Schweiz - fully remote was launched in 2010 and is by today the biggest classifieds marketplace in Switzerland with almost 3 million monthly active users. is part of TX Group, the largest media group in the country. In our Core-Team, we are looking for a passionate engineer located in Germany, Switzerland or France in the position of Backend Engineer

How we work:

  • As core engineering - in collaboration with web, apps, and product teams - we work with a modern software development methodology (based on Basecamp's Shape Up) 
  • We are nice people; we write documentation, perform code reviews and write tests 
  • We develop our backend in Go and run it on AWS 
  • We use Elasticsearch and store data in PostgreSQL 
  • We ship production-level code every day to more than 300k daily active users 
  • We celebrate ownership and responsibility; we are responsible not only for the software design and implementation but also for the deployment and monitoring of our services 

What we need from you:

  • A positive attitude and passion for your job 
  • A solid software engineering background 
  • Experience in backend development for web and app-based products 
  • Well-versed in Go or a background that allows you to adapt to it quickly 
  • Plenty of real-world experience using relational databases at a reasonable scale 
  • People over processes mentality - you are pragmatic and empathic, you seek understanding before being understood 
  • What would be nice to have: 
  • Familiarity with AWS and the various services it offers 
  • Advanced knowledge of PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with Elasticsearch 
  • Experience with Docker & Kubernetes

What we offer:

  • Flexible home office policy: You decide from where you can work best 
  • Competitive salary and a variety of fringe benefits 
  • Budget for personal development and education 
  • Providing equipment of your choice 
  • Opportunity to grow both professionally and personally in a stimulating environment 
  • Work in an international team of talented engineers 
  • A modern working environment with a positive and friendly atmosphere 
  • Opportunity to travel regularly to our office in Zurich 
  • Once a year team-building event in changing remote locations all over Europe

For this job position, you need to be located in Germany, Switzerland, or France and have a valid work permit.

We do not accept unsolicited applications from third-party agencies.

Does this job really require Go skills? If not, please report it and we will take a look.