Backend Engineer (Node)

Adjustable Workload
Software Engineering
If you enjoy working on a single project for an extended period, we have an exciting opportunity! Join our product development dedicated team, where you'll work on fullstack environment. You'll get to work with cutting-edge technologies such as Node. At Zühlke, you are where innovation happens!

Your talent  

  • You have a technical-related degree and/or equivalent professional qualification 
  • You are communicative and have an open-minded personality  
  • You are fluent in English (both written and oral) 

Required skills: 

  • At least 3 years of experience in Backend development with Node
  • Knowledge of Azure Integration Services – e.g API Management, Application Insights and Key Vault 
  • Working experience with relational databases (experience with NoSQL is a plus)  
  • Ability to apply architectural and design patterns with focus on quality, readability and maintainability    
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks – e.g nUnit, React testing library, Jest and Playwright  
  • Working in an agile team, with a good understanding of the concepts, practical experience 


  • Experience with Javascript and Typescript 
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure)  
  • Experience with Terraform  
  • Experience working with distributed systems and CI/CD pipelines – e.g Jenkins 
  • Previous experience working in pairs and/or ensembles and with TDD

Your role  

  • Solving complex technical problems 
  • Directly communicating with customers and guiding them towards success  
  • Working closely with your local and remote colleagues in agile setup  
  • Creating high-quality solutions while adapting to customer requirements  
  • Being curious, open-minded, and standing by your ideas

What working at Zühlke is all about:

You will get a chance to work in an international client-based environment along with the leading experts (50 % of our employees are seniors/consultants) in the industry. We are committed and looking for engineers who will help Zühlke bring ideas to life.

Some of our benefits:

  • Possibility to reduce working hours up to 32 hours/week
  • Option for condensed working week - you can condense your working hours and spread it across 4 working days
  • Hybrid workplace – work from home and our office in Porto
  • Time and money allocated for your upskilling
  • 22 days of Annual Leave
  • 3 Creative Days that you can choose to take these days off or cash them out
  • Flexi-time – organize your working hours according to your daily needs 
  • Trusted sick leave up to 3 days of paid leave
  • We offer private Health Insurance for all employees. Spouses and children (up to 25 years old)
  • We’ll top-up your salary by 100% if you opt for the shared initial leave of 150 consecutive days
  • Top-notch equipment & working with cutting-edge technologies 
  • Referral bonuses
  • Various social Zühlke events
  • And many more!

At Zühlke you will feel included.

We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability. 
We communicate openly with each other, assess ourselves honestly and enjoy working a team. We work in a diverse and multicultural environment with people from all over the world.

Apply to learn more about this opportunity at Zühlke!

Even if you feel you don't meet all the requirements yet, we are still happy to get to know you, learn more about your ambitions and ideas. We look forward to receiving your application.

Adjustable Workload
Contact person for Portugal

Laurinda Lopes

Recruiting & Talent Relations

Laurinda Lopes joined Zühlke in May of 2021 and is a Global Delivery Center Talent Acquisition Team member. Her background is in Psychology and Recruitment. Fascinated by human behaviour, she is trying to find the most talented people to join Zühlke.