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Software Developer

Job location


Type of job

Working Student (10 h/w)

Type of position


Starting date

Winter 2021/22

About the job

Are you curious about the Internet of Things world and would like to join the Embever team during your studies?


Our team is seeking a newcomer software developer to support in the development of our new product, Embever Cloud as a Module. You will get the chance to work on the backend or frontend side to apply your knowledge practically and learn from a team of experienced engineers.

Embever is a tech startup founded in 2017 as a research project from the Otto-von-Guericke-Universität that develops IoT products and services. Our office is in the city center of Magdeburg, a city full of history, green spaces and low living costs. 

Objectives and responsibilities of this role

  • You will learn how scalable and high-throughput IoT systems are built and maintained 

  • With the help of our Engineers, you will write code for the frontend or the backend of our IoT platform using state-of-the-art technologies 

  • You will learn how to contribute to software architecture decisions, participate in infrastructure and backend code reviews to ensure solutions have the right balance between quality and impact

Qualifications and requirements

  • Basic programming knowledge 

  • Basic knowledge of Git

  • For frontend developers we expect:

    • Experience with JavaScript, preferably with React 

    • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS

  • For backend developers we expect:

    • Experience with Python

    • Basic knowledge of SQL

    • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (AWS) and Docker is a plus

  • Fun person to work with and eager to learn new technologies and platforms

Nice to have but will definitely learn

  • Knowledge of Terraform

  • DevOps skills

  • German language


  • Learning possibilities: You get the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced developers and software architects. We are a small team that is always happy to take some time to help you develop your skills in one-to-one code reviews and training.

  • Positive working atmosphere: We offer a flat hierarchy structure where we involve all team members in the design of our products and most of the decisions of our company. This is how we create a transparent environment, and a culture of growth and constructive criticism. 

  • Flexibility: We are flexible regarding how you organize your working hours. For this reason, we offer the possibility of working partially from home and adapting your working schedule to your university timetable. 

Apply today


Sounds interesting? Then send us your CV and a cover letter to We would also love to hear about your last projects. We are looking forward to your application!

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