Hey, you look like you might be our new Senior Frontend Engineer, Courier Group
Berlin, Germany or remote
Are you interested in being part of building a service that is unique to the tastes of our over 20 million users? Would you like to be in the midst of it all, learning, growing, and expanding into new verticals together with us? Does working with Typescript and React and building stuff from scratch sound like something you’d like to do? If the answers to all 3 questions are “yes”, then great news since Wolt is looking for multiple Senior Frontend Engineers to join different engineering teams across our Courier Group!
First things first, let’s talk about what the Courier Group is and what our teams actually do there. 🤔 The Courier Group consists of seven amazing teams responsible for logistics and routing optimization, courier earnings, forecasting and providing top notch courier onboarding and delivery experiences. In terms of tech, modern Typescript and React are our bread and butter both in the Courier Group and across Wolt, we also use React Native in our Courier Partner application, while a big chunk of the backend is built using Python, Scala, as well as some Kotlin and even C++. We’re always improving our services and we aim for excellence, so if you would like to be surrounded by like minded people, we certainly have a lot to offer. 🚀
Depending on your interests and experience we’d love to welcome you to one of the following teams:
Employment Team is a brand new team with a mission to provide effective tools for managing the practicalities of courier employment. In countries like Germany Wolt Couriers are in an employment relationship with Wolt, so being able to effectively manage things like absences and working hours has a big impact on the courier experience and efficiency of the delivery platform. This is a greenfield project, so you’ll be building a beautiful product from the ground up and integrating it with external systems, like HR and payroll as well as collaborating a lot with our Courier Onboarding team. The frontends are built in Typescript (React), while Scala and Kotlin will be the main backend programming languages of the team. Wolt has a strong community around Frontend, so there are good opportunities to collaborate and learn from others!
Courier Earnings team, as the name suggests, works on finding the best ways to fairly price tasks for our Courier Partners so that they could easily maximize their earnings using our platform as well as making sure that we calculate what our Courier Partners earned as a part of delivery tasks they performed and the time they spent on the platform. At the moment we are working on rebuilding the Courier Partner payments from the ground up on top of a new and more robust platform, which, of course needs to be reflected and accessible in the Courier App, and this is where you’d come in! The team is using Typescript (React) on the frontend and the backend is powered by Python and Scala and there are quite a few interesting tech challenges to tackle!
Supply and Demand team’s mission is to make Wolt cities efficient for consumers, merchants and couriers, as well as making running the cities smooth for our operations people. This is done by building tools and features that help achieve balance between supply (number of Courier Partners online) and demand (home delivery orders from consumers) by surfacing the forecasts to both our Courier Partners on the Courier App and and Wolt operations, as well as creating ways to dynamically influence the supply and demand. As a frontend engineer you will have a chance to work on our product from many angles: developing various features, working on the internal back office tool, implementing changes for the courier facing application, etc. The main programming languages on the team are Typescript (React), Python, and Scala and the team works closely with Data Scientists so this is a great chance to learn a lot about data science if you have a knack for it!
Courier Onboarding Team is in charge of the acquisition, discovery, onboarding and offboarding of Wolt’s Courier Partners (now over 160 000 Woltwide!). Our goal is to onboard new Courier Partners so they can start making deliveries and earning money within a few hours from signing up by creating scalable, automated solutions for, documents verification, GDPR, Inventory management, referral program, internal tooling and streamlining onboarding processes like gear pickup. Currently we’re revamping most of our systems , so it’s a great opportunity to make an impact.
Courier Delivery Experience Team is helping our Courier Partners with their day-to-day tasks and making their experience from logging in to logging off the best that it can be, so they can complete their deliveries in a smooth and simple way. We work on the Courier App as the core maintainers and feature drivers for the delivery tasks. You’ll be taking part in creating solutions for helping our Courier Partners optimize their time and earnings based on statistical analysis and historic data.
📍These roles can be based in one of our tech hubs in Helsinki, Berlin or Stockholm, or you can work remotely anywhere in Finland, Germany or Sweden. Read more about our remote setup 👉 here. If you live outside of these countries - not to worry! We provide relocation support to help you make your way to Finland, Germany or Sweden.
Our humble expectations
👉 You have solid experience using modern Typescript and React in the frontend and building solid scalable services and well-structured applications using them.
👉 If you have some React Native and app development experience (Android or iOS) on your hands - even better, we consider that a plus!
👉 You’re a dedicated person who is pragmatic with a positive attitude, who doesn't shy away from going outside of their comfort zone, and demonstrates curiosity and willingness to keep continuously learning.
TL;DR we have many teams in the Courier Group looking for FE engineers. So if you have several years of experience in dealing with the front end of the house, can’t wait to learn new things (for example, tinkering in the backend if you’re up for it), have an interest in tackling scalability challenges and building some cool stuff, then be sure to drop us a line! 📫
The position will be filled as soon as we find the right person, so make sure to apply as soon as you realize you really, really want to join us!
💯 Overall our product organization consists of a team of over 500 people at Wolt. We aim to build none other than the best-in-the-world engineering team here.
💙 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.
🙌 Join us for an exciting journey! The compensation will be a negotiable combination of monthly pay and DoorDash equity. 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.
For any further questions about the position, you can turn to Product+ Talent Acquisition Partner - Lina Muncyte (lina.muncyte(at)wolt.com).