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Full-time job starting February 2018

Are you willing to make an impact on a growing startup and on a cutting-edge recruitment platform? Do you want to help us creating a new product that will change traditional and tedious recruitment processes? Are you eager to work in an international team with a great mix of cultures and profiles? We are looking for a passionate mind and brain for the state-of-the-art technology and frameworks, new-fangled coding and with
outstanding engineering skills. If you are the Full-Stack Developer that we need and you choose to accept our challenge, you will be part of a team which is continuously growing and learning, always striving to improve and with highly driven individuals.

A little bit about our ambitious MISSION
cherryfish is a Berlin-based startup changing the way the recruiting sector works. We designed the world’s first HR analytics tool which translates CV data into competences. Our algorithm will put an end to the long and costly recruiting process by making profiles quantifiable and, through this, objectively comparable. We put skills first and, by this, eliminate the frustrating part in the hiring process, in which both sides guess if it fits or not. Through a matching algorithm, similar to those on dating platforms, we can intelligently match applicants and job profiles. Companies will be able to find top scored
candidates relative to the required skill set – without the guessing!
Our goal is nothing less than to automate and digitalize the pre-screening process in recruiting, ultimately redefining the way how companies evaluate and select candidates to fill their open positions as well as how they build their talent pipeline for future hiring.

cherryfish was founded in fall 2016 by Claudia Bottler and Christopher Schmacke. After the project phase as part of the Startup Incubator Berlin, cherryfish established its own offices in Berlin in February 2017. During the first year, our team grew up to six employees and we focused on product development and the implementation of the candidate evaluation algorithm. Our HR analysis tool has already been applied in several hiring
projects. cherryfish is a bootstrapped startup and we are well in command of our own ship. The current cash flows allow us to continue the journey bootstrapped.


  • Build and improve the logics of our backend system
  • Be part of the management decisions that selects new product features and technologies
  • Be part of the team that further develops our tech stack to meet all our challenging future goals
  • Implement new features in our frontend in close cooperation with our design team
  • Further integrate the power of our HR algorithms into the tech stack
  • Perform code reviews to maintain a quality codebase and product


  • 4+ years’ experience in developing web applications with Javascript
  • Experience in developing APIs using Node.js is important; knowing Sails is a plus
  • Proficiency in designing and developing high-traffic APIs and micro services. RESTful APIs using JSON are known to you
  • Knowledge of frontend technologies such as React is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of PostgreSQL will help you fly with us
  • Excellent communication skills in English is required, German is a plus

the perks of working with us

  • Apply the latest technologies and draft your own tech solutions
  • Be part of a team that encourages learning and personal development
  • The chance to shape the tools and processes used by an entire industry
  • A flexible work schedule - it does not matter if you are an early bird or a night owl, here you will be able to decide on your own schedule
  • Pizza afternoons, beers and music by the end of the week. Anything can be a reason to gather and chat

Send us your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]


Döringstr. 7 
10245 Berlin
+49 3040694226
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