Team Lead Backend Development // Fit Analytics
Fit Analytics — the world’s leading size advisor solution for online clothes shopping — is looking for a motivated full-time Team Lead for its Backend team. If you are passionate about writing correct, elegant, flexible and performant code, sharing your knowledge with your team members and are ready to use your skills to shape the future of the online fashion industry, we want to hear from you!
Who We Are
Based in Berlin and Chicago, we’re a team of data scientists, fashionistas, physicists, business analysts, designers, and hackers, working together to tackle a single problem: making it easy for online shoppers to find the right clothes size. We help some of the world’s largest clothing brands solve sizing issues, boost conversions and slash returns.
What We Do
Our core product, Fit Finder, helps clothing and apparel companies instantly access the power of machine learning to deliver a perfect fit for customers. The Fit Analytics’ platform combines the world’s largest database of garment and fit information with hundreds of billions of euros of purchasing records and consumer preferences. By applying the power of machine learning to this unique data set, we’ve created a range of innovative solutions — Fit Connect, Fit Intelligence and Fit Source — to help drive improvements throughout the apparel lifecycle from manufacturing to marketing. Leading apparel brands and retailers across six continents trust our platform to solve sizing at scale and deliver meaningful bottom-line impact. Our clients include the likes of Zara, Asos, Hugo Boss, JD Sports, Bershka, The North Face, Tommy Hilfiger, Uniqlo, Calvin Klein and many more!
What The Role Involves
- Leading, managing, and growing our back-end development team
- Maintaining a positive, productive, and open-minded work environment
- Using your extensive practical expertise to help teams design, build and scale efficient, elegant back-end and full stack applications on Google Cloud Platform
- Contributing to our Golang and Node.js code base
- Playing a key role in designing microservices architecture
- Mentoring team members, reviewing source code, discussing technical concepts, documenting architecture and engineering practices, and encouraging writing maintainable high-quality software
- Developing tools to seamlessly control our Google Cloud-based infrastructure
- Working together with other technical and non-technical team leaders to ensure that our products stay the best on the market
What We’re Looking for in You
- Degree in Computer Science (or other relevant field) or equivalent experience
- 5+ years of relevant industry experience as a Software Developer
- 2+ years experience in leading tech teams
- Solid experience and understanding of idioms in at least one of the following languages: Golang, Node.js, C
- Familiarity with cloud computing, specifically Kubernetes and Docker
- Knowledge of Linux / Unix systems
- Innovative and self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills
- Fluency in English
- Resident of Berlin
What We Offer You
- A competitive salary
- Hands-on experience building a revolutionary e-commerce product
- A spot in our smart, creative and motivated international team
- Daily breakfast and lunch plus regular team events
Why We’re Different
We’re not sitting around wondering what the product is and burning other people’s money while expecting everyone to work ridiculous hours for little reward. We’re profitable, organised, and already providing a unique solution that delivers huge value to our partners while helping millions of people shop better online.
If you’re excellent at what you do and want to apply those skills to solving a genuinely hard problem together with a great bunch of people, you’ve come to the right place. To take the next step, send us your CV and a brief message explaining why you’re the perfect fit!