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Experienced Software Engineer, Backend

At Desquared, we aim to be the creators of the world’s most loved digital products. While doing so, we shape long-term 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 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 talented Mid-Level / Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our team and take on the following responsibilities:

Architect, design, develop and manage efficient, scalable and reliable backend systems

Write clean, maintainable, and testable code

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

Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges

Support and mentor other team members

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


2+ years of industry experience in software development

Strong skills in Node.js (JavaScript or TypeScript), or other server-side technologies

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

Testing mindset and an eye for clean code

Experience in designing REST APIs

Experience with task planning and effort estimation

Understanding of security principles and how they apply to backend systems

Strong Git skills

Strong communication and collaboration skills

Excellent problem-solving and learning ability

Strong background in Computer Science

A passion for great UX

Proven literacy in English

Military obligations must be fulfilled (if applicable)

Bonus: Experience with cloud-hosting platforms, such as Heroku or AWS
Bonus: Experience leading small to medium-sized, Agile teams
Bonus: Experience with performance monitoring tools, such as New Relic or Datadog
Bonus: Familiarity with Kafka or RabbitMQ
Bonus: Strong background in relational databases and SQL


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 and bring innovation to the everyday lives of millions
Enjoy a very competitive salary and benefits package
Collaborate with some of the largest and most prestigious institutions
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
Work with top-of-the-line tools and equipment
Benefit from our extensive library and ongoing training resources


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