Backend Engineer, Payments

  • Kaunas, 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

In Payments, backend software engineers work in Product Engineering teams. The teams have all the competences to drive decisions and delivery. Usually teams consist of backend engineers, QA, Engineering Manager, Decision Scientist and Product Manager. Backend software engineers are the ones who implement business logic which integrates both with Vinted Marketplace and third party providers.  We already have multiple services running and we are planning to expand here allowing teams to work autonomously and deliver product features fast. Backend software engineers are also responsible for growing our backend platform to handle a wider scale.

Team Vinted is looking for a backend software engineer who’s skilled at writing elegant code and likes to work on big-scale projects that impact millions of payments.

Your main aim will be preparing our product for the challenges that lie ahead and making sure it contributes to the Vinted vision: make second-hand the first choice worldwide, while working at the very heart of our system - Payments. 

Take a look at engineering.vinted.com to see what we’re up to.

In this position, you’ll

  • Work in a team and shape the features to make our members’ experience with payments better
  • Apply Agile and Lean principles in your work
  • Collaborate with other developers through GitHub pull requests and code reviews
  • Write unit tests (RSpec) for all of the code you write. We have >10000 tests which run in ~5 minutes through our Jenkins setup
  • See your code affect 80+ million users almost instantly. Our main branch gets rolled out straight to production on each merge. We deploy many times per day.
  • Work with Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Memcached, Elasticsearch and many more technologies. We don't expect you to be familiar with any of them beforehand, but we expect you will be excited to learn them
  • We monitor our code through Kibana, Grafana, Datadog and new tools that you will introduce. :)

About you

  • You should be willing to learn and master new technologies and concepts
  • We expect you to be driven and passionate about technology
  • Able to think pragmatically and choose the best option
  • You don’t like to over-engineer things and love keeping it simple
  • Love to fix things, and more importantly - understand how they work
  • You are willing to take on new challenges and constantly grow as a person

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • 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
  • A daily lunch allowance
  • 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 is 3,558 - 4,808 € (gross) per month.

If this sounds interesting - you may well be just who we need. We’re looking for backend software engineers to join Vinted Payments Product Engineering in their work. We have a few positions available and we are looking for specialists with varying experience - from senior to lead backend engineer.

 If you’re interested, contact us and we will be in touch with you.