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Senior Backend Engineer - Java (f/m/x)

Berlin


Seven Senders is the leading delivery platform to ship parcels. The company connects shippers with its carrier network of over 100 carriers in Europe, enabling them to use excellent local shipping as a competitive advantage. With additional delivery services such as Claims Center, Insurance, Return Portal, and Labels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Automated shipping notifications, tracking, and monitoring solutions ensure a transparent shipping process. Monthly reports and analyses enable data-based optimization of international shipping performance. Shippers receive everything from a single source and reduce complexity. 

Our growing cross-functional tech teams consisting of software engineers, product managers, infrastructure and QA specialists, and other disciplines take complete ownership of key products and platform components.

You have an impact on the following topics:

The Seven Senders Core Platform Team (CPT) is a vital part of our architecture that connects with a multitude of internal systems.

Our microservice architecture is based on Java 11, Spring 5 on Spring Boot 2, Apache Kafka, JHipster framework, AWS services like SQS and S3, Atlas MongoDB, Docker/Kubernetes managed with AWS Elastic Container Service backed with CloudFormation.

As a senior engineer in the team, you will drive forward technical initiatives together with your peers and deliver initiatives agreed in the quarterly planning.

You will have ample opportunity to grow with the team and its exciting data product

  • Deliver (code) pragmatic solutions to meet product goals
  • Help drive technical architecture evolution with your team and your engineering manager
  • Identify and implement innovative solutions with a strong focus on robust operations
  • Take ownership - also in production (you build it -  you run it)
  • Ensure code quality and actively participate in code reviews
  • Get into new technologies and solutions fast, whatever is needed to do the job

With these skills you complete our team:

  • 6+ years of professional experience with Java and Spring
  • Hands-on experience in developing REST-APIs in a microservices setup
  • 2+ years of experience with Kafka
  • Pragmatic drive with action bias and can-do attitude
  • Good English communication skills both verbal and written (German not required)
  • Passion for data-driven, data-heavy backend applications

Optional, but appreciated:

  • Hands-on experience running containers in production (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Experience with AWS

This is what you can expect from Seven Senders:

We are a fast-growing and well-established company and now, after six years on the market, we’ve expanded from being a Start-up to a global (player) and grown-up company. Remaining a true start-up at heart - we are creative, dynamic, innovative, and agile. What sets us apart is that we are at the forefront of the latest trends, promoting continuous improvement and learning while our processes are optimized and occur automatically. We believe in international logistics. With employees from over 40 different nations, this is part of our DNA. Accordingly, our corporate language is English.

  • A stable workplace in an established and fast growing market 
  • An unlimited/permanent employment contract in Germany
  • Flexible working hours
  • Alternative working models including part-time options
  • Subsidy for company pension scheme (BAV)
  • Full access to the 7S Academy portfolio with a wide range of trainings for all our employees 
  • Relocation support to Germany 
  • Language courses (German & English)
  • A modern, digital workplace
  • Access to "Corporate Benefits"
  • Referral bonus program “Employees refer employees” 
  • Centrally located office (in the heart of Berlin)
  • Large selection of free drinks and snacks
  • Time out for (remote) team events

We are looking forward to you and your application - Your Seven Senders People Team!

Seven Senders and COVID-19

The logistics industry is experiencing strong growth due to the global pandemic. From this, Seven Senders also benefit. Our success is due to our increasing customer base and the expansion of our target markets. We are pleased to inform you that we are able to offer you long-term secure and stable employment. In order to be able to guarantee you the greatest possible protection during your application process, we digitally map out our entire recruiting and onboarding process.  Accordingly, we also support mobile working in times of the ongoing corona pandemic.

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