Staff Engineer (open to fully remote in Germany)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Berlin, Germany (10117)


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.

The Care tribe provides product and services aiming to deliver a best-in class after-sales experience to our customers.

Our solutions are used by millions of customers, thousands of sellers and after-sales support agents.

Example of such solutions are 1) providing self service information to customers to track their order status 2) enabling customers to contact Back Market or the seller for their after sales requests via a the right contact channel (e.g. phone, our in-house messaging platform) 3) organizing their product return, replacement or repair.

You will demonstrate an ability to understand customer needs, business vision and decisions. You will work with the team and leaders across the company to define our architecture vision. You will think long term and make high judgement decisions to ensure we build maintainable software solutions. You will help the team scale while delivering efficiently and pragmatically. You will demonstrate technical leadership and mentor the team engineers. You will immerse yourself in your team’s software development lifecycle to have a hands-on impact. 

Your expertise is deep and broad. You are hands on, producing both detailed technical work and high-level architectural designs. You strive for simplicity and understand the cost of building and maintaining software.

What you will bring to the team?

  • 7+ years of relevant and broad engineering experience
  • Technical expertise building distributed systems addressing complex issues
  • Experience successfully operating in a service oriented architecture
  • Experience mentoring and developing engineers
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Bonus points if you:

  • Understand and possess experience successfully applying domain driven design (DDD) principles

    • 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, Germany (10117)
    • Experience: > 7 years
    • Possible full remote