TIER Mobility is Europe’s leading shared micro-mobility provider, with a mission to Change Mobility for Good. By providing people with a range of shared, light electric vehicles, from e-scooters to e-bikes and e-mopeds, powered by a proprietary Energy Network, TIER helps cities reduce their dependence on cars. Founded in 2018 by Lawrence Leuschner, Matthias Laug and Julian Blessin.

Recently we have closed a financial transaction to merge with Dott. Together we create the European champion of shared micro-mobility, with revenues of €250m, supporting over 125M trips a year in more than 20 countries. Following this closing, teams across TIER and Dott will be progressively integrated. There has never been a more exciting time to join this ride!

Permanent employee, Full-time, Hybrid (3 days per week in the office)

As backend engineer in the Rider Experience team you focus on our core service - helping the user get to their destination. You help the user find a vehicle, navigate the city and park at their destination, all compliant with local city regulations. You work closely with your multidisciplinary team to identify and deliver on business opportunities within your team’s domain. 

Your core focus is to deliver a highly reliable service for our customers, crafting a delightful end-to-end user experience. You move fast, building on a solid foundation of effective application architecture and clean and testable code. You promote adoption of best practices and contribute new ideas that help shape the future direction of our product and technology stack.

THE ROLE AND YOUR IMPACT AT TIER

  • Develop our Tier & Dott backend applications in close collaboration with your team of Software Engineers, Engineering Manager, Product Manager and Designer, participating in all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Ensure stability and scalability of our services by a consistent application of clean architecture and industry best practices
  • Deploy and monitor the health of your applications in production, debugging and mitigating issues as they arise, communicating with stakeholders to align priorities, escalate impediments and inform them of progress
  • Identify technical opportunities that propel our business forward

YOU’LL FIT GREAT WITH THESE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for technology and Software Engineering
  • User centricity - demonstrated ability to identify and truly grasp user problems, building effective and scalable solutions
  • Critical thinking - observability mindset, strong ability to reflect on own and team performance, data-driven approach
  • Effectiveness as independent contributor - fluency in Typescript and familiar with best practices, able to implement changes independently, meeting architecture guidelines and quality expectations set by the team
  • Experience - 3+ years developing distributed backend applications at scale (service architecture/serverless)

Bonus points

  • Interest in mobile or frontend web development
  • Experience with programming languages other than Typescript, runtime environments other than Node.js
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes
  • Experience in rapid growth or large scale environments

THIS MAY INSPIRE YOU

  • Join us at the forefront of one of the most exciting and rapidly moving industries 
  • We’re agile, we’re growing and so will you! There’s space for exponential professional development and room to make a huge impact on the business going forward
  • Being part of the team means you’re part of its success. Our ESOP program gives you an opportunity to have a share in the company – nothing like invested interest!
  • For Head Office roles - We support your growth with an annual development budget
  • In your 2nd year you have the opportunity to take advantage of our “CPTO: Second Year Growth Program” 
  • Surf your city with free rides on our e-scooters and e-mopeds
  • Diversity and inclusivity is super important to us, so enjoy initiatives & programs such as #WomenofTIER
  • Expect company onboarding and team events with international colleagues from all over the world
  • Benefit from flexible hours and our remote work options
  • Profit from competitive compensation combined with perks like memberships with Urban Sports Club, Blinklist and Headspace 
  • Be part of one of the fastest growing and most funded startups in Europe with a world-class team of serial entrepreneurs (Co-founder of Rebuy, Takeaway, and Coup) and high-performers (Ex BCG, Uber, JPMorgan, Delivery Hero, and more)

*Depending on the role and location your benefits may differ.

 

We actively encourage a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters each employee’s individuality at TIER. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for your application, regardless to your nationality, ethnic or national origin, skin color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. Come as you are and join our ride! 

In case you are living with disabilities, chronic illness or neurodiversity please inform us, to provide you with the proper assistance in the application process. 

If we could spark your interest and you want to change mobility for good with us, apply now and let us know why you’re the one for the job! We encourage everyone to apply and grow with us. Even if you may not tick all the boxes of the requirements, we are happy to hear about the value you can add to the team. We are all learners!

We are looking forward to your application!

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