Senior backend Engineer, Raas (Node.js)

15 Oct 2021
14 Nov 2021
We are an ambitious marketplace, our organization is scaling fast and we are committed to deliver the best platform to our community. We're a test and learn company and we always are challenging ourselves as a team : we don't fear mistakes because we are fast learners. We are agile. We are International. We are waiting for you!

Vestiaire Collective is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer, Raas

About the role

Reporting to the VP of Engineering of the RaaS Tribe, the senior backend engineer will be working with the rest of the team to design and build a scalable and robust platform for the new business model that is Resale as a Service.

The RaaS (Resale as a Service) tribe is in charge of creating the tools needed to empower brands to do second-hand. Our team are on a mission to build an ecosystem for circular fashion. This includes the outreach and promotion of second-hand from participating brands to their customer base and the authentication and pricing of their products. We leverage the years of experience that Vestiaire Collective has developed in the second-hand luxury market by interconnecting with the Vestiaire Collective platform and improving the efficiency of our operational teams. The product is already live and successful with prestigious partners and customers in luxury fashion, including MyTheresa and Alexander McQueen.

We are just getting started! We are on the verge of launching in the coming weeks with more prestigious luxury fashion partners.

Reporting to the VP of Engineering of the RaaS Tribe, you will be working with the rest of the team to design and build a performant, scalable and robust platform for the new business model that is Resale as a Service.

What you'll be doing
  • Working on designing, implementation and debugging of our Resale as a Service backend platform
  • Actively contributing to scale our product and interconnect it with the rest of the Vestiaire Collective platform to leverage existing features.
  • Writing clean, concise, maintainable, scalable and well-tested code
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation.

Who you are
  • At least five years of experience as a backend software engineer
  • Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and associated methodologies (SOLID, Domain-Driven Design)
  • Professional experience in building scalable and robust backends, preferably using NodeJs, Typescript and ideally NestJS
  • Experience with frontend development with React and backend development with PHP/Symfony is a strong plus
  • Business-driven, the candidate can communicate effectively with stakeholders, product representatives and non-technical people
  • Data-oriented: the candidates understand the importance of monitoring technical and business KPIs
  • Strong familiarity with the Agile methodologies (SCRUM/Kanban) and their ceremonials
  • UK based (London preferred)

Our stack
  • Languages: TypeScript/JavaScript, PHP, Golang, Python
  • Application Framework: Node.JS/Nest.JS, Next.JS/React.JS, PHP/Symfony
  • Persistence: MySQL/MariaDB, MongoDB, Memcache, RabbitMQ
  • Data & Analytics: Snowflake, Snowplow, Elasticsearch, Tableau
  • Tools: AWS, Docker, Swagger/OpenAPI, gRPC, Jira, Terraform, Ansible, Gitlab

What we offer
  • An exciting job on a permanent contract
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • A shared office space in central London for us to meet regularly when we don't work from home
  • The possibility to work with a dynamic, international and multidisciplinary team
  • An attractive salary and bonus scheme
  • Mac or PC of your choice, it's up to you!
  • Technical Conferences, meetups to learn more & share more
  • A health insurance for you and your family
  • A generous maternity/paternity and parental leave policies
  • Yoga classes twice a week, on Zoom/hangout

Next step

If you are ready to join our fast-paced company, apply below! Our team will review your application within the following four weeks. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, we will invite you for a first phone call.

About Vestiaire Collective

It all comes down to one crucial question: Why should so many great fashion items remain unworn in people's wardrobes?

Vestiaire Collective is a global platform that connects millions of buyers and sellers of desirable pre-loved fashion. We are international: our headquarters are in Paris, and we have satellite offices in New York City, London, Berlin and Hong Kong.

Vestiaire Collective is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to develop an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our fashion activist community.

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