Backend Engineer (m/w/d)

Building the laboratory of the future

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBerlin, DE
  • EUR45.000 - 55.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • globeRelocation paid
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Back-end Developer
  • tagMust Have: Backend DevelopmentOther Required: Databases, JavaNice to Have: Amazon Web Services

Apply now

Sign up to apply

Or sign up to refer and earn a reward of €300


Labforward builds software products for laboratories and scientists. We are looking for a Backend or Fullstack Engineer (m/w/d) to help bring our laboratory inventory system to the next level.
In this role you will:

  • You will follow agile practices, work as a team and ensure timely delivery.
  • You will take part in daily standup meetings, planning sessions and code reviews.
  • You will help us launch our third product! We’re building an inventory management database for laboratories, which helps scientists keep track of their inventory.
  • You will come up with your own solutions for technical challenges around data integrity, file management, rights and roles concepts and search functionalities.
  • You will write code in a structured and readable way, you will write unit and regression tests and document your code properly, including API documentation aimed at our users.
  • Ideally, you will take an important part in the DevOps operations around the deployment of our product.
  • You will stay on top of the latest developments in software design, architecture and web services.

Our current tech stack:

  • Backend: Java, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, REST API, Elasticsearch, AWS S3
  • Frontend: JavaScript, Aurelia, Webpack, SCSS, Material Design Web Components
  • Other: GitHub, CircleCI, AWS, Docker, Gradle 

Main requirements

  •  3-5 years of backend coding experience in a team for large-scale applications
  • Java proficiency, experience with relational databases, REST APIs, Elasticsearch, AWS (or some of these)
  • You are comfortable working in an international and distributed team (working language is English) 

Nice to have

  • Basic knowledge of frontend languages is a plus (your colleagues work with JavaScript).
  • Experience in working in a start up enviroment


  • Our product matters - our software assists scientists in the laboratory, making their job easier,  helping them make groundbreaking discoveries
  • We respect your work-life balance: you can set up your working hours and you are able to work from home once a week (plus 2 full weeks a year)
  • 26 days of vacations (which increases to 28 in year 2)
  • 500 euro/year budget for learning and free weekly German classes
  • We contribute to your Berlin public transportation (BVG) ticket and offer a company pension plan (Allianz) 

Apply now

Sign up to apply

Or sign up to refer and earn a reward of €300