• Full Time
  • Berlin

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Cyber Intelligence at Scale

At botswatch Technologies, we build innovative software solutions to tackle one of today’s biggest challenges: the manipulation and harmful use of the information environment through emerging threats such as manipulation and disinformation on social media networks, manipulated regional narratives, manipulated audiovisual content (deep fakes), account spoofings and hack-and-leak tactics.

We understand these threats as data anomalies within the information environment data stream. Our technology is leading in identification and analysis of anomalies within the information environment automated and in real-time.

About the job

Botswatch Technologies’ engineers develop cutting-edge solutions for one of today’s biggest challenges: the manipulation and harmful use of the information environment. Our technology needs to handle rapid changes within the information environment data stream, every day. Our engineers work on a small team together with product development and threat analysts. They are responsible to manage project priorities, deadlines and update documentation within their field.


  • Master’s degree, PhD or equivalent practical experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related field
  • Experience with general programming languages including Java and Python
    (Go or C++ is a plus)
  • Experience with one or more of the following: distributed and parallel systems, big data technologies, large-scale data processing, stream processing, database management
  • Experience in building and operating solutions with large scale data processing systems
    (Hadoop, Kafka, Flink, Spark)
  • Experience in working in a collaborative environment of agile software development
    (Scrum or equivalent)
  • Ability to discuss ideas and solutions on a cross-functional team with various backgrounds in computer science, technology, media, journalism and security
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently

What you do

  • Design, test and implement the next generation technology that enables real-time detection of information threats, impacting billions of people worldwide
  • Build the next generation infrastructure for data-intensive applications in both distributed and parallel systems for big and small data packages
  • Find solutions for large scale data processing problems
  • Design and build cutting-edge applications to access the data on distributed and parallel systems


We offer competitive salary, an individual ticket for public transportation in Berlin and assist you in applying for a working visa in Germany if needed. There is a life at work and outside of work. Sometimes it is important to step back a day or to be there for your family. Depending on your project and your role, working remotely is possible.

At botswatch Technologies, we want you to continue learning and developing. Botswatch is connected to our outstanding partners and expert community and to the world’s leading universities and research institutes. We empower our people to train and improve their individual skills in a highly motivated and international team in order to develop scalable security solutions for the challenges of tomorrow.

We are far from done yet

botswatch Technologies is an engineering company. We build our technology with passion and an open mind in a cross-functional team with backgrounds in data science, security and the news industry. We share a passion for innovative, unconventional approaches and complex challenges to data science and cyber reconnaissance. We believe that diversity of people, ideas and cultures leads to outstanding products.

We are finalist of the 2018 SXSW Interactive Innovation Award “Privacy & Security” and “New Technologies Startup AI and More” winner 2018, but we are far from done yet. Join the team to build the next generation of world’s leading products for information security.


You can send us your application online: https://botswatch.de/ads/data-engineer-distributed-systems/  or via apply@botswatch.de.

Your data

By applying for the job offer you agree that botswatch Technologies use your personal data in the recruitment process. The legal basis for processing your application data is Article 6 par. 1 lit. b) GDPR. Your rights in respect of data protection are part of Chapter 3 GDPR. You have the right to contact a supervisory authority. Regarding any questions, you can contact us via apply@botswatch.de.

To apply for this job please visit botswatch.de.