Beat is the fastest growing ride hailing app in Latin America and a part of the international FreeNow Group owned by Daimler. One city at a time, we are on a mission to develop seamless mobility for a safe and sustainable urban life. We are proud to say we have launched Beat Tesla, the first and largest private all-electric vehicle service in Latin America, to help build a sustainable environment for communities and support cities by developing smart transportation solutions. Additionally, we also provide enormous economic opportunities to thousands of people who wish to earn income as drivers.

We have ambitious plans for 2022 and need you to help us get closer to our vision: ​​a connected Latin America where the only question is “Where Next?”

We are currently operating in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Greece and are transporting over 24 million riders with the support of more than 700,000 drivers. Our global headquarters are in Athens - where BEAT started 10 years ago.

Our employee base is even wider. We mastered the hybrid workspace with our office and remote teams even before Covid-19. So if you are interested in joining us on our mission, whether based in one of the countries we operate in or not, we are happy to hear from you!

About the role

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer in our Payments & Fraud domains to work alongside folk in our Marketplace tribe. You’ll be reporting to one of engineering managers you’ll be working in a small 4-8 engineer sized team.

What’s the day to day

We constantly strive to innovate. Our systems are written in a modern, testable and object-oriented manner that promotes reusability, generic functionality and high performance. At the same time, We seek people capable, willing and enthusiastic about participating in both maintaining our systems as well as building the next generation systems for our service.

What is the team working on:  we are in the process of redefining our backend by re-architecting some of our core services as microservices.

What are this team's main challenges: we are integrating high throughput pipelines throughout our platform to enable rich insights for our data science and business intelligence teams. 

If you can help us solve these challenges, we want to hear from you! 


What you will do

  • Design, develop, manage, and support web services (Restful APIs)
  • Work in an autonomous team of Backend Engineers, contributing to the entire SDLC (from Product ideation, through to deployment and support in production)
  • Contribute to converting our monolithic codebase to a microservice-based architecture, by building micro-services mainly written in Go
  • Work on observability, kubernetization, CI/CD, testing and documentation of microservices
  • Solve scalability and performance issues at an operating environment that constantly evolves and grows

What you need to bring 

  • Solid understanding of OOP and Design Patterns in at least one of the following languages: Go, PHP, Python, C#, Java or Kotlin, with  production-grade software development expertise
  • Experience building, maintaining and operating web services in production
  • Knowledge and experience (modeling and architecture) of SQL and relational databases (MySQL)
  • Solid experience with Software Testing 
  • Experience in version control (Git preferably)
  • Problem solving, debugging & troubleshooting skills



What’s in it for you?

  • ​​Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours, top Line tools
  • 1500 EUR annual training budget for personal development
  • An extra day off during your birthday month
  • Monthly BEAT Enrichment days to focus on your development
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning courses
  • Working in a hyper-growth environment, you will enjoy numerous learning and career development opportunities 
  • A great opportunity to grow and work with a fast growing and progressive team. Being part of an environment that gives employees room to grow, autonomy and mentoring.

What's nice to have?

  • Some knowledge (and experience) of non-relational databases (one or more of MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience with CI/CD / microservices orchestration / Jenkins deployment
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Message Brokers (Kafka, RabbitMQ) or Message Queueing
  • Open source contributions
  • Experience in AWS or Google Cloud

Diversity fuels the spirit and innovation at Beat. Our commitment to inclusion without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disability, age, religion, LGBTQ+ and experience drives us forward everyday.

Please send us your CV in English

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Beat is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.


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