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Tech Lead - Warehouse Systems (Java)

Technology & Engineering

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re excited about leading a development team building mission-critical products and services, then we have the right opportunity for you!

If you’re a passionate Tech Lead we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Amsterdam HQ and make a real difference in our scaleup environment.


🥜 In a nutshell 

Picnic operates more than 40 product tech teams that each provide an integral part of our customers' experience - from the point they start the app until the moment they hold their groceries in their hands. As a Tech Lead for Warehouse Systems, you will lead one of the seven teams that creates and supports the software that drives our fulfilment operation. These systems enable our warehouses to receive stock, do order picking, and ship all of our customers’ orders every day. On top of all that, these systems also control every movement of the conveyors and robots in our automated fulfilment centres.

As Tech Lead you will empower your team to deliver high-quality, secure and performant solutions for the business we’re building. Together with the Product Owner you will evaluate initiatives and drive roadmap discussions. You will design and estimate technical solutions for the presented challenges together with your team.

You will be responsible for the delivery of projects and for developing the skills and strengths of the people working in your team. As a Tech Lead, you will lead by example, not by title.

🎯 What you’ll do

We don’t hide what we do. Instead, we open-source with the community that helped us grow. Here’s proof: http://picnic.tech

💻 Technologies we use

Hungry for more? Check out https://stackshare.io/picnic-technologies for an overview of our tech stack.

⭐ About you

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📖 Picnic Perks

Learn new things every day!

Make a difference

Teamwork makes the dream work

You are what you eat

Stay healthy 

Attractive package

Benefits for expats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many expat colleagues, including: 

Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves. 



Benefits of working at Picnic

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