Full Time

Senior Backend Developer

Posted 2 weeks ago
Application ends: March 5, 2021
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Job Description

Company: Forto GmbH. Berlin,Germany.

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior
Role: Backend Developer
Industry: Logistics and Supply Chain


nodejs, javascript, typescript, reactjs, mongodb

Your Role

As a Backend Engineer you build Forto’s backbone that supports global scalability, reliable operations and a high degree of automation.

You will

  • You build quoting and routing algorithms to calculate prices for moving goods globally, e.g. what does it cost and how long does it take to move 150 bikes from Taiwan to Berlin via airplane?
  • You ingest live tracking data of ships, trucks and airplanes to infer meaningful actions on the supply chain, e.g. re-routing shipments when a ship arrives late
  • You build a platform that makes global logistics easy, enabling our customers to focus on their core business, e.g. by providing them with a visual dashboard and map of their supply chain for actionable insights at any time
  • You automate processes to lift the degree of automation from 5% to 90% – killing faxes, emails, and phone calls from logistics once and for all
  • You build complex APIs to connect our partners and customers, e.g. for sending a truck through Europe, without ever talking to the driver
  • You build scalable and extendable event-driven microservice architectures with advanced patterns like CQRS and event sourcing

What you bring

  • You have at least two years of industry experience in Software Engineering
  • You worked with large scale architectural patterns, event-driven microservices, well-designed APIs and efficient algorithms
  • You have good communication skills and fluent level of english
  • You are a strong team player with hands-on personality
  • You ideally have some of the back-end technologies NodeJS, MongoDB, queuing systems
  • You ideally have professional experience or open source contributions in Typescript or Javascript

Why Us – You can look forward to

  • Personal & Professional Development: Through a strong ownership from the first day on you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps of being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Impact: We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Team: Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different background from Tech, Logistics, Business. What really matters to us is caring and welcoming environment where we embrance uniqueness and not only straight CV’s.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made fast and knowledge sharing as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.

Check out our video to see what it is like to work at Forto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4A7kaUaN4w. At Forto, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.