Berlin, Germany - partially remote

If you aren't completely confident that you fit our exact criteria, please reach out anyways. Humility is a wonderful thing - we're at least as interested in your character as in your talent.

At sennder, we focus on automating and the digitalizing of all road logistics. Today, we are Europe's leading freight forwarder offering access to our fleet of thousands of trucks to shippers. Technology is the backbone of our company, we are scaling up fast, and we are looking for talented engineers who want to take part in paving the way logistics is done in the future. 

sennder is a fast-growing international startup with office locations in 6 different countries and a team from 50+ nationalities.

As a Backend Engineer, you will work in Paris in one of our autonomous teams. We value strong engineering skills, a deep understanding of business, full ownership, high velocity, people development, collaboration, and initiative. 

You will work on

  • We are scaling up our engineering organization, we have a lot of ideas and we are looking for people to evolve our backend, DevOps, and engineering practices to support the growth and work in many autonomous teams. We welcome new ideas!
  • You will design, prototype and build new features, update existing ones, and fix issues. 
  • We need your participation in growing a solid microservice architecture, we are in the process of introducing service mesh, stable interfaces, and contracts for API, metrics, etc.,
  • We will do our best to help you grow professionally, provide you with mentorship and feedback.

We want to see in you

  • You have a good practical experience (3+ years) in backend development, in particular with the Golang ecosystem.
  • You can talk to SQL databases like PostgreSQL.
  • You learned how to build modern APIs. For example, you worked with REST (json:api), gRPC and documented them with OpenAPI (Swagger).
  • You keep growing your knowledge of different architectures, patterns, and programming paradigms,
  • Practical skills with Docker, Kubernetes, and modern CI/CD,

We expect you to

Be mindful about your craft, “keep your saw sharp”, learn ways to improve your work, processes, and remove mundane routine by scripting and automation,

Be passionate about doing great work, and pragmatic about getting things done

Be driven by data, build small prototypes to test assumptions, and do not buy into the latest hype and shiny labels. Linus Torvalds once said: ”Talking is cheap. Show me the code.”

Be a decent human being. Be willing to help other people, share your expertise, and mentor.

We offer

  • As a startup, we have flexibility, lack of bureaucracy, you can have a great impact and lay foundations of our technological platform,
  • As a company with an established business model, we are stable, have real users, provide different options for professional and career development,
  • We treat people equally regardless of their background, sexual preferences, skin color, and food tastes,
  • Flexible working hours and home office.

How to apply

Send me your CV or Github link at

Does this job really require Go skills? If not, please report it and we will take a look.