Requirement Engineer

Job description

Are you passionate about Big Data and Cloud Services? Are you looking for innovative and tech-addicted data lovers like yourself? Do you want to create real value? - Good News – the Ultra Tendency family is growing, and we are looking for powerful new members keen on solving the most complex problems of global corporations together with us. Join our cross-functional and diverse teams in Germany, Spain, Latvia, and Russia.

Who are we? – We are Ultra Tendency: The international boutique technology company dedicated to Big Data, Streaming, IoT, Microservices, and Cloud Computing. We are based on the principle of creating innovative, highly scalable, and sustainable data-driven solutions based on cutting-edge open-source technologies and the portfolios of Azure, AWS, and GCP. We do not only leverage tech; we build it by contributing source code to more than 15 open-source projects. We operate 8 company branches in 5 countries supporting global corporations of any industry and public institution. Our mission is to enable organizations and institutions to harness the power of their data to drive the digital transformation of products and processes.

Your Role: Requirement Engineer

Our Requirement Engineers build the foundation for the overall project by outlining in detail the customer requirements with the most relevant customer stakeholders (e.g. Product owner; software engineers). The gathered information will be structured in a Business Architecture leveraging BPMN/UML. The Business Architecture outlines crystal clear the requirements and how they are connected. It serves as the foundation for the Technology Architecture and as a “contract” between IT and LoB. You will work to a high degree independently and self-organized in an agile development team.


  • Understand and structure customer requirements of multiple stakeholders
  • Prepare, conduct and document requirements workshops with business users, technical stakeholders, and development teams
  • Identify and describe the use cases and workflows that bring value to the customer
  • Derive functional and non-functional requirements from different perspectives and design an implementation roadmap in alignment with all stakeholders
  • Derive the Technology Architecture from Business Architecture by selecting the most suitable technology stack
  • Turn the requirements into features and iterative user stories and prioritize features and user stories according to their value as well as to the roadmap
  • Organize the product backlog with the development teams
  • Support the UT architects in developing suitable measures for customer involvement
  • Coordinate cross-team features with the product owners of other teams and coordinate technical dependencies
  • Keep an eye on the value of the requirements and their ROI of the product
  • Be the contact person for technical requirements from a user perspective

Job requirements


  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of requirements engineering and business analysis
  • Degree or education in computer science or business informatics or similar
  • Strong analytical skills and fast understanding of the customer’s needs
  • IT know-how and understanding of processes as well as agile project management (e.g. SCRUM, KANBAN)
  • Very good understanding of the Design Thinking process or similar analytical methodologies
  • Good understanding of TOGAF and BPMN/UML or similar frameworks and modeling languages
  • Knowledge of software metrics and complexity estimation, e.g. function point method or similar
  • High documentation, presentation, and writing skills
  • Good knowledge of creating frameworks and the role requirements in the various process areas
  • Basic hands-on experience in quality and problem management (e.g. 8D methodology)
  • Experience in system development, testing, and validation
  • Understanding of frameworks and tools such as Jira, Confluence
  • Very good knowledge in dealing with requirement engineering tools (DOORS, Polarion, etc.)
  • Verbal and written skills in English and German ( MUST)


  • Experience in Big Data Technologies, such as Apache’s Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, Hive, HBASE or Cloudera
  • Very good understanding of Cloud Technologies (AWS, MS Azure, GCP) and different layers (xaaS)
  • Very good understanding of container-based services with Docker and Kubernetes


  • Show the qualities that enable high performance like being curious about learning and thinking agile
  • Act objective oriented – deliver on what brings the greatest value to the organization
  • Work enterprising – chart a course that understands customer needs and creates a competitive advantage
  • Empower others– build up the team and uplift growth
  • Demonstrate reliability- be disciplined and conscientious in your tasks


  • Work in an English-speaking, international, and pluralistic company that feels like one global big family
  • Boost your own career together with some of the greatest minds in our industry (Apache Committers, PMC members, MVPs, etc.)
  • Create real impact and make a difference while developing unique systems and applications for our numerous renowned customers in Germany and Europe
  • Professional development opportunities and an unrivaled lifelong learning philosophy that will max out your potential (guaranteed!)
  • Unlimited access to Udemy
  • Well-structured personal development path executed by Ultra Tendency Academy
  • Open feedback culture that generates distinct value from connecting people through networks rather than through hierarchies
  • Contribute your ideas and turn it into value through a high level of personal responsibility
  • Great pay and compensations
  • Flexible work through home office and flextime
  • Employee referral program
  • Regular (virtual) teambuilding events
  • Ultra Summer: Company-wide workation event in a beautiful location (e.g. Mallorca)


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