Backend Engineer, VintedGo

  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Engineering
  • Vinted Go

Brief info about Vinted 

Vinted Marketplace is the largest online international C2C marketplace in Europe dedicated to second-hand fashion, with millions of registered members spanning 20 markets in Europe and North America. With a mission to make second-hand the first choice worldwide, Vinted enables people to sell and buy second-hand clothes and lifestyle items from each other, helping give those items a second or even third life.   

Vinted Go launched in 2022,  with a focus on developing products and solutions for more seamless shipping and delivery across Europe. Vinted Go has connected more than 40 carriers and more than 200,000 PUDO points across Europe to support the delivery of millions of parcels per year.  

The Vinted Group, composed of Vinted Marketplace and Vinted Go, is headquartered in Vilnius, with workplaces in Germany, Lithuania, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and over 2,000 employees. It is backed by six leading venture capital firms: Accel, Burda Principal Investments, EQT Growth, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sprints Capital. 

Information about the position

At Vinted, software engineers work in Product Engineering teams. Depending on the Product, the team may consist of only Backend engineers, or a mix of iOS, Android, Web, and Backend engineers.

You'll be part of Vinted Go, where we work on various projects spanning from physical lockers network, drivers, and warehouse operations technical solutions to carrier and fulfillment service integrations as well as shipping orchestration.

We are looking for Mid-level Backend Engineers who would like to work on big-scale projects. You’ll be aiming to prepare our product for the challenges that lie ahead and making sure it contributes to the Vinted vision of making second-hand the first choice.

In this position, you’ll

  • Work in an Agile team to make shipping service better for our customers
  • Work on big-scale projects and microservices. Develop and optimize scalable, robust flows of shipment orchestration and processing.
  • Monitor and solve incidents. Communicate with customer support representatives and carrier integration teams to resolve them
  • Collaborate with other Shipping domain engineers in Vilnius and Berlin
  • Write unit tests (RSpec) for all of the code you write. See your code affect 75+ million users almost instantly. Our master branch gets rolled out straight to production on each merge. We deploy many times per day
  • Work with Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Elasticsearch and many more technologies. We don't expect you to be familiar with Ruby. You can learn it along the way - we will help you to do this!
  • For monitoring and alerting we use Prometheus, Grafana, Kibana, DataDog. If something is wrong, we get a slack message

About you

  • You have proven experience in software development field
  • You should be willing to learn and master new technologies & concepts
  • You have desire and commitment to grow personally and professionally
  • You feel comfortable communicating in spoken and written English

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Free access to an office gym
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • Private health insurance
  • On-site canteen serving delicious homemade food at discount prices
  • Frequent team-building events
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • The opportunity to spend up to 90 days per year - 21 of which can be spent working outside of the EU - on workation
  • A dog-friendly office

Working at Vinted

Individual Learning Budget

Vinted will set aside a yearly sum equal to 13.2% of your annual salary to be invested in your continuous professional development. You’ll be able to take the initiative to use it for covering relevant learning activities that benefit your role.

Hybrid Work 

We’ve adopted a hybrid workplace model where 2 days in office are recommended but not enforced. It’s up to you and your team to decide on the exact days you’ll spend working together in person.

Equal Opportunity

The Vinted Group is committed to building an inclusive workplace where people from all walks of life feel a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, identities and life experiences. At Vinted, all applicants are treated fairly without regard to their race, age, religion or belief, sex, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

The salary range for this position is3,550 - €4,800 gross per month.

If this sounds interesting – you may well be just who we need!