Senior Software Architect

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Senior Software Architect (m/w/d) - Software Development in full time

freshcells systems engineering GmbH is a software company based in Düsseldorf, Germany with a dynamic team of more than 50 employees.

We are not a hire-and-fire company; we prefer to quench our thirst with a cold drink after work.

Among other vacancies, we are looking for a Senior Software Architect (full-time software development) to support our team in Düsseldorf.

freshcells is always on the lookout for the latest software trends and principles. To run with the most modern software stacks is part of our DNA. Docker, Kubernetes, React, NodeJS … freshcells has been an early adopter and contributor in all fields. If you feel at home in such an environment and enjoy working with talented co-workers from all over the world who challenge you and like to be challenged by you, you are the right fit for us.

Please send us your application via email to

The freshcells spirit

  • Thinking along and thinking ahead: see the bigger picture.
  • Move something and we move with you.
  • See what needs to be done and do it.
  • Achieve and celebrate successes.
  • Keep the motivation and love for challenges.
  • Help Team-Mates and they will help you, too.
  • Communicate, be the team
  • Gaming is great. Blame-game and finger-pointing is not.
  • There is a life besides work.
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What we have to offer

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  • Room for your own ideas
  • Varied and exciting IT projects
  • Flat hierarchies and a friendly, young team
  • An agile, structured, and relaxed working atmosphere
  • Free water, coffee, and tea
  • Monthly company breakfast
  • Summer event
  • Christmas event
  • Company pension plan
  • Subsidized sports courses
  • Dogs welcome
  • Very good access to public transportation
  • An international work environment
  • Home office options
  • Flexible hours
  • Support during relocation (administrative formalities, apartment search, registration with authorities, health insurance, bank account, etc.)
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Your Responsibilities

  • Development of modern backend applications based on Node.Js
  • Development of modern frontend applications based on React JS
  • Utilization of current technologies such as Kubernetes and GraphQL
  • Design and implementation of new features for sophisticated software solutions in cooperation with project management, design, and development departments
  • Deployment of web applications and creation of unit tests
  • Participation in continuous improvement processes
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Your Qualifications

  • You can quickly adapt to new technologies, understand trends, and know how to make long term technical decisions
  • Very good knowledge in designing and developing sophisticated enterprise backend systems, ideally based on Node.JS
  • Strong knowledge of ES 6 JavaScript as well as extensive knowledge of frameworks and libraries such as reactJS, vue.js, and/or Angular
  • Experience of PHP, ideally with frameworks such as Symfony, Laravel or Yii
  • Sound experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Good knowledge of data structure design
  • Competences in consuming and creating web services based on ReST and especially GraphQL
  • Know-how in performance optimization
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is helpful
  • Experience with agile development in a team
  • Hands-on experience with automated software testing
  • Structured and solution-oriented working style for sustainable and scalable web systems
  • Fluent in English
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Nice to have

  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker etc.
  • Experience with container orchestration tools like, i.a., Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Docker Swarm
  • Knowledge of designing and adapting software to be twelve factor applications
  • Knowledge of continuous integration via tools like Jenkins

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Please note

Applications sent by post cannot be taken into account during the application process. For this reason, application portfolios will also not be returned.