Senior Backend Engineer, Financial Technologies

Remote or Helsinki, Finland

Wolt is looking for Senior Backend Engineers to join our Finance Group teams, working on enabling smooth country operations and ensuring locally compliant financial invoicing as well as modern in-house made tools for our finance and operations. As Wolt operates internationally in over 23 countries and over 120 cities, we have to make sure that we have tools available to ace our money flows in every market meet local requirements in financial matters. Our Finance Group in engineering makes sure that our product is ready to enter new markets by building integrations for invoicing and taxation and automating financial processes for local country teams. They also have an important role whenever we expand to new business domains, such as retail and Wolt Market recently. Naturally they work closely with our expansion, operations, legal and finance teams to make this happen! 

You’ll be working together with one of the experienced teams of backend engineers, frontend engineers, a product lead and a team lead. The teams at Wolt are autonomous and each team member is able to influence decision-making, ways of working and priorities. The teams are based in Helsinki HQ (working remotely at the moment) but welcome new members to the Helsinki HQ or working entirely remotely in elsewhere Finland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden or Estonia now and in the future! Note that we don't have relocation support for other locations than Finland & Germany at the time, so we hope you are based in one of these locations when applying for remote role.

Our humble expectations

Our payment flow is written in Python but we’ve started to build new services in JVM and Kotlin. Thus we are looking for the ability to develop production-level Kotlin but find strong expertise in other - especially JVM - backend languages relevant as well. Our Engineers have wide responsibilities over the whole development lifecycle so knowledge of tools such as PostgreSQL, Docker, K8 and AWS will become handy. We are looking for engineers who can solve problems together, think about big problems such as scalability and availability and sometimes go against the current to also challenge the common decision making.

Next steps

The position will be filled as soon as we find the right person, so make sure to apply as soon as you realize you really, really want to join us!

The compensation will be a negotiable combination of monthly pay and Wolt stock options. The latter make it exceptionally easy to be excited about our company growing and doing well, as you'll own a piece of the pie.

If you want to check up on your application or have any further questions about the position you can turn to Talent Acquisition Partner, Severi Kausola, at at any given time.

About Wolt

Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with over 30,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 60,000 courier partners across 23 countries and 129 cities. 

Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language. 

We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others. We've also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors' Choice, Wired named the company one of the "Hottest Startups in Europe," Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year. 

In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second fastest growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.

We work in small teams with high ownership, with each team focusing on a key area of the Wolt product stack. Each and every one of our product team members has a say in where we are going and what solutions we implement. We work with a passion, but we haven't forgotten how to have fun along the way!


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