Software Engineer – Golang (M/W/D) – Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg



Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We continuously develop revolutionary strategies and products within shortest time, and successfully launch them on a large scale. This is only possible through extraordinary speed, innovation, and efficiency. 

Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg marks a defining moment in Europe for Tesla’s mission of accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Here we will launch revolutionary products on a massive scale, using extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency. Our employees will ensure that we achieve our goals, and we welcome you to help us write the next chapter of our success story. .  

The Role

We are currently looking for highly motivated Golang developers (all seniorities) to join the Factory Software Engineering team.  

Our engineers are hands-on and encouraged to own their own projects, contribute to innovative ideas, and make an impact on the way our company operates. The mission of our team is to streamline factory operations by building world-class scalable software systems, decrease business costs, and solve engineering challenges from both development and support perspective. 


  • Good understanding of software development fundamentals including software design, algorithms, data structures, modularity, and code maintainability 
  • Background in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience 
  • Working experience as a software engineer from 0 to 10+ years 
  • Hands-on software development experience using Go, or a multi-year experience with another programming language (especially Java, Scala, Kotlin, C#, C++, Rust) and a willingness to learn Go 
  • Efficient knowledge of SQL and relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Full professional proficiency in English; German is a plus 
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes is a big plus 
  • Understanding of Kafka and stream processing is nice to have 
  • Hands on debugging complex systems using centralized logging (Prometheus, Splunk, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of distributed computing and data storage systems 
  • Proficiency in working in a high-impact, responsive, and collaborative team environment 
  • Smart but humble, with a bias for action 

What we offer 

You will be working in our state-of-the-art Gigafactory, where you’ll solve the world’s most interesting problems with the best and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s compensation package includes competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonuses. Typical benefits that are offered are a pension program, 30 vacation days, flexible work arrangements, corporate benefits, employee insurances, relocation, and commuting support.