Junior Backend Software Engineer

  • Fabryczna 20A, 31-553 Kraków, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

At SmartRecruiters, our mission is to connect people with jobs at scale. That’s why we’ve built our modern Talent Acquisition Platform to help companies hire the best talent and to help people find a job they love! 

Over the last years, we expanded our customer base to 4000 companies. Our platform is used by hiring teams of Twitter, Visa, LinkedIn, Ubisoft or CD Project RED. We also helped over 50 million candidates through their job search journey.

We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, unlimited PTO and strong career progression opportunities. We enjoy a collaborative, remote first environment that is powered up by offices in San Francisco, Berlin, Krakow, Paris, London, and Spokane. We pride ourselves on being a product first organization, and we have a spot open on our engineering team!


Job Description

We are looking for a talented Junior Backend Engineer to join our amazing team! Our engineers work on one of the most important problems in the modern economy - connecting people with jobs. Our teams build a state of art technology platform to help millions of job seekers on their journey.  

What will you do:

  • Participate in a full life-cycle of the product (including problem discovery, prototyping, design, implementation and measuring adoption)

  • Design and develop services with Java / Node.js (Express) on top of Kubernetes/AWS infrastructure

  • Design and connect to our persistence layer (PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch)

  • Build developer-friendly RESTful APIs

  • Collaborate with experienced engineers, product managers and designers 

  • Bring your own product ideas to life

  • Work with passionate people and solve one of the most important problems of a modern economy - hiring great people


  • Good command of Java or Node.js 

  • Understanding of RESTful APIs.

  • Understanding of databases fundamentals (PostgreSQL)

  • Familiarity with test automation techniques

  • Familiarity with Amazon AWS is a plus 

  • Familiarity with Docker/Kubernetes is a plu

  • Very good level of English (both verbal and written).

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage diversity of thought, age, race, gender, education, and culture. Thanks to this approach, world class enterprises like Adidas, IKEA, VISA, and Square abandoned their Application Tracking Systems for our modern talent acquisition solution. What once started as a freemium product is now one of the world's fastest growing enterprise solutions.

We are a series D funded startup. Our entrepreneurial environment will make you feel supported, grow your career, and make it a joy to go to the office. We operate on four values: CEO of your job, As One, Smarter, and Impact. We expect you to own your role and have the confidence to bring creative ideas to the hands of millions.



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