HelloFresh

Senior Backend Engineer (PHP) (m/f/x)

Berlin

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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

  • Our Backend Engineers assume development and operational responsibility for the HelloFresh platform that serves millions globally to deliver the best experience for our customers and internal users 
  • They take ownership of the architecture, design, development, deployment and operations of the microservices they develop, using DevOps practices, pair programming and other cutting edge methodologies 
  • They are active, solution-oriented members of autonomous, cross-functional agile teams collaborating with Product Owners, Front-end Engineers, Designers, and Business Intelligence teams 
  • They participate in bi-weekly Chapter Days to take part in exploratory initiatives and to share knowledge and trends with the engineering department 
  • They have an in-depth understanding of HelloFresh’s core product and architecture, and act as ambassador for software solutions offering support and mentorship to colleagues
  • They are comfortable with state-of-the-art technologies like Kafka, RabbitMQ, Spark, Kubernetes, Istio, and more

Who we are looking for

  • You have solid back-end experience within Microservice architecture using PHP, with knowledge of Golang  
  • You have experience working with Docker and container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes
  • You are experienced in CI/CD methods and practices
  • You have practical experience of TDD, BDD, DDD and distributed architectural patterns
  • You have a background working with event-driven architectures using RabbitMQ and/or Kafka
  • You are experienced in end-to-end development processes, including unit, integration & functional testing, distributed architecture, application tuning/profiling, and continuous integration
  • You have experience working with relational and document databases, including PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB
  • You thrive in the opportunity to collaborate and mentor team members, while also sharing practical knowledge and trends

Interacting with front-end developers, 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 platforms and environments, while also acting as an ambassador to coach team members and stakeholders.

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?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

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