Backend Engineer, Member Lifecycle

  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Engineering
  • Vinted Marketplace

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 22 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 

We are expanding our Technology team within the Member Lifecycle domain and are seeking a skilled Backend Software Engineer. Our mission is to ensure a seamless and engaging experience for Vinted members throughout their journey on our platform.

Composed exclusively of senior engineers, our Technology team operates in a lean, self-managed manner, enabling rapid decision-making and efficient execution. By joining this specialised team, you will be surrounded by expert peers who value collaboration and innovation.

We are seeking someone who excels at writing elegant, efficient code and thrives in a highly technical environment. Your main responsibility will be to prepare our products for future challenges by modularising and scaling our backend services to meet the demands of our global user base, thereby contributing to Vinted's vision of making second-hand the first choice worldwide.

In this position, you’ll 

  • Apply Agile and Lean principles in your work.
  • Work in a highly experienced team and shape the services which affect millions of users.
  • Collaborate with other engineers through GitHub pull requests and code reviews.
  • Effectively partner across teams to prioritise and deliver results.
  • Break down large monoliths into smaller, manageable components and services.
  • Craft the code which can handle millions of requests per minute.
  • See your code affect 80+ million users almost instantly. Our main branch gets rolled out straight to production on each merge.
  • Work with one of the world's biggest Ruby on Rails codebases, MySQL, Memcached, Elasticsearch, and many more technologies, including new services in Go. We don't expect you to be familiar with any of them beforehand.
  • Monitor your deployed code through Kibana, Grafana, and DataDog.

About you 

  • Experience and knowledge of software architecture design.
  • You will have experience building services and splitting up a monolithic application.
  • Willing to learn and master new technologies and concepts.
  • Driven and passionate about technology.
  • You think pragmatically and choose the best option.
  • Love keeping it simple don’t like to over-engineer things.
  • You love fixing things and, more importantly, understanding how they work.
  • Willing to take on new challenges and constantly grow.

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 10-13.2% 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 the 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 is 4,975 - €6,725 gross per month.