Software Engineer

Job description

As a Software Engineer at Authenteq, you will join a diverse and passionate team working on the cutting edge of digital identity verification. Forged in the fiery crucible of the Icelandic Startup scene, Authenteq is a company on a mission to revolutionize the identity verification and authentication business. We have development offices in Reykjavik, Iceland and in Berlin, Germany. This opportunity is for the Berlin team but who knows, maybe you will get a chance to experience the northern lights while visiting the Reykjavik office. Browse our social media posts with the #AuthenteqLife tag for more insights into our culture.

In this role, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Authenteq backend and API for our customer-facing channels (web/mobile). Your primary focus will be the development of these applications and their integration with other backend services. As you will be working alongside other engineers, we are looking for someone with a strong commitment to collaborative problem solving and sophisticated modular design. A passion for creating quality products is essential.

Your role:
• Design and build API's for our mobile applications
• Help work on the React frontend of our web product
• Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of our backend servers
• Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
• Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
• Help maintain code quality, organization and automation
• Interface with product managers, developers, engineering managers, and stakeholders to
prioritise problem resolution and ensure release readiness
• Become an expert on our products and their use from a customer perspective to ensure a
positive end user experience 

Job requirements

What we're looking for:

• A true team player: open, communicative and capable of working in self-organising teams

• Solid programming skills in Java and JavaScript with Python knowledge as a plus
• Experience with blockchain and cryptography related technologies is a plus
• Good knowledge of performance limits and characteristics
• Familiarity with RESTful APIs
• Have excellent English communication skills in speaking and writing

What's in for you:
• A chance to join at the ground floor of one of the most innovative and exciting new startups in
• A young and dynamic start-up environment with a rapid development cycle
• Exciting technical challenges to work on and great opportunities to learn, grow and contribute
• The opportunity to shape and develop a truly innovative product with the potential to
revolutionise how transactions are conducted online
• Friendly and multicultural team, based in a heart of Berlin