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Become a part of Saloodo!

WE ARE SALOODO!

FAST. SMART. RELIABLE.

As a start-up backed-up by DHL, a leading expert of road freight services in Europe, we understand why freight transport can often be an unfamiliar territory, proving both costly and time-consuming. This is particularly apparent when sourcing transportation services. Optimizing the shipment processes of other start-ups and small businesses is our core mission. We tackle this by leveraging modern technology, which in turn enables us to get rid of the traditional, lengthy and offline logistics processes.

Current openings

With the insights of a world’s leading logistics company, we combine the expertise and infrastructure of a global player with the flexibility and digital know-how of a start-up. We help our shippers get their goods transported from A to B and our carriers reduce empty runs by optimizing the capacity of their trucks.

Mission

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To offer true e2e digitalized processes to our customers. Our entire business is based on data: our business goals are translated from problems which are solved with data. We are driven to deliver real value add for our customers and to make their lives easier.

Vision

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To be The most trusted real time fully digital logistics company. Our vision is to simplify the daily business of our customers and carriers by providing a single and convenient interface for tracking, documentation and payment.

Values

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To offer B2B companies instant access to trusted road freight providers for on-demand shipments, with the freedom of choice of a marketplace and the security and convenience of a digital freight forwarder.

“ Our customers are the focus of everything we do. „

– Thomas Grunau, CEO Saloodo! –

Grow with us

As families do, we push each other to become better every day and we are not apologetic about it, as we recognize and nurture one’s potential until it shapes in the ability to succeed with full trust and the speed of light. If this approach resonates with you, then you just might be the one for us.

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Fast Learning & Development

With a can-do attitude, our team takes business seriously. We learn from each other and care about development the most. Therefore, we invest in our people and offer growth opportunities at every step.

Working Hours

  • Work from home
  • Flexible working times

Tuition reimbursement

  • Lessons
  • Courses
  • Workshops

Unbeatable Knowledge & Expertise

We are guided by a set of values that steer how we create, act, work together as well as untangle what it would seem to be the world’s most puzzling circumstances to achieve our goals.

Travel assistance

  • Subsidized train tickets
  • Free parking spaces

Team Events

  • International lunches
  • Team building activities
  • Nerf gun battles
  • Table soccer tournaments
  • BBQs

Multicultural & Talented Team

Our team is incredibly diverse with over 20 nationalities and has vast expertise in their own fields. We are actively building an international and dynamic group so you can feel at home in our offices.

Health & Fitness

  • Gym membership discount
  • Ergonomic office furniture

International Relocation

  • Flights
  • VISA application
  • Temporary accommodation

What our colleagues say

Employee of the Saloodo! company.
Rema Dew, Finance

''Our culture and employees are the reasons why I would highly recommend Saloodo!. Working in finance gives me the opportunity to build on my background and be close to the core business. I interact with many different stakeholders on a weekly basis and this makes it an exciting environment for me.''
Stefan Heißengerg, Design & Development

''Working at Saloodo! means user-centred thinking for both sides in an exciting marketplace. Using new workflows like Atomic Design, building digital libraries or working in cross-functional teams using Scrum. It also means more focus on data and AI to increase the customer experience.''
Alessio Brown, Data & Strategy

''Working@Saloodo! is driven by data, focused on our customers and is learning fast. Personally I am delighted by the inflow of talent we are experiencing. I believe data is the decisive asset in logistics.''
Waseem Senjer, IT & Development

''To join Saloodo! was a surpassing opportunity to develop my skills as a developer in one of the innovation hubs in Germany. Working on a daily basis with the latest technologies in the market to develop disruptive products and services makes Saloodo! the right place to boost my career path.''
Christine Janik, Marketing

"Being among the first people to join Saloodo! helped me understand the roles and the business at an earlier stage from a very unique perspective. In marketing, I had the chance to get involved in diverse projects which widened my learning scope. Our department is fast-paced and provides a lot of opportunities for development."

How to apply

The world is data-driven. No matter your role, from entry-level to executive, we expect you to have the ability to embrace a digital mindset, be agile and think of technology as a tool for further exploration. In the digital era, this means being comfortable with the new landscape and see change as an opportunity. An innate curiosity to go beyond one’s defined work it is always a plus.

We are particularly looking for those who can seize the opportunity to explore and learn beyond the call of duty. In return, we offer you an environment where you can feel safe to experiment with your ideas and where expertise is valued and acted-upon.

Please note that the steps described below may differ depending on the job you apply for or its requirements. However, as a general rule, we comply with the process described below:

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APPLY

Thank you for deciding to apply with us! We’ve received your resume, portfolio and application for employment. At this stage we are currently reviewing your qualifications for the role.

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PHONE CALL

One of our recruiters will contact you to discuss your application and in general, have a chat about your work experience. If there is a match, we’ll invite you to an in-person interview.

