Senior Backend Engineer - Product (SR 0520)
Athens, Attica, Greece
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We are looking for Software Engineers with a strong technical background and a get-things-done attitude who are eager to learn new exciting technologies to join our .

Examples of work you might undertake

  • Develop our content management system (codenamed "Earth"), used to maintain specs, descriptions and media for over 10M products.
  • Work on product sizes detection and conversions across 150+ fashion categories, enabling filters and size guides on the Skroutz platform.
  • Optimize our product categorization and clustering pipelines, used to classify over 30k new products daily.
  • Improve the extraction of product attributes (e.g. brand, color, model number) from product titles, descriptions or other semi-structured data.
  • Help automate any time-consuming manual procedure that a machine can perform more efficiently.
  • Requirements

    What skills and experience you will need

  • At least (5) years of working experience as a Software Engineer in a professional setting.
  • A solid CS background.
  • Intrigued by the product as much as by the technology.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and team spirit.
  • We will appreciate if you have

  • Good knowledge of Ruby / Ruby on Rails is a huge plus.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks / UI libraries (preferably React).
  • Solid understanding of web architecture.
  • Strong knowledge of database systems (relational, document-based, etc).
  • Familiarity with OOP principles and design patterns.
  • Comfort with TDD and other testing practices.
  • Exposure to architectural patterns and the production system of a large, performance-intensive web application.
  • Contributed to open-source projects
  • Shareable open source contributions or personal projects which will help us in the evaluation process.
  • Benefits

    What’s it like to work at Skroutz?

    Skroutz is the leading ecommerce platform in Greece. At Skroutz we are committed to using modern software development to build top notch services and experiences.

    Our company operates Skroutz, a product discovery and price comparison engine that is evolving into a marketplace, as well as Skroutz Food, our fast-growing venture for online food delivery.

    Our engineering values

  • Know your Tech. Develop and master your craft, sharpen your tools. Be proud of your work.
  • Release early & Iterate. Deliver prototypes and start gathering important feedback early on. Use that feedback to guide you.
  • Don't be afraid to compromise, make sure to come back & tidy things up.

  • Be a team player. Offer your help, listen and seek to understand. Step up & take initiatives.
  • Don't over anything. Don't over-engineer, over-analyze, over-regulate, you get it.
  • Enjoy your work. Celebrate success.
  • Technologies we use

    Our main stack is Ruby for the backend - using the Ruby on Rails framework - with Javascript (ES6) and ReactJS for the web clients and React Native, Java, Kotlin and Swift for the mobile clients (Android and iOS).

    Our main storage is a MariaDB cluster. We heavily use Elasticsearch, Kafka, MongoDB and Redis. We prefer Tableau for BI and Python for machine learning, Jenkins for our CI and various tools like Sentry, NewRelic and Graphana for monitoring.

    Generally we try to pick the best tool we know or we can find that serves our needs. Other technologies we also use are :

  • HTML, CSS (Sass)
  • Docker
  • R, Jupyter Notebook, KNIME, gephi
  • Statsd, Graphite
  • Firebase (Crashlytics, Performance, Remote Config, A / B Testing)
  • What we offer

  • A modern workplace environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing training
  • Solid career paths
  • Private medical plan
  • Breakfast, subsidized lunch (optional), soft drinks, snacks, fruits
  • Equipment of your choice (Macbook, Linux Debian)
  • Access to technical books, online courses and relevant resources
  • Extra paid time off
  • Flexible remote working
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