Backend Engineer (m/w/x)

  • Engineering
  • Berlin, Germany

Backend Engineer (m/w/x)

Job description

Grover is the new alternative to buying or financing tech products

Grover offers a simple, monthly subscription model for the tech you love. We are the first financing company for the Circular Economy, breaking the link between ownership and usage. For a low monthly fee, private customers, as well as businesses, get access to a wide assortment of tech products at a fraction of the purchase price. We're on a mission to re-invent consumption and to make innovative technology accessible to everyone. As a member of the CE100 group of leading companies in the Circular Economy worldwide, we are at the forefront of reducing waste and establishing a more sustainable way of using products for both consumers and the environment.

To date, we have raised more than €100 million in equity and debt from investors including Samsung, Commerzbank, and Global Founders Capital. LinkedIn ranks Grover as one of the Top 10 hottest startups to work for in Germany in 2019.

We are now looking for a Backend Developer to support our Engineering team. 

As a key member of our Engineering Team, you will be responsible for delivering software with quality and help your team-mates to deliver the best experience to our customers!


You ...

  • Love code! Have a strong software engineering foundation combined with practical technical understanding
  • Can engage with confidence in discussions about design patterns, modern architecture, programming paradigms, networking, performance, (dis)advantages of async programming, workers, etc.
  • Are a team player who loves to help others. Sharing knowledge with your colleagues is on top of your priorities!
  • Love to ship! You can balance when to iterate fast and when to iterate with higher quality.
  • Are a skilled communicator that can gracefully distill complex ideas to make them universally understandable inside and across teams, paying attention to detail and willing to help others.


 We are looking for passionate people with ...

  • 5+ years of experience in at least one of the following languages: NodeJS, Python, Ruby, Golang, Scala, Elixir, Rust
  • Experience building high-scalable applications and working in a service-oriented environment
  • Quality mindset, writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Experience on REST API's, integrating different systems (CRM, WMS, E-Commerce, Payments)
  • Experience in infrastructure (Docker, Terraform, AWS) and modern Software Engineering Practices: TDD, BDD, Microservices, Continuous Delivery/Integration, XP Programming
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases, especially PostgreSQL
  • Good understanding of search engines, Lucene and Elasticsearch
  • Experience in distributed systems environment using Kafka and Zookeeper


What we offer ...

  • Entrepreneurial responsibility and flat-hierarchies

  • Ownership of your work

  • Modern, spacious office located in central Berlin

  • Open-minded variety of nationalities

  • German Classes in the office

  • A fun workplace

  • Smunch

  • Fresh Fruit & Drinks

  • Team Events

About us

Grover is the European market leader in technology rentals, bringing the access economy to the consumer electronics market. If you want to work with a dedicated team at a purpose driven, fast-growing company, increasing consumer welfare around the world, join us now. At Grover, we value entrepreneurship, intelligence, and speed in everything we do. We're a team of over 90 creative and motivated minds, from more than 31 countries – which means our aims, beliefs, and ways of working are influenced by many different perspectives. We care for individuality and for team spirit, act courageously and communicate openly. In our HQ, in Berlin Mitte, there is plenty of space for fun, collaboration, and rethinking the way the world does, uses and values things.