Backend Developer

Your Impact

As a Backend Developer at Deliverect, you will be a vital contributor to our technology-driven mission of transforming the food service industry. You will design, develop, and maintain backend services that streamline operations for restaurants, enabling them to manage orders from multiple channels efficiently.

Your expertise will ensure our platform remains scalable, reliable, and capable of handling high volumes of concurrent requests and data processing.

Join us in driving innovation and delivering seamless solutions that empower restaurants to thrive in the digital age.

A Typical Day

  • Design, develop, and maintain backend services focused on order management, restaurant integrations, and data processing functionalities.
  • Implement robust testing strategies, including unit tests and integration tests, to ensure the quality and stability of backend services.
  • Participate in code reviews, identify potential issues, and suggest improvements to maintain code quality and adherence to best practices.
  • Collaborate with API developers and front-end developers to ensure seamless integration and communication between different parts of the Deliverect ecosystem.
  • Design, develop, and document RESTful APIs for efficient communication between the Deliverect platform and various clients (mobile app, restaurant systems, third-party services).
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including Sales Engineers, Product Management, Support, Finance, and Legal, to orchestrate end-to-end sales processes and tailor product presentations and workshops to meet each customer's needs.
  • Bring new ideas about improving how we do things - that includes our architecture, our coding practices, or our processes.
  • Engage in daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings to ensure alignment and continuous improvement.
  • Optimise backend code for efficiency and scalability to handle high volumes of concurrent requests and data processing.
  • Adhere to secure coding practices and understanding of security vulnerabilities to safeguard sensitive restaurant and customer data within the backend systems.

Your Expertise

  • 3+ years experience within a Backend Developer position
  • Proficiency in a primary backend programming language - we work mostly with Python - with experience in working with APIs and web services.
  • Strong understanding of relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB) for data storage and retrieval.
  • Expertise in designing, developing, and documenting RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with popular web frameworks (e.g., Django, Flask, Express.js).
  • Expertise in using Git for code management and collaboration.
  • Solid understanding and application of software design principles (e.g., SOLID principles).
  • Experience with writing unit tests and integration tests.
  • Understanding of microservices architecture principles for building modular, scalable, and independently deployable backend services.
  • Familiarity with event-driven architecture concepts for asynchronous communication.
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP for deploying and managing backend services.
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines for automating the build, test, and deployment processes.
  • Familiarity with data warehousing concepts and tools for storing and analysing restaurant order data.
  • Knowledge of containerisation technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Adherence to secure coding practices and understanding of security vulnerabilities.
  • Emphasis on optimising backend code for efficiency and scalability.
  • Experience with API documentation tools like Swagger or OpenAPI.

Additional Information

  • This is a full-time, hybrid role with a flexible work schedule, offering 3 days in our Ghent office location and 2 days of remote work. Fluency in English is required, with strong written and verbal communication skills being essential.
  • In addition to the specific requirements outlined, candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment, demonstrate high motivation, independence, and teamwork, and be committed to achieving common goals within the organisation.

Desired skills

Python MySQL REST Git

About Deliverect

As a rapidly scaling global SaaS unicorn, Deliverect stands at the forefront of revolutionising technological solutions for the dynamic hospitality and Q-commerce sectors.

Our mission is clear: to empower ambitious individuals with the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on business. Developing in their professional careers, all the while being a part of something larger than themselves.

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