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Senior Fullstack Engineer (f/m/d) – Capacity

What if… your work empowered change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that – disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of technology and logistics experts forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain while chasing towards our moonshot goal of achieving climate neutral operations by 2025.

Your role

As a Senior Fullstack Engineer (f/m/d) on the Capacity Team, you will utilize technology to ensure that we match the right customer with the appropriate partner, enabling them to ship their goods swiftly and conveniently. In direct connection to Forto’s larger vision, the Capacity Planning and Allocation Team is developing a smarter solution to automatically and efficiently allocate capacity for our partners and customers. The team also collaborates with a wide range of logistics industry experts across trade, operations, allocation, quotation, and invoicing functions.

You will

  • Be building routing algorithms, capacity allocation algorithms ingesting live tracking data of ships, trucks, and airplanes to infer meaningful actions on the supply chain
  • Be contributing to the frontend development of the user experience related to quote request and generation
  • Automating processes to lift the degree of automation from 5% to 90% – killing faxes, emails, and phone calls from logistics once and for all
  • Building scalable and extendable event-driven microservice architectures with advanced patterns like CQRS and event sourcing design patterns and many other interesting use cases
  • Have 360 degree ownership of your domain, from brainstorming with staff engineers to developing required solutions, from testing all edge cases to presenting at demo, from fixing bugs within their SLAs to operational metrics of relevant services
  • Below, are a few more challenges which you will be exposed to when working with our amazing team:
    • Lead engineering-wide initiatives, interacting with different teams and stakeholders
    • Write concise Architectural Decision Records (ADRs)
    • Mentor engineers of different levels
    • Continuously improve existing systems, including refactoring of critical components of our platform

What you bring

  • 7+ years of industry experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience with large scale architectural patterns, event-driven micro-services, well-designed APIs and efficient algorithms
  • Strong skills with some of the technologies we use: NodeJS, React, Javascript, Typescript, MongoDB, message queuing systems or Kubernetes
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Professional attitude towards software craftsmanship including testing
  • A proactive, friendly, and team focused attitude 
  • A data driven approach to decision making

Forto is an internationally growing company

  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

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  • At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill.
  • We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries.
  • Forto provides a sense of belonging, where everyone has equal access to opportunities, career advancement and recognition. It stands for a workplace where people from all walks of life, with diverse perspectives and experiences can do their best work, while being their authentic selves. That’s why we encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ages, races, religions, and abilities to apply for our opportunities!


Work Life:

  • Experience a company culture where we work on eye level and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.
  • We love our work and tackling business challenges but also believe in the importance of having a healthy balance with our personal life. That's why we appreciate a flexible work setup that fits around family, friends, and physical health.
  • We have the freedom to work in a hybrid setup.


Company Offering:


  • Sustainability Team
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Green Energy
  • Organic Food
  • Paperless Office

Work Setup

  • Inspiring Office Spaces
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Team & Company Events
  • Hybrid Work 

Learning & Development

  • Peer Learning Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training
  • L&D Budget


  • Best Onboarding Program
  • Visa & Relocation Support
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program
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