Backend Developer

    Fretello GmbH Published: November 15, 2021
    Remote, Austria
    Job Type


    We are looking for a passionate Backend Developer to join our cross-functional product team. Your instruments of choice are APIs, microservices, databases, as well as the cloud and you enjoy the melody created when you play them all together.

    As our Backend Developer, you'll be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend. As if this wasn’t enough, you will also be responsible for integrating the frontend elements built by your co-workers into the application.

    Your playground:

    • Building and improving backend API and micro-services around various aspects of learning an instrument
    • Designing fault-tolerant architecture on AWS to provide an optimal experience to our users
    • Ensuring our backend applications are up and running and fix any errors that arise in a timely manner
    • Writing code that is easy to read, maintain, test, and follows proven practices
    • Working in a cross-functional team, helping to actively shape our product’s future

    What to bring along:

    • At least 3 years of practical experience developing backend applications
    • Excellent command of Node.js and plus points for knowledge of React
    • Working knowledge of AWS services
    • Good grasp of Postgres, database triggers, and indexes
    • Experience in the design and implementation of REST APIs (using Node.js and Express)
    • Working knowledge of Docker containers and microservices
    • Experience with continuous integration and delivery as well as test-driven development
    • Proactive self-starter with a positive mindset, a desire to learn, and a strong sense of ownership
    • Be based within +/- 3 hours from CET

    Our tech stack:

    • Frontend, Backend & DB: React, Node.js, Express, Postgres, Strapi
    • Mobile Languages: Kotlin, Swift, C++
    • DevOps: Bitrise, Bitbucket Pipelines, Docker
    • IDEs: Android Studio, Xcode
    • Cloud: AWS Cloud: CloudWatch, Cloudfront, EC2, RDS, Beanstalk, Lambda, SQS, SNS, S3
    • Design: Figma
    • Testing: XCTest/XCUITest, Espresso, MockK,
    • Machine Learning: Python, Tensorflow, Keras, powerful on-premise hardware

    What we offer:

    • Personal time off (25 days paid leave per year)
    • Flexible working hours (core hours 10:00 to 14:00)
    • 38.5 hour work-week (overtime compensated as time-off 1:1)
    • Remote first work setup and mindset
    • A small team (25-30) with lots of individual impact and responsibility
    • Fun, relaxed, and regular remote team events and onsite team retreats
    • Shared and lived values: Agility, Curiosity, Unity, Transparency, and Empathy
    • An emphasis on continuous learning and growth
    • Mental wellbeing initiatives such as Mindfulness Wednesdays and optional paid external therapy sessions

    Your contact: Stephanie Süllwald (Talent Scout)

    Our salary range starts at an annual compensation of EUR 44.000 to a maximum of EUR 55.000. Your actual offer will depend on your skills and experience. 

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