• Experienced Node.js Backend Engineer (m/f), Berlin
    • Full Time
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Job Description

Instant. Paid. Clear expectations. Ohlala is reinventing how dating happens. With a rapidly growing user base in Germany and the US we are looking for top talent to support our expansion. We are pioneers on a mission to reshape an entire industry.

At Ohlala, you will have a unique opportunity to work on a cutting-edge product. We are constantly pushing boundaries and need to be imaginative when inventing workable solutions for new challenges.

You need to be imaginative and analytical – help us get things done – be pragmatic and yet precise when it comes to problem-solving.
Your tasks:

  • Full responsibility for the Node.js backend
  • Maintain and extend our web-app and additional tools that run on a multi-server cluster
  • Scale our web-app for global markets
  • Implement intelligent user clustering technologies
  • Integrate payment providers
  • Squeeze the last bit of performance out of our servers
  • Help shaping a team with outstanding skills

Your skills:

  • Analytical way of thinking and problem solving


  • Node.js, Express.js, npm
  • noSQL databases (MongoDB, CouchDB, Redis)


  • SQL databases
  • Mocha
  • Puppet, Chef,Docker
  • Having read the Pragmatic Programmer is a plus

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work with one of the hottest start-ups in an awesome, international team
  • Responsibility and freedom from day 1
  • A cool office in the epicentre of Berlin’s start-up environment (Factory)
  • As much coffee, drinks, fruit etc. as you like
  • Competitive salary

Start date: as soon as possible

Interested in working with us? Send your application and CV to jobs@ohlala.com, your contact person is our CTO Torsten Stüber.

About Ohlala

Founded in March 2015 by CEO Pia Poppenreiter and CTO Torsten Stüber, we launched our web application in August and are currently live in 7 cities in Germany - Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne,Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Hamburg. And we have just crossed borders to NYC! Up until now, we already have more than 20,000 registrations. Our aim is to connect the women and men who wish to go on paid dates in the safest and most efficient way possible. We do so by offering a revolutionary concept: at Ohlala it is the women who choose who can see their profile. That is what we passionately work on every day.
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