Backend Engineer

Job description

Talentspace is the first all-in-one live online career event platform.

With Talentspace we enable anyone to create live career events that are interactive and personal. Our mission is to create a world where people can find opportunities regardless of their particular location or circumstances. We're one of the fastest-growing startups in Berlin, recently been funded by top-tier VCs and already count organizations such as Google, Porsche and Microsoft as customers.

With significant early traction, we're working towards building our in-house product & engineering team to be the heartbeat that drives the company forward.


As our Backend Engineer, you’ll work on our development process and scaling our platform that connects thousands of organizers, students, and companies. If you care about code and product quality, love building things from 0 to 1, and thrive in a startup environment, we want to meet you!


You will:

  • Work closely with our technical Co-Founder and CTO to design the technical architecture and build a robust, scalable backend system
  • Join our engineering team and collaborate on engineering decisions
  • Manage and maintain the backend system and release process to ensure scalability
  • Partner with Product and other teams to define feature specifications

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of related development experience shipping products into the world
  • Strong background in technology and application design
  • Solid expertise in Node.js
  • Experience in working with (RESTful) APIs, GraphQL being a plus
  • Experience working with relational databases, SQL
  • Experience building audio/video streaming applications a huge plus
  • Good communication skills and a team player