ALFRED Maritime GmbH, located in Hamburg, digitalises modern ships by means of internet of things and artificial intelligence. Our mission is to ensure that modern ships are not only built as energy-efficient as possible, but also operated in the most sustainable way possible – for a greener tomorrow. If you are looking for interesting challenges in an innovative startup environment, come and join our team.

To strengthen our team, we are currently seeking a

Azure IoT Backend Developer (m/f/d)

Are you interested in energy efficiency and sustainability? Are you up to speed with the latest developments in Microsoft Azure technologies enabling Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)? You are not afraid of diving to the deep end of a data lake? Big data 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 ALFRED Maritime GmbH is 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 sustainability of shipping 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 and learning from the numerous subject matter experts in the maritime sector.

Your role:

  • Create technical solutions primarily for backend to match the requested functional and non-functional requirements
  • Develop an IoT/AI platform, connected to a number of external data sources and sensors, built on MS Azure IoT Edge RT
  • Contribute to the development of 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

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in STEM subjects or comparable
  • Work experience in the field of software business and development
  • Familiarity with MS Azure IoT stack (e.g. IoT Edge, IoT Hub, Streaming, Analytics etc.)
  • Practical knowledge of IoT, IIoT and cloud architectures and experience with DevOps and related tools
  • Experience in the following areas advantageous: 
    • Additional programing languages like Python and Java
    • Databases: RDBMS – PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server etc., NoSQL – MongoDB etc.
    • Data streaming and analytics with Azure IoT Edge platform
    • Asynchronous message queue notification protocols, e.g. MQTT
    • AI/ML concepts and technologies
  • An understanding of the interaction between physical hardware and software programming
  • Interest in new technologies and in creating something completely new that hasn’t been done before 
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Willingness to work in an international team, to bring in your own ideas and to improve and adapt today’s technologies for a better, greener tomorrow

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.


Please send us your application in English, including your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, via our online application portal.

ALFRED Maritime GmbH | Schloßstraße 8e | D-22041 Hamburg | alfred-maritime.com