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  • ZenMate Culture

    You're a Human Being, not a Human Resource.

    Here at ZenMate, we’re striving to make the web a free and secure place with our awesome, vision driven products and highly skilled team. We provide a dynamic work environment that will allow you to develop and learn new things every day. Although we work hard and expect excellence, we appreciate that everyone has a life outside of work and encourage a healthy work/life balance.

  • Get in touch!

    We're located in Berlin, Germany (a great place to live!) and work out of an awesome, spacious office with a rooftop terrace. In general we don't really care if you have a university degree or not, but what we expect is mastery in the field you are working in, so please tell us in a few lines why your are the best person for the job. We offer attractive salary packages for ambitious applicants with a lot of room for growth and greatly encourage people with the creativity and ideas that’ll help us become even better - so come join our amazing team in our trendy, light-filled office in Berlin.

  • Apply now!

    We’re looking for people who share our passion for online privacy and security and take pride in the ownership of their work while being able to function fully in a team setting in the busy environment of a start-up. Sound like you? Check out our current positions below – We’re looking forward to hearing from you! ☺

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Startup jobs in Berlin

Get a job you'll love.

At ZenMate we embrace the challenges we face every day.

We’re looking forward to meeting skilled individuals who like to get things done – daily.

Unlike other start-ups, we don’t just copy what’s already out there but work hard to stay on the cutting edge of web and network development.

  • Bored with e-commerce?

    Join a great team and embrace challenges everyday.

  • Tired with working for a penny?

    We offer attractive salary packages above the Berlin-Brandenburg average.

  • Looking for respect?

    Here, you're valued as a kickass expert - not just another employee.

  • Everything is included.

    MacBooks and displays on every desk, delicious food and drinks and all the support you'll need in Berlin.
    Need a Visa or Flat? - Let us handle that for you.

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An inspiring city to live in.

Berlin is the most hyped city in the world for a reason.

Have a better life, not just a better job.
Come here and check it out for yourself!

Berlin has everything you could want in a city; world class clubs, the most famous orchestra in the world, great places to eat and a gigantic start-up scene with lots of events to attend every month. Surrounded by beautiful lakes and forests – no wonder tourism has exploded here recently! Despite this, flats and hotels are still an absolute steal. So come and check it out and don’t forget to drop by to say hello!

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Work with the tools you love

At ZenMate we believe that experts work best with tools they choose themselves

Need new hardware or software? Anything is possible!

New employees can freely configure the hardware they need to truly excel at their work. Whether it's the newest Linux-powerhouse or an individually configured Mac: You name it, we'll order for you.

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Food and Drinks delivered.

Because the basics should be taken care of.

Great places to eat nearby, delivery services all around

When there’s nothing you fancy in our well stocked kitchen, the ZenMate team normally enjoys their lunchbreaks at one of the many nearby restaurants or sitting on the meadow in the park. If you just can’t tear yourself away from your project for that long – don’t worry! We’ll call in a take-away for you!

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A team: Not just at work.

Not just colleagues, but friends.

Everyone has a place in our fun, international team.

We believe that a team that gets along well together, works well together. After you get to know our fantastic group at one of our many team events or evenings, you’ll see that at ZenMate, everyone is considered a friend, not just a co-worker.

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The Jobs

Jet-packed Turbo Geeks
Happy Business Hustlers
Marketing Frontend Developer (m/f), parttime or fulltime

Your Tasks:

  • Conception, design and implementation of landing pages for various marketing campaigns
  • Be a technical partner for marketing operations by ensuring that your teammates always have the data they need to make informed decisions (e.g. instrumenting forms, conversion tracking, pixel tracking, and web development)
  • Ensure proper instrumentation and measurement of key interactions and syncing of that information to relevant systems (e.g. marketing automation and CRM 
  • Help drive growth through engineering. Be a go-to resource for technical aspects of SEO strategy and help inform page design and code structure, site architecture and site performance
  • Collaborate with design/UX to provide technical oversight of design choices and recommend current front-end approaches that drive desired marketing results of engagement and conversion

Your Profile:

  • Minimum 2 years of HTML/CSS including cross-browser development, optimization for loading speed, etc.
  • Minimum 2 years of JavaScript experience in at least one major framework
  • Experience with Git
  • Basic knowledge in a general purpose programming language like Ruby and interest in evolving into other languages as well
  • Basic technical knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe CS (Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Experience with GoogleTagManager, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics is a plus
  • Nice to have: Knowledge / Proficiency in Node.js and/or Vue.js
  • You are a great communicator as well as collaborator 
  • Fluent in English

If you are interested in this challenging position and environment, get in touch with us. Please include a CV and/or work samples/references and a few lines why you are the best person for the job.

