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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Like the idea of a WFH/remote work model?

Excited to work within an International team?

Want to be part of a rapidly scaling company?



This position presents the opportunity to work in a business-critical role in a rapidly growing company. You will also uphold our four core values:
  • Be the solution - take ownership, drive collaboration
  • Be resourceful - strive for new wins every day
  • Be honest - default to transparency
  • Be respectful - treat others like you want to be treated
We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups and would invite you to apply. A diverse workforce is a highly productive one, so why not take a chance, send us your application even if you don't meet all our requirements, we may surprise you!

“Culture add” is so much better than "culture fit" and welcome applications from all groups, irrespective of your, age, disability, gender reassignment, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, veteran status and sexual orientation.

We celebrate our diversity.
Employment Type
Full Time
Workplace type
Fully remote
Reporting To
Maksym Vidienin

This role's hiring manager:
Maksym Vidienin

Role Summary

As a senior backend engineer you will be a part of a cross-functional and an agile team of 5-7 people, where you will;
  • Be involved and participate in the overall application lifecycle
  • Work with cutting-edge technologies/libraries on a microservice based architecture
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Write clean and quality code, build prototypes, solve issues, profile and manage bottlenecks
  • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met and allow for regression testing
If you are interested to learn more about our tech stack, check out our stackshare.io profile!

Preferred Experience

  • Demonstrable object-oriented software design and development experience for distributed infrastructure systems; using one or more of the server-side programming languages, preferably Ruby, Go, Python, Java etc
  • Demonstrable experience with relational (e.g MySQL, PostgreSQL) and non-relational (e.g MongoDB, DynamoDB) databases
  • Experience with message brokers(e.g RabbitMQ, Kafka, SQS)
  • Deep knowledge on Computer Science fundamentals, algorithms and data structures
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills; written and spoken
  • Experience of working as part of an Agile Software Development team
  • Experienced in defining solutions and designing containerized applications (Kubernetes) on Cloud (e.g AWS, GCP) and on micro-services architecture

We will be really excited if you also have:
  • Open-source contributions to any of the frameworks in our tech-stack
  • Experience working in Fintech and developed payment solutions

WeTravel (www.wetravel.com) is an online fintech payment platform that transforms travel companies’ finances, communication, and marketing from a lot of manual paperwork to digital. We are a very well funded VC-backed company, bringing together a diverse and highly motivated team.

Read about us on TechCrunch, Huffington Post, Yoga + Life, Financial Times (FT), Skift, Lonely Planet, etc: www.wetravel.com/press

**We are not able to sponsor visas.


  • Attractive compensation
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off!
  • WFH annual stipend / office payment
  • Maternity and Paternity benefits even for Contractors - wherever you are in the world.
  • The latest Apple tech you need to be successful.
  • A'Dam Program for you to visit us in Amsterdam for 2-4 weeks every year. Fully expensed.
  • For candidates resident outside the location where the role is advertised, salaries are weighted according to local factors and considerations
  • As a travel-related company, we have fantastic team retreats, two of our founders love surfing, so it's normally beside a great beach - it's Colombia for 2022

About WeTravel

Founded in 2016, WeTravel provides a complete booking and payments platform for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. We give your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication all in one place.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with our secondary hub in Amsterdam, our team is driven to continuously improve our technology; ensuring that our clients always have the best possible solutions at their fingertips.