Senior Backend Engineer

Israel - Tel-Aviv · Full-time 

Sorbet is a first-of-its-kind fintech solution using technology to reimagine Paid Time Off. We’re creating a future where employees are empowered to choose how to spend their time to improve their financial health and well being, while helping employers reduce the $272 Billion in balance sheet liabilities due to unused vacation days (Paid Time Off).


Founded by a seasoned team of Finance and Tech professionals and backed by top tier investors including Viola Ventures, Global Founders Capital and Meron Capital, Sorbet has offices in Tel Aviv, New York City, and Kiev.


We welcome people from all backgrounds. If you’re curious, passionate, collaborative, and want to create real impact in people's lives, come work with us!

Job description

We’re looking for an experienced, talented backend engineer to join the team.
The right candidate should be motivated by the incredible opportunity to contribute to a groundbreaking solution, creating immediate impact in people’s lives in a hot, topical space.

We are looking for a passionate and detail oriented engineer who wishes to take our exciting solution to the next stage as the business grows beyond initial POC’s.

Main Responsibilities

  • Build the next gen backend of our product, on nodejs. 

  • Work with our system architect and product to set the infrastructure for scale and growth.

  • Design and implement the backend system services  for both short and long term needs.

  • Enhance and improve the code base on an ongoing basi


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science/Mathematics or a related degree (optional). 

  • At least 5 years of development experience, including a product driven company

  • Previous startup experience - A strong advantage!

  • Experienced in designing and building REST based APIs.

  • Experienced in integrating to third party systems

  • Experienced in modeling SQL or NoSQL data structures

  • Experienced in working with docker (ECS or Kubernetes)

  • Experienced in writing unit\e2e tests (jest)

  • Knowledge in one or more of the following is an advantage: OAuth, firebase (auth), ELK, Stripe, WordPress.

  • Ability to work in an agile, dynamic, rapid environment with constant changing priorities.

  • Ability to work independently. A self starter with constant hunger to improve, research and learn.

  • Team player with true passion, creativity and motivation for backend and complex processes. 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • High level English proficiency, both written and verbal - A must!

  • Knowledge in React JS (an advantage)

  • Knowledge in cloud environments (AWS an advantage)

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