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Senior Systems Engineer in Barcelona


Est. Salary
45,000 - €55,000
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Job Description

At Glovo we are constantly looking for talented and passionate engineers to join the team in our Barcelona office.

You are someone who loves working in a high-paced startup environment. You enjoy tackling different problems and take pride in delivering thought-through, well designed, flexible and easy to use solutions. You work well with other top-level engineers and value constructive feedback that helps you grow as a professional. You are not afraid of getting your hands dirty with a platform or technology that you don’t know, and are always eager to learn something new.



  • Improve the existing delivery, operation and monitoring processes for the different services and systems of Glovo.
  • Participate in the definition of a sustainable infrastructure strategy for Glovo and its execution.
  • Help us improve and evolve the high-level architecture of our backend.
  • Work side by side with developers to help them push their services from zero to production.
  • Participate in incident management, diagnosis and mitigation.



  • 5+ years of meaningful experience as Systems Engineer.
  • Deep knowledge of network protocols (HTTP, DNS…) and operative systems.
  • Experience managing Linux servers.
  • Great scripting abilities (Python, Bash).
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (VPC, IAM, EC2, RDS, Kinesis…).
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code automation (CloudFormation, Terraform...).
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef...).
  • Experience with continuous integration solutions, preferably Jenkins.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience managing and tuning relational database clusters, preferably MySQL.
  • Knowledge of security vulnerabilities, attacks and best practises to protect against them.


Bonus points

  • Experience managing distributed services / microservices platforms.
  • Experience operating and tuning Java server applications.
  • Experience with Kafka or Kinesis.
  • Experience with RabbitMQ, SQS, ZeroMQ and other message brokers.
  • Experience with ElasticSearch clusters.



  • Attractive compensation and equity plan.
  • Unlimited Glovos (zero delivery fee on your Glovo orders).
  • A selection of fresh fruits and snacks.
  • Gym membership discounts.
  • Weekly team lunches.
  • Back to School Fridays (it’s all about learning and sharing  knowledge).
  • Team building activities.
  • Relocation package.
  • The opportunity to change the world and see how everyone uses the product you build.
  • Work in an international, dynamic and passionate environment with a great culture.


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