Jobs of the Fortnight: 4 Kickass Opportunities from the Last 2 Weeks

Ladies and gents, it’s time for another instalment of Jobs of the Fortnight! This week we’ve got four cool opportunities that might just be what you’re looking for. From research, to Ruby, to watches, these positions are worth checking out!

Job Title: Ruby on Rails Developer

Company: Casper | Location: Berlin


If you prize sleep above all else, then why not work for a company that literally makes it their business? Casper is a company that strives to create the perfect mattress, and is looking for great people to help them realise their goal globally. They’re currently seeking a Ruby on Rails Dev to join them at their newly-opened European HQ on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. If you’re interested in engineering the best possible customer experience and contributing to a fast-growing product as part of a top-class tech team, then look no further. If you’ve got 5 or more years of development experience and are eager to make a real impact on a world-famous product, it’s time to get your application on!

Job Title: Technical Research Assistant (Electronics)

Company: Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems | Location: Tübingen

max-planck-gesellschaftThe Max Planck Institute is a centre of scientific excellence and innovation. With a diverse range of branches all over Germany, the name has come to be associated with new departures at the forefront of scientific advancement. The Intelligent Systems Institute in Tübingen is currently seeking a Technical Research Assistant that has a strong background in IT and electronics to help set up a new Optics and Sensing Laboratory. There are a wide range of skills that could apply to this role, so just click through to get a taste. There’s a whole world of discovery on offer! If you speak excellent English and are eager to help create the future of technology, you should definitely check out this exciting role!

Job Title: Senior Symfony 2 Web Developer

Company: Zizoo | Location: Berlin


A company name that calls to mind The Life Aquatic is already a good sign in my book! In fact, if you love boating, then you should definitely keep reading. Zizoo is an online marketplace that makes renting a boat as easy as booking a hotel room. Suitable for all levels of sailing expertise, the company allows people to find an aquatic holiday that suits their needs quickly and easily. Based in the neighbourhood of Kreuzberg in Berlin, Zizoo are currently seeking a web developer who’s Symfony 2 savvy and eager to build a range of tools, from fleet management to recommendation algorithms. If you are passionate about good development, and wouldn’t mind a little sailing now and then, then this is one for you!

Job Title: Watch Valuation Consultant

Company: Watchmaster | Location: Berlin


If stylish timekeeping is your thing, then you probably already know about Watchmaster, the digital marketplace for buying and selling luxury watches. Operating in 12 countries, this young company is still at a stage where you can make a meaningful impact on how it develops. They’re looking for a person to fill a unique position as Watch Valuation Consultant, a role that offers potential for a huge learning curve and exciting career development opportunities. If you speak excellent English and German, are highly self-motivated and eager to hit targets, this role would suit a versatile, driven person who is eager to take on a job and make it their own.

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Carrie M. King

Carrie M. King

Carrie M. King is the Editor of the Journal by Jobspotting. Hailing originally from smack-bang in the middle of Ireland, she moved to Berlin in 2014 to join the gang at Jobspotting. Carrie previously worked in journalism and literature. If you want to share thoughts or ideas, get in touch: