Senior Backend Engineer (Java) (m/f/x)

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Shiftmove (ex Avrios, ex Vimcar) is born from a merger of two of Europe's leading fleet management companies on a mission to build Europe's leading fleet tech company.

Driven by smart people and innovative ideas, and backed by one of the leading technology and software-focused private equity firms, Shiftmove is building award-winning SaaS solutions for mobility management.

Join our open-minded, humble, and honest group of more than 200 people from over 35 countries, who are all committed to building a better future for our clients and the industry as a whole.

Are you an experienced engineer looking for a challenging role where you can witness the impact of your solutions on a large scale? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
In our core product team, you will play a key role in building capabilities and solutions that enable companies to optimize their fleet operations. If you're passionate about developing reliable backend services and driving innovation, we invite you to be a driving force in shaping the future of fleet operations management alongside a great group of people! Your future team is currently hybrid-based in Zurich and Berlin! 


  • You will be part of a highly collaborative cross-functional product team alongside a dedicated Product Manager.
  • You will focus on implementing and maintaining backend services, with a particular emphasis on cost and performance.
  • You deploy code to production, relying on our highly automated continuous integration and continuous delivery infrastructure.
  • You will also play a key role in the development of key features such as Pool Vehicles Sharing, Documents AI-based readout, Driving License Check, and more.
  • You will actively participate in the engineering decision-making process by engaging in discussions, contributing to, and submitting Request for Comments (RFCs).
  • We are a team, you will be part of knowledge sharing, and contributing innovative ideas to enhance our product and customer experience.


  • Backend: Java, Python, Node.js
  • Front-end: React, JS/Typescript, Flow, MobX, RxJS, GraphQL+Apollo, Microfrontends, Jest
  • CI/CD: AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins
  • Cloud: Amazon Web Services


  • You have the depth of knowledge to engineer software that predictably works at scale. You enjoy designing and building complex distributed systems.
  • You have experience with Java and it’s an ecosystem. Knowledge of Python/Typescript/Go is a plus.
  • You take ownership and pride in your engineering. You have a vision for what is possible and are excited to define what needs to be done and share it with others.
  • You are Capable of designing solutions’ architecture taking in consideration parameters like cost, performance and maintainability.
  • You see the connection between a business problem and the impact of your engineering. Often you describe this connection to others and inspire their learning.
  • You are humble and always open to exploring new or alternative ways of doing something. You are comfortable making recommendations for the most optimal path.


  • Vimcar + Avrios is an established and Profitable product-led company
  • Engineers get a top-spec laptop, using the platform of their choosing
  • Mental health support: access to platform for sessions with a psychologist
  • 30 paid vacation days per year + 1 mental health day 🌱
  • 12 weeks of remote work to work from any country or continent you want!
  • An annual professional development budget of 2k EUR for you to use on books, conferences, courses, and more
  • The choice of a range of Company Benefits, such as an Urban Sports Club membership, JobRad, or a BVG ticket grant.
  • Hybrid setup: We have a beautiful office in the heart of Berlin, however, how much time you’d like to work from home vs. onsite depends on you and your team.
  • A dog-friendly office and plenty of flexibility to take care of what matters most.

If you don't tick all the boxes however you think you'll thrive in this role we would like to learn more about you.

Shiftmove is an equal-opportunity employer. We believe diverse experiences and demographic characteristics that have nurtured unique viewpoints benefit our growth and performance. Just be yourself and maybe you’ll bring something valuable to the role we didn't initially think of.

If you need specific accommodations (tools, time, etc.) due to any special needs, and you are happy to disclose this, then please let us know. We are happy to make adjustments as support can make a decisive difference in the application process.
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