Senior Back-end Engineer - Partners

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Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • globeRelocation paid
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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

The Partners team handles all the integrations related to partnerships. This allows us to automate most of the real-time communication, so they receive all the order information in their own systems. We also handle smaller partners that do not have the capacity to work on integration projects, in those cases we provide ticket printers, tablets, and a few other solutions so that they can also receive all order notifications in real time.

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

  • Join the Partners team on a mission of constantly improving the product, and support partners to expose and scale their business through efficient and insightful tools
  • Develop software using modern engineering approaches and agile principles for Partner Tablet Apps, and Partner Printers
  • Own the features and specialisations of content management tools, brand integrations, invoicing, partners API, and our Glovo Admin Panel
  • Own your deliverables from start to finish
  • Participate in high-level technical decisions
  • Mentor and empower other developers around you
  • Make our technology and our team scale as the business grow

Main requirements

  • Good English
  • 5+ years of  relevant full-time experience
  • Computer science or similar degree
  • Strong Java Skills and deep understanding of the JVM: memory management, profiling, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and Software architecture, etc.
  • 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.

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


  • A ticket to the moon sitting on the fastest rocket - an adventure filled with challenges and professional growth
  • Offices based in trendy Poblenou (L4), 10 min away from the beach
  • Generous equity pack for all employees
  • Social benefits (such as fresh fruit every day, free Tuesday lunches from our yummy partners, beers on Fridays, bi-monthly culture days, the best coffee machine in the world,...)
  • A young, international and talented team, used to work in a fast paced and vibrant way - currently, we are over 800 employees from all over the world!

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