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Become a Charlie and join the local service revolution.

WHAT WE DO

The hottest platform for local services

We are askCharlie, a subsidiary company of CHECK24. At askCharlie, we are building the marketplace for local services to make it easy for you to find local trusted professionals for your projects. No matter whether you are searching for a personal trainer or a DJ, you simply describe your project once and askCharlie finds the right service professional for you. Both sides of the marketplace, customers & service professionals, benefit from a strong mobile experience. They can hire professionals with a few finger taps, or manage their business on the go.

AskCharlie was founded in late summer 2015 by the serial entrepreneurs Erik Heinelt & Felix Vögtle. And we are growing fast - today we are more than 40 people. Since we have a lot of amazing adventures ahead of us, we are looking for A-players willing to join our international team. If you want to be part of the askCharlie success story, check our openings below. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

How we code

Our technology and key principles

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Clean Code. We are not interested in an impenetrable mass of code, but we believe in the clean code paradigm. Striving for a clear, elegant structure combined with an easy and long-term maintainability influences our daily work.

Test-driven. We live by the KISS principle. Our code is split up into logical code units that are easily testable with our automated test system. This helps us to really consider what we want from the code and to be always aware of potential weaknesses.  

Staying ahead. We love technology. That is why we continuously stay ahead of the latest trends of JavaScript, Ruby, Elixir, databases, software patterns and whatever we need to solve the problem.

Growing together. We want to share our knowledge and learn from each other's experiences. Team-standups, code-reviews and pair-coding are elementary parts of our team spirit. Through systematic education and increasing responsibility, we support our developers in their professional and personal growth. 


Our backend systems mainly use Rails/Ruby, PostgreSQL and run on AWS. We do not have monolithic architecture but we went for a service-oriented architecture from the very beginning.

askCharlie’s frontend is built with modern Javascript. In addition to our web applications, we are increasing focus on the development of APIs for our frontend and mobile applications.

Perks & Benefits

More reasons to join us

  • Legendary team events
  • Weekly company lunches
  • Weekly company workouts
  • Support with visa & relocation
  • Assume responsibilty from day one
  • Working with highly motivated experts
  • Grant for your own askCharlie projects
  • Free drinks & cereals
  • Office located at Checkpoint Charlie

Location

Berlin

Headquarters

Zimmerstraße 79-80 Berlin, Berlin 10117 Germany