft qualities" we are looking for:

  • Highly motivated, outgoing, and creative individual who really believes work can be fun.
  • Passionate to improve and adapt the today’s technologies for a better, greener, tomorrow.
  • Enjoy venturing with new technologies and not at all afraid of creating something completely new what hasn’t been done before.
  • An understanding of the interaction between physical hardware and software programming


  • Practical know-how about IoT, IIoT and cloud architectures and affinity towards good code culture and scalable designs.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills with ability to work in international team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. German and Finnish is a bonus but working language is English.


- min. 3 year experience in the field of software business and development
- In depth experience with MS Azure IoT Stack (i.e. IoT Edge, IoT Hub, Streaming, Analytics etc.)
- Strong experience with DevOps and some of its tools
- Experience with any of below is considered a Plus (not in priority order):

  • Additional programing languages like Python and Java
  • Varied databases: RDBMS – PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server etc. NoSQL – MongoDB etc. Experience with time Series database would be considered a plus.
  • API based designs and familiarity of JS based UI frameworks i.e. vue.
  • Apache Hadoop and the Hadoop ecosystem.
  • One, or more, relevant tools (Sqoop, Flume, Kafka, Oozie, Hue, Zookeeper, HCatalog, Solr, Avro).
  • One, or more, Big Data Technologies such as (Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, and Presto).
  • Stream-processing systems: Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Data Streaming & Analytics with Azure IoT Edge platform.
  • Developing application with Asynchronized Message Queue notification, e.g MQTT
  • AI/ML concepts and technologies.
  • Scrum and continuous integration systems.
  • Supporting the Scrum team as Scrum Master.


Please send your application in English, including your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date
to Mr Martin Lennartz (

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