Backend Engineer

A third of the food produced in the world is wasted. And that has a huge impact on the health of our planet, 8% of greenhouse gas emissions coming from food waste!

At Too Good To Go, we have an ambitious goal: To inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. We are the world's #1 app for fighting food waste. We work with thousands of restaurants and food retailers to make their surplus food available to local consumers. The magic of Too Good To Go has been expanding rapidly across Europe and now also the US, with over 66 million meals saved across 15 countries to date.

We’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but did we mention the issue is huge? We are expanding our team as we speak. And that’s where you come in:

We’re looking for an exceptional backend engineer to join the global superstar team at Too Good To Go in Copenhagen.

Your role

  • You will be a part of a small team with high impact on the daily operations for our local markets
  • You will be expanding and maintaining our custom content management platform
  • You will be a big part of defining the logic of the best possible solutions to our daily challenges
  • You will be an important player in the fight against food waste on the digital level


  • Expert level in object oriented PHP/MVC frameworks as Laravel 
  • Expert level in mysql, database design and maintenance 
  • Experience in building REST APIs
  • Experience with advanced caching structures and high performance
  • Puts an honor to scalability and clean code
  • Comfortable in Git flow and CI/CD practices
  • Strong understanding of agile software development processes
  • Familiar with JavaScript frameworks is a plus (Vue, React, Angular) 

Our values

  • We fight together: Food waste is a big beast to fight. We can do it if we fight together as Waste Warriors with no ego. We believe in a #oneteam.
  • We raise the bar: We always push for more. We work smart, smash barriers and elevate one another.
  • We keep it simple: Our ambitions are bold but our solutions are simple.
  • We build a legacy: We’re proud of the change we’re driving. 
  • We care: We always look out for each other. Caring is also about the way we do business. We do the right thing. 

What we have to offer 

  • A rare opportunity to work in a social impact company (and certified B Corporation!) where you get to wake up every day knowing you’re achieving positive change.
  • The experience of being part of an international company with 750+ enthusiastic and highly talented teammates across 15 countries – always ready to share knowledge and support!
  • Strong personal as well as professional development in an intense and high-growth scale-up environment.
  • An open company culture where you have the independence and room to unleash your creativity.
  • A strong team culture where successes are celebrated together.

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.
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Too Good To Go ApS
Publiceret: 9. juni 2021


Location Copenhagen

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