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About us

With its headquarters in the heart of Hamburg, BorderGuru is operating worldwide, offering its service to e-commerce brands and retailers with a focus on internationalization.

BorderGuru GmbH is an innovative company backed by the Hermes Group, a multinational group (of companies) specialized in providing international logistics services to the retail industry. Hermes is a 100% subsidiary of the Otto Group, one of the largest B2C online retailers in the fashion and lifestyle category worldwide. Hermes is a leading specialist for retail-related services and partners with numerous distance sellers in Europe and internationally. In 2016 the Hermes Group grew consolidated revenue to 2.640 billion euros and increased the number of employees to 12,618.

There is no reason why you shouldn't use BorderGuru to sell your products internationally.

International team of professionals

We are an experienced, diverse team with expertise in different fields - e-commerce, logistics, software development and payments. Together we can make your international sales excel.

Network of professional partners

We are a company backed by the Otto Group in Germany and benefit from their extensive network. Hence, we can offer competitive rates from the start.

Passion to be leader in eCommerce fulfillment

Combining a great team with great partners we have all it takes to become the leader in international e-commerce fulfilment.

Current available positions

Do you want to be part of an international, dynamic team?
Do you want to have an exciting, fun and innovative work environment?
Come and join our team!

We at BorderGuru work hard and have fun at the same time, contributing to the success of this innovative company. As part of the Otto Group, BorderGuru is backed by a big corporate group and has Hermes Europe as a reliable partner, ensuring your job and competitive salaries. Situated in the Schanze district, the center of the innovation and start-up hub of Hamburg, you get the best of both worlds:
A modern, innovative work environment with the benefit of being part of a large, reliable business group.

The Company

BorderGuru GmbH is a start-up offering an easy solution for retailers to sell and ship their products internationally – as easily as domestically. Integrated into the websites of our client retailers, consumers can shop in their local currency and get their products shipped to their home. Anywhere in the world.
A win-win situation: low effort to internationalize for the retailer, borderless online-shopping for the consumer.
As part of the Otto Group, BorderGuru is backed by a corporate group and has Hermes Logistic Group as a reliable partner in both operations and sales.

Your Job

As our Product Manager you will…

  • Analyze the business needs and create roadmaps for new features and products
  • Have responsibility in your area of work
  • Participate in preparation of the release planning but also in testing
  • Have an eye on the market of international e-commerce logistic services
  • Make sure new features get delivered on time and budget
  • Optimize the existing processes

Your Profile

  • 3+ years of experience in product management / product development or similar with a strong project management background
  • Hold a Bachelors (or higher) Degree in a business or technical field
  • Experience in managing projects in matrix organizations
  • Solid process design skills (understanding of designing workflows)
  • Prior experience in payments or logistics is definitely a plus
  • Interest in working in a young, dynamic company with an international team
  • Keen on taking on responsibility with hands-on-mentality
  • A team player with self-confidence and personal motivation
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and German

Why BorderGuru?

  • Being part of a fast-growing company
  • Long-term perspective in a growing startup with flat hierarchies
  • Strong international partners
  • Flexible working hours
  • Best of two worlds: Startup environment backed with corporate advantages by the Otto Group
  • Offices are centrally located in the middle of beautiful Hamburg

Your Team

We are an international team from different parts of the world with diverse backgrounds and experiences (startups, management consulting, software engineering, and others)

If this all sounds good to you, by all mean get in touch at jobs@borderguru.com! Please also include your salary expectations and potential start date.

The Company

BorderGuru GmbH is a start-up offering an easy solution for retailers to sell and ship their products internationally – as easily as domestically.

The Service Provider Team is responsible for building and extending the software to dispatch packages from our warehouses to their final destination for delivery to the end customer. We provide internal services and integrations with our 3rd party partners to allow processing and dispatch high parcels volumes.

We’re hiring highly a talented and technical DevOps Engineer to join our Service Provider team to build advanced tools and infrastructure for our whole stack, so we can continue growing and improving our capabilities to process higher volumes.

Your challenge:

  • Installation, configuration/build-up and maintenance of new and existing deployments.
  • Increase performance, security and scalability of our products
  • Optimize and maintain existing infrastructure
  • Write clean, modular and robust code
  • Take an active part in architecture decisions and complex development tasks
  • Commitment to excellence and mastery: We want to keep getting better together!

Your Skills & Profile:

  • 1+ years of experience working as DevOps
  • Practical Linux systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
  • Experience with Cloud Computing services
  • Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure
  • Prior success in automating a real-world production environment
  • Experience with seamless/automated code deployment and release management
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalling
  • Experience in monitoring applications for availability and performance
  • Experience of continuous integration servers
  • You are motivated to learn and handle new technologies and implement your ideas
  • Work and communicate in a team
  • You like to take on responsibilities and think proactively
  • Fluent in English (don’t know German? no problem!)

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Experience securing servers
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet or Ansible in production environments with many nodes
  • Experience with automated testing tools (ie. Selenium, JMeter)

Why BorderGuru?

  • Be a part of an elite international team – we are from 10 countries and counting!
  • The once in a lifetime chance to participate in the development of the next big thing in a new and innovative market
  • Excellent opportunities to improve your professional competencies
  • The chance to develop and implement your own ideas
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flatrate for work-related books
  • German language course if you are from abroad
  • Startup environment backed with Corporate Advantages by the Otto Group (public transport ticket, Discounts at Otto)

Have we caught your attention? Send us your CV, your possible start date and your salary expectations at jobs@borderguru.com

We look forward to get to know you and receive your application.

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BorderGuru LLC
104 SE Executive Drive
Suite 4
Bentonville, AR 72712

+49 40 2261 62860

BorderGuru GmbH
Sternstr. 105
20357 Hamburg