• Berlin
  • Permanent
  • Ref no. BH121

XL engine have been retained by the global food delivery unicorn based in Berlin. They’re a very innovative company, always looking at ways to get the edge over their competition which has directly lead to their incredible success. They’re now creating a “premium brand” subscription model which will be built from the ground up in a new squad model. Each squad will have a Senior Product Manager, iOS Developer, Android Developer, Backend Developer and Front End Developer.


We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer PHP/GO who has previous experience building products from the ground up. This is a great opportunity to build a product that will have millions of users from day one.


The Senior Backend Engineer will directly influence the product and create a product which will be rolled out globally.



  • Extensive experience with Go.
  • Design Driven Development.
  • Hexagonal Architecture.
  • S.O.L.I.D principles.
  • Event-driven architecture.
  • Good knowledge of relational databases (You should be aware of normal forms, ACID, isolation levels, index anatomy).
  • Very good communication skills in English, both written and spoken.
  • Willing to also work with PHP

Our stack consists of:

  • Microservice architecture.
  • Redis, Elasticsearch, SQL and key-value storage, AMQP.
  • Kubernetes/Docker.
  • PHP/Golang

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