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(Senior) Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

RemoteGermany, Berlin, BerlinEngineering

Job description


With Talentspace we enable anyone to create virtual and hybrid recruiting events that are interactive and fun. We’re on mission to improve the recruiting experience and make opportunities to have face-to-face interactions with employers available for everyone.

Talentspace is a part of Handshake, the largest early career network in the world, bringing together 20 million students and young alumni, 1,400 colleges and universities and 650,000 employers. We believe that a career opportunity shouldn’t be determined by who you know or what you’ve done. It’s about what you can - and will - do. Your future, not your past. Our Series F fundraise and new valuation of $3.5B will fuel our next phase of growth and propel our mission to help more people start, restart, and jumpstart their careers.


The Role

As a (Senior) Backend Engineer you will,

  • Work closely with our CTO and the members of our engineering team to design the technical architecture and build a robust, scalable backend system
  • Manage and maintain the backend system and release process to ensure scalability
  • Partner with Product and other teams to define feature specifications

Job requirements

What you bring

  • Candidates that perform well in this role typically have about 3 years of relevant development experience shipping products into the world
  • Strong background in technology and application design
  • Solid expertise in Node.js
  • Experience working with relational databases, SQL
  • Experience in working with (RESTful) APIs, GraphQL is a plus
  • Experience building audio/video streaming applications is a huge plus
  • Ideally you would also have experiences with DevOps, managing and setting up infrastructure on AWS
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
What we offer
  • Enthusiastic team filled with diverse backgrounds and respect for different opinions
  • A great product with many exciting opportunities ahead
  • Very competitive salary plus stock options
  • Tech equipment of your choice
  • A modern and well-equipped work place located at the heart of Kreuzberg, Berlin if you are around
  • Otherwise, 100% remote working is possible

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