(Senior) Node.js Engineer (m/f/x)

AVANTGARDE is a global brand experience company that combines creativity, media and technology under one roof.

Founded in 1985 as an event agency, the AVANTGARDE Group has developed into a multiplayer in the experience economy with more than 850 employees. Experience first – this approach is at the core of AVANTGARDE’s strategic brand consulting. Across 12 locations worldwide, designers, architects, strategists, content creators and digital specialists create innovative and holistic brand experiences. In addition, the AVANTGARDE Group founded its own companies in the Experience Economy – also in cooperation with external partners.

For our Digital Products Team in Berlin we are looking for a motivated (Senior) Node.js Engineer who is hungry to work on challenging international projects and rock new technologies.


  • As one of the first people in this new team you will design, develop and maintain a new innovative real-time streaming data analytics product
  • Apply your knowledge of the benefits of encapsulation, choosing the right data-structures, immutability, asynchronous structures and code organisation to deliver high quality, robust and maintainable code
  • Actively participating in planning, creating and running the products and services
  • Doing code-reviews, automated testing and taking features to production
  • Advocate for modern engineering best practices


  • Node.js
  • React
  • AWS
  • Serverless Architecture (Lambda, DynamoDB, API Gateway, etc.)
  • PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Infrastructure as a code via CDK
  • TDD & CI / CD tools


  • 5+ years of experience in backend engineering, primarily with Node.js
  • Expertise in building REST APIs, GraphQL would be a plus
  • Understanding of distributed systems (e.g. Kafka, MQTT, OAuth)
  • Experience with relational and/or object data stores (MySQL, Cassandra, Redis, etc.)
  • Production experience working with Amazon Web Services products
  • Deep hands-on experience with CI/CD and testing tools
  • Proven experience with infrastructure as a code (Cloudformation, CDK or Terraform)
  • An understanding of how to write serverless applications
  • Hands-on experience with stream processing, ideally with AWS Kinesis
  • You are a curious mind who likes to get things done, and are an extremely strong problem solver


  • Plenty of space for your own ideas and personal development opportunities
  • Well-known customer network with global top brands
  • New channels and premium BTL marketing in Germany’s top-selling agency for Live-Communication
  • High fun factor through regular team events
  • Discounts on varying brands and sport offers