Engineering Team Lead, Wolt Market

Remote or Berlin, Germany

Do you want to work in a start-up within a scale-up?

With Wolt Market we’re looking to bring the same lovable Wolt experience of fast, friendly delivery, within minutes from restaurants to all products we need in our daily lives from groceries to work-from-home supplies. It’s a chance to help build an all-new blissful shopping experience, and to remake customers’ e-commerce experience through a rapidly growing dark store (or Wolt-wise, “blue store”) network. 

We’re now looking for an Engineering Team Lead to lead the cross-functional talented team of engineers working on creating from scratch tools and systems to grow one of the most exciting new business areas at Wolt. The scope will involve one of the following domains: Vendor Management, Product Information Management or Integrations.

As a Team Lead, you’ll ensure we do the right things in the right way, acting as a facilitator and striving to make the complex things simple. You’ll see it as your biggest mission to cultivate personal growth of your team members and  serve as a supportive leader by: truly getting to know each team member, having regular 1on1s with feedback, facilitating goal-setting. You’ll also act as an enabler for the daily and weekly practices and do whatever is needed to help the team succeed. As we work in a highly ownership-driven environment, it will often mean taking a step back and giving autonomy to the team; on other occasions you’ll need to be more hands-on and give your guidance. We’d expect you to know well when to apply which approach. 

You can be based in the Helsinki capital area, Berlin or work entirely remotely elsewhere in Finland, Germany, Denmark, or Estonia now and in the future! 🌍 Read more about our new remote set-up here.

Our humble expectations

  • You know what it takes to develop top-quality software, take care of people and achieve ambitious goals together. 

  • You're an inspirer, facilitator and enabler by heart.

  • You're not afraid to step into action when needed, and most of the time, you are also ready to step back and let the team do its magic. 

  • We expect you to be a good communicator, willing to serve people outside of your team, and a product-oriented and proactive problem solver willing to bring up issues in a constructive manner to the team and the whole Wolt Product team.

If you are one of those unicorns with leadership abilities & development skills, there is room in this position for hands-on contribution as well! We are thrilled if you have technical expertise in fields such as backend engineering with Kotlin or frontend development with React + Typescript.

It may sound like we are looking for a unicorn (which we probably are), but we believe in unicorns - we are looking for the perfect fit to make a big impact in molding the future of Wolt with building cool and ambitious stuff that few believe can be done. 

If you think you might be the one, we look forward to hearing from you. It’s no small feat but will be rewarding and fun!

Our offering to you 

Overall our product organization consists of a team of 300 people at Wolt including 25 Product management experts, and 20 outstanding Product designers. We aim to build none other than the best-in-the-world product management team here at Wolt. 💯

You’ll get to work in a company culture where we take ownership beyond the obvious, do common things uncommonly well, we think big but stay humble, do right by people, we treat others kindly and justly, recognise that if we don’t learn, we won’t stay still but fall behind and keep in mind that Luke was Yoda’s greatest achievement. Read more about how we work. 💙

The compensation is a 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. 🙌

Next steps

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

If you want to check up on your application or have any further questions about the position you can turn to Talent Acquisition Partner, Anna Janeta ( 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 52,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 110,000 courier partners across 23 countries and 210 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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