Senior Backend Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Vienna / Remote (Europe)

You will be part of a small cross-functional team. As a single Backend developer, you will be responsible for the backend platform, working closely with ​frontend engineers and our CTO to maintain the current platform and develop features that are used by millions of users.
Your mission
  • Together with your team, you will write code that is used by millions of users
  • Continue development of our backend platform which exposes a REST API used by our frontend clients (iOS, Android and Web)
  • Collaborate with your team members to deliver new features our users love
  • Work on bug fixing and improving the backend application
  • Occasionally work on improving our CRM tool or similar internal services
  • Work within a supportive team with opportunities to learn on the job
  • In every task, you have the possibility to bring in your own ideas and thereby shape the future of Shpock
Tech Stack
  • PHP
  • Symfony framework
  • MongoDB
  • Elasticsearch
  • REST
Who you will work with
You will be working as the single backend platform ​developer, in a cross-functional team of engineers for other platforms (iOS, Android, Web) - all led by our CTO. The team is small and all engineers ​are senior level, ​everyone being more than happy to share knowledge and help each other, especially ​during onboarding.
Your profile
  • You are very experienced with PHP
  • You are a proactive self-starter
  • 5+ years of professional experience working in software development
  • Experience with Elasticsearch and MongoDB or willing to learn this part of our tech stack
  • Good knowledge of web development (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Experience working with Node.js and CI/CD tools is nice to have
  • You have good written and spoken English skills 
  • You are curious and willing to understand how things work
  • You’re not afraid of learning new technologies or adjusting to new circumstances
  • You find simple, elegant solutions to hard problems
What we offer
Besides having an open and respectful culture with a caring and supportive international team, Shpock has a lot more to offer:

  • Flexible working hours: We care about your work-life balance and therefore have trust-based working hours. Get the job done is our motto.
  • 4-day workweek all year long: Get into the weekend earlier with four-day workweek – every Friday is off.
  • Fully remote working model: You choose where you want to work from. From time to time we will organize team events or workshops and will ask you to join us in person.
  • Team events:  We have a dedicated team budget to get together, have fun and strengthen our team spirit (eg, laser tag, bowling,..), and of course we like to celebrate at our Christmas party.
  • Personal development budget: Shpock values personal development and helps set up individual development plans to  train the skills and knowledge of our team members. You will have your own personal development budget to up-skill yourself.
  • Discounts at our partnering shops: Shpock is part of the corporate benefits platform which is an online platform with a huge amount of discounts and a wide variety of shops (electronics, fashion, furniture and more).
  • Choose your equipment: We let you choose whether you prefer to work with a MacBook or a Windows / Linux laptop.

We offer an attractive salary for this position based on your qualifications and experience. The minimum salary for this full-time position in Austria is € 60.000,- gross per year. We are willing to pay more based on the experience. We will treat your application in strict confidence!
Shpock is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
Please note that all applications must be completed in English using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.
About us

Shpock is an award winning mobile-first marketplace inspiring people to give things new purpose. We create an effortless and enjoyable platform to transform shiny stuff into shiny money. Sell anything, anywhere, any time - to people locally or nationwide. From the declutterers and eco-conscious, to the quality bargain hunters and fashion-loving bedroom sellers.

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