Backend Developer (Consumer Experience)

Finland, Helsinki Engineering - Software Engineering Full-time
Starship. Talk of the town. Or the world. 
Welcome to Starship – the revolutionists of tomorrow’s delivery service. Thanks to our smart little robots, we are already well on our way to a changed future and a whole new way of delivering food and packages. In that way, we offer people new and comfortable services that facilitate and improve their everyday lives – while continuously striving to create green, ethical circular communities. Ready to solve some real problems? Scroll down and read more about this unique opportunity!

Your new adventure
As Backend Developer, you will join our Apps & Services team and play an essential part in our mission to provide the world with affordable and environment-friendly deliveries. We are building our own marketplace, which is a full-blown e-commerce challenge. Our goal is to connect our users with goods and services and enable their delivery through a seamless process – constantly enhancing the magic our robots bring to communities. If you have a curiosity for tech and want to work at the cutting-edge of autonomous driving, now is a very exciting time to join as we are growing rapidly around the world!

Your responsibilities – the elevator pitch
- Develop and enhance our systems using NodeJS and GoLang (both JavaScript and Typescript).
- Participate in architectural decisions of our systems.
- Respond to critical issues if they arise and fix them quickly.
- Research for best approaches on how to make our systems and tools better.

What’s in it for you?
At Starship, engineering is at the core of everything we do. The fact that Ahti Heinla, our co-founder, still participates in developing our software is one good example. The trust we give our engineers to bring new ideas to the table is another one. We simply believe that the best decisions are made with input from our collective expertise and intelligence, using data, reason and enlightened intuition. And we trust you to come up with new ideas for goals or initiatives and figure out pragmatic ways of implementing them. If you want to create an impact as a valuable member of our word-class, small and focused engineering team while learning and developing your skills further, ours is the place to be. If you are selected for the role but live outside Estonia, you will also have relocation support if you’re ready to make the move!

What we hope you’ll bring to the table:
- Strong experience with GraphQL and NodeJS.
- Experience with GoLang and Kafka is beneficial.
- A background in building eCommerce systems.
- Experience in database design & architecture.
- Experience in API design and integrations.
- A passion for solving real-world problems.
- Good communication skills and experience with international teams.

Shape tomorrow with today’s ideas
High-performance algorithms and innovative technology are a start. But to develop really impressive robots, the human dimension is decisive. And that’s where you come in. At Starship, you will join a bunch of tech-savvy future pioneers who revolutionise tomorrow’s delivery service today. And a bunch of fantastic, likeable, and hard-working robots, of course. So, bring out your most human self and team up with us.  

Want to learn more about our robots, our design philosophy and how we might change the world together? Get in touch and let’s have a chat!