Senior Software Engineer (Core Services) in Barcelona


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sennder is digitizing Europe's logistics. We are a growing team looking for a Senior Engineer that can build a healthy platform that powers all of sennder’s core services to help us on our journey to revolutionize road freight logistics. You would join our Platform team.
We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives our innovation and we offer a collaborative, dynamic and international work environment. Just be yourself. We are excited to meet you and for you to join us in shaping the future of the logistics industry in Europe.
We’re looking for passionate Engineers to further grow the Platform Team which owns the sennder application platform and related processes. We work in an agile environment supporting a growing number of cross-functional engineering pods that build user experiences to disrupt the logistics market. The domain space is complex with lots of greenfield and scalability engineering challenges to solve.
We believe in giving our autonomous teams ownership of a challenging mission and we love engineers that want to drive significant improvements and take ownership of certain parts of our roadmap. If you enjoy collaboration, can lead by example and thrive in a fast-paced environment then this could be the organisation for you.
As a part of the Platform team, you will be the bridge between product engineering and platform engineering. Designing and implementing core services and ensuring smooth delivery, with a keen focus on security and standardisation. This role is crucial to enable developers to function deterministically and deliver the best quality products.
We are scaling up the engineering department, and the platform team is very important for our successful growth. This role involves owning the responsibility of creating, building and ensuring the smooth operation of our core services (supporting domains).
We expect that you will be a person to share responsibility for driving such initiatives:
  • Unify and standardise authentication and authorisation processes.
  • Ownership of low-level notification channels (aka WhatsApp, SMS, Email, etc).
  • Ownership and support for Tier 0 core services.
  • Collaborating with Stream-aligned teams.
  • Understanding of security aspects (OpenID, OAuth, Service to Service, Zero Trust)
  • In-depth knowledge of programming with one backend language (Python, TypeScript, Golang, etc)
  • Assertive communication skills for effective collaboration between engineering, product, and operations.
  • Continuous learning and is particularly passionate about technology.
  • Experience in designing and building production-ready microservices.
  • Confident presentation and strong influence skills with adaptability based on the audience.
  • The constant drive for improving processes and thinking in long-term wins.
  • Fluency in English (in both written and verbal communication)
  • Python, TypeScript
  • Terraform
  • Kubernetes, EKS, Helm
  • Amazon RDS, PostgresSQL, ElasticSearch
  • CI/CD with GitLab
  • Datadog, Sentry
ABOUT sennder
sennder is moving trucks with the power of data to unlock endless and sustainable capacity at unparalleled quality. Through our proprietary transportation operating system, built by our in-house tech teams, we not only connect shippers to our fleet of thousands of trucks, but also improve how they move products in sustainable, cost-efficient, and transparent ways - making the logistics industry fit for the future. In a traditional industry, we’re growing and moving fast to digitally automate all road logistics processes.
We are building a curious team that is driven by an ambitious desire to solve the toughest logistics puzzles. What others may consider uncertainty, we see as an opportunity to learn and be proactive. We invite you to go on this journey with us and be part of one of Europe’s inspiring growth stories as we fast-forward road logistics into digitalization. Get to know us, our culture, green business, funding history, and more on our blog here.
At sennder, we want to maximize the individual potential of all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit, respect, and kindness to build trusted relationships across teams. Learn more on our career site. 
  • A fast-growing, start-up-oriented international team of 1000+ people with 65+ nationalities spread across 8 country offices with English as our company language.
  • Continuous feedback and bi-annual review process for personal development, professional growth, and career opportunities. We also use “Objectives and Key Results” for company goals.
  • A structured promotion process provides everyone with fair and transparent career growth.
  • Learning and development opportunities on the job and through conversations with your manager.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues, formally and informally, digitally or in-person (when allowed), through regular team events, company get-togethers, and partnership events with other companies and local organizers.
  • Flex/hybrid remote working options.
  • When in the office: unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.
  • All interviews are currently conducted on a remote basis.
Please send your application in English and help us reduce negative unconscious bias by leaving out your picture, age, address, and other unnecessary information in your CV. We only want to know the merits on which you’d be great for this role.
If you have any questions or problems please reach out to us at We do not accept applications via email.

About sennder

  • Logistics

  • Berlin, Germany

  • 1,000 - 5,000

  • 2015


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