Software Engineer, Data Infrastructure

  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Engineering
  • Vinted Group

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

Vinted’s Data Streaming team is looking for talent! A friendly and knowledgeable team with big ambitions is looking for a new member to join on the journey of supporting and improving Streaming Service and Real time data products (Events / CDC). You will be joining the Data Infrastructure domain, where we are building products to enable our Data Capabilities across Vinted.  As a member of the Streaming team, you will not only work with your direct colleagues but also with the wider engineering function to scale our existing platform and enhance the developer experience. On a daily basis, you will be faced with challenges that are so novel that nobody in the world has experienced them, and you will manage a platform delivering 1.5 million events per second! 

Join us at Vinted, where we are hyper-focused on supporting and developing best-in-class engineering talent, as well as creating an inclusive team environment for people to do their best work. 

Take a look at https://vinted.engineering/ to get a sense of our challenges, and read some reflections on Vinted’s culture at https://www.vinted.lt/jobs.

In this position, you’ll

  • Solve technical problems that have a large scope, complexity, and business impact
  • Recognise impediments to our efficiency as a team, propose and implement solutions
  • Advocate for improvements to product, performance, and security

About you

  • Experience of professional software development 
  • Experience with programming in Java or other JVM language
  • Knowledge of agile, DevOps & Automation - testing, build, deployment, CI/CD, etc
  • Exposure to Data streaming frameworks such as Flink, Spark-streaming, Storm, Kafka-streams, Kinesis, etc
  • Good understanding of general infrastructure areas – compute, storage, network
  • Experience with modern software development life-cycle
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in written and verbal English
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with excellent organisational skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working on building developer tools/Platforms
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills
  • Interest and ability to learn new software development skills and techniques
  • Experience working with Docker, and Kubernetes

Please note that preferred qualifications are not mandatory and are considered only as beneficial. We encourage you to apply if you’re interested, regardless of your experience with these technologies. Your application will be considered.

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 is € 4,600- € 7,300 gross per month.

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