Staff Engineer (m/f/x)


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The role

As a Staff Engineer, you will be responsible for helping to design and develop world-class software as well as share engineering best practices throughout the organization. You will support one or more tribes in the design, development, and maintenance of our software, with particular attention to performance, flexibility and scalability. You will be challenged as a senior technical leader and have an opportunity to work with highly competent colleagues on challenging engineering problems and have a great impact on the organization.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you’ll do

  • Be able to take responsibility for end-to-end software design and development processes, across the entire tech organization when needed.
  • Cooperate with other senior engineers to promote  best practices in software architecture, design, development, delivery and deployment, and operations (DevOps Practices, Pair Programming, TDD, streaming, pub/sub, etc.)
  • Lead teams in ensuring we are adopting and using effectively state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Be actively involved in large,strategic tech initiatives, such as distributed data mesh, streaming data, microservice architectures, code refactoring best practices, API definition, CI/CD implementation and more.
  • Collaborate closely with our leadership in Tech, Product, Data and Business to improve our process, methodologies, communication flows, etc.
  • Be an ambassador for HelloTech brand and partners in hiring to our Talent Acquisition Team.

What you’ll bring 

  • Strong engineering and architecture experience, and knowledge in APIs, Microservices, Data, Pub/Sub orchestration, and DevOps.
  • Solid programming and architectural skills in one or more of our core languages: Golang, Kotlin, Python. 
  • Professional knowledge and experience of commonly used technologies: Golang, Kafka, AWS, Kubernetes, SQL as well as best practices.
  • An ability to act as an advocate for best tech practices, such as CI/CD, TDD, BDD, DDD, Design Patterns.
  • Experience in improving the environment in which you are working, for technology, methodology, and team collaboration. 
  • The ability to mentor other developers and host knowledge sharing sessions.
  • An agile mindset with the ability to advocate for cross-functional collaboration. 

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support
  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • Subsidised childcare with a professional nannying agency
  • Free access to Headspace, biweekly in-house yoga classes (remote since March 2020)
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Engineering, Data, Product and Security teams are located in Berlin, Boulder, Toronto, Sydney, and New York. From internal planning procurement tools to conversion rate optimization, live pricing tools, payment services and add-on upselling features, we work on a wide variety of challenging problems. The result is a high output where we constantly build and release features and engines that make our business thrive, allowing us to deliver real financial impact.

Our more than 7,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our tech blog

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days. 

For insight into our interview process take a look at our recent post here

We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 7,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.


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