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  • Who we are

    We have a vision: We want to redefine the charging ecosystem for electric vehicles and make electric mobility the integral component of the energy transition. 
    We are developing software for the EV charging market that aims to enhance the overall journey for EV drivers through real-time updates and user-friendly features. One aspect of our vision includes developing the best charging app on the market for our biggest B2B client, E.ON Drive. But that's just one piece of the puzzle. By leveraging the latest technologies and industry insights, we are working on a tailored solution that aims to empower CPOs and energy players to maximize efficiency, minimize costs, and ultimately drive greater success in their businesses.
    As a team of 50+ across Germany and Europe, we have weathered challenges together, including tough times like insolvency. It strengthened us to be resilient, united in our values, and dedicated to our common purpose and vision. We take pride in our company culture, always putting people in the center, and constantly looking for ways to further improve and refine it.



    About the role
  • You will be a technical expert within your cross-functional team and across the entire organization
  • You encourage a collaborative environment among engineers, product owners, and designers to tackle interesting challenges and deliver customer-centric value
  • You architect, develop, and operate Kotlin services You develop and improve an extensible platform for our products and partners - Foster a collaborative environment among engineers, product owners, and designers to tackle interesting challenges and deliver customer-centric value.
  • Technically guide peers through code reviews, architecture discussions, and decision-making processes to elevate the team's technical acumen and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Engage in pair programming with peers to share knowledge, improve code quality, and accelerate feature development while fostering a culture of mentorship and continuous learning.

  • Your profile
  • You collected 4+ years of professional experience in software development, covering backend, and API integration
  • You recognise the value of software quality standards 
  • You know how to write distributed, and resilient services in Kotlin (or Java)
  • You are familiar with git, pull requests, and typical code review processes
  • Experience in Kotlin (or Java) is a must
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (preferably MongoDB) is a plus
  • You have great communication and collaboration skills
  • You have the ability to work independently
  • You speak fluent English which is our company language
  • You have your residence in Germany or Europe

  • * If you're interested and not sure if you are qualified, no worries—apply anyway!
    Our hiring process

    Application screening: Our People & Culture team screens all applications in collaboration with the teams.
    First interview (45 min): In the first interview, you will meet three people (one colleague from People & Culture and two of your potential direct colleagues). The goal of this interview is getting-to-know each other and aligning expectations from both ends to get a feeling if this would be a good fit for both sides. 
    Pair-programming (1,5 h): This session is more hands-on and you would dive into a technical challenge in a pair-programming setting with two of your potential colleagues. Getting an idea of your technical skills is, of course, one aspect but most important for us here is to understand how you approach a topic and if you all collaborate well. 
    Meet-the-team (1 h): In this last step, we want to introduce you to a few other people who you would be working with, so you get a good image of our team in total. Here, we will only focus on more cultural topics.

    Why elvah

    While we truly value our company culture as the top reason to join us, we also provide additional perks such as:
    Remote first: You can work from home as well as from our co-working spaces in Berlin and Hamburg. Additionally, we try to make it possible for everyone to live and work from anywhere in Europe.
    Flexible hours: Overtime can happen, but we make sure to give you back 100% of those hours as free time. Plus, we offer flexible working hours and 30+2 vacation days.
    Some of our benefits: Discounts for online shops and subscriptions; 100% top-up on your company pension; state-of-the-art hardware and 50% subsidy for home office equipment; a yearly development budget; JobRad and the chance to use our shared EV if you live in Berlin.

    elvah is all about diversity, equity, and inclusion! As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome everyone—regardless of race, color, religion, Gender, or background. We believe in the power of diverse perspectives to motivate innovation. Join us in creating a workplace where you can be your authentic self. If you're interested and not sure if you qualified, no worries—apply anyway! Your uniqueness is your strength, and we're committed to fostering a culture of belonging. Let's make a difference together at elvah! #InclusionMatters #Joinelvah 

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