Backend Engineer Actio – Berlin, Germany

Job description

At actio we are trying to help people improve their well-being by developing healthy habits. Our goal is to pull people from their daily routines and engage them in a never-repeating, high-quality & well-designed experience. Actio sessions are hard to skip: we’re going to call all the participants in!

On the backend, we rely a lot on AWS (terraform-provisioned), PostgreSQL, Python & Django REST API Framework. We’re looking for someone to further evolve the stack and make our highly dynamic WebRTC/Twilio-based sessions even more advanced. Interested? Apply at

About the job:

  • Providing a fast, reliable and nice-to-use API for actio mobile & web applications
  • Ensuring smooth operations for our interactive WebRTC video and audio sessions 
  • Taking an active part in developing actio app, working together with Product, Design and Mobile Engineers

About you:

  • Solid experience with designing and building REST APIs on Python + Django stack
  • Automated tests are part of your regular workflow
  • Hands-on experience in working with AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience in “Infrastructure as Code” tools

Bonus points:

  • Experience in developing background services in Go
  • Experience in monitoring, incident handling and 24×7


  • 4-days working week
  • Testing sessions with actio coaches
  • Remote work is an option (timezone: CET/CEST, GMT+1)
  • Nice office in Berlin with the view on the river Spree
  • In-office catering once a week
  • Salary range: 50k-75k€ gross per year (depending on seniority)