Software Engineer - Kotlin (m/f/d)

Flink Food

Flink Food

Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

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 Software Engineer - Kotlin (m/f/d), you will have the opportunity to work, build, and shape our search and recommendation platform, and define how it boosts our customer experience.

Job Description

  • Embrace your inner creative to help design new features and solutions across Flink’s Checkout and Payments team;
  • Collaborate closely with other teams to deliver high value to the end user;
  • Drive the team towards adapting and experimenting with new technologies;
  • Contribute to the scaling up of the team by bringing great talent on board and developing junior team members - we never let another Flinker fail!
  • Foster Flink culture promoting inclusivity, diversity, and creativity in all aspects of your day-to-day role;
  • Take part in the discussions and planning of new features and development of roadmaps.


  • At least 2 years hands-on experience with Kotlin on JVM;
  • Some experience with GCP is beneficial;
  • An open-mind - nothing is impossible let’s work together to get creative and be the best we can be;
  • Comfortable working in cross-functional agile teams where collaboration is key;
  • The ability to work in a fast paced collaborative environment where you can navigate easily between different technical views;
  • Experience building scalable and reliable large-scale applications;
  • Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, and integration testing;
  • Working of using infrastructure as code is desirable;
  • Ability to communicate in English fluently.

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.