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Refurbed

We are the fastest growing marketplace for refurbished electronics

Oct, 8

Fully Remote

Development

Europe

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Lead Backend Developer

Full remote work possible (European time zones only).

We are the fastest growing marketplace for refurbished electronics in the German speaking region and are based in Vienna. We are active in more than a dozen countries. Through our marketplace we sell completely renewed electronics like phones, laptops and tablets that are 40% cheaper and much more sustainable.

Learn more about how we work and how our team is structured - https://www.refurbed.org/about/workflow/

Learn more about our backend systems & architecture - https://www.refurbed.org/about/backend/

Learn more about our blog - https://www.refurbed.org/

We are looking for a lead backend developer with a solid background in designing and implementing Go backend services to support us in improving our e-commerce platform and to lead a remote team of software developers.
WHO YOU ARE
Formal education in computer science
Significant experience designing and implementing backend services
Significant experience with software development using the Go programming language
Good knowledge of SQL and relational database design
Experience in leading a team of software engineers
Experience with working in an agile work environment (Scrum or Kanban)
You have worked in a team of remote developers before
You enjoy working with people
You work independently and are goal-oriented.
You have excellent English skills
You are located in one of the European time zones

WHAT YOU'LL DO
Development of our main API
Development of our smaller backend services
Ensure a high-quality code base
Be responsible for code reviews and merges
Lead a team consisting of frontend and backend developers
Hold regular 1-on-1 meetings with your team members and ensure team health
Work together with product management and other teams

ADDITIONAL FACTORS WE APPRECIATE
You have experience with PostgreSQL
You are comfortable working with *nix systems
You have experience working with NGINX
You have experience working with RabbitMQ
You have experience working on highly-available and fault-tolerant systems
You are active in the open-source community

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US
Startup atmosphere
Work with an experienced team of experts
Regular code-reviews
Challenging tech-stack
Available as fully remote position
25 vacation days

YOUR APPLICATION
Things we want to see from you:

Your CV
Your expected salary
Your Github/GitLab profile or open source projects you contributed to
Other representative examples of your work that are relevant to the position
If you are active in communities like StackOverflow, please let us know as well
For legal matters we state that the minimum wage for this position is 42,000 € gross per year. However, depending on your qualification a higher salary is obviously very likely.