Lead Backend Engineer
We are improving lives through better eating, and we are doing this through software that is highly personalized for our users’ needs. By tapping into mobile sensor technology and combining it with a passion for design and applied psychology, we create delightful user experience to help people reach their goals! Including more than 20 nationalities, we enjoy a vibrant mix of cultures, world views, and working styles, and it's these different perspectives that make sure we're solving the right problems. With over 45 million users worldwide, we need to grow our amazing teams with more brilliant people to keep up with the demand! Lifesum is growing, and the platform team is no exception, which is why we're looking for a Lead Backend Engineer to dive into a multitude of complex, technical projects as well as lead the backend team to make sure we are always improving. Are you looking for a place where you can make an impact in your daily work and be a decision driver in how our platform develops? Then this is the position for you. Responsibilities and what you will do The backend team consists of 6 engineers that are working with the Lifesum platform. As the lead backend engineer you will: - Lead the backend engineers regarding technologies, architectural patterns, and technical approaches - Make and drive architectural and technical decisions - Write and review high-quality code and technical documentation - Learn, maintain, and improve our existing codebase as well as represent the backend team in internal meetings Are you the one we're looking for? To be successful in this position we believe that you have - More than six years of experience in backend development - Experience designing and developing microservices and event-driven solutions - Experience building backend for mobile applications and experience from working with in-app purchases, push notifications, and sockets - Worked with legacy code - Previously been responsible for driving technical projects and road mapping If you have experience from driving technical development in a lead role before, we would be even happier, but we would love to talk to you if this seems like a logical next step for you even without lead experience. Of course, we would be even happier if you have an interest in either health & fitness or food, but if you would rather chill on the sofa and watch Game of Thrones, you are equally welcome at Lifesum! What is Lifesum? Here at Lifesum, action speaks louder than words, and it's our passion that brings us all together to a force to be reckoned with! We support each other and trust that everyone is a master of their field and that you will suggest, champion and lead when you join us. If you think this sounds exciting, we'd love to hear from you and get to know you. Send us your resume right away, and please tell us why you are interested in this particular position and why Lifesum is the place you want to be your next workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation, or age.