Golang Job: Senior Software Engineer Golang (m-f-d)

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Berlin - Germany

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Golang Job Details

Company Description

We are Flink - your online supermarket revolutionising the way you do your grocery shopping. With a wide selection of over 2,400 high-quality products, we aim to deliver to your door in minutes. We put our customers first and ensure all products delivered are fresh and nutritious. Additionally, we can customise our national assortment to be able to offer you unique local products in every city. Our delivery hubs are located in densely populated inner-city locations and we strive to be sustainable by delivering on electric bikes and using packaging that can be recycled.

Founded by experienced e-commerce professionals and seasoned entrepreneurs with exceptional track records, backed by some of the most renowned Global investors, we are growing rapidly and have a great hunger to continuously challenge ourselves. We pride ourselves in being an inclusive and equal opportunities employer with a diverse and multicultural team.

If you want to be part of this exciting journey… read on!

In your role as Senior Software Engineer, you will play a key role in building the back end of our groundbreaking quick commerce platform. You will find yourself in a modern software engineering environment, working in a cross-functional agile team, using microservices architecture built in Golang, hosted on Google Cloud Platform.

You can expect to work on business-critical projects, with fast build times and no legacy code! Get ready to be immersed in the fast-paced environment of quick commerce, collaborating with various Flink stakeholders you will have a direct impact on our success.

Job Description

  • Take a leadership role in helping the team with feature development and maintenance across Flink’s arsenal of backend services/microservices.
  • Taking part in the discussion and planning of new features.
  • Mentorship of our junior engineers.
  • Closely collaborate with other teams to deliver value to the end user.
  • Drive the backend chapter towards adapting and experimenting with new technologies.
  • Contribute to scaling up the backend team and bringing great talents onboard by conducting interviews and code pairing sessions.


  • Experience building scalable and reliable large-scale applications.
  • 5 years of commercial experience as a Software Engineer with expertise in Golang.
  • As a Senior Software Engineer, we will expect you to have previous experience of ownership over projects/part of an application/system you have worked on.
  • You will have previous experience of architectural input into the design and build of a backend application/product/feature.
  • Previous experience in mentoring junior engineers.
  • Comfortable with event-based communication between microservices.
  • Familiar with common monitoring / alerting/logging tools such as - Stackdriver, Datadog, NewRelic, Prometheus, ELK).
  • Experienced with SQL databases (NoSQL is nice to have).
  • Experience using cloud provider platforms like GCP or AWS, and deploying distributed services to Kubernetes. (Terraform knowledge is nice to have).
  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing and integration testing.
  • Proficient in applying best practice Design patterns and Design principles when building your software.
  • Open-minded personality, comfortable working in a collaborative Agile environment.
  • Fluent English communication skills.

Additional Information

  • A cool discount off your personal Flink orders, be the first to test out new products!
  • A €1000 annual L&D budget as well as career coaching options to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and achieve your goals
  • Unlimited access to an e-learning and development platform, MyAcademy, including online German courses
  • Attractive company pension options
  • Online discounts with Corporate Benefits and Future Bens
  • 26 days of vacation, +1 day every year up to a maximum of 30 days
  • A unique opportunity to be an early bird and have an impact on our strategy & growth
  • A steep learning curve, the possibility of working in an energised and dynamic team within a fast-paced environment
  • For Berlin: A newly renovated and spacious, dog-friendly HQ in the heart of Mitte - lots of delicious lunch spots available within short walking distance

It is our commitment that every applicant will be evaluated according to their skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion.