Senior Backend Engineer (m/w/x)

  • Engineering
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior 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 join our great tech team in Berlin to create the future of our products.

As a Backend Engineer, you will :

  • Develop new features working with cross-functional squads, with onsite and remote Developers
  • Have ownership to suggest and implement your own ideas
  • Participate in the creation of culture and frameworks for our engineering processes
  • Use creative thinking - we are building most of our features from scratch
  • Solve complex- but fun - technical challenges


You love :

  • Code. We want to onboard Developers with a real passion for tech and who never stop learning!
  • Having ownership. You easily share new ideas and implement them, and take responsibility for your actions
  • Helping others. Sharing knowledge with your colleagues is on top of your priorities!
  • Fast-paced startups. You love to adapt to different situations, and you know when to iterate fast or with higher quality.
  • Our product - you believe in our vision, and are willing to give your best to build the future of Grover!

We are looking for a passionate Developer with :

  • 5+ years of experience in at least one of the following languages: NodeJS, Python, Ruby
  • Background building high-scalable applications and working with a service-oriented environment with different system integration.
  • Experience in distributed systems environment using Kafka
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases, especially PostgreSQL
  • Experience with infrastructures using Docker, Terraform and AWS
  • Ecommerce or Fintech experience is a plus.

What we offer you :

  • Fun tech projects and ownership
  • Learning opportunities - weekly guild learning, conferences, training budget
  • A PC or Mac (your choice)
  • Entrepreneurial responsibility and flat-hierarchies
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Modern, spacious office located in central Berlin
  • Open-minded variety of nationalities
  • German Classes in the office
  • 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.