Senior Backend Engineer - Microservices (open to fully remote in Germany)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Berlin


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 world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

Back Market is looking for Backend Engineers experienced in scalable infrastructures who will help to design, develop, and manage the technical functionalities related to the evolution and adaptation of our international business.  

We believe in your attitude, possessed knowledge and willingness to learn! Even though our backend is on Python stack (Django, Flask, FastAPI) we are more than happy to see candidates with different exposure to the scalable infrastructure, followed by different languages, libraries and frameworks. If you understand the concept - language you use is just a tool!

You will be working in an agile "build it and run it" environment where engineering teams build, launch, monitor and support the product they own.

We follow the Spotify Model framework, hence we are looking for passion in creating systems by producing clean, consistent and well-organized code. As well as a good team player supporting colleagues and creating a learning and sharing environment!

You can join one of the Tribe's squads and help us to define and build the best after-sales experience for our customers being a part of our growing Tech Hub in Berlin!


  • 2 - 5 years of experience as a talented developer
  • Love in distributed, high-volume services any language and good knowledge in shipping high-quality code.(clean code, TDD, BDD, DDD, SOLID)
  • Curiosity, proactivity, team spirit and passion 
  • Scrum and Kanban are not karate moves and you hate the V cycle.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, in English at least.
  • Interest in our tech stack: AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, RestFul API, Python, VueJs, Nuxt, Algolia, Datadog, Spinnaker, SQS, ElasticSearch, Nginx, UWSGI.
  • Beginner chess players accepted. We also take those who prefer board games and musicians !

    • 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: Berlin
    • Experience: > 5 years
    • Possible full remote