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Senior Fullstack Engineer (m/f/d) TypeScript

Tech & Engineering
Remote Germany + 4 more locations
Full Time
Experienced Professionals
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Senior Fullstack Engineer (m/f/d) TypeScript

When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Remote Germany, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich

Are you passionate about full stack development? Then grow your career at IU International University of Applied Sciences and join us to play a key role in advancing the educational journey for more than 2¹⁷ learners around the globe. You will contribute to shaping our innovative student management system and platform technology.

Seize this opportunity and join our interdisciplinary team, starting immediately as Senior Fullstack Engineer (m/f/d). You can choose to work fully remote or from one of our locations (e.g. Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, etc.) within Germany.

Our Stack
  • Technologies: Typescript, NestJS, Vue.js 3, Tailwind CSS, Vite, Kafka
  • Tools: AWS, Docker, DataDog, GitLab
  • Principles: DDD
Your tasks
  • You will be part of our cross-functional team focusing on study management product domains or platform services and shared libraries.
  • You will develop our high-performance event driven distributed system using microservices and microfrontends
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers, product managers, UX, QA, DevOps …
  • Monitor and troubleshoot the system, utilizing various tools and metrics to ensure high availability and performance.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date documentation, best practices and standards.
Your Profile
  • You have expert knowledge in Typescript and Node.js (preferably NestJS).
  • You are familiar with event driven architecture and already gained experience with event streaming platforms like Kafka or message brokers like RabbitMQ.
  • You have working experience with cloud platforms (preferably AWS) and you are familiar with container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes.
  • You have a solid knowledge about web technologies and have a profound understanding of website performance, accessibility, semantics and code quality.
  • You have sound experience in component development using modern web frameworks such as Vue, Svelte, SolidJS or React.
  • You are enthusiastic about technical concepts and software architecture.
  • You are a team player with good communication skills.
  • You are characterized by an independent, goal-oriented and structured way of working.
  • Embrace ownership of your projects while understanding their impact on the bigger picture
We offer you
  • Shape your career: rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you.
  • Work from wherever you want: Modern tools and video meetings make it possible. Do you want to work from abroad for a while? No problem thanks to our WorkFlex benefits.
  • …and when you want: It’s your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
  • You are free to choose your equipment: Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware.
  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Benefit from a 100% discount on tuition fees for an IU combined degree in the tech sector and many other free training courses.
  • Get a good rest: With 30 days of annual vacation and one additional day off on your birthday.

Join our engineering team at Germany’s largest university with over 140,000 students and over 4,000 employees from more than 87 nationalities! We are passionate, competitive, open to anything new – and we live to develop anything that makes our students’ digital education experience and our IU services better to achieve our vision “Everybody can access education to grow.”

Does this sound like the perfect job for you? Then apply now! If you have any further questions, feel free to contact Ronja at ronja.kaiser@iu.org.

Follow words with actions: We take our “Culture Of Everyone” very seriously and would like to take this opportunity to expressly point out that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are wide open to you. We are looking forward to fostering diversity here at IU!

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Do you have any questions? Our recruitment team will be happy to help you out - individually and personally.
Do you have any questions? Our recruitment team will be happy to help you out - individually and personally.
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What we’ll do for you
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Reach your destination sustainably
Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.
Use your own technology
You can choose your equipment freely. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Enjoy free access to all our e-learning platforms. In addition, we will finance you a complete technology course of your choice<strong>.</strong>
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Remote Germany
With our positions, you don't have to decide where to work. Whether you want to work from home, at one of our offices across Germany or up to six months abroad. Enjoy maximum flexibility!
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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    Tech & Engineering FAQs

    How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
    All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
    Can I apply for multiple jobs?
    Of course you can! Apply for each position separately and together we will find the job that suits you best.
    Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
    Of course! We value flexibility and support remote working 100% wherever possible.