Backend Developer at Kolay

Remote • Technology / Backend • Full time

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for the server-side of our product.

If you have excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones, we would like to meet you. 

About Us 

Meet one of the best startups in Turkey. Kolay’s journey started in 2015, with the desire to simplify and ease the work of human resources in companies and organizations all over the world, and allow their employees to funnel their energy and time on various other activities.

Today, Kolay is a cloud-based HR management software that smooths the processes to manage expenses, leaves, overtime, shifts, and much more, and is trusted by more than 2.500 companies and organizations and 200k employees worldwide.

In only a few years, Kolay has changed the way HR works.

Let's make the world easier together, join us.


  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements
  • Provide training and support to internal teams
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Liaise with developers, designers, and system administrators to identify new features
  • Follow new technologies


  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience as a Back-end developer
  • Experience with PHP or NodeJS
  • Experience with a relational database such as PostgreSQL
  • Proven understanding of REST APIs
  • Knowledge to evaluate trade-offs between correctness, robustness, performance and time
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies
  • Good command of written and spoken English

It’s awesome if you have one of these:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Experience in taking ownership of features, while working with a team on short and long-running projects is plus
  • Understanding of SaaS industry hands-on experience with public cloud offerings (e.g., AWS, GAE, Azure)


  • Being part of one of Turkey's most successful startup
  • Competitive salary
  • Remote working opportunity
  • Premium private health insurance
  • Training support
  • Food card
  • Subscription to digital platforms (such as Spotify, Netflix, Storytel)