Backend Software Engineer

  • FARO Technologies
  • Aachen, Germany
  • 06/11/2021
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Job Description

FARO is an imaging company - and an imagining company. We envision a better, more insightful, and more powerful world realized through digital 3D means and measurement technologies. Right from the start, we have helped our customers make better decisions - faster and more accurately than anyone else in the industry.

We work with the largest companies on the planet to provide the solutions that enable them to overcome their most pressing industry challenges. In aerospace and automotive, we work with firms like SpaceX, NASA, Tesla and Volvo among others. In the construction industry, we work with the largest builders to scan and design astonishing projects. For public safety professionals, our forensics scanning tools solve crimes and document scenes with high tech gear you probably see on CSI and in the movies!

We believe that if it can be dreamed it can also be measured. And if it can be measured, it can also be realized.

The new backend software engineer will work as part of the backend team on our infrastructure which is build around the technologies Kotlin, Java, .net core, NodeJS, Kubernetes, Microsoft Azure, MongoDB and SQL.

Your Role in our Team

  • Conception and design of backend components and microservices of our HoloBuilder software

  • Collaboration with the product-, design and backend-teams, for developing new features

  • Definition and implementation of new interfaces in cooperation with the frontend teams

  • Communication with our support and test team, to identify bugs or impediments

  • Independent evaluation and familiarization with new technologies

What You need to bring

  • A strong interest in professional software development and openness for new ideas

  • Careful way of working and the motivation to always learn new things

  • Good knowledge in Java, GIT and general software engineering

  • No fear of communication and facing new challenges

  • Bachelor/Master in Computer Science or similar qualification. An official degree isn’t required - what counts are your skills

  • Bonus points:

    • Personal experience with Java or Node.js

    • Knowledge in Kotlin, GraphQL, Kubernetes or DevOps

    • Interest in design-patterns and software architecture in general

What FARO can offer you:

FARO has excellent benefits for you and your family. We not only care for our employees but also to their immediate family members. We believe in a balanced work-life and have developed programs and benefits plans to support that ethic, such as:

  • A competitive paid time off bank and paid holidays

  • Medical, dental, life and AD&D insurance plans

  • Pre-tax flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care

  • 401K with employer match

  • Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities

  • Wellness fairs

  • Frequent lunch and learns to help educate employees about issues affecting their lives

  • Other employee events


At FARO, we are committed to encouraging different perspectives and ideas that foster innovation. We believe that we are strongest with a diverse team of employees. We want every FARO employee to feel our commitment to showing respect for all and encouraging open collaboration and communication.

FARO is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. FARO is a government contractor and will take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders.

We are a Drug Free Workplace with Pre-Employment Drug Screening

Join us. Become part of a dynamic organization that values quality, leadership, teamwork,

honesty and openness as a way of life in conducting our business