• Freelance Node.js Backend Engineer (m/f)
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Job Description

We are a cutting-edge tech company whose ambition is to crack some previously unresolved problems in the instant dating space. With a rapidly growing user base in Germany and the US new challenges are coming up.

Thus, we are looking for an experienced developer who is willing to join us in Berlin (at least for an onboarding period, expenses paid) and work with us mid-term. You will support the backend development of the next release of our web-app.

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:

  • Maintain and extend our web-app and additional tools that run on a multi-server cluster
  • Scale our web-app for global markets
  • 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, ArangoDB, Redis)
  • SQL databases


  • Mocha
  • Puppet, Chef, Docker


  • 20 to 40 hrs per week
  • 50 to 70 $ per hour (depending on skill set and experience)
  • Multiple weeks of guaranteed utilisation
  • The opportunity to work with one of the hottest start-ups in Europe and do meaningful work
  • Plus: The “Berlin-Experience”

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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