Junior Backend Developer (Node.js, MongoDB, Express.js)

Dear human,

Are you a gamer? We are gamers and if you’re, too, stay a while and… keep on reading. We are on an epic mission. We are connecting gamers of all kinds and from all around the world. To succeed in our mission, we need a Junior Backend Developer on our party.

Your role will be to work along with our frontend team, designers, and product managers to build and launch our apps. You’ll work on a rapidly evolving backend infrastructure with a high focus on integration of different third-party services, with an ambitious roadmap and timeline.

As Junior Backend Developer on the team, you will work on the Backend applications and the APIs. This will include managing the automated tool chain to perform both automated tests and planned functional updates. You will as well support the productive services with fixes.

Besides your influence on the digital part, you’ll be able to learn and grow. What you know when you join, should be enough to be a good Junior. But we want you to become a good Senior while you’re with us.

Things will need to get done. We highly appreciate self-organization and initiative. You don’t need to be the fastest coder. You don’t need to be a specialist in for frontends or design. Be the one to solve arising challenges around our APIs and Data model and lead our team to clean code.

Your Key Tasks – What you will do:

  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant backend applications
  • Supervise automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Document technical and functional specifications
  • Troubleshoot development issues and provide solutions
  • Ensure software development best practices and timeliness of product delivery
  • Discuss and develop new features, enhancements, and integrations with other teams
  • Support the team with code reviews, pair programming and tight deadlines

Your Stats – What you can do:

  • Advanced skills in writing backend applications and APIs on base of Node.js, MongoDB and Express.js
  • Hands-on working experience in JavaScript and an excellent understanding of event driven and service-oriented architectures and a good sense of data handling
  • A good understanding of the complete MERN stack
  • Fluent in English and open for a full-remote project
  • Enjoy learning, and be open to learn from team members
  • Ready to work during CET day times no matter where you live
  • Have a high work ethic with the drive to get things done
  • You are quality driven, reliable, independent, and productive

Benefits – What you get in return:

  • A company that truly values its employees
  • 100% Remote working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary based on your experience
  • Participation on company success
  • Performance reviews
  • A genuine opportunity to progress and develop further
  • Work equipment of choice

We believe in diversity & inclusion. It enables us to create better services for everyone. We encourage applications from anywhere on earth, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities… we could go on with the list, but you get the point: be a gamer and you are one of us!

If you’re interested, please check out the additional information on our jobs landing page and apply by email to [email protected]