Lead Software Engineer


Athens, Greece

  1. Full-time
  2. Software Engineering
  3. efood
  4. On-Site

Job description

About the opportunity

efood is a constantly evolving environment! We focus on continuous innovation and introduction of pioneering new services in the last mile delivery landscape and quick commerce (Q-Commerce). 

Our Technology teams are the key to our operating model, leveraging advanced technologies to streamline operations, optimize inventory management, track deliveries, and enhance the overall customer experience.

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our Q- commerce tech team and help us deliver a seamless and personalized ordering experience for our users. Through this role, you will contribute to the creation of our next generation platform that works on expanding our amazing delivery, and implement a rich Product roadmap. You will also work on custom integrations with third-parties, including our warehouse management systems, payment gateways and client facing systems to provide a seamless end-to-end solution.

What you’ll do:

  • Deliver high quality software responsible for serving hundreds of thousands of requests per minute

  • Investigate new technologies and strategies to help our services scale to larger data sets and quicker speeds into the future

  • Work closely with Product Owners, Developers and Tech leads as part of an agile team, to build reliable systems and exceed stakeholders expectations

  • Participate in code reviews

  • Practice modern software development methodologies and agile processes

  • Experiment with new frameworks and technologies and learn continuously

  • Own the integration layer among third parties service providers and our internal systems via bespoke robust and efficient middleware implementations

  • Utilize external GraphQL APIs

  • Perform SIT / UAT with third parties

What you’ll need: 

  • At least 6 years of working experience in microservices development

  • University and/or Postgraduate Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

  • Excellent knowledge of structural languages with ideally relevant experience in Go. Knowledge of python and node will be considered a plus

  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems (e.g. MongoDB, Redis, Postgres)

  • Familiarity with SOLID principles and software design patterns

  • Experience consuming and developing REST APIs

  • Excellent eye for detail and a self-motivated problem solver

  • Superior analytical skills and a strong sense of urgency and ownership in your work

  • Ability to get up to speed with new systems and concepts quickly

  • Keen to constantly learn and improve your own skills, and not afraid to jump into new things

  • Excellent communication skills both in Greek and English

  • Familiarity with complex integration layers and ability to provide simple solutions to complex integration problems

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with at least one major cloud services provider (experience with AWS is a plus)

  • Experience working in an Agile team

  • Involvement with open source projects is a plus

What we offer:

  • If you are happy, we are happy! That’s why we offer an attractive remuneration package for what you bring in!

  • We share a passion for food, so you will certainly appreciate the ticket restaurant card 💳 to spend in restaurants and/or food supplies. We are efooders after all!

  • We take care of you with Private Medical & Life Insurance from day #1 to keep you healthy and happy!

  • We want you to grow with us 🚀 ! And to help you keep improving, we provide you access to our online training platform where you can study 📖 topics for your personal and professional growth!

  • Are you a cappuccino lover ☕? Do you desperately want a cookie? Our cafeteria got you covered!

  • If you want to stay in shape 🏋️ , our in-house gym awaits you fully equipped! You can also join our remote fitness sessions and classes from the safety of your home!


Life @efood:

At efood, no day is the same as the day before!

efooders know that working and having a good time aren't the opposite and that’s why every day at efood is a new adventure!

We always aim higher and we thrive in finding solutions to push our limits further! We care about our customers, our employees, and our society.

We seize every opportunity to celebrate achievements and milestones, but we also celebrate small things (like Fridays!)

Every efooder is part of a fast-growing multinational company, with endless opportunities for professional growth and acquisition of new skills! We have an established, yet super creative and fun working environment, with talented and ambitious people whose ultimate goal is to maintain efood as the ideal workplace!

Hungry enough to join us?

Who we are

efood is the #1 delivery service in Greece, working with more than 21.000 stores in 100 cities. We offer our users the opportunity to order anything they desire, wherever they are, giving them the option to pay by cash or card.efood is much more than a great place to work: it is an entire working experience that has its own set of core values: We care, We deliver solutions, We always aim higher. These values shape a single culture across the organization, guiding the behavior of every efooder and contributing to the successful implementation of the company’s mission.

efood is part of the Delivery Hero Group, the world’s leading local delivery platform operating in 70+ countries worldwide

What's in it for you

efood collects and processes personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws. If you are a European Job Applicant see the privacy notice for further details.

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