🍫 We are looking for a Solution Engineer to help Choco grow and enable suppliers to receive orders into their ERP systems while providing the highest buyer value. This position requires technical understanding, attention to detail and excellent communication skills. If you love solving riddles between any type of tech system in close collaboration with our business development team, we would love to get you on board..🍫

Who we are

If you are looking to have an impact on the world, then read carefully because at Choco, we are moving mountains to transition the world into sustainable food systems. The food industry is an industry with essential problems, especially in food-supply-chain. We are now leveraging technology to bring change and start the necessary transformation the industry is craving for. We are building the digital platform on which the global food trade will operate. Our company has the potential to reduce food prices, decrease food waste by 30% and reshape one of the oldest and largest industries on the planet. 

In 2018 we entered the market with our chat-based ordering app and had drastically changed the way businesses work and order with their suppliers. Therefore, we are looking for more Chocorians who share our vision and want to join our journey here in Berlin. Our founders have helped build companies such as Zalando (IPO’d), Lazada (sold to Alibaba) and Foodora (sold to DeliveryHero). We have just raised one of the largest Series A funding rounds in European history. 

Technology is at the core of our work. We are product-minded builders, architects, coders, bug-hunters and designers. We deliver the needed change via our mobile and web apps using cutting-edge tools, modern engineering practices and always keeping software quality on our radar. We hire the right people and work with the right tools to stay on top of the technology game.

Join us in leading the world’s transition to sustainable food systems.

What you will do

Here at Choco, we like to use the space shuttle as a metaphor for our engineering work. Now, you will join and help us bring the shuttle to the moon.

You will be the technical owner of all our integration with suppliers globally. As such, you are building the foundation for a strong long term relationship between Choco and the supplier landscape.

🎯 The 3 reasons to join us : 🎯

You will not only have a demanding technical challenge presented to you but also have the most immediate feeling of business impact on a daily business. Your stellar execution is a critical step to digitizing the food supply chain.

Strong collaboration with our business development team means that you will be working together with the core business functions in Choco while having direct exposure to external stakeholders globally. You will learn to speak tech in multiple languages.

As a technical owner you define the success of your role. Focus is the name of the game and you can show your passion for explaining technical concepts while helping us close deals with suppliers.

:gear: Your daily activities will be divided between these different missions: :gear:
  • You drive technical conversations in meetings and conversations with our customers on the supplier side

  • You drive finding solutions to connect to the different ERP / IT systems of our customers in all the Choco markets

  • You work closely with the integrations software engineering team, you communicate user needs and market developments while having the best overview of what is happening in supplier integrations in the US.

💪 What does it take to perform on this job: 💪

You love solving technical challenges no matter where they come from and what form they take. You wont need coding skills, but you should have in-depth technical understanding of a wide variety of technologies.

You are a teacher and 100% customer centric You will be figuring out how to connect two worlds and systems that don’t always want to fit together. You help overcome any obstacle and are pivotal to closing deals - the more languages you speak, the better.

Requirements Summary:

  • 5+ years of experience in a solution engineer, technical consulting or technical pm role

  • Customer facing experience 

  • Fluent in English and based in US

  • Strong technical understanding, especially when it comes to APIs

  • Understanding of different ERP systems (Quickbooks, SAP, Navision, etc) would be a bonus 

  • Ability to translate business and technical requirements into technical solutions

What it’s like to be a Chocorian:

  • Work with a purpose  - Solve food waste globally and do something about global warming -

  • Transparency for us means that you can have a voice, we share all the info we have and include everyone

  • A place where you can be yourself, show your creativity and have a place where your ideas turn into something viable

  • We see our colleagues as friends and spend time with each other outside of work so it will be a fun experience

  • We pay above market salary + 25 holidays

  • You will be partly owner of the company with equity with massive financial growth opportunities

  • Every year we plan a company retreat somewhere abroad for a week (last time we went to Croatia)

  • Unlimited learning

  • Hypergrowth and scaling with lots of challenges and personal growth

  • A very divers tech team with more than 40 nationalities and good mixture of different types of people with an inclusive mindset

We invite you to take part in the following selection process:

  1. Introduction call: a Tech Recruiter will tell you more about Choco, our Tech Org and get to know your work, background, interests and you as a person better.

  2. Technical interview: our Solutions Engineer & Backend Engineer have a technical conversation. No coding, no whiteboard here. We want to map your previous experience. But also see how you would analyse requirements and work with clients.

  3. Product/Business interview: now is the time to show us your communication, customer facing skills and your business sense but also how you would collaborate with others.

  4. Cultural interview: we will have a chat with you about our culture and checks what can be your non-technical contribution to Choco.

    OFFER: your interviewers will make a decision together regarding your offer.

    A stellar onboarding and the smartest team in the foodspace will be waiting for you ! 🚀

Choco is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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