Impact Workers

06/01/2023

CLOSED – Software Engineer – Android

About the role

At Too Good To Go, we have an ambitious goal: to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together.

40% of all food produced in the world is wasted and retailers lose between 1-3% of their annual sales due to food waste, all of this waste has a huge impact on the health of our planet, with 10% of greenhouse gas emissions coming from food waste.

The Retail Technologies team are working on our new software solution that is used directly by Retailers to identify and manage their inventory before it becomes food waste and further extending our expertise and in-store solutions beyond our marketplace supporting stores in managing their unsold and surplus products.

We’re more than an app: we are a certified B Corporation with a mission to empower everyone to take action against food waste, so alongside our marketplace app, we create educational tools, explore new business solutions – such as our Retail Technologies solution, and influence legislation to help reduce food waste.

 

WE ARE GROWING FAST, WITH OUR COMMUNITY 73 MILLION USERS IN 17 COUNTRIES. TOGETHER, WE HAVE SAVED MORE THAN 200 MILLION MEALS FROM GOING TO WASTE SINCE WE STARTED – BUT THERE’S STILL A LOT MORE WE WANT TO ACHIEVE.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Software Engineer, Android to be a part of our Product Teams that define, build and deliver our product features. Working in a product team means you will work towards specific outcomes with the freedom and responsibility to figure out the best route to achieve them together with the other Engineers and Product members of the Team.

Your mission will be to help refine, design, implement, deliver and maintain various product features. You will be one of several developers, working as part of a multidisciplinary team and will bring your knowledge and expertise to the table.

You will work to deliver an international top-class product, ensuring quality, maintainability, and sustainability. Supported by more experienced colleagues who will guide, train and encourage you to push limits, and improve.

 

THE TECH STACK

  • We have an Android App written in Kotlin using an MVVM Design Pattern.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop new features, whilst maintaining and improving existing code for the Retail Technologies Solution.
  • Release new versions and continuously monitor app performance and detect areas for improvement
  • Keeping user experience at the forefront of your work, at all times
  • Strive to deliver top-class international products with maximum quality, maintainability and scalability
  • Actively participate in your team’s agile development processes with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strive to deliver international top-class products with maximum quality, maintainability and scalability.
  • Take on additional tasks outside your current boundaries with help from your team to continue to grow and expand your skills.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Proficiency in programming in Java, Kotlin or Both.
  • Natural ability to identify great solutions to ever-arising challenges, and act on them in a timely manner
  • Proactive mindset and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Experience with building scalable solutions.
  • Enjoys actively participating in a cross-functional product team.
  • Takes pride in writing quality code.
  • Preferably experience with REST API calls
  • Relevant degree in software engineering

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Develop and maintain our Retail Technologies solution, which will be used by 1000s of retailers every day, to support them in their efforts to combat food waste, positively impact their sales and reach an even bigger audience.
  • A rare opportunity to work in a global social impact company (and certified B Corporation!) where you can see a real and tangible impact in your role.
  • An autonomous environment, with several opportunities to contribute, build on experience and take ownership of your work in a way that works for you.
  • Working alongside an international community of users, partners and 1,100+ colleagues across 17 countries that are on the same important mission.
  • Opportunity to influence our product, design and ways of working, every day.
  • An informal atmosphere, with a strong, values-driven team culture where we celebrate successes and socialise with colleagues that care to offer
  • Robust Developer Tooling and CI/CD support.

 

OUR VALUES

  • We Win Together
  • We Raise the Bar
  • We Keep It Simple
  • We Build A Legacy
  • We Care

 

HOW TO APPLY

We take recruitment very seriously, so please carefully read everything we have written above. Please also check our website and international media in order to get a good overview of Too Good To Go.

Submit your CV and Cover letter in English.

Please note that we only accept applications coming through our platform. No CV or Cover Letter will be accepted by email or LinkedIn direct messaging.

Job Ref: #LI-RS1

Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go was founded as a solution to the global food waste issue. To fight it, the Too Good To Go app connects businesses with surplus food at the end of the day, with users able to collect it during a specified window of time. Fighting food waste goes further than the tech – Too Good To Go builds partnerships with policymakers, governments, and food producers to enact real changes to policy and legislation.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 500-1000
Funding Level: Venture – Series
Total Amount Raised: $45.7 M
Year Founded: 2015

 

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