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INTERVIEW

Only successful candidates will be invited to our offices. If you made it so far in the process, it means we already show a strong interest and believe in your potential.

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HIRED

Congratulations, you are one of us! We are happy to onboard you and we look forward to many learnings together.

Job openings

WE WANT YOU!

Backend Software Engineer (m/f)

Permanent Employment , Full-time

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Description

At Saloodo! we are looking for Backend Software Engineer to join our rapidly growing engineering team and help us build the future of digital logistics. Transportation is all about efficiency, speed and commitment – a perfect world to disrupt with data and technology-driven business models. Jump on board and let’s form the future world of logistics together!

Responsabilities

  • You capture business needs into object-oriented models
  • Good knowledge of SQL and Relational Databases
  • Cooperate closely with Data, Marketing and BI teams inside squads to build and integrate Data-centric products into the backend, e.g. machine learning end-points or recommendation engines.
  • You have a good knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns
  • Knowledge of Symfony is a plus

Your profile

  • You are a fast learner, with a degree in software engineering or related fields.
  • You can program object-oriented fluently; knowledge about domain-driven design is a plus.
  • You have deep knowledge of one or more backend languages, e.g. PHP, Python, NodeJS, Java or Go.
  • You have experience in building large-scale software solutions, with an eye on performance and security.
  • You own your tasks and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment within small and talented teams.
  • You have excellent spoken and written communication skills in English; German being an advantage.

Why us?

  • We are building great web service for real business across the globe, it’s not “another app”.
  • We prefer modern tech stacks and data-driven approach.
  • We welcome you to a great atmosphere of our office in Cologne.
  • We have all the perks of a start-up with no investment uncertainty thanks to being backed by the Deutsch Post DHL Group.
  • You’ll have plenty of chances for professional growth with us.
  • Of course, we’ll offer you a competitive salary that will suit your profile.
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Data Scientist (m/f)

Permanent Employment , Full-time

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Description

At Saloodo! we are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our rapidly growing dynamic Data & AI team and help us building the future of digital logistics. Transportation is all about efficiency, high performance, reliability and commitment. A perfect world to disrupt with data and technology-driven business models. Jump on board and let’s form the future world of logistics together!

Responsabilities

  • Being pro-active in applying and developing state-of-the-art and innovative machine learning/artificial intelligence technologies to pursue the vision and mission of Saloodo!
  • Producing outstanding creative and analytical solutions based on clear and thorough analyses of complex processes and business relationships
  • Collaborating with other data scientists, engineers and product owners with minimal supervision and collaborate closely with Platform, Marketing and Business Intelligence teams inside the squads to build and integrate data science products into the platform

Your profile

  • A fast and self learner, preferably a degree in natural or engineering sciences such as Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Engineering or related quantitative field
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience in Data Science in a industrial setting
  • You have a good exposure to one of the following fields machine learning techniques, statistics, linear algebra and/or mathematical optimization
  • You have experience in analyzing complex large datasets and building mathematical models, not only in academic setting but also applied to business and industrial problems
  • You have visable experience in analysing datasets, building mathematical models and visualisations
  • You have a good knowledge of one or more, analytics ecosystems, e.g., Python or R
  • You preferably have experience throughtout the full data pipeline from data management, data analyses, development of machine learning and AI techniques from conception to production
  • Experience in deploying products in cloud ecosystems, container and micro-services orchestration technologies, i.e., AWS, Docker, RESTful services would be a plus
  • Affinity to learn, practice software, version management and web development technologies
  • Documenting technical work and follow technical literature
  • Ability communicate all technical aspects verbal or written
  • You own your tasks and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment within small and talented teams.
  • You have excellent spoken and written communication skills in English;  Fluency in German is much appreciated.
  • You are comfortable explaining complex analytical and technical content to non-technical and technical audience
  • You are comfortable with sharing your knowledge and experience with other members

Why us?

  • We are building great data- and AI-powered web service for real business across the globe, it’s not “another app”
  • We believe technology, data and AI will make the ultimate difference
  • We prefer modern tech stacks and data-driven approach
  • We welcome you to a great atmosphere of our office in Cologne
  • We have all the perks of a startup with no investment uncertainty thanks to being backed by the Deutsche Post DHL Group
  • You’ll have plenty of chances for professional growth with us
  • Of course, we’ll offer you a competitive salary that will suit your profile
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DevOps / Cloud Engineer (m/f)

Permanent Employment , Full-time

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Description

At Saloodo! we are looking for DevOps Engineer to join our rapidly growing engineering team and help us build the future of digital logistics. Transportation is all about efficiency, speed and commitment – a perfect world to disrupt with data and technology-driven business models. Jump on board and let’s form the future world of logistics together!

