Software Engineer (F | D | M)

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At Spherity, we believe that a new approach is needed to how we think about the concept of identity for a secure and fair new digital economy. We build decentralized identity management solutions to power the 4th industrial revolution, bringing cutting-edge identity management to enterprises, machines, and other non-human entities.

We participate in key standards-setting processes and interact with developers, industry, and research communities to enable compliance and interoperability in an increasingly complex technological and regulatory landscape.

At Spherity, we empower our team to be self-motivated in their work and collaborate effectively. You don’t need to be the full-package. What's important is your willingness to grow with us. If you'd thrive in that environment and our purpose resonates with you, you'll fit right in!

Experiences that will serve you a life-time.

  • Work on cutting-edge digital identity solutions, some in research, others in product stage.
  • Developing E2E solutions for organizations in different regulated industries.
  • Working with national and international clients and collaboration partners.
  • Projects that do not only harness your strengths and existing skills but also push you to develop further.

Our tech stack and interests

  • Node.js as a runtime for our applications
  • Nest.js as a framework for our backend services
  • React.js for frontend apps
  • TailwindUI to create beautiful frontends
  • Auth0 to delegate the OAuth2 hassle to others
  • Postgres to store data on the server side
  • Kubernetes to deploy applications to cloud
  • Jest Testing Framework
  • Self-sovereign Identity and blockchain technologies
    • Veramo or Hyperledger Indy/Aries for building innovative SSI products
    • Important standards like DID, VC, DIDComm
    • Solidity smart contracts to build decentralized solutions for solving new and exciting problems

About you - Skills to shape the future

  • You have excellent experience in developing, owning, shipping and maintaining SaaS-centered solutions.
  • You are curious and willing to learn continuously and enjoy researching information and thrive on developing technological solutions.
  • You apply critical thinking and take ownership of work needing done.
  • You are a team player and proactive communicator.
  • You are fluent in English. It would be a bonus if you also spoke German.

We offer an exciting work environment for you!

  • Flexible working hours: We observe a minimum of shared working hours to enable team collaboration but don’t believe in strict 9-5. We value results over time spent at your desk.
  • Flexible holiday planning: We work hard because we are committed to making Spherity a successful company. Agree with your team spontaneously to take time off to recharge your batteries.
  • Full remote working: The entire team works remotely but we keep in touch through lively online chats and recurring team gatherings in Dortmund or elsewhere. Some of us are based in Germany, some live elsewhere in the world. Some travel and take their work with them. If you live permanently outside Germany, we will work out a freelancer arrangement with you.
  • Compensation Range: €60,000 p/a - €90,000 p/a. Your actual salary depends on your experience and contributions to Spherity. We review salary annually based on your performance and the state of the business.
  • Fancy an EV? Convert part of your salary into an electric vehicle of your choice.
  • Virtual share options (VSOP) let you benefit from the long-term success of Spherity.
  • Home office budget of €3,000 to set up your home office with the equipment you need.
  • Learning and development budget of €300 p/a whether you want to take a course on SSI or learn ballroom dancing. Of course, any directly job-relevant training or certifications will be funded, too.
  • Looking after your physical and mental well-being is important. Sport is a great way to get fit, unwind, and re-energize. That’s why we support gym memberships.
  • And more!

We are a multinational and multicultural company.

Spherity is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are already multinational and multicultural. We have team members from across Europe as well as South Asia. Race, colour, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law do not impact our hiring practices. Our hiring decisions are mainly based on attitude, skills and a shared sense of purpose. A drive towards diversity is ingrained in our culture.

Interested in this position? Any further questions? Even if you feel you don’t quite hit the mark, we’d love to hear from you. What's important is your willingness to learn and grow with us. Any questions?

Please send us your queries or application to [email protected]