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Frontend Staff Engineer, Food Alliance (f/m/x)


8 months ago

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At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 18 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: Green Chef, EveryPlate, Chefs Plate, Factor_, and Youfoodz.

The Food Alliance helps million of HelloFresh customers in 17 countries (and growing) across the globe discover tasty and healthy food that they will love cooking and enjoy eating. This Alliance enables that by building great customer experiences across web, iOS, and Android - powered by scalable backend systems. Our team provides tools for internal users to plan the product offering for our customers. The Food Alliance has a variety of interesting product, design, and technical challenges. They shape the direction of new innovative products, scale up existing systems, and unify complex data workflows. 

The role

As a Staff Engineer in the Food Alliance, you will be responsible for helping to design and develop resilient, scalable and flexible software to support our impressive growth as we scale up our technologies and teams. You are responsible for supporting the design, development, and maintenance of our software across multiple teams with various dependencies. Alongside being the hands on expert within a domain, you will be challenged as a senior technical leader and have an opportunity to work with highly competent colleagues on challenging engineering problems and have a great impact on the organization. The role will offer you an opportunity to be able to dive deep into architectural topics and really help shape our future. 

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you’ll do

  • Take ownership of the architecture, design, development, deployment and operations of the microservices you will develop, using DevOps practices, pair programming and other cutting edge methodologies 

  • Be active, solution-oriented member of autonomous, cross-functional agile teams collaborating with Product Owners, Engineers, Designers, and Business Intelligence teams 

  • Having an in-depth understanding of HelloFresh’s core product and architecture, and act as ambassador for software solutions offering support and mentorship to colleagues

  • Solve software problems that have visible risks, roadblocks, and constraints. Examples might be: legacy dependencies, data quality, compliance, architecture or technology limitations.

What you’ll bring 

  • Strong engineering and architecture experience and extensive knowledge in APIs and Microservices

  • Solid programming and architectural skills in one or more of our core languages: NextJS, NodeJs,Typescript or Javascript

  • Professional knowledge and experience of commonly used technologies like Micro-frontends, GraphQL, CDN solutions (Cloudflare), React/Redux

  • An ability to mentor other developers, host knowledge-sharing sessions, and act as an advocate for best tech practices, such as CI/CD, TDD, BDD, DDD, Design Patterns

  • We are looking for problem-solvers with solid communication skills.

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support

  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes

  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy

  • Subsidized childcare with a professional nannying agency

  • Free access to Headspace, biweekly in-house yoga classes (remote since March 2020)

  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 80+ different nationalities

  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighbouring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines

  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase


Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days. 

For insight into our interview process take a look at our recent post here

About HelloFresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.

To learn more about what it's like working inside HelloFresh, follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn


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