Responsabilities

  • Design, build and orchestrate client's large-scale software and data infrastructures on public and private clouds.
  • Provide tools and services to development teams, empowering them with fast and continuous deployments and monitoring options.
  • Gain and internalize experience in handling mission-critical data, be it customer data or digital currencies.

Your profile

  • Interest in system designing, analysing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems,
  • Good knowledge in scripting and dynamic languages (Bash, Python, Ruby, Go),
  • Strong knowledge in automation and IaC (Terraform),
  • Experience with Docker and container schedulers (AWS EKS, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge in CI/CD tools and deployment strategies.

Why us?

What we value

  • Individual development: You seek to continuously develop yourself with the latest technologies, languages and frameworks. You enjoy working in a constantly changing and growing environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are desired
  • Trust & Transparency: You are not afraid to admit your mistakes. You can learn from your mistakes and improve every day
  • Teamwork: This does not mean agreeing all the time, but being able to take other's point of view into account and reach compromises when needed
  • Problem Solver: Complex problems motivate instead of scaring you, you are relentless in finding solutions for problems that you encounter for the first time
  • Time-management: How much time do you spend planning, coding, testing, talking with colleagues? Can you manage your time to focus on what's most important to get the task done?
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Frontend Developer (m/f)

Permanent Employment , Full-time

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We are looking for a Frontend Developer (m/f) to join our rapidly growing engineering team and help us build the digital future of logistics. If you are passionate about developing customer-centric products and solutions that simplify the lives of customers and make a direct and visible contribution to our business growth instead of 'just working on tickets', then we'd love to hear from you.

Responsabilities

  • Design, develop & deploy solutions using cloud technologies for processing millions of transactions
  • Collaborate with Product Owners to develop product features that drive our KPIs with optimal balance between code quality and time to market
  • Collaborate with Product Owners to decompose complex business problems and lead efforts in solving them via automation
  • Identify areas to improve the way we develop & deploy our software
  • Share expertise & knowledge within the team

Your profile

  • You are a fast learner, with a degree in software engineering or related fields.
  • You have deep knowledge of JavaScript, React and are familiar with Redux and Styled-components.
  • You have basic knowledge of node.js, REST interfaces, and are familiar with frameworks based on node.js (e.g., Express, Sails).
  • You are very sensitive to best practices such as unit testing, clean code, pair programming and CI/CD.
  • You are able to communicate effectively in English and work in a team to find optimal solutions in collaboration with product owners and team colleagues

Why us?

  • Opportunity to have a visible and direct impact on business growth
  • International relocation: Flights, VISA application, temporary accommodation
  • Learning & Development: Courses, Tech Conferences, German class
  • Flexible working hours based on productivity through achievement of goals rather than a number of hours spent in the office.
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Senior UX/UI Designer (m/f)

Permanent Employment , Full-time

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At Saloodo! we are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer  to join our rapidly growing engineering team and help us build the future of digital logistics. Transportation is all about efficiency, speed and commitment – a perfect world to disrupt with data and technology-driven business models. Jump on board and let’s form the future world of logistics together!

Responsabilities

  • Working closely with Product Owners and developers to ideate, create, and deliver high-quality concepts to deliver great Customer Experiences
  • You will improve the User Interface of our platforms together with our Design Team
  • Analysis of user patterns in order to continuously optimize usage of the platform and support of the team with test and learn approach
  • Work closely with our dev team to make improvements to the current UX within the Saloodo! platform
  • Improve the company’s understanding of the outcome of effective design as well as an approach to identifying, understanding, and meeting user needs

Your profile

  • Experience working in Sketch, Zeplin, Axure or Creative Cloud
  • Leading design thinking workshops and deriving of recommendations for action
  • At least 3 years work experience as a UX/UI Designer of digital products or agencies
  • Experience designing UI for complex web applications preferred
  • Strong knowledge of UX fundamentals like comprehensive wireframes, sitemaps, process flows and personas
  • Knowledge of agile product environments and processes preferred (Scrum)
  • Strong presentation and verbal/written communication skills (de/en)
  • A thorough analytical understanding of information architecture and interaction models
  • Great team player and is generally comfortable operating within a team environment
  • (ideally) experienced with Start-ups
  • (ideally) good relationship to dogs

Why us?

  • No other industry is currently as exciting and disruptive as logistics. We have strong competitors such as Amazon and a talented team who are taking up the challenge.
  • We are building great Web Applications for real business across the globe, it’s not “another app”.
  • We work with modern tech stacks and data-driven approach.
  • We welcome you to a great atmosphere of our office in Cologne.
  • We have all the perks of a start-up with no investment uncertainty thanks to being backed by the DHL Group.
  • We regularly have cooking events, free beer and great team events.
  • You’ll have plenty of chances for professional growth with us.
  • Of course, we’ll offer you a competitive salary that will suit your profile.
Apply Now

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