Software Engineer - Bucharest Hub

Sparkmate is hiring!


Sparkmate is a product development company helping innovators to imagine, build, and launch outstanding products in the fields of IoT, robotics and cloud platforms!

In less than a year they became a key player in rapid prototyping for innovative projects. Sparkmate helps corporates, SMEs, solo founders and startups jump from a great idea to an operational technical system as fast as possible. They are building things differently, and they are proud of it! In the next few years you can expect to see them emerge as a new leader in the product development space!

Sparkmate was born in 2020, growing in a context of extreme chaos! To date, they haven't brought outside financing into the company (and do not plan to). They are playing the long term game and will build something legendary, their plans go far beyond what anyone would imagine!

Job Description

✨ Position :

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Bucharest hub.

Warning: Enter at your own risk!

We are looking for passionate Software Engineers ready to face the diversity of areas we work with. We don't need you to be a C++ master nor an Angular guru, but rather eager to learn and be able to prove it! Even if your past experience will be highly relevant, full-stack engineers have good chances here if they are also willing aproach linked fields such as ML, IoT, distributed systems.

At Sparkmate, we are a team of products engineers and we help our clients jump from an idea to an operational product in weeks. We operate mainly in the fields of connected objects and IoT products but we also occasionally work on fully digital or fully physical products.

Any interest apart from web & mobile development would be a very great plus! (Machine Learning / Deep Learning / DevOps / Cloud Architecture / Embedded Software Engineering / IoT /...)

🎯 What we expect from you :

  • Be highly motivated and curious :)
  • Contribute to product design and technical architecture design and conception
  • Setup projects from scratch and handle the backend and/or frontend development (also DevOps if you want)
  • Interact with clients and lead projects
  • Work hand-in-hand on pluridisciplinary projects with the rest of the team
  • Take initiatives, work autonomously and rigorously

🧗‍ What you can expect from us :

  • A comforting atmosphere, with a flat organization
  • The speed of fast-growing international company (with hubs in HK, France, Romania, and soon more)
  • A fun atmosphere, where learning is valued and where you will constantly have new challenges to meet
  • An empowering atmosphere, with both freedom and responsibilities
  • Technical skills improvement and soft skills improvement, with hands-on field experience
  • Some practical learning and first experience in software development and product development.

Preferred Experience

We are looking for people that can work in autonomy and be responsible for their work.
On the tech side, here are the tools we often use for web & mobile products :

  • Node JS and TypeScript
  • REST API / GraphQL
  • PostgreSQL / MongoDB
  • Google Cloud Platform (sometimes AWS)
  • Docker
  • Git
  • React JS / React Native

Recruitment Process

  • Application through WelcomeKit
  • Portfolio mandatory (a CV is not a portfolio, please show us exemples of your previous achievements)
  • Softskills test
  • Meeting in video call with Matei - CTO, Bucharest hub
  • Meeting in Bucharest or video call with Theodor - Hub leader

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Bucharest, Romania (030171)
  • Occasional remote authorized