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Senior Back-end Engineer

Anything you want, delivered in minutes in your city

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Glovo is building the future of cities by enabling anyone to get any product from any store in their city delivered in minutes. Our goal is to provide on-demand delivery infrastructure for every city in the world.

We are constantly looking for talented and passionate engineers to join the team in our Barcelona office.

You are someone who loves working in a high-paced startup environment. You enjoy tackling different problems and take pride in delivering thought-through, well designed, flexible and easy to use solutions. You work well with other top-level engineers and value constructive feedback that helps you grow as a professional. You are not afraid of getting your hands dirty with a platform or technology that you don’t know and are always eager to learn something new.

If this sounds like you and you are up for a challenge, keep reading!

As a Senior Back-end Engineer at Glovo you will:

  • Join one of our teams (Customer Experience, Logistics, Content and Partners, Growth, B2B, Platform) on a mission of constantly improving the product
  • Develop software using modern engineering approaches and agile principles
  • Own your deliverables from start to finish
  • Participate in high-level technical decisions
  • Mentor and empowered other developers around you
  • Make our technology and our team scale as the business grow

Main requirements

  • At least 5 years of relevant full-time experience
  • Computer science or similar degree
  • Strong Java Skills and deep understanding of the Java Virtual Machine: memory management, profiling, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and Software architecture
  • Strong will to adhere to best practices in development: Solid Principles, Clean Architecture, etc.
  • Deep knowledge of relational databases, database performance concerns and solutions
  • Understanding of ORMs and other alternatives for relational mapping
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Ruby
  • Familiarity with DevOps culture, and at least, the basics of infrastructure management and infrastructure as-a-code. You own your code from design to the production
  • Good English

Nice to have

  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience running code in the cloud and using laaS and PaaS solutions, especially AWS
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with non-relational databases


  • Equity plan
  • Unlimited Glovos (zero delivery fee on your Glovo orders)
  • A selection of fresh fruits and snacks
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Weekly team lunches
  • Back to School Fridays (it’s all about learning and sharing knowledge)
  • Team building activities
  • Relocation package and Visa sponsorship if needed
  • Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity to grow
  • Free beer on Fridays and events
  • Flexible working hours and work from home policy
  • The opportunity to change the world and see how everyone uses the product you build
  • Work in an international, dynamic and passionate environment with a great company culture

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