Senior Backend Software Engineer

About us

In Packlink we want to be the fastest-growing global provider of shipping services and technology.

We are building the best shipping platform for private customers and businesses. Shipping is a complex business and small to medium businesses need a solution to the problems shipping brings into their day to day work. With our technology, SMBs can improve their shipping experience delivering a premium service to their customers.

At the Packlink Engineering team we are looking incorporate hands-on engineer managers to help our great engineers to unlock all their potential as persons as well as software engineers. You will bring your people and leadership skills to work with talented people to understand their needs and help them progress through their career. To achieve this, we work in interdisciplinary teams with clearly defined responsibilities.

What you’ll find is: 

  • Microservices, microservices and microservices, with more than 50 in production. 
  • More than 3.4K requests per minute... are you up for the challenge? 
  • Event oriented architecture. 
  • A company with more than 15 nationalities. 
  • Docker containers from your local environment until production. 
  • DevOps mentality. 
  • And much more! 

What you will be doing: 

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions. 
  • Work in one of our teams to improve our clients experience. 
  • Delivering high quality, well tested code. 
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  •  Monitor and troubleshoot software deployed in production. 
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices; grow team’s excellence around the JVM, FP and cloud technologies. 

What we are looking for:

  • Work permit for the EU. 
  • While we do not require previous Scala knowledge, you should be willing to learn it. 
  • 5+ years of real, hands-on experience in backend programming in a professional environment (preferably with Java)
  • Experience with strongly typed programming languages or willing to learn. 
  • Advanced understanding of OOP principles. 
  • Experience with VCS like git or Mercurial. 
  • 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 a 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, ability to read in English is needed.

I’d be great if you: 

  • Have knowledge of Java 8 and it’s functional bits. 
  • Have Scala Knowledge is a plus. 
  • Experience with Spring Framework (very welcome).
  • 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: Senior from 45K - 55K, Staff 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 learning your favorite language with one of our great coaches. 
  • 📈 Engineering Career Path. A career growth plan, created by engineers for engineers. You can check it in our blog (https://medium.com/packlinkeng/the-path-to-our-career-path-8781e4565ae3) 
  • 📖 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! 
  • 👕 Our culture is our aim to be: A young and upbeat work environment. Leave your suit behind; we’re a t-shirt and converse kind of place. 
  • 🌍 International environment for developing your cross-cultural skills. A truly international team: 10 languages, 15 nationalities working in the same company. Also, our company language is English and all internal communication and open meetings are in English. 
  • 💻 Configure your workstation. Whether you prefer Mac or Linux (or Windows…), 1 additional screen or 2… enjoy your brand-new work from home set-up essentials. 
  • 🏡 We like overcoming barriers, bring your talent and work from home. (After COVID situation, now we are fully remote). We are able to look for the best combination of remote and office-days. From 3 days WFH per week up to 3 days per month working in the office with your team we are happy to configure your perfect scheme. 
  • ⚖️ Work-life balance. If you have kids or you want to go to the gym at the morning… Your work-life balance is really important for us! Our work-time scheme is flexible and you only need to share your preferences with your manager. We will find the best fit for you! 
  • 🏐 Health and Wellness. We care about you! You can choose between the gym membership, physiotherapy sessions or private health insurance, 100% free! Also, we have psychological assistance free of charge. 
  • 🏟️ Company events. Work hard, play hard! We do our best every day even in our regular team-building events. Now it will be remote but we hope to come back again! 
  • 💰 Flexible Salary. We work with Cobee in order to save taxes with our reflex plan: transport, restaurant and kindergarten. 
  • 💸 Great and transparent compensation policy. We included the salary ranges in all job offers in order to be clear about our expectations. In addition, we will discuss this range with you in the first recruiting call to assure that we are aligned.

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

Madrid

Calle Amaltea, 9
28045 Madrid Directions

Awesome perks for an awesome crew!

  • Free language classes 🇬🇧 🇪🇸

    We are English speakers! and we love to support you on it. Also Spanish too!

  • Health and Wellness is not optional 🏅

    We care about you: gym membership or private health insurance, 100% free.

  • Enjoy your Birthday 🎂

    Take your Birthday day off and celebrate it in the way you want it.

  • Great work-life balance ⚖️

    Flexible working schedule and working 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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