Senior Backend Developer (Node.js) at

GOWAGO AG in Zurich area




IT / Internet
Software developer, Full time

Offering Equity


GOWAGO AG is a platform where finding a car for a monthly payment is transparent, easy and comfortable. We leverage technology to help users get their perfect car without the need of knowing anything about cars. We are unbiased and free, which means that everyone interested in car for a monthly price can use our services. We are now working to digitise the entire customer journey so you can get a car from the comfort of your own home.

We are a team of 8 enthusiastic and talented people from different nationalities working together on the next generation car marketplace. Our office is based in Zürich, Switzerland.

We are looking for a passionate and talented Senior Backend Developer to help us grow. Currently we are currently 3 developers + 1 designer in the product team and take pride in our fast pace and clean codebase.

On a normal day, you work on the following tasks:

  • Implement new business logic, models and API endpoints on Node.js
  • Extend and improve our stack consisting of several Node.js apps, Postgres, Elasticsearch and dozens of other services hosted on our container based elastic AWS infrastructure
  • Come up with performant and sustainable architectures for end-to-end data flows
  • Integrate external services and data sources with varying protocols
  • Research the best technologies to solve a given problem and implement them
  • Brainstorm with the team on possible technical implementations of features
  • Enjoy the startup life, laugh a lot and have an afterwork drink with the team

    The following qualities are a must:
  • Eager to work in a young and dynamic team with a lot of freedom and responsibility
  • Passionate about coding, problem solving and technology in general
  • Dreams in JavaScript and is proficient in web technologies
  • Very good knowledge in ES6, Node.js, API design and data processing
  • Fluent English speaker

    Having the following qualities helps but is not strictly necessary:
  • Based in Zürich, Switzerland (we also welcome remote work)
  • Knowledge in DevOps and AWS infrastructure

    GOWAGO believes in rewarding success and working with outstanding people. We are seeking individuals that can make the difference. We are offering a competitive package, including the chance for company equity and a long-term career opportunity in a fast growing startup.

    Are you the perfect match for this role? If so, please send your CV to:

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