Are you a great backend engineer? Do you want to be in a team that drives engineering culture towards better systems reliability at scale? Join the Glovo Platform team in our Barcelona offices and directly impact the experience of hundreds of thousands of users that use Glovo every day.
You’ll work on building the Glovo backend, along with its APIs, tooling, and integrations. These empower developers and organizations to integrate their products and build their businesses on Glovo.
The platform team at Glovo thrives on a strong internal customer focus and data-informed experimentation to improve resilience, reliability, and performance. You'll join us in enabling the future of deployments at Glovo.

You will:

  • Write robust, maintainable backend code
  • Maintain and improve APIs used by both Glovo and external integrators
  • Explore the technical tradeoffs of every decision
  • Review lots of code
  • Creatively come up with systematic solutions to problems within the platform instead of focusing on one-off fixes
  • Improve the scalability and performance for our platform
  • Actively develop and maintain our systems infrastructure and tooling with a product mindset
  • Improving the scalability and performance for our platform


  • Experience diagnosing and resolving performance problems in complex software systems
  • 5+ years building applications at scale
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You're passionate about software design and have good testing skills
  • Proficiency in either Java or Go
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with API design
  • Ability to empathize with a diverse range of engineers
  • Communicate well and be willing to engage with your teammates in group problem solving
  • Experience with complex Java and Go codebases

Preferred skills:

  • Experience managing distributed services / microservices platforms
  • Experience evaluating the trade-offs for building highly available distributed systems
  • Advanced knowledge of JVM internals
  • Bonus Points:
    • Experience operating and tuning Java server applications
    • Experience with Kafka or Kinesis
  • Our core values are very important to us:

    Gas: We think big and take calculated risks to go for all business opportunities, no matter how challenging they are! We work hard as a team and execute fast.

    Everyone Wins: We are here for the long run. Glovers, Partners, and Users are in the very center of everything we do. If they win, Glovo wins. So for every decision, we make sure we are positively impacting them.

    Good vibes: Our teams are built of people that radiate positive energy and managers that are honest and fair. No assholes allowed! We stay optimistic no matter what, infecting each other with positivity, joy, and the desire to spend time together.

    Stay Humble: Always act humble: Everybody must roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make our big plans a reality. We are tiny! We are conscious of how big the opportunity is and how much we’ve got left to do.

    Glownership: Act as one company—one team: Care first about Glovo, not your role or your department. Own your stuff, no question, but go beyond your role; help before you are asked. Everything you need to make things happen, you do it. Glow it!

    If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!


  • A ticket to the moon sitting on the fastest rocket - an adventure filled with challenges and professional growth
  • Offices based in trendy Poblenou (L4), 10 min away from the beach
  • Social benefits (such as fresh fruit every day, free lunches from our yummy partners once a week, beers on Fridays, Culture Days every 6 weeks, the best coffee machine in the world,...)
  • Young, international and talented team, used to work in a fast paced and vibrant way - currently, we are over 900 employees from all over the world!

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