Senior Backend Developer at sennder GmbH

Berlin,GermanyJul 16, 2018

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    Sarina Hergarten Berlin

    About sennder: sennder takes the logistics industry into the 21st century! We offer a 360° full service, real-time bookings, precise live-tracking and create more transparency in the logistics chain - made possible by our innovative inhouse developed technology. Building Europe’s largest logistics network, we make booking a transport as easy as booking a hotel room.

    We are looking back on very successful months and are now in need of outstanding talent to join our Tech team as soon as possible to further push sennder’s growth.

Our growing logistics startup sennder is looking for a Senior Back-End Developer to join our incredible tech team.

sennder GmbH, located in the heart of Berlin, is changing the way people think about logistics. We revolutionize road freight logistics by making it simpler, quicker, and more cost-efficient to move Full Truck Loads across Europe. We offer the best option for moving freight even to the largest companies by providing a network of thousands of technology-connected trucking companies. Shippers get real-time GPS tracking on all shipments, and business analytics to improve their supply chain.

At sennder we value commitment, team spirit and your personal and professional development. Our mission is to offer our teams a diverse work environment by fostering a very friendly atmosphere and an energetic company culture. We enjoy to build and nourish long-lasting friendships across teams and often come together to plan fun events and activities.

Your Mission

  • Become part of a smart, motivated and open-minded engineering team that builds Europe’s largest digital FTL forwarder
  • Create scalable services that help us manage thousands of trucks on the road and will catapult our venture to the next stage
  • Drive the development by working closely together with amazing back- and front-end developers, UX/UI experts and product designers
  • Become a mentor for other team members and take ownership of our projects
  • Work in close collaboration with the Founding Team and support us in making logistics sexy again

Your Skills

  • You have experience in building well designed and tested applications whose code can be easily understood and evolved
  • You have a deep understanding of Python and its ecosystem
  • You prefer working in teams, like to share your knowledge and are eager to learn
  • You know how to write good tests or even practice TDD and know how to set up automated testing environments
  • You have configured and run services on AWS and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • You are passionate about code quality and are pragmatic in getting things done
  • You have a drive for improving processes and you think in long-term wins
  • You speak and write in a clear and precise English

Bonus Skills

  • Fluency in JavaScript or other programming languages
  • Experience with Django/DRF and Postgres.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Skills in other items from our technology stack

Technology Stack

  • Docker, AWS ElasticBeanstalk
  • PostgreSQL
  • Python, Django, Django REST Framework, GraphQL
  • ES6, vue.js, Sass
  • DockerHub, GitHub, Sentry, Travis

Your Benefits

  • Expect a competitive salary
  • Profit from self-organized, autonomous teams and flexible working hours
  • Look forward to an atmosphere of continuous learning and improvement, including brown bag sessions and a friday afternoon for projects of your choice
  • Work in a modern office in the heart of Berlin and be surrounded by encouraging founders and young people you can learn a lot from
  • Feel supported by a quiet work environment with all the technical requirements you need
  • Enjoy our regular team events to unwind and bond with your teammates
  • Count on a high compliance with the Joel Test


Work Schedule



Not Specified

Flexible work hours, Free lunch, drinks and snacks, Standup or Sitdown, MacBook, Casual dress, Full family healthcare, Free drinks, Work from home, Quiet Working Conditions, Extra Monitor

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