Senior/ Staff Backend Engineer (f/m/x)

About us

As CarOnSale we have developed into a rapidly growing automotive start-up. We prepare our customers in the B2B area for digitization and work with our high-performing team on innovative solutions every day.

Your ideas, our joint implementation.
Together we are developing a technology that will revolutionize B2B automotive trade and drive digital transformation. We welcome creativity and future thinking – we believe that innovation is made possible through ambition, commitment and motivation.

Our employees are our inspiration.
At CarOnSale we promote talent – no matter what stage of your career planning you are in. We help you achieve your professional goals in an environment that gives you room to develop.

Hungry for success?
We are looking for ambitious performers who want to support us in our rocket start in the automotive world – become part of the team and write to us!

Your tasks:

  • You will mentor Junior Engineers on a technical level
  • You identify and define technical and product requirements, design development processes (CI/CD) and standards (e.g. for code quality)
  • You lead and support engineering processes in terms of technology screening, architecture design decisions and actual implementation
  • You are moderating team sessions and guiding and supporting your team members with your experience to tackle technical and process challenges
  • You are providing technical feedback to your team members in frequent sessions to help them grow

Your profile:

  • At least 5 years of experience in backend engineering
  • Previous experience in coaching and mentoring engineers and/or other technical staff
  • You have a hands-on mentality towards not only technical, but also organizational challenges
  • You are a native speaker in TypeScript and familiar with technologies such as Node.js, NestJS and PostgreSQL
  • You have experience with modern SCM, Build & Release Tools (Git, CI, Docker, etc.)
  • You have practical experience with agile development frameworks like Scrum or Kanban and tools like JIRA, Confluence
  • Excellent English communication and relationship building skills

Nice to have:

  • Conversational German skills
  • Experience in the automotive industry

Why COS?

  • First things first: You’ll be taken seriously from day one and will play an important role in our mission, because we want to disrupt Europe’s automotive market together with you
  • Growth and development: benefit from a detailed onboarding program, systematic feedback cycles and individual coachings
  • A feel-good workplace: start your office day with a freshly brewed coffee from our free in-house barista while enjoying the view from our 18th floor in the heart of Berlin
  • Hybrid office model: flexible working from our beautiful WeWork space or from home
  • Your gear, your choice: you will be provided with a MacBook or Windows laptop and all the hardware and software you need to work
  • Become a COSie: be part of a motivated team with ambitious goals and enjoy lots of fun, lots of awesome team events and a unique COS team spirit
  • Truly diverse and inclusive: Diversity is important to you? It is important to us too! Diversity in which everyone feels comfortable, is absolutely central to us