Backend Engineer (80 - 100%)

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland | Product Team | Full-time


Crowdhouse is a 4-year-old PropTech scale-up based in Zürich, we disrupt this old-fashioned market by enabling everyone to efficiently, transparently and conveniently access property transactions.

We incorporate expertise, experience, and technology to make traditional processes faster and simpler, so clients can safely sit back and enjoy more of their valuable time.

We currently employ more than 130 people. We have received various awards. These include the NZZ Real Estate Days Trend Award in 2016 and the Swiss Fintech Award in 2017. In the last four years since our foundation, we have handled real estate worth around one billion CHF via our platform.


Backend Engineer (80 - 100%) 

We are looking for an experienced backend engineer to join our platform team in Zürich. 


Our Tech Stack 

  • Node.js 
  • AWS, Lambda Docker, K8s 
  • Git
  • React.js with Redux



Your Mission 

  • Greenfield development of the platform
  • Designing and building APIs
  • Building RESTful back-end services and serverless frameworks


Your Profile 

  • Ideally fluency in node.js or fluency in at least one other programming language and a willingness to learn node.js (we would prefer Ruby, golang, Java or similar).
  • 3 years experience (or above) in backend development
  • Bachelors Degree (or above) in Computer Science/Maths/Physics or similar
  • Proven API design skills and experience implementing RESTful back-end services
  • Interest and/or experience with serverless frameworks (or containerized environments)
  • Ideally, you will have a good understanding of AWS services (familiarity with services like Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS, RDS, S3, CloudWatch) or other PaaS


What to expect from Crowdhouse 

  • A high degree of autonomy
  • Competitive compensation
  • Collaboration with an international team based in Zürich
  • Personal development budget
  • More can be found at



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