(Senior) Full Stack Engineer @Holocene (m/f/d)

Are you a tech native, and would you like to shape the future of Global Trade? Join our Tech team and be part of our journey to digitise it.


About HOLOCENE’s team

HOLOCENE’s vision is to enable everyone to do business in a borderless world. Thus, our first challenge is to bring stability and predictability to cross-border Logistics and Supply Chain for prosperous business. We want anyone to be able to trade products easily, going through customs seamlessly.

HOLOCENE’s team is on a mission to make Trade Compliance easier, agile, transparent, and at the lowest cost. Thanks to our product, consumers benefit from exhaustive trade policies’ knowledge, enabling them to follow easily trade policies’ volatility. They benefit as well from our AI engine helping them in the shipments’ preparation by checking trade compliance documents and alerting and recommending the right changes to make them compliant. 

Thanks to HOLOCENE, it has never been that easy to do business in a prosperous manner.


About The Role

Supply Chain, Logistics, and Global Trade are full of tech challenges and opportunities. Our Tech team has set out to tackle these, thanks to cutting-edge Cloud & AI technologies. In our team, you will be closely working with our Head of Technology and other business stakeholders to further develop our Trade Compliance software. You will be part of a rapidly growing, innovative, and highly agile team of Tech engineers with opportunities to bring in new ideas with self-responsibility to have a real impact on our strategic development.


What You’ll Do

  • Work across the stack to deliver new features from start-to-finish
  • Build clean, performant APIs to power our features & data visualizations
  • Implement compelling, usable UIs; contribute to their design, and engineer them with React and Redux
  • Working in an agile environment with a DevOps approach—teams build and maintain their own software, including taking turns being on-call
  • Improve performance and overcome scalability limits
  • Creating automation and tooling to make our systems more scalable and easier to deploy.
  • Take part in defining the technical architecture that will allow us to create scalable and reusable components.
  • Work in a cooperative team environment and enjoy working through complex and challenging problems.
  • Collaborate with other Tech engineers and Product stakeholders across the organization.
  • Enhance our operational excellence by continuously measuring and improving the performance, security, and availability of the product owned by your team.


What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent field or a strong proven track record working in tech
  • Min. 3 years of working experience in software development
  • Strong programming skills in JavaScript (Typescript) and Python
  • Experience in web technologies - ReactJS, Node.js, & related technologies
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Experience in DevOps, CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience implementing REST APIs / GraphQL / Web Sockets
  • Experience with databases (NoSQL/SQL)
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Passion for creating efficient, scalable systems
  • Genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies
  • Capability to envision end-to-end data solutions and set the right priorities.
  • Openness to share your knowledge with colleagues and to learn from others.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. German is a plus.

Additional information

  • English is our working language, the team comes from every corner of the globe, and we strongly encourage diversity
  • You are located in Berlin/Germany and have a valid work permit and visa to work in the EU. HOLOCENE GmbH can not provide assistance in applying for a work permit or visa in Germany.

What You’ll Love

  • Being among the first HOLOCENE change-makers to make our mission a success
  • Flexible working hours, so you can work when you’re most productive
  • Flexible working locations - office and home combined
  • Continuous performance and developmental feedback throughout the year
  • Opportunity to grow with the Tech Team and HOLOCENE
  • Modern office in the heart of Berlin with a feel-good working environment
  • Daily contacts with other start-ups members who are in the same shared office
  • An absolute sense of community to digitalizing cross-border Supply Chain

What are the steps of recruitment

  • Hard skill test with online partner (Hackearth)
  • Email contact with Hiring Specialist to ask you to send a portfolio presentation of your past project in pdf format
  • One-hour call with Head of Tech
  • One-hour call with Managing Director
  • Welcome aboard!

Our goal is to make this one of the fastest application processes you go through, so you aren't left hanging/wondering for days/weeks on end.