Software Engineer - Golang (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 - Golang (m/f/d), you will have the opportunity to shape how our customers find their groceries by providing them with an amazing experience.

Job Description

  • Help the team with building services and feature development across Flink’s web and mobile app ecosystem targeting international users across Flink’s shops, warehouses, and delivery workforce;
  • Take part in the discussion and planning of our platform development and microservices architecture;
  • Closely collaborate with other teams to deliver value to the end user;
  • Drive and own the application lifecycle from inception through to production, supporting business-critical applications and services;
  • Be proactive towards adapting and experimenting with new technologies;
  • Contribute to scaling up the web team and bringing great talents onboard by conducting interviews and code pairing sessions.


  • Experience building scalable and reliable large-scale applications;
  • 2 years of commercial experience with Golang;
  • 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 an Agile environment and collaboratively making decisions with the team;
  • Fluent English communication skills.

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.