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Senior Backend Engineer - Vehicle



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Monta is the operating platform powering the EV ecosystem serving drivers, companies, cities, and the electricity grid with one integrated software solution.

At our core, we make EV charging simple, accessible, and reliable. Our software enables a consistent charging experience across all charge point brands and we empower charge point owners with a full-fledged solution to attract users and seamlessly manage usage, pricing, availability, and transactions.

We’ve closed a huge Series B round! 80M EUR and soaring! Our journey so far? An expansion across various markets, prestigious #ISO27001 and B-Corp certifications, and proactive tech revolutionizing the EV charging experience. Not to mention, our growth has skyrocketed 6X since the last round, nearing 1 million monthly charging sessions, and 1,000 #EV drivers joining us daily! Monta will use the EUR 80M funding to double down on its successful software-only strategy by strengthening investments in all markets and improving and expanding its product to new sectors ready to embark on an electrified future.

We are looking for a talented Senior Backend Engineer to join our Vehicle team in Copenhagen or Berlin.

About the Role

As a Backend Engineer in the Vehicle Service team at Monta, you will be instrumental in developing and enhancing our vehicle integration capabilities. This role involves direct interaction with various vehicle brands and models through APIs, enabling real-time data extraction to improve smart charging algorithms and user experiences. You will be responsible for migrating legacy systems, building direct integrations, and enhancing our monitoring and dashboards to ensure optimal performance and cost management.

The Impact

  • Integrating Vehicle Data: Facilitate the integration of vehicle data to improve the Monta customer experience, including state of charge and model information.
  • Fleet Management for Business Customers: Enable businesses to manage their vehicle fleets more effectively, providing access to data such as number plates and locations.
  • Service Enhancement: Drive the migration from PHP to Kotlin, improving direct integrations with vendor APIs, and exploring new ways to enhance vehicle services across Monta products.
  • Collaboration and Innovation: Work together with our teams to add vehicle-related capabilities to our Partner API, build better monitoring solutions, and collect historic vehicle data.

The Team

Joining the Vehicle Service Team within our Charge Point Infrastructure (CPI) division, you will collaborate closely with Christian, our VP of Engineering and Brian, our Engineering Director in CPI. As Monta looks to expand the team further in the coming years, you will be at the heart of a growing, innovative environment, working alongside other backend teams to enhance the overall product offering.

Skills & Experience About the Role


  • Good communication, feedback, and collaboration skills.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Strong proficiency in Java and Spring/Springboot, with a preference for experience in Kotlin and Micronaut (or Ktor).


  • Experience with PHP / Laravel.
  • Background in mobility or vehicle integrations.
  • Expertise in building RESTful APIs and familiarity with Open API 3.x.
  • Knowledge of Kafka and event-driven architectures.


  • A dynamic and exciting work-place environment for learning, building and growing.
  • A yearly education budget, and a few extra days off to make use of it.
  • Regular engineering meetups to discuss our practices and learn from each other.
  • We're quite a social bunch so you can look forward to a good and vibrant atmosphere at Monta with things such as: Friday bars, pub crawls, ping pong, and much more.
  • Work anywhere, any time. We don’t require you to be at the office at set hours or days. So as long as you're at the important meetings (virtually or otherwise), communicative within the team and getting your work done, we’re happy!
  • An attractive warrant package - share in Monta’s success!
  • Pension + Health insurance
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity/Parental leave
  • Shared electric car at our Copenhagen office.
  • Choose your platform/OS: Windows, Linux or MacOS.
  • Stay fit with a discounted gym membership
  • 5 weeks vacation + 5 additional vacation days
  • And all sorts of surprises!

Why Monta?

At Monta, you'll be part of a dynamic, forward-thinking team dedicated to revolutionizing the electric vehicle charging experience. We're committed to innovation, sustainability, and providing our customers with the best possible service. By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the future of EV charging, work with cutting-edge technology, and collaborate with a team of passionate professionals. Monta offers a supportive work environment where your contributions are valued, and your professional growth is encouraged.

If you're passionate about driving the future of electric vehicle charging, we'd love to have you on our team. Apply now to become a key player in Monta's journey!

The salary for this role is a range between 70 - 83k Eur gross/ year, depending on level of experience.

Please send your CV in English.