Front-End Architect - Open to remote

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75018)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 884M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 1000 Back Makers by the end of 2022! We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, Berlin, Barcelona & New-York). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation : the Bureau Of Technology

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

Building on our success in in Europe, we are steadily becoming an international brand, we have a lot to do in order to keep up with the roadmap and the scaling.  

As a Front-End Lead Architect, you will join our Squad Core in order to propose and implement tomorrow’s software architecturesin teams which are constantly evolving both technically and within their feature teams in the organisation. 

Working daily with the leads dev and the CTO, you will instill the products’s technical vision and applications by anticipating changes in technological environments.Finally, you will guarantee technical consistency between the different feature teams.

Located in our Paris offices and reporting to our VP of Engineering, your missions will include :

  • The analysis of the architecture of our current Front-End and the formulation of strategic recommendations as part of their evolution.
  • The sharing strategy (component, style, javascript ..) between our different VueJS applications
  • Analysis & performance optimization of our Front-End applications
  • Advising development teams and communicating defined architecture and security rules and standards.
  • Coaching and support of development teams on archi projects.
  • Analysis of the needs and impacts of new solutions in the IS.
  • The implementation and monitoring of technical KPIs
  • Required profile :

  • You are a talented architect with 4 to 8 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in an E-commerce environment preferred
  • You have proven successful in implementing a security policy
  • You are user centric : implementation of an accessibility policy, performance and lightweight code.
  • Quality of code is your priority and you follow best practices (functional tests, accessibility, continuous integration, continuous deployment...).
  • You have solid bases on VueJS and you are also expert in JS (AND curious about other things such as TypeScript, ELM ...) while understanding the constraints (backend, integration with third parties such as payment ...).
  • You know what a backend4frontend is, JWT, and you know that there's more to life than REST.
  • You want to join an interesting tech environment in constant evolution: OpenAPI, VueJs, Algolia, NewRelic, DataDog Docker, Seamless Integration, Agile, Nginx, International
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, in English
  • Recruitment process :

    Call with Stéphane one of our tech talent acquisition specialist

    Technical interview with members of the tech team

    Team Fit Interview with your Manager and one of your potential futur coworker

    Interview with Quentin our CTO and Co-founder

    Interview with Thibaud our CEO and Co-founder


    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75018)
    • Experience: > 4 years