Senior Software Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Flink is the leading quick commerce player in Europe. We are on a mission to give people back time: You can order your groceries through our app and we deliver to your doorstep in minutes. We carry 2,500 products with focus on the leading brands in each category. We aim for sustainability by making deliveries on electric bikes and utilizing recyclable packaging. 

Flink launched in February 2021 and already operates in more than 80 cities in Germany, the Netherlands and France. The business generated more than EUR 400m in revenues in 2022 and is operationally profitable. Flink is backed by the world’s most renowned tech investors, including Prosus, Mubadala and Bond and strategic investors like Doordash and REWE. We take great pride in being an inclusive employer that offers equal opportunities, and we celebrate the diversity and multiculturalism of our team. We're growing fast and always pushing ourselves to do better - we play for #1.

In your role as a Senior Software Engineer (m/f/d), 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 €1000 annual L&D budget as well as individual coaching options to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and achieve your goals
  • 26 days of vacation, +1 day every year up to a maximum of 30 days
  • A mobility budget of 30 EUR per month with NAVIT, which you can use individually for Uber, BVG and many other providers 
  • A cool discount on your Urban Sports Club membership
  • Attractive company pension options
  • Unlimited access to an e-learning and development platform, MyAcademy, including online German courses
  • Online discounts with Corporate Benefits and Future Bens
  • A cool discount off your personal Flink orders; be the first to test out new products!
  • A modern and dog-friendly office in the heart of Berlin - 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.

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