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Help us prevent the coming labor shortage disaster of essential workers in Europe so that –
everyone can get medical care by nurses 🚑, everyone’s trains arrive punctually 🚋, everyone's parents can get human elderly care 👵.

In 2021, we powered 1% of Germany's hires through HeyJobs. 

Over 3'000 employers win their talent through our machine learning algorithms. 

We positively impacted the lives of 100’000 essential workers by finding better jobs on our career platform. Learn more here.

With over €50M funding and a team of 300+, we are expanding to revolutionize the European job market (from Berlin, Cologne and Vienna).

Join the HeyVolution. 💛


An impactful role in a high growth company: 

We are looking for a working student engineer to support us long-term at our Berlin Office.
Our talent platform team designs, builds and runs the next generation talent experience for millions of people (see link here).

As a working student backend engineer in the team, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining significant parts of our user journey and helping us become the go-to career advisor for skilled workers.

Your work will involve discussing, helping to design, and implementing various parts of our product, including, but not limited to: services, APIs, user flows, layouts.

You will maintain and extend various systems that work behind the scenes and enable our business, like our job recommendation systems, CRM.

In your role, you will report directly to the Talent Platform Engineering Manager.

Check our blog, linkedin, techblog & our modern tech stack.


🎯 How you can contribute to HeyJobs

  • Work with the CRM Product Owner to design and build features that help users find the right job and test their impact.

  • Participate in designing APIs and interactions between backend and frontend.

  • Work on integrating tools and practices that enable us to build a better product.

🤝 What sets you up for success

  • Student status in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering.
  • Free time to work at least 15-20h a week with us ideally over 3-4 days/week.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Familiarity with backend web applications, relational databases, web protocols.
  • Familiarity with web technologies (http, html, css, js)
  • Familiarity with unix-like operating systems and terminal applications (bash, git, …)
  • Proactive and self-reliant - you’re eager to solve problems independently but know when to seek guidance.
  • Eagerness to learn and apply your learnings


  • Experience with Ruby and/or Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Javascript/Typescript
  • Experience with React
  • Fluency in German


❤️‍🔥 What you will love about us

  • People & Values: We treat people in the way people should be treated, we bring out the best in everyone, we put our people first. Learn more here.
  • Growing individually and as a team: 7 step career framework, bi-yearly performance reviews, 3 days of yearly educational leave & 500€ budget*, HeyJobs Leadership Training Programs, in-house German classes
  • Work-Life Balance: 28 holidays*, plus 1 additional day p.a., minimum 3 weeks work from anywhere per year and a 1-month paid sabbatical* every 3 years, flexible work hours
  • Societal Impact Employee Groups: Follow your passion with HeySustainability, HeyVoices, HeySisterhood, HeyPeace or found your own circle
  • Wellbeing: 6 free Mental Health sessions per year via Nilo.Health to enable every HeyJobber to connect with the right mental health solution for any mental health challenges they are facing, free seasonal flu (and COVID) vaccination 
  • Benefits: €50 monthly allowance* with Ben Card to spend on something you actually need and want. HeyJobs discounts for sustainable products and services via FutureBens & more
  • Events & Feel Good initiatives: Fresh fruit, great drinks, monthly team lunch, 3 company-wide events per year, quarterly team events & plenty of feel good initiatives
  • Relocation Package: We will support your relocation financially and with practical organization to make you feel at home soon
  • Great offices with high quality equipment: MacBook / ThinkPad, Sennheiser Headset, screen for home office + additional hardware; HQ Berlin (Kreuzberg, Paul-Lincke-Ufer); HeyHub Cologne (Design Offices Gereon), HeyHub Vienna (centrally located in 1020 Vienna) all with standing desks, hybrid set-up meeting rooms & AC - good public transport connections & great lunch options

At HeyJobs diversity and inclusion is key to creating a culture attracting the best talent and ultimately leading to achieving our vision. Together, we are 30 different nations, 45% women and 50% female leaders. 

Fostering diversity and inclusion starts with hiring – therefore, we do not discriminate on the basis of religion, national origin, gender-identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you. We advocate diversity in all its forms as it plays a key role in one of our core values, #teamwork. 

We are explicitly not hiring anyone who does not respect this and encourage individuals from LGBTQIA+ and other underrepresented groups to apply.

We are proud to have been continuously ranked as one of Berlin's best tech employers!
See for yourself: Top Tech Employer in Berlin, Kununu, Glassdoor, Top 25 LinkedIn Startups

*offers may differ for working students, interns and our international hubs

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