Would you like to impact the future of food?

InspiraFarms develops, builds and installs an IOT based cold storage solution for African top exporters of fresh fruits and vegetables. This helps our clients to reduce the costs and environmental impact of their produce, as well as to increase shelf-life time. You will be working together with our Berlin Product Design Team, as well as the Italian Hardware Design and Production Team. You will also be interacting with the African Operations Team to obtain client insights.

The Position

As a backend engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to thrive with us in a modern, diverse, fast growing company with high social standards. We are working with modern technologies and apply best practices in order to provide our users with frictionless interfaces that are unmatched in the agriculture space in Africa. What you build and put in production will impact the future of agriculture business and ultimately reduces food waste.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead architectural decisions
  • Setup, monitor and manage the InspiraFarms cloud architecture on AWS
  • Figure out and implement end-to-end backend solutions
  • Develop and rollout test driven NodeJS endpoints for the InspiraFarms platform
  • Manage and optimize the SQL and noSQL database integration
  • Monitor, test and continuously optimize our cloud solutions
  • Collaborate in a cross functional team to define and execute new product features
  • Proactively mentor, share knowledge, and learn from your peers

What we offer

  • Remote work and the possibility to choose where and when to work
  • Personal development possibilities beyond the software space
  • Direct contact with emerging markets and innovative products
  • Actively contribute to the IOT development strategy in an agile environment

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc in Computer Science or related engineering degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of backend software engineering experience
  • AWS architecture design and management expertise
  • Experience with CD/CI
  • MQTT experience
  • Significant experience with JavaScript/Typescript (NodeJs)
  • Experience building REST
  • Familiarity with mySQL/relational database systems
  • Familiarity with noSQL database systems such as influxDB
  • Familiar with standard software engineering methodology such as unit testing, code reviews
  • Forward-thinking attitude to develop & defend solutions
  • Someone who is not afraid to move fast and prototype solutions
  • Expert proficiency in Agile development process with excellent ability to prioritize and communicate in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • IoT Environments CD/CI deployment
  • NestJs
  • Time Series Databases
  • Applied machine learning
  • ReactJs

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