Backend Engineer

  • 0 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Who are we? πŸ‘‹

Veeqo is an award winning high growth tech start-up company which has customers around the world and with ambitions to become the best platform for e-commerce retailers to manage their business. We give emerging and established ecommerce companies the chance to give an experience comparable to that of Amazon's to all of their customers by helping them optimise their inventory and shipping.

Veeqo has grown rapidly in the last few years and only continues to grow as a service that spans over 100 countries globally. Now processing over 1.5 billion inventory updates every year, with 3.1+ million items picked, packed and shipped through the platform annually. πŸ› πŸ“¦

Job Location 🌏

Swansea / Cardiff / Bristol

Job description πŸ€“

  • We are looking for an agile-minded backend developer to join our platforms team
  • You will be working hands-on in our Platforms team. We are looking for keen engineers who want to build a first-class platform for product engineers in Veeqo, streamlining how fast an idea can be delivered and scaled into production.
  • Collaborate and communicate with DevOps & product teams, to understand key platform issues and solve complex problems
  • You may be involved in higher-level architecture discussions and design with the CTO

  • Support on big fire-fighting issues such as app outages

What do we expect from you


  • Very strong knowledge of Ruby programming language and experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Back and front-end testing - unit and functional tests
  • Git and ideally GitHub experience
  • Strong sense of code quality and contributing to coding standards
  • Solid understanding of scalability and user experience
  • An appetite for learning and trying new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management

Nice to haves (not required)

  • Experience in building developer tooling
  • Experience in the web stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS (or similar)
  • Knowledge of how Webpack, Babel and front-end tooling work
  • Experience in working within the e-commerce space
  • An understanding of the order fulfilment process for online retailers

Our Engineering Practices πŸ› 

  • Test-driven development
  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous delivery
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Well-defined planning process
  • Regular team retrospectives
  • Working on an Agile/Lean basis

Benefits we provide 🎁

  • Competitive salary
  • Be part of a fast growing start-up and make a difference
  • Learning budget
  • Option to work from home a few days a week also to come into the office which is a relaxed work environment with free hot and cold drinks
  • Flexible working
  • Vacation 33 working days per year (inclusive of UK bank holidays)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Work in a friendly, cross-functional team, with people who aim to be the best and love to tackle problems
  • Spotify Premium and gym membership

Make sure you follow us on Twitter and check out our Veeqo Devs Blog to see some of the cool things we have been working on recently. 😎