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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 digital products are used by over 6 million people per month. We have used our expertise to serve large retail, telecommunications and financial organisations’ needs for state-of-the-art web and mobile applications. Our partners include innovation leaders such as Deutsche Telekom, Cosmote, National Bank of Greece, Alpha Bank, Kritikos, Heron, and Public.

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 work on products, not projects. Continuous improvement is our thirst and drive, and we embrace change as an opportunity for progress.

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

Participate in the full development lifecycle, from design to deployment

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

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

Familiarity with non-relational database systems, such as MongoDB or Redis

Strong understanding of REST API design principles

Familiarity with Git

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

A passion for great UX

Proven literacy in English

Military obligations must be fulfilled (if applicable)

Optional skills that will make you stand out:

Familiarity with TDD and testing frameworks, such as Jest or Mocha
Familiarity with cloud-hosting platforms, such as Heroku or AWS
Experience working on small to medium-sized, cross-functional, Agile teams
Experience with task planning and effort estimation
Familiarity with serverless technologies, such as AWS Lambda
Familiarity with performance monitoring tools, such as New Relic or Datadog
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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