Junior Software Developer

Full time, Berlin

Diversity welcome 🏳️‍🌈

You are an engineer at heart and you care about the kind of product you are building? You are looking for an opportunity to start your career and to learn quickly? Then join us and become part of an integrated product team that is creating something meaningful.

About Lytt – What we do

Meet Lytt, the digital assistant that helps employees address sensitive topics at work and guarantees easy and safe access to help at any time. We strive to support employees in difficult situations and thereby fight injustice in the workplace with Lytt. By helping employers to identify and solve conflicts early-on, Lytt makes company cultures more inclusive, healthy and productive.

 

Our values – Why we do it

We are a diverse team, but we have one thing in common: We love humanity, equity and technology. At the same time, we value independence, team spirit and mutual development.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace and we offer equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

We are convinced that we can use technology and science to prevent misconduct in the workplace. The response from our customers as well as supporters (e.g. the Bertelsmann Stiftung or the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy) underlines the need for our product.

You at Lytt

At Lytt you’ll have the opportunity to work on something that really matters whilst contributing to a sophisticated tech product in a small, agile team. This position is ideal to kick off your career as Software Engineer and to expand your knowledge in Ruby, React, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

You will report to and learn directly from our CTO and bring in your programming skills to design and implement new features. At Lytt, we foster a creative environment and want you to work independently and take responsibilities from day one.

We want everyone to enjoy what they are doing. This includes challenging tasks that drive one’s personal development as well as flexibility regarding remote work, working hours and common activities in the team. We offer you to grow professionally and personally at Lytt whilst enhancing your strengths. If you are interested in going to conferences or meetups, we are happy to support you finding the right opportunities.

We want to make sure that everyone at Lytt has everything they need to be productive and happy. So think about the perks you would need and let’s talk about what we can do to make you succeed in addition to a fair salary, personal development and flexible working hours!

 

These challenges await for you

As a Junior Software Developer, you will support our product team with the following tasks:

  • Help us build great functionality that supports reporting employees in difficult situations and keeps customers happy
  • Solving actual problems with code lines in Ruby or React
  • Build prototypes and help your product manager validating new ideas
  • Contribute to our product vision by experimenting with Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning elements in conversational interfaces
  • Learn a lot about React, Ruby and Software Architecture
  • Become part of an early-stage startup with a clean codebase and a lot of insights into the business side of things
 

Your profile

We are always looking for genuine and motivated people with a proactive mindset and an open-minded personality.

  • You feel enthusiastic about learning new technologies and open source
  • You have at least one year of experience on challenging projects (Uni projects also count)
  • You have a very agile mindset and like to experiment
  • You’re pragmatic and enjoy working independently (Google is your friend)
  • You strive for clean code and know how to test thoroughly
  • You’re interested in the whole product cycle and love to come up with product improvements on your own
  • You are interested in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, conversational interfaces and chatbots
  • You identify with our mission to give a voice to employees and those affected by discrimination and misconduct
 
We don’t expect tons of Ruby or React experience as long as you are fine to learn the basics. We are looking forward to your application, even if you don’t meet each of the listed criteria. Don’t worry, we aren’t impeccable all-rounders either!

 

Sounds good?

Feel free to reach out via email, facebook or LinkedIn and let’s get to know each other over a coffee, at our office in Berlin or virtually.

Your contact person for this position is

laura-jentsch-lytt
Laura Jentsch