Staff Backend Software Engineer

Do you want to thrive on your code? If you're looking for a role position with a big impact on the Packlink's platform, this is your chance. Remote+ 💰55K-65K + Perks!

About us

Shipping is complex and online stores need solutions to compete globally. With our technology, you can improve the shipping experience of your customers and deliver a premium services. 


Operating in 10 countries, our passion for getting shipping right means we support our customers every step of the way, making shipping simple and transparent

Our vision: to facilitate online shipping around the world

Our mission: helping online stores offer a great delivery experience.

Our values: making our inclusive and proactive company culture our core guide.

Earn it - Without trust, we can’t grow. We earn trust from our teammates, customers and partners through hard work and great results. 

Do it - Act, accomplish, repeat—that’s how we achieve our shared vision. Our team doesn’t overthink it, we are simply shipping by simply thinking!

Live it - We’re at our best when we’re challenged, learning and having fun.

What you’ll find is
  • Microservices, microservices and microservices, with more than 60 in production. 
  • We’re reaching up 17k requests per minute... are you up for the challenge? 
  • Event oriented architecture. 
  • A company with more than 15 nationalities. 
  • Domain and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Docker containers from your local environment until production (k8s). 
  • DevOps mentality. 
  • And much more!

What you'll be doing
  • We are always looking for excellence. We are not seeking to maintain our culture and our platform, we seek to improve them.
  • As staff we are looking for people that want to have a big impact on the Packlink’s platform in a cross team way. 
  • Improving our microservice ecosystem every day, focusing on well designed solutions. 
  • Working alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices; grow the team's excellence around the JVM, FP and cloud technologies.  
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.  Working in one of our teams as IC to improve our clients' experience.
  • Delivering high quality, well tested code with the testing pyramid in mind.
  • Providing ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. 
  • Leading by example. Be a mentor of other engineers. 
  • Working on having a healthy software in production improving the observability.

What we're looking for
  • Work permit for the EU. 
  • Strong experience with JVM languages. While we do not require previous Scala knowledge, you should be willing to learn it. 
  • Proven hands-on experience working with microservice architectures in production. 
  • Deep knowledge about best practices of software development.
  • We expect from you to be an example to other engineers. Lead by example with a healthy culture, and mentoring about best practices. 
  • 7+ years of real, hands-on experience at backend development in a professional environment.
  • Hands-on experience with Spring Framework.
  • Advanced understanding of SOLID principles. 
  • Be able to lead cross initiatives from the idea to the rollout. 
  • You are not afraid of technical challenges, in fact you hunger for the impossible. You thrive on coding. 
  • Passionate about new technologies and problems to solve. You’re ready to offer fresh ideas. 
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, proactive, self-sufficient, but also team-oriented. 
  • Highly communicative, you’re able to work with multiple teams: internal and external team members, clients and providers. 
  • We are an international company, you should be able to communicate both in English and Spanish.

It would be great if you
  • Have Scala Knowledge is a plus. 
  • Experience with Docker, Consul, RabbitMQ and other cloud-enabling technologies highly preferred.
What we offer
  • ✔️ Competitive salary package. We’re looking for the right person. Annual salary offer: from 55K - 65K
  • 📙 Personal Training Budget. Up to 2000€/year training budget (certifications, conferences attendance…) for investing in your professional development. We want to help you to improve your technical skills, feel involved in the tech community, and develop your soft skills in order to lead teams or manage other stakeholders. 
  •  🗺️ Languages classes on a weekly basis. Thirsty of knowledge? Learn a new language by joining our free English/Spanish/French classes. In groups of 4-5 people, you can connect and enjoy taking up a new language or improving your current skills with one of our great instructors. 
  • 📈 Engineering Career Path. A career growth plan, created by engineers for engineers. You can check it in our blog ( 
  • 📖 Learning weekly initiatives. Share is caring, join us for our weekly Learning Meetings. Be the driver or the attendant, you choose! 
  • 💬 Be an active part of the tech community. Opportunity to attend and participate in local and international technological events. We are doing really cool things and we feel really proud to share them! 
  • 🏠 We are a remote-first company. All team members at Packlink are remote employees. After COVID, you can decide if you want to work in the office 2 days a week or 3 days per quarter—it's up to you. We also cover your expenses for working from home (50€ per month/600€ per year).
  • 💻 Everything you need to work from home. Whether you prefer Mac, Linux or Windows (or an additional screen or two), we set you up for success when working remotely.
  • Referral Fee 🔗 We need your support in hiring top-class talent! We offer a referral bonus of 1k-3K, depending on the complexity of the role and the hiring process.
  • 🏐 Health and Wellness:  The well-being of our team is super important to us. Choose from different options that help you focus on your health:
    • Gym membership or exercise classes (pilates, kick-boxing, etc.)—we’re happy to cover the cost!
    • If you prefer private health insurance, we offer a great plan courtesy of our partner Sanitas.
    • Last but not least, we have psychological assistance free of charge. 
  • 🎂 Enjoy your Birthday. Take your birthday off to celebrate!
  • ⚖️ Great work-life balance. We offer a flexible work schedule and will do our best to adapt to your personal situation. Working in a fast growth environment can be intense, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy your free time! 
  • 💜 An inclusive and upbeat work environment. Leave your suit behind... we’re a t-shirt and converse kind of place! More importantly, our company culture promotes diversity and inclusion. The personality and opinions of each of our team members are important and valid, and we aim to offer all employees a safe environment where they can be themselves and thrive. 
  •  🌍 A cross-cultural atmosphere. We are a truly international team of 15 nationalities that speak 10 languages. Our company language is English and all internal communication and company-wide meetings are in English. 
  • 🏟️ Company events. Work hard, play hard! We do our best every day, even at our regular team-building events. Everything is currently remote, but we’re looking forward to organising in-person company events once again in the near future! 
  • 💰 Flexible Salary. We work with a flexible compensation plan for transport, restaurants and kindergarten so our employees can save on personal income tax.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Awesome perks for an awesome crew!

  • Free language classes 🇬🇧 🇪🇸

    We are English and Spanish speakers and offer the ability to improve your language skills with classes.

  • Health and Wellness 🏅

    We care about your well-being: gym membership or private health insurance, 100% free.

  • Enjoy your Birthday 🎂

    Take your Birthday day off and celebrate in style!

  • Great work-life balance ⚖️

    We offer a flexible work schedule and the ability to work from home.

Be part of our rocket team

Join the fastest-growing global provider of shipping services and technology. We make shipping’s easy and transparent for people and businesses throughout the world.

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