Backend Engineer, Merchant Integrations

Remote or Helsinki, Finland

There would be no Wolt, without the restaurants and retailers. We live in symbiosis, and we are dedicated to serving our merchants in the best possible way - in the best cases, we've multiplied revenue for our merchants and improved their market reach. We currently have more than 27,000 restaurants on Wolt, but that number is growing FAST, so it's more important than ever to develop our merchant facing products.

As a Backend Engineer in the Merchant Integrations team, you'll be making sure our merchant partners can benefit from their cooperation with Wolt even more. The team has been building custom integrations for major franchises, but we’re now ready to build open API’s to enable more of our merchant partners to reap the benefits. You will be building new APIs, allowing merchants to integrate into our system. These are not only restaurants but also big chains such as supermarkets - in terms of business scope we’re talking about a large scale. The work is extremely impactful, and depending on your preference might also include direct communication with several stakeholders. Instead of firefighting, you will mostly be building new solutions in our small, autonomous team.

Our humble expectations

Expected Qualifications:

  • Several years of experience and good understanding of building high-quality software, APIs and integrations

  • Ability to handle the whole development cycle all the way to production

  • Attitude of continuous improvement and the ability to create entirely new features from scratch

  • An entrepreneurial mindset of taking ownership across our codebase to ensure a great merchant experience

  • Good communication & collaboration skills

  • Strong expertise in one JVM language, Kotlin is desired

The following skills are highly desired but not mandatory:

  • Background in developing services with Python (FastAPI, Flask) 

  • Familiarity with MongoDB or other NoSQL database technologies 

  • Apache Kafka to stream data for real time integrations

  • Jenkins, Github actions or Gitlab CI/CD to build solid data pipelines

  • Knowledge of AWS/GCP/Azure and Terraform to manage resources in public cloud

  • Docker and Kubernetes/OpenShift/Docker Swarm for containerization and orchestration

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 that you in fact are that right person for this role.

The compensation will be a negotiable combination of monthly pay and Wolt stock options. The latter makes 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, Petteri Tuomimaa 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.

Wolt is more than just a food and retail delivery operation – in fact we are built upon a solid foundation of state-of-the-art technology. Our internal tooling enables us to ramp up new cities efficiently and provide excellent customer service, our own logistics platform allows us to optimise our couriers' work to get you the food you want as fast as possible, and our restaurant platform allows restaurants to offer exciting food experiences for our customers in an optimal way.

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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