New features development for the world-scale API platform
Gelato is the world’s largest platform for digital printing, a $130 billion industry. Gelato’s mission is to be the engine for personalized products for creators and global brands.
Without owning any physical assets, Gelato connects a global network of printers, logistics, and payment partners in more than 80 different locations in 30 countries. The platform empowers creators and companies to buy or sell personalized products that can reach people in 195 countries within 72 hours. Since 2008, more than 260 million people have received products from Gelato. Smarter, faster, and greener.
We are a driven and customer-obsessed team with a big ambition to change the world, so we seek individuals who are truly passionate about their work and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. We have a strong and pure culture. People that join Gelato join because they feel genuinely intrigued and motivated by what we are aiming to achieve.
Following our global expansion, we are seeking a talented Senior/Middle Backend Developer to join our growing team. You will be responsible for developing and streamline the web services to delight customers and build strong and lasting software foundation.
You will be working closely with the Product Owner of Gelato Globe. You will also be involved and responsible to mentor and develop more junior team members, stay up to date with relevant modern technologies and trends as well as keep an open mind to develop and execute new flexible platform-level solutions. The position is based in Kiev.
What you will be doing
Develop, improve and streamline our global B2B platform
Take operational responsibility for the services that you and your team are building
Stay up to date with related modern technologies and trends
Collaborate closely with other engineers as a valuable member of a cross-functional team
Mentor and develop more junior team members
Who you are
In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have a start-up mentality. You are committed to excel with energy and endurance while you understand that building a company is hard but satisfying work. You have good communication skills, high integrity and great attention to detail.
Moreover, we would like to see evidence of the following in your profile:
A minimum of B.S. degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Maths or similar field.
Solid experience (minimum 5 years) as a Developer/Senior Developer in web applications with SOA.
Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
Expert in PHP development with Symphony, familiar with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Gearman.
Have mastered test automation and worked in the continuous integration environment.
Understands application security and scalability aspects.
Experience with Java, NodeJS as well as modern frontend development tools would be plus.
What we offer
We offer the rare opportunity to change the world in such that everyone around you can use the services you’ve been part of building. We’re not just another social web application; we’re improving one of the world’s largest industries.
We offer you a chance to be part of a truly amazing journey in a company that sets very high targets and works hard to achieve them. You will be able to work with smart, motivated and engaged co-workers from all over the world, in an intense and very energetic environment.
You will have a tangible impact on the way that we operate and expand our business. Working with some of the most ambitious colleagues out there you will have a ground floor opportunity to put all your experience and know-how to the test while learning at a speed you thought was impossible before joining.
As we continue to grow we want you to grow with us and for the right candidate, there is no limit to where this opportunity might take you.
Global On-Demand Printing Platform
The most cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly
print solution for global companies.
Global On-Demand Print API
Connect to our API and launch a fully automated, consistent, speedy print delivery service.
Job posted on
31 October 2020