Backend developer

Yova AG

Place of work
Contract type
full-time, trade licence
Start date
April, 2020
Wage (gross)
2 000 - 3 500 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a Backend developer for the newly established Yova Slovakia team.

You will be part of the Engineering team where we deliver a modern, fast and unique platform. Our Backend technology is based on Linux/Unix Systems, Postgresql databases, and Ruby on Rails. You will be working in collaboration with our senior developers, implementing core application features, and anticipating, analysing, and solving technical problems in the application. You will become an important part of the newly founded Yova Slovakia office and working closely with the existing Yova Switzerland team.

Employee perks, benefits

+ You will receive an attractive compensation package.
+ You will have a workplace in Bratislava city, with an optional home office.
+ You will be able to define and achieve your own goals.
+ You will be taking leadership to get things done in an agile development environment.
+ You will use cutting-edge technologies, mainly Ruby on Rails and Angular.
+ You will have first-hand start-up experience. Your ideas, opinions, and experience will be listened to and treasured.
+ You will join a great team with an ambitious impact mission. Team events, lunch clubs, a good mood, and a nice environment are the core of our team's happiness.
+ You will join the newly established Yova Slovakia team. That will give you the opportunity to be at the beginning of one of the fastest-growing Swiss start-ups in Slovakia.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

+ Ruby on Rails (advanced)
+ Experience with client-server architectures, application development, and using databases
+ Experience with REST APIs
+ Experience with version control systems (preferably Git)
+ Agile development methodology
+ Advantage is a knowledge or experience with:
+ + other backend languages
+ + cloud services (Amazon Web Services, Kubernetes + Google Cloud)
+ + Angular or other frontend languages
+ + Sass or other CSS preprocessor language


Brief description of the company

Yova AG is 3-years-old innovative Swiss fintech company based in Zurich. Our online platform allows our customers to create individual investment strategies – sustainable, transparent, and fully personalised. Through an automated portfolio algorithm and a unique interface, we built the first-of-its-kind platform in Europe bringing impact investing to the mainstream.

Number of employees

20-24 employees

Company address

Yova AG
Limmatstrasse 123
8005 Zurich


Contact person: Mgr. Lenka Horakova
Tel.: +421911212604
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3869659  Dátum zverejnenia: 12.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month