Senior Software Engineer // Taxfix

January 31, 2017
At Taxfix we want to make taxes easier. We believe that everybody, regardless of their income or tax know-how, deserves to get the maximum out of their tax returns. We have a vision that by using Taxfix, everyone will be able to submit their taxes from their mobile phone in a matter of minutes.

As a software engineer at Taxfix you will help building the very backbone behind our software to express the German tax code in exact algorithms, make smart decisions for the user and help real people to save money.

  • Collaborate closely with other developers, designers and our tax expert to define product requirements and strategy
  • Make technical architecture decisions
  • Pair with our tax expert to translate tax laws into shippable software
  • Help develop the business logic behind our conversational user interface
  • Implement third-party integrations such as Elster APIs
  • Developing clear APIs between system components


  • 3+ years of experience in developing web applications
  • Outstanding skills in Javascript and Node.js
  • Be accountable for all aspects of your work, from research and analysis to testing and deployment
  • Ability to make pragmatic decisions in response to time and resource constraints in startup
  • Be excited about solving tax problems with intelligent algorithms and to work hand in hand with our tax advisor
  • Docker/Kubernetes, TDD and Git/Github experience
  • ReactJS experience is a plus
  • Proven experience in creating APIs
  • Fluent English. German is a plus
  • Full-time position
  • Permanently based in Berlin or willing to move
  • EU passport holder or other permit to work in the EU


  • The challenge to redefine the way people handle their taxes
  • The unique opportunity to shape a new and innovative product from scratch
  • Nice people that all love to build great products
  • An agile team with non-bureaucratic processes and open communication
  • Competitive salary
  • Beautiful office in the heart of Berlin
  • Fresh fruit, coffee, and monthly team meals
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