Pandora is the internal name of the Tribes “Foundation” and “Shop”, both serve a different purpose for the consumer platform FoodPANDa and FoodORA. Unlike Zeus Pandora, which happened to be a jar container, Delivery Hero’s Pandora is a fast-paced, multicultural melting pot of generally happy and friendly people. I am here to talk about it with you from a backend engineer’s perspective.
In this interview, we speak with Aliza Markovitch, a Product Designer who joined Delivery Hero 1.5 years ago. Aliza shares her journey from starting as an intern to becoming the sole designer on her team.
You come to work on a cold winter morning, and while you are pouring yourself a warm cup of coffee, you are suddenly hit by a million-dollar solution for a problem you have been working on. Your heart starts racing, coffee spills from the cup, and you wonder; how is it possible that no one thought about this until now? This is absolutely brilliant!
In the world of test-driven development, load testing is often overlooked. Here we would like to make a case to give load testing the attention it deserves and provide some useful tips based on our experience in Delivery Hero Engineering.
I have been involved in IT for over 20 years. The last 15 of those I’ve been building and leading support teams. Here are my thoughts on why I love working with first level teams and some of the things I do which I have found worked well for me in building high performing and fun to be a part of teams.
Practical advice for a smooth transition into a new company.
Changing jobs isn’t something one does often. It’s a big decision. Being a Product Manager requires having both breadth and depth of understanding, which needs to encompass the organization, the business, the people, the customers and the technology. When starting a new company you possess little of this knowledge. I recently went through this transition. I went from having over four years of domain knowledge and historical context to knowing nothing. It’s daunting and scary.