Join us as a Backend Engineer (m/f/d) in our Navigation team on a shared journey that matters!

You will join the Navigation team, whose mission is to provide our drivers with the best navigation experience that enables them to fulfill our customers’ trips in the most efficient way. 

We are a cross-functional team of engineers, designers and domain experts, passionately striving to make a real impact by building meaningful software solutions that our users love. 

Our MOIA Navigation team builds navigation systems with great care for technical design and system architecture:

  • The focus is to support drivers in their daily lives on the streets. 
  • The team is responsible for building an SDK that consists of a frontend and a backend component working together with other systems to allow MOIA drivers to seamlessly navigate on the streets and bring passengers safely and efficiently to their destinations. 

What you will do

Our navigation solutions are meant to provide optimal and seamless support to the MOIA drivers and their customers.

  • You will work in a bottom-up managed, autonomous, cross-functional team that will continuously test new ideas and evaluate their potential. 
  • You and your team will work like a startup and take ownership of the whole development cycle - from ideation over technical design to implementation, quality assurance and maintenance.
  • Use Kotlin on the backend and support your fellow frontend Android developers
  • The software you will be working on is key to enabling and defining the MOIA experience. 

What will help you to fulfill your role 

  • Experience with Kotlin on the backend (or interest in learning Kotlin) and Kubernetes
  • Experience in working with serverless AWS services, Lambda, DynamoDB and SQS 
  • Understanding of distributed systems and event-driven communication
  • Knowledge of current trends in software design and DevOps mindset
  • Passionate about developing tailored solutions
  • Good communication skills and interest in being part of highly autonomous and cross-functional teams
  • Fluent communication in English
  • Very nice to have: general interest in Android Development 

We encourage you to apply even if your profile does not meet all the requirements for the role. We embrace individual growth at MOIA. 

In case you have questions regarding your application, you can approach Ben or Jan from the hiring team directly.

Our benefits in a nutshell

  • Competitive salary (including bonus)  
  • Hybrid work setup, flexible working hours, and possibility of flexible work arrangements depending on your needs (parenting, care work, volunteering, etc.) 
  • Budget and monthly expense allowance for home office setup 
  • Possibility of remote work from outside of Germany for up to 4 weeks per year from over 40 different countries - Connect work & travel!
  • Public transport ticket (fully covered) and discount on MOIA rides 
  • Subsidized fitness club membership or bike leasing 
  • Learning environment with continuous learning days, job rotation, trainings and workshops, coaching, conferences, books, and language classes 
  • Mental health support, 1:1 sessions with external professionals and mental unload workshops 
  • 30 vacation days, sabbatical and unpaid leave option 
  • Relocation support with service provider (visa, administration, etc.) 
  • Dog-friendly offices (at our Hamburg location) 

For student & internship positions, we have an adjusted set of benefits. You can find them here. 

Be who you are!

We are a member of Charta der Vielfalt and are actively working on creating a workplace that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or cognitive ability, and ethnicity. At MOIA we embrace a culture, where people feel accepted, respected, valued, appreciated, and included.

We offer unconscious bias training regularly for all our employees. Also, we are working on making our hiring process as inclusive as possible, such as ensuring a diverse hiring panel. To reinforce an unbiased screening process, we kindly ask you not to include any photograph in your application.

Our Future Work model

Since we love to collaborate, it is clear to us that we don't want to become a fully remote company, but we also don't need to spend every day of the week in the office to do a great job.

Our current hybrid work approach focuses on adapting to different needs, including increased flexibility that works best for the teams and the individuals with as much self-determination as possible.

Get more insights on how we work on our blog or follow us on Twitter to find out more about our hiring process.

Who we are

At MOIA GmbH, our team of more than 300 employees develops the technical products for our on-demand ridepooling service in the form of an end-to-end integrated product, from hub, fleet, and driver management to passenger and B2B solutions. At the same time, we want to make the vision of an autonomously driving mobility service a reality and plan to bring the first autonomous MOIA vehicle to the streets by 2025.  

At our offices in Berlin and Hamburg, international teams of developers, engineers, designers, and strategists work on a shared mission. As a tech company, more than half of our employees are developers. We pursue value-driven development based on our product values of comfort, reliability, safety, and privacy. 

We aspire to be a leading company in the fields of rethinking mobility and improving urban transportation by making it more relaxed, more affordable and an entirely positive experience for everyone. 

MOIA gets things moving. On a shared journey – towards an easier, smarter, and more meaningful future. 


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