As a backend engineer

  • Backend Engineer 

Our AI-for-retail team, WAIR, is looking for reinforcement on the backend front. Are you ready for the task?
Help us build the backend that powers WAIR: the intelligent solution-suite for challenges in the retail branch.

You will play a key role in delivering value by designing, implementing, launching, and maintaining highly scalable components to support our core AI competency. All this in a dynamic, young and ambitious product team, at a pivotal moment of transitioning from a startup phase to a scaleup phase.

In order to scale fast and deliver value for our clients and users, we love to welcome your skills and ambition. We provide our clients with a variety of services, which include but are not limited to sales forecasting, visual asset inspection, visual online recommendation, content-based search, and many more.

We challenge you

  • To design, implement, deploy and maintain highly scalable and reliable systems running in the cloud
  • To work with massive amounts of data and not be intimidated by it
  • To work closely with our Machine Learning Engineers and turn the output of their trickery into stable software products
  • To stay up to date with the latest trends by researching new frameworks, as well as enhancing and further developing existing solutions
We like
  • Your pro-activeness and social skills
  • Your team spirit and how you value everyone's opinion
  • Your ability to have a long-term vision, and a keep-it-simple attitude at the same time
  • How you understand that machine learning is ultimately all about humans
  • Your ability to look at technical products from the perspective of an end-user

We ask for

  • A strong foundation in computer science
  • Strong proficiency in Python
  • Knowledge of relational and document databases
  • Experience with Docker
  • Scalable, reusable, readable, reliable, and well-documented code
  • Experience in enterprise software development
  • A relevant completed higher education
  • An attitude of taking responsibility and ownership
  • An interest in the application of ML technologies
  • Experience with designing and implementing RESTful web APIs
  • A sense of humor and a desire to interact with people

Nice to haves

  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Prior experience working with machine learning systems
  • Experience with queues and/or event-based systems
  • Experience in the retail business
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservices
  • Experience with workflow software like Dagster or Kubeflow

In return

  • Get a competitive salary based on your experience
  • You get 25 paid vacation days
  • You can combine working from home and in our office
  • You have the opportunity to keep learning, researching, and improving your skills
  • You benefit from the perks of a rapidly growing company that's expanding internationally
  • Expect freedom and autonomy as a team on how to approach problems and direction
  • Be part of a positive, encouraging, international work environment with an open culture
  • Visit our regular social activities
  • We have an attractive employee incentive plan available once you've made yourself indispensable

Are you ready to join?


Fill out the form and upload your cv and cover letter. Our HR department will contact you.