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Junior Software Engineer, Backend

At Desquared, we aim to be the creators of the world’s most loved digital products. While doing so, we shape lasting relationships with both our people and our clients, striving to contribute to their business growth and personal happiness.

Our meticulously crafted proprietary products and our award-winning agency work have enabled us to partner with industry leaders such as Deutsche Telekom, Cosmote, National Bank of Greece, Alpha Bank, Kritikos, Heron, and Public. Through these partnerships, we positively affect millions of people every month.

Our culture and processes are the product of Lean UX Design and Agile Development principles. We are committed to delivering top-quality experiences through a deep understanding of business, extensive user research, and robust engineering practices.

We are looking for a driven and talented Backend Software Engineer to join our team and take on the following responsibilities:

Design, develop and maintain efficient, scalable and reliable backend systems

Write clean, maintainable, and testable code

Work closely with cross-functional teams to develop excellent user experiences

Solve performance problems and architectural challenges

Manage and operate the developed solutions, ensuring they perform optimally in production

Continuously discover, evaluate, and adopt new technologies to maximise development efficiency


Strong communication and collaboration skills

Excellent problem-solving and learning ability

Testing mindset and an eye for clean code

Thorough knowledge of JavaScript and/or TypeScript

Familiarity with Node.js, or other server-side technologies

Strong background in non-relational database systems, such as MongoDB or Redis

Strong understanding of REST API design principles

Degree in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent work experience

A passion for great UX

Familiarity with Git

Proven literacy in English

Military obligations must be fulfilled (if applicable)

Bonus: Experience with task planning and effort estimation

•  Bonus: Contributions to open-source projects


Working at Desquared ensures you will have fun with a talented team of experts and:

Work in a dynamic and creative environment where you can make a difference
Βring innovation to the everyday lives of millions
Collaborate with some of the largest and most prestigious institutions
Enjoy a very competitive salary and benefits package
Work with top-of-the-line tools and equipment
Benefit from our extensive library and ongoing training resources
Benefit from our flexible hybrid working model. Work from our Athens Tower Offices and enjoy the best views of the city, or work from home, the beach, or a mountain top. Our asynchronous-first work model maximizes each individual's options, and our office-only events are meaningful and sparse


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