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Mid Backend Developer

Are you a Backend Developer looking for new job opportunities? If you have more than two years of experience with NodeJs and Express, check what we offer and join our growing team.

What you'll do

  • Implement program code for backend applications
  • Research and determinate estimates
  • Implement default requirements by writing program code
  • Improve and maintain existing applications
  • Develop applications by following given standards
  • Participate in project and technical team meetings
  • Work with clients and other project team members

What you bring

  • 2+ years of experience with NodeJs and Express
  • Knowledge of GraphQL and/or Rest
  • Knowledge of JavaScript
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients
  • Ability to collaborate and adapt to different teams and working environments
  • Responsibility and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both in speech and writing
  • The ability to step out of your comfort zone

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of C# and .Net
  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience working with Typescript
  • Experience with agile working methods

What we offer

  • Remote, hybrid, or office-based position – choose your preferred work location
  • You'll get to expand your skill set in a wide range of industries while working on diverse and significant projects 
  • Educational budget – every team receives a budget for buying books, attending courses, or visiting conferences
  • Career development talks – we'll monitor your progress and reward it accordingly with promotions and income advances 
  • Free health check-ups
  • Wellbeing at COBE – your personal growth is as important as your professional so we provide you with eight free meetings with a licensed psychotherapist
  • A bonus for new parents 
  • A Christmas and Easter bonus 
  • Subvention of Multisport card
  • Paid language courses – you want to master your English? Or learn German? We got you.
  • Monthly meal allowance
  • Gift card for your birthday

Next steps

Go ahead, send us your CV (or LinkedIn profile) and a link to GitHub at

Applications are open and ongoing. We can't wait to hear from you!

Your Holacracy Circle

Our Munich Office

Work above the
rooftops of Munich

Join forces with our designers, strategists, concepters, researchers, writers and project managers, who mastered the art of creating beautiful digital experiences. Above the city of Munich, our COBE Castle is the place where ideas and concepts are passionately crafted into unique brand-driven design. Sounds exciting? Then hit us up.

“I’m looking forward to meeting you for a coffee at our cozy office space.”


Head of HR

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Our Hiring Process

From contact to contract: Here’s how things go down


First Contact

As soon as we get your application, we’ll be on it! Since we don’t use automatic replies, please give us a day or two to get back to you to discuss the upcoming steps.


Coffee Date

We want to see your true colors and show you an honest glimpse behind the curtain. Having a casual cup coffee or a beer with our HR representative is the right occasion for that.


The Interview

We’d love to learn more about your passion, goals and skills, and we’ll give you a deep dive into the COBE Culture, Holacracy, and OKRs, our processes and clients. We’ll evaluate your skill fit and are happy to be evaluated by you as well.


The Challenge

Now’s your time to shine! Show us your problem solving skills and your creativity by tackling our practical challenge. You can prepare for some days and then present your outcome in front of your future COBE colleagues.



You passed our tests, congrats! Now, things get serious. We’ll be absolutely transparent with you regarding our organisational compensation model and we’ll meet eye to eye. And if we’re both happy, let’s tie the knot!

Our Osijek Office

Work in the heart of
Osijek Software City

Founded in 2012, COBE delivers successful web and mobile applications for clients all around the world. With headquarters in Munich and an office in Osijek, our team consists of 70+ experts in development and design. Their satisfaction, personal and professional growth is our number one priority - two “Best Employer” awards, given in the annual survey by MojPosao, can support that.

Office space in Osijek, Kroatia.

“I’m looking forward to meeting you!"


Head of HR

Person painting an office mural.

Our Hiring Process

From contact to contract: Here’s how things go down



As soon as our inbox shows the incoming application, we’ll be on it! Since we have no automatic reply, please give us a day or two to get back to you. We’ll fill you up on the next steps asap.


Application Review

Once we get your application, our HR team will review it together with the team lead of the department you’re applying for. If you have the right skills, proper education, and/or relevant work experience, you’ll proceed to the next round of the selection process, which is getting the assignment. Congrats!


The Assignment

It’s time to get out the big guns! Meaning, you’ll get an assignment, that will challenge your skills, creativity, and approach to things. This is our way of testing if you have what it takes to join our team. Don’t worry, you will have enough time to solve the task, and we’ll be here for any questions if you have them.



We finally meet! Preferably in person, but if that’s not the case, then online - via Skype, Hangouts, Zoom - whatever you choose. You will sit down with our HR manager and your future team lead, get to know each other, talk benefits, paycheck, work hours – as transparent as possible. You’ll get a deep dive into our process, clients, and how we do things around here. We’ll evaluate your skill fit and are happy to be evaluated by you as well. This is also where we’ll discuss your assignment.


Job Offer

Congrats, you’re almost there. And by there, we mean at the COBE castle. Obviously, we want you on our team, so let’s talk details – your start date, paid time off, our working remotely policy, final salary. If we’re on the same page regarding everything, we’ll offer you a job, and boom – you’re hired! :)