Sr. Backend Engineer (Ruby) (m/f)

Your Tasks:

  • You will work on existing products as well as upcoming new products which are used by millions
  • Develop and ideate innovative solutions based on product requirements and business challenges 
  • You will contribute to the product development and serve as an internal resource for technical software applications
  • Architecting and implementation pragmatic and scalable solutions 
  • Maintaining and scaling our API and its connected services (RVS, user dashboard, voucher service etc.)
  • Architecting, developing and maintaining core components split off from the API as separate more isolated services
  • Scaling our internal services (messaging infrastructure, API, other services etc.) to a point where supporting just a few different endpoints needs changed in order to support a larger magnitude of different scenarios
  • Documentation, writing tests and reliable code are a strong focus
  • Coaching and mentoring more junior colleagues when needed
  • Supporting the other departments with your knowledge for technical questions to our product

Your Profile:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position as a Backend Engineer or Fullstack Developer with a focus on Backend 
  • You have a brilliant knowledge of software architecture and best practices in software engineering
  • Strong interest or experience in architecting service based API components
  • Sizable experience concerning testing frameworks, writing testable code and knowledge about best practises/coding patterns
  • Expertise as Ruby developer and you stay up to date with the current Ruby ecosystem (Ruby versions, Gems, Capistrano, etc.), as well as Ruby on Rails
  • Strong knowledge in JavaScript is a plus
  • You’re great at documenting your work and having it peer-reviewed
  • You know how to work with Databases and ORMs (Postgres, Redis, ActiveRecord) and know how to utilize caching strategies
  • Nice to have: Knowledge / Proficiency in another Language (Python, etc.)
  • You have built REST APIs before and know how to implement secure authentication (e.g. tokens, etc.) according to best practices
  • You are able to issue deployments, debug using curl, etc.
  • Interest in modern deployment tools and strategies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • You know how to build highly scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant services that support our unique growth requirements. You stay up-to-date with the latest architectural trends
  • Fluent English

If you are interested in this challenging position and environment, get in touch with us. Please include a CV and/or work samples/references and a few lines why you are the best person for the job.

Digital Marketing Engineer (m/f)

Your Tasks:

  • Conception, design and implementation of landing pages for various marketing campaigns
  • Be a technical partner for marketing operations by ensuring that your teammates always have the data they need to make informed decisions (e.g. instrumenting forms, conversion tracking, pixel tracking, and web development)
  • Ensure proper instrumentation and measurement of key interactions and syncing of that information to relevant systems (e.g. marketing automation and CRM 
  • Help drive growth through engineering. Be a go-to resource for technical aspects of SEO strategy and help inform page design and code structure, site architecture and site performance
  • Collaborate with design/UX to provide technical oversight of design choices and recommend current front-end approaches that drive desired marketing results of engagement and conversion

Your Profile:

  • Minimum 2 years of HTML/CSS including cross-browser development, optimization for loading speed, etc.
  • Minimum 2 years of JavaScript experience in at least one major framework
  • Experience with Git
  • Basic knowledge in a general purpose programming language like Ruby and interest in evolving into other languages as well
  • Basic technical knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe CS (Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Experience with GoogleTagManager, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics is a plus
  • Nice to have: Knowledge / Proficiency in Node.js and/or Vue.js
  • You are a great communicator as well as collaborator 
  • Fluent in English

If you are interested in this challenging position and environment, get in touch with us. Please include a CV and/or work samples/references and a few lines why you are the best person for the job.

Head of HR (m/f)

Your Tasks:

  • Directly reporting to the CEO, you also act as a member of the Management team and drive the strategic and operational direction of the company and HR (e.g. weekly management meetings, continuous KPI reporting, yearly personnel budget and headcount planning)
  • Further develop and build up an HR organisation defining the overall HR strategy, especially in the field of Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Career and Talent Development, Learning/Trainings
  • Develop and optimize existing processes to latest standards and trends
  • General employee support & relations (e.g. Onboarding, visa/relocation processes, benefits programs)
  • Act as a Business Partner for the department heads
  • Handle all recruiting activities together with our management team by using existing processes, as well as adding value through new ideas and always trying to improve candidate experience
  • Realise different HR projects in close cooperation with management team

Your Profile:

  • You have around 4 years of experience in an HR position ideally in a tech environment, e.g. as an HR Business Partner, and would like to take a strategic step up in your career 
  • Very good knowledge in the area of labour law and social insurance law
  • Experience with relocation and visa processes is a strong plus
  • Startup experience preferred
  • Highly energetic and self-motivated, as well as assertive character
  • Trustworthy and professional attitude
  • Self-organised and result-oriented
  • Successful verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in German and English

If you are interested in this challenging position and environment, get in touch with us. Please include a CV and/or work samples/references and a few lines why you are the best person for the job.