Backend Software Engineer (SRE)


Vilnius, LT
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/06/2021
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  • Company Address: Zirmunu str. 70, Vilnius, 09124

About Vinted

Making second-hand the first choice worldwide.

Job Description

Vinted is Europe’s biggest preloved fashion marketplace, with 34 million members in 13 countries. Our mission is green: we want to make second-hand the first choice globally.
A team of more than 500 people from Vinted’s offices in Vilnius, Berlin, Prague and Utrecht develops and supports our platform. We have a unique work culture that’s based on aiming high, taking ownership, co-creating, caring, and growing.
We’re looking for a Backend Engineer to help evolve and scale an infrastructure that consists of more than ~1200 fat servers, in 3 Data Centers. As part of Vinted’s SRE team, you’ll work with us on network, databases, search clusters, and cache clusters for the fast-growing, new generation of Vinted. This presents great opportunities to grow as a professional and take on new responsibilities. If you think you’re up to the challenge – get in touch! 
Here are some of the technologies we use: CentOS 7, Chef, Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Vitess, ElasticSearch, Ceph, mcrouter, Memcached, Redis, Redis Sentinel, Kafka, JVM, GO, Prometheus, Grafana, Nginx, Jenkins, Docker, Datadog and Kubernetes.

In this position you’ll:

    • Scale a Ceph-based images service to operate and store photos into multiregional storage clusters
    • Scale our feed and sidekiq jobs (currently Redis centric)
    • Be part of the Vitess project - maintaining our yearly expanding databases 
    • Run Vinted services on Kubernetes
    • Support developers in improving observability in their services
    • Solve a range of performance issues in our platform
    • Write code to automate manual work
    • Participate in an on-call rotation with the team every 15 weeks

About you:

    • 3+ years of hands on work experience in developing or operating at scale
    • A curious individual who wants to learn and master concepts and technologies we use 
    • Familiarity with technologies in our stack
    • Previous experience of infrastructure management is a plus


    • Opportunity to join our stock options programme
    • Learning budget (13.2% from net yearly salary)
    • 25 working days of holiday
    • Remote workout classes
    • A canteen that serves homemade food at friendly prices
    • Monthly team-building events
    • A personal budget for shopping on Vinted
Depending on your experience, the salary range is €2600 - €8800 gross.
If this sounds interesting - you may be just who we need. Click 'apply' and we will be in touch.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.