Senior Software Engineer (Fintech)


Athens, Greece

  1. Full-time
  2. Software Engineering
  3. efood
  4. Remote

Job description

About the opportunity

We are in a unique position to experience new and interesting situations that many companies have never seen before. We bake challenges by using agile methodologies, top-line tools, and of course always working with the best of teams.


This is a chance to be part of a rapidly growing team in a company that is changing the food delivery landscape and be able to influence, execute, and see the impact of your work on millions of users.


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Fintech team and help us deliver a seamless and personalized ordering experience for our users. We are a team of energetic, motivated, and restless tech enthusiasts who take on the challenge of empowering our customers and internal users. We do that by providing them with the necessary intuitive technologies through creating a wide range of software solutions.

If you're a creative problem solver eager to deliver solutions and hungry for a new adventure, challenge yourself by joining our #techteam and making an impact!


About the role:

  • 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, DevOps engineers, 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.


Key Requirements:

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

  • At least 5 years of working experience in microservices development.

  • Profound understanding of concurrency principles, adept in managing complex, stateful interactions in a highly concurrent environment. While our core codebase is in Go, we recognize the value of diverse experiences in programming languages that prioritize safe, efficient concurrency practices. Ideal candidates will possess:

    • Expertise in one or more programming languages renowned for their concurrency features, such as Go, Rust, Erlang/Elixir, Scala, Java, or modern C++.

    • A deep understanding of synchronization techniques, mutexes, semaphores, and concurrent data structures.

    • Experience in designing and implementing robust, scalable systems that effectively manage shared resources across multiple threads or processes.

    • A keen interest in solving complex problems where concurrent operations and data integrity are critical.

  • 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 skills, and not afraid to jump into new things.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills (English is a must).


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.

  • Experience with Python and Node.js

  • Experience with React or other front end frameworks

  • Experience with Typescript 


What we offer:

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

  • The position is fully Remote for people living in Greece or Cyprus

  • We want you to grow with us 🚀 ! 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!


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 the 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! [In 2021, we were honored with a 3rd place award from the Great Place to Work® Institute]


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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