Senior/Middle Backend Engineer (w/m/d)

Join us and become part of the sustainability revolution for the logistics industry – for a better tomorrow!

We are Forwardize, a fast-growing tech startup that transforms the way logistic teams move goods across borders. With our transport planning and procurement software, we consolidate road, rail, and shipping networks in one integrated system to remove planning silos, create end-to-end transparency and unlock economic as well as environmental opportunities.

We are a team of diverse doers and go-getters that pursue one thing above all: Purposeful Growth. It is rooted in our products, embedded in our culture, and it empowers us to take a critical view of the status quo. Because sustainable transports should be effortless. And growth should be for everyone. We stand for a bold, but fun and rewarding environment that offers endless development opportunities.

What you do with us

As Backend Engineer, you will have the unique opportunity to be an integral part of a fast-paced startup, shaping its growth and direction, all while contributing to a greener future through your work. You will become an integral part of our dev and product team developing our MVP, planning the product and feature roadmap, creating and maintaining a strong engineering culture, helping hire future colleagues, and much more.

Your day to day tasks will consist of backend development in Python and FastAPI. We’re passionate about empowering our developers with tools and processes that enable them to focus on building engaging product features while minimising distractions. As a consequence, we care about writing readable, maintainable and well-tested code, creating efficient workflows, investing in tooling, automation, proper monitoring and logging, and avoiding pointless meetings.

What we’re looking for

  • Between 2 to 4 years of experience in backend web development
  • Experience with a Python web framework such as Django, Flask or FastAPI
  • Experience with SQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with git, docker and docker compose
  • Understanding of cloud-oriented infrastructure (we deploy to AWS)
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and tackle unfamiliar problems while working in an agile environment
  • Passion to work in an interactive team that you will help to shape and grow
  • Fluency in English

What we offer you in return

  • Ownership from day one! You will shape our growth path and have the responsibility and freedom to bring your creative ideas to life
  • Create with impact! You have the opportunity to join Forwardize at a very exciting time of growth and change.
  • Generous compensation package including share options
  • Flexible working hours, a hybrid office model and up to 3 months of workation
  • Other perks include: Yearly educational budget; Sports club membership; Monthly massages; Weekly team lunches; Breakfast, Snacks, Drinks, and occasional office parties

If you are looking for an international, inclusive, diverse, entrepreneurial and fun culture, and want to shape a sustainable future of logistics – join the crew and become part of our pioneering mission!​