Senior Backend Engineer, Search Platform / Routing

Job Description / Skills Required

The GoEuro Search Platform team is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with software craftsmanship mindset who´s able to build smart, scaleable solutions for multi-modal travel search and routing. If you are looking for a great technical challenge and want to build real innovations for millions of users – here you go!

About GoEuro

Driven by our team of over 200 people from more than 40 different countries, GoEuro is changing the way we travel across Europe. With GoEuro you can compare and book trains, buses and flights to anywhere in Europe with one simple search, on mobile, app or desktop. By offering transparent pricing and easy booking, GoEuro makes travel planning simple, flexible and personal.

With over 500 European transportation partners across 12 countries, GoEuro is one of Europe’s fastest growing travel companies backed by 10 million monthly users and the world’s leading tech investors.

As a Senior Backend Engineer in our Search Platform Team…

…you will be part of an agile, cross functional development team that is working hard to develop the best travel product across platforms for our users. We are enabling the business to expand into new countries and offer even more travel options to our customers.

As a Senior Backend Engineer you build a platform that provides all search related core capabilities to product / feature teams to create a superb end-to-end experience for more than 10 million travelers per month: Search based on GEO Data, travel routing, caching, live data streaming, bot / scraper prevention etc.

What your team will expect from you

You are passionate about building genius products that change the life of millions of users for the better, disrupt traditional industries and you don’t let yourself being daunted by roadblocks and challenges along your paths to success
You perform and deliver without supervision, in time, in high quality and proactively communicate about progress, challenges and success.
You can evaluate and select the best tools (framework, library, practices) for the problems at hand and ensure standards in your team.
You are able to break down complex scenarios, simplify processes and create simple solutions
While being able to provide robust, scalable and elegant solutions, you also know when it’s time for a quick & dirty hack
As a Senior Engineer you bring all the skills and experience to dig deep into a problem, gather all the data you need from multiple sources and investigate from different angles to understand and fix root causes rather than just the symptoms
What we want you to bring

Deep knowledge and experience in building modern, scalable web applications with JEE / Spring or similar Java based frameworks combined with a solid expertise in all web standards and technologies (HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, REST APIs, etc.)
Professional work experience in Cloud environments, ideally Google Cloud
Deeply familiar with concepts like DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Clean Code, TDD and Pair Programming
At least some experience working with Search Technologies such as Elastic Search, Solr, Couchbase or others
Ability to sketch different architectural approaches and facilitate discussions to find best in class solutions
Will to present concepts to bigger groups, coach Junior Engineers, interview candidates etc.
Travel related experience (such as routing) would be a big plus.
What can you expect from joining GoEuro?

You will be part of a growing Development Team, having the opportunity to build smart solutions, implement your ideas, learn, have impact and lots of fun
An office in the centre of Berlin’s thriving startup scene
Flat hierarchies and everyday opportunities to learn, grow and develop
A diverse team of over 40 nationalities
Free lunches, yoga, German lessons and more
Attractive compensation, relocation support, visa support (if needed)