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[REMOTE/BERLIN] Senior Backend/Fullstack Engineer (M/F/D)

  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Job description

Be aware that this position is completely Remote but for legal reasons you should be domiciled on one of our legal entities: Germany, Austria, Netherlands, France, UK, Spain, Portugal

Tomorrow University is a next generation University for Impactful Careers.

In our transition to a sustainable society, education is the crucial lever. That’s why we build a university that educates and empowers the change makers of tomorrow. We deliver accredited degree programs designed to build up 21st century competencies and provide a world-class network of experts to set our learners up for impact. A remote-first learning environment driven by technology and AI enables flexible and personalized learning from wherever you are.

We are the first EdTech startup in Europe with a full state-recognized university license and are proud to be one of the Top 20 EdTech startups in the world.

Our inspiration

We firmly believe that the key to transforming education lies in reimagining how we teach. At Tomorrow's University, we're breaking away from the old, teacher-centered model of traditional universities, and we're embracing a student-centric approach. Our aim is to provide our students with a unique opportunity to acquire essential skills and a mindset that will enable them to create global impact through a vast network of change-makers.

Our mission

At Tomorrow’s University, we leverage science and technology for effective learning and foster a global community for continuous growth and impact. With us, students learn by applying their knowledge to real-life challenges and interacting with world-class educators, mentors, and partners from all around the world.

Job requirements

About the position:

We are looking for a senior backend / full-stack engineer with strong data background to strengthen our Learning team, emphasis on the data part. In the nearest future we will work on AI integrations, so any ML/DL/AI experience is welcome, but not mandatory.

We are pragmatic and tend to avoid over-engineering things just for the sake of engineering. We are experimentators and believe in data-driven decisions. We optimize the processes as we go, nothing set in stone.

This is a role where you can make a real impact and build the future of education!

Your main tasks will include:

    - Designing and building services for the 21st century online university
    - Optimizing architecture and data model to ensure security, maintainability, scalability and evolving design
    - Helping to build and maintain ETL pipelines to ensure data is collected and available to the stakeholders
    - Working on AI-based solutions to solve real-world educational problems
    - Identifying requirements and decomposing the problem into smaller actionable tasks
    - Staying up to date with new technologies and approaches - we have lifelong education in the core of everything!

Our Tech Stack:

    - Backend: Typescript + NodeJS + NestJS-inspired framework + GraphQL
    - Databases: MongoDB + PostgreSQL
    - Data pipelines: Fivetran for ETL + Google BigQuery as Data Warehouse + Looker Studio
    - Infrastructure: AWS with Infrastructure-as-Code based on CDK and Pulumi
    - Frontend: Typescript + React SPA (moving over to NextJS) + starting to use TailwindCSS, Storybook with automated visual regression testing
    - Others: Monorepo with Turborepo, GitHub Actions, Playwright for E2E tests, MSW for integration tests, Jest/Vitest for unit tests, Clerk for auth, PostHog for feature flags
For us it is also very important to make sure that you are:
  • Independent work capability
  • Cross-functional teamwork
  • Effective communication at all levels
  • Integrity, Curiosity & Growth
  • Initiative, Proactivity, and Enthusiasm
  • Eagerness to learn and a commitment to execution
  • Passion for Sustainability, Entrepreneurship & Technology.

Our Benefits:

  • Work wherever you are and whenever you want: Our flexible Work Environment will give you the freedom to work from everywhere and whenever you want. The company will cover co-working space costs to meet, mingle and work in different locations;

  • Grow and develop yourself: Every teammate can learn for free at Tomorrow’s Education plus we have a needs-based budget approach - We fund proper resources on training, mentoring, and books to provide relevant knowledge and support the professional development of our employees;

  • Travel the world with us: Twice per year, the whole team meets for a 1-week Workation at a different place around the globe;

  • 25 days of Vacation plus public holidays based on where you are located;

  • Well-being and Team building activities such as online Yoga Classes, online Coffee breaks, Informal Friday drinks sessions, and much more!

Do you care about education and impact? Grow with us and shape the education space!
At Tomorrow University, we believe in the power of you and your own merit much more than we believe in degrees! Sounds weird for an education provider? That's Tomorrow University!