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Als kontinuierlich wachsendes Unternehmen suchen wir laufend nach engagierten und vorwärts denkenden Persönlichkeiten, die mithelfen für unsere Kunden die Zukunft ihres Geschäfts neu zu definieren.

Aktuell sind folgende Positionen zu besetzen:

Engineering Manager, 100%

Forward Digital AG is a growing company specializing in customized digital support for companies. Our head office is located in Zurich. Our small team is agile and growing with focus on delivery and innovation. We develop apps, API backends and web services using Java, Spring, Javascript, React (Native), Node.js, Apollo GraphQL, Java/Kotlin, Spring, REST backends and serverless APIs on a cloud platform.

Essential skills and qualifications

  • Solid development management experience, engineering manager or similar position including planning, budgeting, IT strategy development, team management, hiring, project management and software development process setup
  • Strong senior developer background including backend and front-end development with React Native, Node.js, Spring, Java/Kotlin, Kubernetes, REST, GraphQL, RDBMS, BigData/NoSQL, Elasticsearch
  • Profound experience with cloud application architecture design and development
  • Requirements evaluation and business process analysis experience
  • Strong development experience with Google Cloud Platform and Firebase
  • Good knowledge of CI and cloud management tools: Terraform, GitlabCI, Kubectl, Google Cloud Build, Gitops
  • Strong experience with mobile app development for iOS and Android
  • Practical knowledge of health data management business domain
  • Solid experience with build and test tools like Junit, Cucumber, Jest, React Testing Library, Webpack, Lerna, etc.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field
  • Being ready for relocation and business trips
  • Spoken English language and good communication skills

Key responsibilities

  • Backend development and maintenance (Node.js, GraphQL, GCP, Elasticsearch)
  • Frontend development and maintenance: mobile and web apps for online health coaching and data management, developing React Native UI component kit, API client and other frontend libraries
  • Maintenance of the existing legacy systems (Java/Kotlin, Spring, Galera, Elasticsearch)
  • Development management, planning, review, IT budgeting
  • Company infrastructure maintenance
  • Requirements gathering and analysis
  • Software architecture design
  • Release management and delivery
  • Setup, documentation and optimization of development process
  • Code quality management, code review and technical mentorship
  • CI/CD setup and management, cloud devops
  • Customer support and communication
  • Team management, hiring and personnel performance review

Location and type of employment

Now it’s your time

If you want to actively shape the future at Forward Partners AG and are not afraid of challenges, then we look forward to hearing from you. Send us your application with salary requirements (preferred) by e-mail to or by mail to the following address:

Forward Digital AG
Gessnerallee 38a
8001 Zürich