Are you interested to work in an agile but process-oriented start-up? We are looking for an amazing Full Stack Developer to join our team. You will work as a member of our motivated and skilled development team and shape the future of eCommerce deliveries with us! As we are a company spread over (currently) three countries and local branches you would be able to work either from our co-working office in Nairobi, in our R&D center in Nagold and after an onboarding period possibly from any remote location.

You will join our tech team on the following tasks:

  • Smartmile Frontends development incl. Hardware communication (react)
  • Development of the Smartmile Backend API (node.js)
  • Integration and development of hardware interfaces of new automated parcel hardware
  • Monitor and maintain our cloud infrastructure on Google Cloud Services
  • Manage OpenVPN Network with automated parcel terminals
  • Maintain custom builds of Linux based OS
  • Design and implementation of (pilot) projects with our customers (retailers, couriers, e-commerce)
  • Monitor network performance (including such metrics as availability, utilization, throughput and latency) and test for weaknesses

Personally, you should bring along:

  • Desire to directly implement ideas
  • Very good spoken and written English as our company language is English
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience
  • Strong learning orientation
  • Great communication and team skills
  • Willingness to travel to our locations and partners across Europe

Technical skills required:

  • Well experienced in backend and frontend programming languages, Javascript technologies, API design and implemented frameworks (node.js, Angular, react)
  • Knowledge about cloud infrastructure and architecture (preferred: Google Cloud Services)
  • Basic experience with networking, routing, firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting and problem resolution is desired
  • Significant experience with CLI administration of Linux based operating systems
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools (Git) and Scrum (experience with Jira)
  • Proficient knowledge about database design and maintenance (MySQL)
  • Experience working with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements

What we offer you:

  • Take ownership of your work, develop your skills and take your career to the next level
  • Gain hands on experience
  • A key role in the core team as a meaningful member of our passionate international team, the position is a full-time position


Please make sure to send your application as soon as possible and at the latest until 30th of September. We will fill in the position as soon as we find each other and are interviewing already during the application period. We would like you to start immediately, if this should not be possible we are happy to learn by when you would be able to join our team the soonest. We would prefer an onboarding period of 3-6 weeks in our German R&D facility as soon as travel restrictions allow this again.

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