HelloFresh

Senior Backend Engineer (Golang/Python) (m/f/x)

Berlin

At HelloFresh, our mission is to change the way people eat - forever. From our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub Berlin, we’ve become the global market leader in the meal kit sector and inspire millions of energised home cooks across the globe every week.

We offer our meal kit boxes full of exciting recipes and thoughtfully sourced, fresh ingredients in more than 12 countries, operating from offices in Berlin, New York City, Sydney, Toronto, London, Amsterdam and Copenhagen and shipped out more than 250 Million meals in 2019. 

Our more than 5,000 employees are the heart and soul of our highly international, fast-paced, and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged.

We want you to join us and help take HelloFresh to the next level - as a company in its growth phase this is a great time to join. Career and development opportunities are endless. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

Our Engineering, Data, Product and Security teams are located in Berlin and New York and are critical to what we do. From procurement tools, to conversion rate optimization, live pricing tools, payment services and add-on upselling features, we work on challenging problems and have a high output of building and releasing features and engines that make our business thrive and deliver real financial impact.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our tech blog.

About the job

  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team
  • Build and take operational responsibility for the HelloFresh platform
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate microservices that serve millions of users, using DevOps practices and tools
  • Monitor and improve the usage of the services you build
  • Close cooperation with Frontend, Devops and Business Intelligence teams
  • Creating a smooth and pleasant end user experience, for both our customers and our internal users 

Who we are looking for

  • You are extremely comfortable and have solid back-end experience with at least one of the following languages: Go or Python
  • You have extensive knowledge of OOP, Design Patterns and SOLID Principles
  • Prior experience with unit, integration & functional testing, distributed architectures, applications tuning/profiling, and continuous integration are all highly valued
  • You are used to working with relational and non relational databases
  • Additionally, any experience working with microservices is a plus

Interacting with front-ends, designers, product managers and our teams around the world is very much part of our day-to-day, so communication skills are vital. We are looking for strong problem-solvers who can apply their engineering skills to a wide range of the platforms and environments we support.

What we offer

  • Relocation assistance to move to Berlin and visa application support
  • Competitive compensation
  • Significant reduction on our meal kits
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources
  • Sabbatical policy
  • Work in our office located in the heart of Berlin
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment
  • A range of perks (Free in-house crash course in German, compensation for advanced German classes, in-house lecture series and knowledge sharing programme, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, free weekly yoga classes, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines)
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

Are you up for a challenge?

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Are you up for a challenge?

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