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Backend Developer - Strapi & CMS



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022
About Yassir
Yassir is the leading super App for on demand, ride-hailing, last-mile delivery, payment services and more, set to change the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 45 cities across multiple countries. It has raised $150 million in Series B funding, five times what it raised in its previous priced round last November with world class investors such as BOND and Y Combinator, which is the precursor of the likes of Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox, Doordash, among others.
We’re not just about serving people - we’re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.
About the role
In this role, you will be part of our growing and international engineering team, working with a high-quality code base and the latest tools, where you will promote your skills to be an expert in complex backend development.


  • Develop, customize, and deploy Strapi CMS-based application according to project requirements.
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to ensure seamless integration between the CMS and frontend app.
  • Implement and maintain data structures and schemas in Strapi CMS for efficient data exchange and manipulation.
  • Develop APIs with GraphQL for communication between the CMS and frontend app.
  • Optimize and improve the performance, security, and scalability of the Strapi CMS-based applications.
  • Work with the DevOps team to optimise and deploy application to different environments.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and resolve issues related to the CMS and its integration with the frontend app.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, provide technical guidance, and contribute to project planning and execution.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing and deploying applications using an API-Driven CMS
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Knowledge of deployment pipelines, CI/CD tools (GithubActions, etc.), and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Familiarity with frontend technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks (React, etc.).
  • Be proactive
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks (Jest, etc.)
  • Knowledge of web build tools (Webpack, Babel, Vite, etc.) and package managers (yarn, npm, pnpm).
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Google Cloud Platform, AWS, or Azure
  • Understanding of caching mechanisms and CDN integration.
  • Our Stack:
  • NodeJS | TypeScript | GraphQL | Webpack | StrapiCMS | Jest | PostgreSQL | GithubActions | Google Cloud Platform

Why you should join Yassir

  • 😎 You will be part of one of the first Algerian startups to go through the Y Combinator program and one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa. We are current in +25 cities (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Paris, Berlin, and launching West Africa)
  • 🤙🏽Have a lasting impact on our company's culture - you'll be one of the first staff in our Europe office
  • 🎉 At Yassir we celebrate everything. OKR´s party!
  • 🕟 Flexible working hours, because we care about your outcome and not output
  • 💻 24/7 Office
  • 📱 Mobile office - Office in all our sites 4 weeks at any location
  • 🚉 Subsidized public transit pass
  • 💬 Languages courses
  • 📚 Yassir's academy
  • 🚀 Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
  • 🎯 Outstanding mentors who will assist you in your growth
  • 💸 Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
  • 📈 Extremely steep learning curve with own responsibility and intensive guidance
  • 📣 Learn to be pragmatic and make the right and sustainable decisions
  • 👌🏽Very strong team cohesion with daily and weekly activities
  • 💯 Make a real impact on the world by helping us bring affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans
  • 👍🏽 Attractive offer with a well-paying salary
  • ✈️ Relocation package if you are moving to Berlin
  • 🤝 Buddy program
  • ⚖️ As a company, we are passionate for diversity and inclusion, 40% of our team are women leaders in the tech sector
Do you want to become part of our first-class team? You should definitely send us your application. 🚀