Back End Developer

Back End Developer

Job Details

About Mindfire

AI for the many, not the few. Mindfire is a young tech start-up in Zurich that aims to bring great minds together to solve AI challenges faced by businesses, science, and humanity. Our global, multidisciplinary community of talented individuals spans fields ranging from computer science to mathematics, physics, neuroscience, robotics, and beyond. We firmly believe that by combining human creativity with AI, there are few problems we can’t solve. 

Your Responsibilities

You will be part of a cross-functional SCRUM team, developing a fast-growing multimedia app. Though you are mainly responsible for designing and implementing a scalable cloud backend you should be familiar with all aspects of app development (full stack). As a Backend Developer, your responsibilities include:

  • Design and implementation of a scalable backend system for our app, according to industry quality standards.
  • Testing and benchmarking of code and processes to continuously measure and improve performance.
  • Collaborating with team members to define objectives and milestones and to enhance the user experience.

Your qualifications    

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Backend Developer or similar position, preferably
  • Excellent programming skills in Go, Dart, Python, and related languages
  • Excellent knowledge of backend architectures and frameworks is a must. In particular good knowledge of:
  1. Kubernetes, Docker, Gin, GraphGL
  2. Microservice architectures
  3. Postgres, MongoDB, and S3
  • Continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) and agile project management experience
  • Experience in the field of AI is a plus
  • Fluent in writing and speaking in English – German is an advantage

What we are offering

  • A dynamic, young company where out of the box ideas are welcomed and acted upon
  • A professional and target-oriented culture where
  1. managers act as role models
  2. everybody is treated with fairness & respect
  3. people are encouraged to take their own decisions, hence mistakes are accepted as part of the learning process
  4. dissonances are settled openly & without delay
  • High level of personal responsibility
  • A challenging and exciting mission within an innovative and creative environment
  • The opportunity to work with some of the smartest and most innovative people in the market
  • Introduction into the field of AI and the latest self-learning technology at the cutting edge of science
  • The possibility to change the world and have an impact at a large scale

You will inspire us with your personality

  • Personal integrity & highly professional attitude
  • Self-motivated & flexible in a dynamic and quickly changing environment
  • Able to organize the daily workload by priorities and meet deadlines without any exception
  • Fast learner & willing to improve daily
  • Team player, Giver, “easy-care”
  • Being performance and results-oriented

If you want to know more about this opportunity, you can direct your inquiries to

Please apply with a cover letter and CV.