Software engineer - part time / apprentice

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 student, aiming to become a Software Engineer, ​product lover and with a strong curiosity, to join our Hong Kong hub.
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.

🎯 What we expect from you :

  • Be highly motivated and curious!
  • Help us on product design
  • Work on product development: you'll be involved in our projects, for our clients or internal, and you'll be able to be "hands on" which is the best way to learn and develop quickly valuable skills.
  • Interact with Sparkmate founders
  • Work hand-in-hand on pluridisciplinary projects with others members of the team
  • Take initiatives, work autonomously and rigorously. Of course, we're here, so raise you'll be able to raise a hand for help when needed ;)

🧗‍ 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.
  • Involving you as much as possible in the different aspects of our projects and in the company: internal projects, clients projects, participating to team activities and so on.. At Sparkmate people are looked upon based on their actions, not their titles so you have all your chances!
  • Rocking Fridays! 1 day per week dedicated to side-projects!

Preferred Experience

​We are looking for people that loves product and tech, not necessarily with a previous experience but with a great learning drive and enthusiasm.

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 Knowing one or few is cool, but not mandatory.

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 or in Hong Kong with Ghislain - CTO

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong ()
  • Possible partial remote