Senior Java Backend Engineer - Logistics (f/m/d)

Delivery Hero

Berlin, Germany

Full time

Oct 21

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We are looking for a Senior Java Backend Engineer (f/m/d) to join our Logistics team to help us create a fast, reliable and transparent delivery experience. Your team's mission is developing services and algorithms that connect riders and vendors to millions of customers everyday. If you are a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure and working with large scale distributed systems, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!

Your mission:

  • Own and drive scalability, stability, and performance of the dispatching service which assigns orders to our riders and is one of the most critical parts of our tech stack.
  • Design and explore further improvements to our architecture.
  • Profiling and discovering performance bottlenecks in the services developed in JVM languages and running in the distributed AKKA clusters.
  • Joining a team which is already top of class in logistics performance within the industry.
  • Measure and monitor performance, availability and health of the system.
  • Innovate technology, process and product within the whole organization.
  • Ensure scalability, quality code and performance of the underlying technology.


Your heroic skills:

  • You have 3 years of production experience in Java.
  • Experience of working with Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform.
  • Experience with AWS.
  • A good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice.
  • You are comfortable with microservices architectures, API-based and event-based communication.
  • Experience with any of Reactive Systems, CQRS and event sourcing are huge advantage.
  • You believe in cross-functional teams, continuous improvement and know that responsibility does not end with deployment. 
  • Pragmatic mindset with an ability to find quick solutions.

Why Delivery Hero? 

  • Develop your skills with your educational budget for conferences and external trainings. 
  • Work with real world problems in the large scale systems which are distributed all over the world.
  • Exchange ideas and meet fellow developers at regular meetups, in our active guilds and during our Developer Exchange Program.  
  • Join company parties, hackathons, cultural and sports events.
  • English is our working language, and our colleagues at Delivery Hero come from every corner of the globe, working in diverse, cross-cultural teams.
  • Save responsibly with our corporate pension scheme. 
  • Daily fruits, cereals, beverages, tea and coffee in our lounges.  
  • Learn German with free classes, access our e-learning platform and participate in our inhouse trainings.
  • Enjoy massages, get your haircut in the office, join our free yoga classes or take a timeout in our nap room. 

About us:

Delivery Hero Tech is playing an exceptional role in the large growth of our company. Our Tech teams leverage a diverse stack to create cutting-edge solutions which cover the full customer experience - starting with a great online search experience and ending with a real-time delivery at your doorstep. 

Read about the latest updates from our Tech & Product teams on our blog.

Delivery Hero is building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become the world's largest food-ordering network and we’re now innovating and creating new verticals such as groceries, pharmacies, flowers and other convenience articles in multiple markets.


Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are exclusively looking for the best people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.’ If you’re an enthusiastic problem solver and hungry for a new adventure, an exciting job and multicultural workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin! 


At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring -- therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.

Have we caught your attention?​ If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values, please send us your CV.

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