Senior Backend Entwickler for our new eHealth startup

  • IT
  • Mannheim, Germany

Senior Backend Entwickler for our new eHealth startup

Job description

Rheingau Founders is looking for a senior backend developer for our new eHealth startup. 

Join the engineering team and reshape the care industry by building the next horizon of eHealth innovation.

The startup envisions a holistic elderly care: Based on machine learning approaches and psychological-statistical methods the eHealth startup has developed a new product for seniors to effectively prevent injuries, to relieve relatives and personalize care. In fact, the treatment of seniors' injuries is one of the fastest growing medical services and the eHealth venture operates in a billion Euro market. With its innovative product the startup already won customers such as AOK or German Red Cross and is backed by well-known investors.

As part of the engineering team you will have the opportunity to lead your own team and work closely together with the two founders (CTO & CEO). You will be responsible for the app development and the technical infrastructure.



  • Lead the App engineering team and provide guidance and support where necessary
  • Provide mentoring and skill development instruction to developers
  • Work with data scientist experts and the sales team to prioritize feature development and provide development estimates
  • Manage front-end, back-end, and QA developers  as well as the designer
  • Establish standards including code reviews, documentation, and testing
  • Expectation management with a strong drive to meet deadlines  


  • Lead the application development and delegate tasks where necessary
  • Apply in-depth development expertise to code, implement and integrate tools and features
  • Evaluate components based on relevant feature sets for integration into the platform
  • Optimize code and performance to ensure consistent user experience
  • Manage all aspects of code including version management, code quality, and unit testing
  • Monitor CI/CD pipeline and platform deployments


  • Monitor Cloud infrastructure to ensure stability and scale requirements are satisfied
  • Participate in infrastructure improvements where necessary
  • Monitor CI/CD pipeline and platform deployments


Required: Proven track record of excelling at aforementioned responsibilities.

Preferred: Experience with UAT, platform orchestration, RESTFUL APIs, Rancher and Cloud architecture + services


This position offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, a collaborative work environment, and recognition programs including bonus opportunities along with a beautiful offices in Mannheim.

  • Building and growing an eHealth company and a disruptive product
  • Immediate responsibility to leave your imprint: Full scope of action within your area
  • Room for new ideas and personal growth: Follow your aspiration and proactively shape your career
  • Startup spirit: Flat hierarchies, open communication and an international and highly motivated team, regular team activities and events outside of work


Rheingau Founders is a professional co-founder for digital business located in Berlin, Germany. The team around the founding partners Dr. Tobias Johann, Philipp Hartmann and Kai Hansen support their portfolio founders with their extensive knowledge of building and scaling Online and Mobile businesses. Till date, Rheingau portfolio firms have raised more than EUR 130m in follow-on funding, creating more than 650 jobs in the Berlin ecosystem. Most recent highlights from the Rheingau Portfolio include itembase (e-commerce enabling platform), simplesurance (cross & upselling tool for insurances), medlanes (e-health solution) and Service Partner ONE (B2B office management tool).