Backend Developer

    Bikemap GmbH Published: February 15, 2021
    Vienna, Austria
    Job Type


    At Bikemap, we provide community-generated cycling maps & navigation services on a global scale. Our mission is developing top-notch software, which is valuable to millions of users, who use bicycles as their means of transportation. Providing cutting edge features for our global community is what drives us towards our vision of becoming ‘the’ app for cyclists worldwide. Join our passionate team to be part of the ride.


    As a Backend Developer, you will:

    • Work closely with the core development team, speed up our back-end coding and build new features and functions in 2 week sprints, SCRUM style
    • Take on the responsibility for the development, documentation and maintenance of the core Bikemap code base which is being interfaced by the Android and iOS apps as well as the Web frontend – It’s our gateway to millions of active Bikemap users worldwide
    • Work together with designers and marketing specialists who deliver you concepts, bringing to life exciting new use cases for cyclists

    As a Backend Developer, you bring:

    • Extensive knowledge about Python, Django, PostgreSQL and experience in developing web applications
    • Please include ascii-art of your ssh public key in your application
    • Prior experience with the HTTP protocol, pytest, RESTful API design, AWS, GeoDjango, Elasticsearch, Jenkins, Django REST framework, Redis and/or nginx is a plus but not mandatory
    • An eye for perfection, the inability to give up on hard problems, a balanced form of perfectionism, a positive can-do attitude and the ability to work independently

    In general, we’re looking for someone with:

    • Commitment to standards & writing clean and maintainable code
    • Experience with maps and GIS tools is a plus
    • Very good German and / or English skills

    Why you should be a Backend Developer at Bikemap:

    • You will be part of a creative and extremely flexible working environment. If you’re hungry for new challenges, we should get to know you.
    • Each member of our dynamic team brings in new ideas and can influence the growth of our company. We’re committed to try out new things and to keep on learning. Our team spirit drives our motivation for constant progress.
    • Our very nice office location in Vienna’s  beautiful 1st district, regular after-works, coffee of the highest quality and a safe spot to park your bike are just a few of the perks of joining Bikemap.
    • You want to work remotely? No problem. It’s working very well for us: our international team members have taught us how to work in distributed teams and internalize the “remote-first” approach.
    • According to the collective agreement, we offer a salary starting from €40k / year (38,5h/week) with an option for overpayment depending on your experience.


    Hooked? Well, then tell us more about you and your dev stories! Dazzle us with your CV, showcases, portfolio or whatever you’d like us to see. Please send everything to [email protected].

    We’re excited to hear from you!
    Your Bikemap-Team

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