Backend Engineer (Go) (f/m/d) was launched in 2010 and is by today the biggest classifieds marketplace in Switzerland with almost 3 million monthly active users. is part of TX Group, the largest media group in the country. In our Core-Team, we are looking for a passionate engineer located in Germany or France in the position of

Backend Engineer

How we work: 

  • As core engineering - in collaboration with web, apps, and product teams - we work with a modern software development methodology (based on Basecamp's Shape Up) 
  • We are nice people; we write documentation, perform code reviews and write tests 
  • We develop our backend in Go and run it on AWS 
  • We use Elasticsearch and store data in PostgreSQL 
  • We ship production-level code every day to more than 300k daily active users 
  • We celebrate ownership and responsibility; we are responsible not only for the software design and implementation but also for the deployment and monitoring of our services 

What we need from you: 

  • A positive attitude and passion for your job 
  • A solid software engineering background 
  • Experience in backend development for web and app-based products 
  • Well-versed in Go or a background that allows you to adapt to it quickly 
  • Plenty of real-world experience using relational databases at a reasonable scale 
  • People over processes mentality - you are pragmatic and empathic, you seek understanding before being understood 

What would be nice to have: 

  • Familiarity with AWS and the various services it offers 
  • Advanced knowledge of PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with Elasticsearch 
  • Experience with Docker & Kubernetes

 What we offer: 

  • Flexible home office policy: You decide from where you can work best 
  • Competitive salary and a variety of fringe benefits 
  • Budget for personal development and education 
  • Providing equipment of your choice 
  • Opportunity to grow both professionally and personally in a stimulating environment 
  • Work in an international team of talented engineers 
  • A modern working environment with a positive and friendly atmosphere 
  • Opportunity to travel regularly to our office in Zurich 
  • Once a year team-building event in changing remote locations all over Europe

For this job position you need to be located in Germany or France and have a valid work permit.

We do not accept unsolicited applications from third-party agencies.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Workplace & Culture

Our main office is located in the heart of Zurich, in the TX Group building. The second floor of the glass section is where you find the tuttilinas and tuttilinos of this world. A small, but equally important part of the team works from our second office in Belgrade.

An open and trusting climate is at the core of, and there’s always room for fun. That's why our motto is “Take your work seriously, but never yourself”. Do you want to go and play some sport over lunch time, take a plunge into Lake Zurich or just work from home at your leisure? No problem! 

Our team is made up of 57 (handsome and incredibly intelligent) people who bring together 16 different nationalities, maybe it's this colourful mix that makes our team spirit amazing!

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