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  • We are seeking a passionate and self-driven (Senior) Backend Engineer (m/f/d) to join our OPS-Mobile team and contribute to the development and scaling of our backend services and infrastructure. 

    You will be part of Team Ops-Mobile (McDriver) and join their mission in providing the best operational tools to Flix drivers, shop and train personal to foster work efficiency and smooth travel experience. The app is used across the globe to assist our users with operational tasks, such as checking-in passengers and selling tickets.

    The team consists of a Product Owner, Two Full Stack engineers, one Mobile engineer and one data analyst and is now looking to expand its backend capacity. They enjoy a lot of autonomy and fully own their product and any architectural and technical decisions related to it. Besides the app itself, the team also maintains a separate Frontend (React), as well as a Backend that aggregates data to be used by the app.

    In your role as a Backend engineer, you will be able to shape and influence an operationally-critical product that is fundamental part of every driver's daily work, and is an essential part within the Flix ecosystem. Along with your team, you are responsible for designing, building, and maintaining a state-of-the-art backend systems and services.

    If you're excited about working on a constantly evolving, user facing product that is used by thousands of people, send us your application!

    Your Responsibilities – Paint the world green

    • Take hands on development responsibilities within the team: design, develop, deploy and
      ensure good maintenance of products and services
    • Lead technical decisions inside and across teams to improve technical excellence through
      lateral leadership
    • Take part in the definition of the driver mobile-app vision and strategy
    • Contribute to the overall mobile strategy in our domain
    • Contribute in finding the best solutions to facilitate the work of drivers, support and operations personnel
    • Help define what success looks like and use metrics to evaluate progress towards your goals
    • Transform ideas and wishes into a structured yet agile development agenda
    • Collaborate closely with other Product Owner in cross-team initiatives and help in resolving dependencies

    Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

    • You have at least 6 years of experience as a Backend Engineer
    • You are well familiar with Kotlin
    • You have proven experience in using Event-Sourcing and microservice architecture
    • Experience in working with kafka and data streaming pipelines
    • Hands on experience in automation and deployment of applications into cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure) using Terraform
    • You have good communication skills and a pragmatic, solution driven style of work
    • You enjoy an agile, autonomous environment where you own your work
    • Fluent in English; every other European language is a plus

    Our Perks – More than just a job

    • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
    • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule with trust-based hours and up to 60 days of working from (m)anywhere. We are an office-first company, and we encourage all employees to come regularly to their local office.
    • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
    • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
    • We're not only green in color. We're building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
    • Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist, and a neat discount on UrbanSportsClub memberships.

    Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you! We recognize that everyone carries a unique set of valuable skills and experiences. If you think you could have an impact even though you don't meet 100% of the requirements, we still encourage you to apply.


    Flix – A place to enjoy work and have an impact

    The future of transportation is Green. Here at Flix Tech, the R&D group, we develop software with the brightest minds from around the world to engineer new experiences for our millions of customers across our apps and websites. Every day we solve challenging problems, like how to scale rapidly around the world and how to make an experience that delights our customers. We have a culture of sharing ideas, contributing to open source projects and being an active member in our technical communities.

    Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.