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Senior Backend Engineer (f/m/d) – IAM

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 Backend Engineer (f/m/d) in the IAM Team, you are going to drive the development of our authentication and authorization services. You bring together easy access for our customers with rock solid security services for our products including the necessary consulting of the engineering teams.

You will

  • Join a small, diverse team which owns one of Forto’s most consequently tested products
  • Own, together with the other members of the IAM team, several libraries and microservices (this includes some legacy) 
  • Collaborate with different business teams to understand the challenges of our internal and external customers
  • Collaborate across different engineering teams to promote our insights from the domain of identity management as a platform engineer

What you bring

  • While we are working with Typescript, NestJs, Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform and have developed custom extensions in Keycloak, we’re open to experience with different kinds of procedural languages (e.g., TypeScript, Java, Go)
  • A familiarity with building and operating microservices on one of the major public cloud platforms and the according paradigms around this
  • Experience with, or an interest in, building authentication, authorization, or in general identity management systems
  • A customer-oriented approach to engineering and a passion for making the life of other engineers more joyful

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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