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Backend Software Engineer (f/m/d)

Full time, Cologne/Barcelona/remote, Tech

About us:

We are Homelike, a young and dynamic prop-tech start-up and the largest furnished apartment platform in Europe. Homelike leverages cutting edge technology to provide a best-in-class booking experience for travelers seeking high-quality accommodation for 30 nights or more. With over 85,000+ high-quality apartments in 450+ cities, Homelike offers one of the largest portfolios of furnished apartments for travelers in Europe and we are expanding continuously into new countries.

We’ve raised over $20M from leading VCs such as Spark Capital and Cherry Ventures. Our business has seen double digit growth in 2021 due to the increase of people looking to relocate and work remotely. We have offices in Barcelona, London, Paris and Cologne and were recently voted by Tech5 as one of the “hottest start-ups” in Germany!


As a Backend Software Engineer at Homelike you will be responsible for building our product landscape behind the scenes while being part of our cross functional tech team! Do you want to provide your technical coding expertise to extend our user experience and have an immediate effect on our business success? Then we are happy to get in touch with you!


How you are part of our success story:

  • You write code and tests, build prototypes, solve issues and analyze bottlenecks on the entire backend
  • You are responsible to implement new features in our microservice infrastructure
  • You build and maintain our internal and external APIs
  • You optimize our product in terms of performance and scalability
  • You bring in good solutions for technical and process problems so that we can improve our performance and efficiency
  • You support the product owners with your technical knowledge and collaborate within our cross-functional teams
  • You regularly communicate with all internal stakeholders in regards to the progress of the long term product roadmap
  • You ensure a high quality of code
  • You share your up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and provide self-service abilities to the team and therefore drive innovation in our tech company

What you need to convince us:

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a Backend Developer or in a similar role
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in Node.js
  • You are experienced in working with MongoDB
  • You are familiar with computer science, algorithms and web design
  • You got strong English communication and interpersonal skills
  • You are highly goal-oriented, work extremely conscientiously and like to work in an agile environment and within cross functional teams
  • You share a startup/scaleup mindset, know what it takes to build a tech company and want to understand what is necessary to provide in order to make our products and services better every day
  • Ideally, you already used GraphQL and/or Feathersjs

What would be a plus:

  • Ideally, you have already experience working with a serverless based pipelines (AWS Lambda)
  • Experience with BigQuery and MongoDB are a big plus
  • Understanding of data engineering as it relates to performance marketing and a digital product
  • Prior experience with SalesForce

What you can expect from your Homelike journey:

  • Be Entrepreneurial: You can have a huge impact on our product and help disrupt a high growth 160bn mid-term rental market while bringing in your own ideas 
  • International Environment: Work together with a highly motivated, international Talent Team from 3 different offices and +25 different nationalities 
  • Growth & Responsibility: We support your personal development & reaching your career goals in a flat hierarchy surrounding
  • Flexible Working: We offer a modern working environment with trusted working hours and a flexible working remote policy allowing you to work from home/remote in Germany, Spain, UK or France or from our offices in Cologne and Barcelona.
  • Relocation: We offer support for our international talents in relocation, visa & work permit costs & questions
  • Tech Team: We work in cross functional teams and continuously improve the team work by sharing our feedback. We own our code and make sure things are running smoothly in 2 weeks scrum cycles

Our tech stack:

  • Javascript (Node.js)
  • Reactjs 
  • MongoDB / BigQuery
  • AWS
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • CircleCI

Sounds great? It is! So what are you waiting for?

Why are especially YOU a good fit for Homelike?

We are no fans of long cover letters, so please send us your answer to this question, your CV as well as your possible starting date & your salary expectations to career@thehomelike.com

 

Your contact: Lea Fröning

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

Please send your CV, cover letter (optional) as well as any other documents to career@thehomelike.com