Senior Backend Engineer

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland Full-time

Senior Backend Engineer 

We are looking for Senior Backend Engineers to join our growing platform team in our Zürich office. This role is a unique opportunity to work with an international team applying best engineering practices and building a market leading real-estate platform. We believe strongly that our competitive advantage to all other players in the industry is having a strong digital backbone & expertise.

You will receive a competitive package with bonuses (June and December) amongst other benefits. Crowdhouse offers a generous professional development budget and encourages engineers to attend conferences.  

Who we are  

Crowdhouse is a digital real estate ecosystem (consisting of three platforms)

Since the launch of Crowdhouse, we aim to be a high growth, disruptive and game-changing company. We have been profitable since our 2015 start, have grown to over 120 people and have placed over 700M CHF of real-estate with investors through our platforms.

What you will be doing

Your work will be focussed on Greenfield development. Projects will include designing and building APIs, RESTful back-end services and serverless frameworks.

Our technical stack is based mostly on node.js on the backend and react on the frontend. We are working with Redux, git, AWS, and K8s.

Who you are

  • 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 (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
  • Experience with serverless frameworks (or containerised environments)
  • Good understanding of AWS services (familiarity with services like Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS, RDS, S3, CloudWatch) or other PaaS



Benefits and Contact

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