The last mile delivery service for e-commerce businesses in Europe.

(Senior) Backend Engineer

Munich, Germany
Job Type
3+ years
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Philip Brinkmann
Philip Brinkmann

About the role


Glocally is a tech-driven logistics startup backed by Y Combinator that enables zero emission same and next day deliveries for e-commerce brands. ​Our vision is to offer deliveries for the way you life today, resulting in an Uber-like delivery experience while building a sustainable delivery network to power operations in key urban areas. By combining deep technical expertise with operational rigour, ​we believe that we can provide the best deliveries on earth.


At Glocally, cloud computing is enabling us to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure, automate workloads, and build highly scalable systems for the logistics of tomorrow. ​In order to continue this transformation, we are looking for a Backend Engineer with experience in cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). You are expected to focus on the strategy, design, development, and implementation of large-scale projects in the cloud. ​Ideally, you are experienced in serverless, cloud-based technologies with a firm grasp of emerging technologies, platforms, and applications, and the ability to customize them to help our infrastructure become more secure and efficient.

What you will do

  • Design, develop, and deploy infrastructure for large-scale web applications on AWS, including big data processing
  • Improve the backend architecture and tech stack for performance, reliability, scalability, and security
  • Consistently deliver high-quality software that meets and exceeds customer expectations and technical best practices
  • Take responsibility for deploying and supporting changes throughout the process to prove they work well - and will continue to work well - in production.


You have previously worked with large-scale applications in cross-functional teams and are well-versed in the agile process. You have a curious mind and are passionate about data and the stories behind. You pay great attention to detail and consider quality and a clean code mindset as fundamental. You care about providing a great end-user experience. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and taking initiative. You have an innovative and exploratory mindset, are eager to learn and love to offer new perspectives on existing solutions. You can drive discussions and have strong communication skills. You are eligible and willing to work in Munich, Germany.

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of deploying and maintaining cloud infrastructures in AWS environments
  • Experience working with and designing microservices and event-driven architectures on AWS
  • Knowledge of writing REST APIs, unit testing, and architecture design
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (preferably MongoDB)
  • Critical and self-organized thinker with a pragmatic approach to problems
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues before they impact business productivity
  • You know how to take responsibility for own your projects and products
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.


Glocally has enormous growth potential. You have the chance to develop quickly and succeed in a highly motivating startup environment with challenging tasks in cross-functional teams Excellent target salary and significant virtual company shares Choose the tech you need: select the hardware (Mac or Windows) and all other gadgets that support you to reach your goals

  • Be a contributor to our mission to revolutionize e-commerce with a world-class delivery experience
  • Experience a steep learning curve and opportunity to work together on challenges we face as a dynamic company
  • Be part of a motivating environment with great drive and 'everything is possible'-mindset
  • Be part of the Glocally company culture and our family with unforgettable team events and an amazing team atmosphere. ​Are you excited about this role? Then we’d love to talk to you!


Diversity and inclusion are very important for us, and we also know that we don’t know everything. So if your passion is to co-create great user experiences and you have a strong willingness to learn, yet you don’t tick all above boxes – don't hesitate to apply no matter who you are and let us know how you can contribute to our journey.

Why you should join Glocally

Glocally is a sustainable last-mile logistics provider for e-commerce brands in Germany. We use technology to design logistics for 100% emission-free and consumer-friendly same- and next-day deliveries.

Today’s e-commerce delivery processes are dominated by old-fashioned logistics incumbents resulting in frustrating experiences for consumers. With the various surfaces our product touches we are able to provide excellent user experiences for merchants, riders and consumers resulting in a truly joyful delivery experience for all parties involved. By choosing Glocally in the online checkout consumers and merchants stay in control of their delivery at any point in time without compromising sustainability.

We are an early-stage startup and raised funding from Y Combinator and amazing angels. This is a rare chance to join a purpose-driven company and shape the product, design and culture from the very beginning as our full-stack software engineer.

Team Size:3
Location:Munich, Germany
Philip Brinkmann
Philip Brinkmann
Felix Steinbrenner
Felix Steinbrenner
Fabian Warmdt
Fabian Warmdt