Senior Backend Engineer, Search Platform at GoEuro Travel GmbH (Berlin, Germany)

 Stack Overflow ·  09.08.2018


The GoEuro Search Platform team is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with software craftsmanship mindset who´s able to build smart, scalable solutions for multi-modal travel search and routing. If you are looking for a great technical challenge and want to build real innovations for millions of users - here you go!

About GoEuro

Driven by our team of over 300 people from more than 40 different countries, GoEuro is changing the way we travel across Europe. With GoEuro you can compare and book trains, buses and flights to anywhere in Europe with one simple search, on mobile, app or desktop. By offering transparent pricing and easy booking, GoEuro makes travel planning simple, flexible and personal.

With over 800 European transportation partners across 15 countries, GoEuro is one of Europe’s fastest growing travel companies backed by 20 million monthly users and the world’s leading tech investors.

As a Senior Backend Engineer in our Search Platform Team..

...you will be part of an agile, cross-functional development team that is working hard to develop the best travel product across platforms for our users. We are enabling the business to expand into new countries and offer even more travel options to our customers.

As a Senior Backend Engineer you build a platform that provides all search related core capabilities to product / feature teams  to create a superb end-to-end experience for more than 20 million travelers per month. The projects are: Search based on GEO Data, travel routing, caching, live data streaming, data driven product etc.

What your team will expect from you


You are passionate about building products that change the life of millions of users for the better, disrupt traditional industries and you don’t let yourself being daunted by roadblocks and challenges along your paths to success.

You perform and deliver without supervision, in time, in high quality and proactively communicate about progress, challenges and success.

You can evaluate and select the best tools (framework, library, practices) for the problems at hand and ensure standards in your team.  

You are able to break down complex scenarios, simplify processes and create simple solutions

While being able to provide robust, scalable and elegant solutions, you also know when it’s time for a quick & dirty hack

As a Senior Engineer you bring all the skills and experience to dig deep into a problem, gather all the data you need from multiple sources and investigate from different angles to understand and fix root causes rather than just the symptoms


What we want you to bring


Deep knowledge and experience in building modern, scalable web applications with JEE / Spring or similar Java-based frameworks combined with a solid expertise in all web standards and technologies (HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, REST APIs, etc.)

Experience working with search technologies such as Elasticsearch, Lucene, Couchbase or others.

Professional work experience in Cloud environments, ideally Google Cloud.

Deeply familiar with concepts like DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Clean Code, TDD and Pair Programming.

Ability to sketch different architectural approaches and facilitate discussions to find best in class solutions.

Will to present concepts to bigger groups, coach Junior Engineers, interview candidates etc.

Travel related experience (such as routing) would be a big plus.


What can you expect from joining GoEuro?


You will be part of a growing Development Team, having the opportunity to build smart solutions, implement your ideas, learn, have impact and lots of fun

An office in the centre of Berlin’s thriving startup scene

Flat hierarchies and everyday opportunities to learn, grow and develop

A diverse team of over 40 nationalities

Free lunches, yoga, German lessons and more

Attractive compensation, relocation support, visa support (if needed)




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