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Lead Backend Engineer


We are looking for Lead Backend Engineer to join our global team of 6,000 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide.

Valtech is a founding member of MACH Alliance, a group that educates enterprises on best-of-breed Microservices, APIs, Cloud, and Headless (MACH) technology. Among the projects delivered are works for Levi's, BMW Online Store, Aerolíneas Argentinas.

We are also open to hiring more veterans and internally displaced persons.

The Ideal Candidate

  • 5+ years of practical experience with Node.js
  • Expert experience with Typescript
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience with implementing Microservices architecture: patterns, integration of microservices, release management
  • Experience with implementing and using APIs (REST, GraphQL, gRPC etc.)
  • Working with Docker and one of modern cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP): application hosting, storage, queue services, databases, serverless
  • Following industry best practices: test coverage, code review, branching strategy etс
  • Experience with Terraform and configuring automated cloud provisioning
  • Setting up CI/CD, automated test coverage (with Jest and/or Mocha)
  • OOD skills and knowledge of Design Patterns
  • Upper-Intermediate English level
  • Accountability, strong communication, collaboration, and time-management skills
  • Strong desire to learn more about business every day

  • Experience with Commercetools would be a plus

The Role

As a Lead Backend Engineer, you’ll be expected to:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the development team
  • Support current teams, delivering products that align to our client’s key business goals
  • Assist in the technical delivery of great software, and help lead the technical direction of the team
  • Implement selected solutions and integrations
  • Be proactive in communication with team members and client
  • Use industry best practices of development processes & tools, adapt and improve them.

As a consultant and as a binding part between developers and our clients you are expected to develop expertise both in technology and the means to communicate complex concepts and rationale to non-techies. We’ll encourage and support this with frequent opportunities to share ideas internally. We also have consultants who frequently deliver at regional, national and global conferences.


Mental and physical health:
  • Medical insurance
  • Sports reimbursement budget
  • Home office support
  • A number of free psychological and legal consultations
  • Maternity & paternity leave support
    Personal and professional development:
    • Internal workshops & learning initiatives
    • English language classes compensation
    • Professional certifications reimbursement
    • Participation in professional local & global communities
    • Growth Framework to manage expectations and define the steps to move towards the selected career
    • Mentoring program with the ability to become a mentor or a mentee to grow to a higher position

      Valtech Ukraine has a system of progressive benefit packages – the longer you stay with the company – the more benefits you get.

      Our main priority has always been people. Valtech has created One Fund to support Ukrainian colleagues and teams who have found their lives turned upside down. Forbes Ukraine ranked Valtech Ukraine as a Top 50 Wartime Employers, we are coming in at number 14.

      You can not only become a part of constant evolution but can lead the change. The more we grow – the more opportunities there are to take responsibility, implement your creative ideas, and be the innovator and driver rather than the task executor.

      Say hello to your future. Apply!

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