Lead Backend Developer

  • Technology
  • Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Lead Backend Developer

Job description

About Us

Leflair is the go-to destination for smart buyers who wish to purchase branded and quality products at great price, while enjoying the same exclusive shopping experience as in luxury stores.

Leflair provides its members with exclusive access to the world’s best brands at up to 50% off retail. Every morning, we begin flash sales for women, men, kids, and home.

As a Lead Backend Developer, you will be a part of our teams and projects to build e-commerce platform for happy shopping experience at Leflair. You will have a meaningful impact to millions of users. We work with the following technologies.

  • Programming languages (JavaScript, TypeScript, Golang)

  • Database (MongoDB, SQL)

  • Database caching (Redis)

  • Cloud services (GCP, Kubernetes, PubSub, StackDriver, etc.)

  • Build system (GitLab CI/CD)

  • Source version control (Git, GitLab)


  • Write high quality code that is well tested and documented

  • Architect, design, develop, deploy, operate and maintain backend services for Leflair platform

  • Perform code reviews and mentor of developers

  • Troubleshoot and fix production issues

  • Facilitate collaboration between developers, product owners, business users

  • Understand product and business goals which you can translate into tech

  • Lead the technical backend development

  • Participate in the implementation and development of best practices for backend development


  • Minimum 5 years experience with 1 to 2 years experience as Team Lead

  • Proven experience as a technical leader in an agile environment

  • Experience in mentoring and supporting peers and engineering teams

  • Working experience with NodeJS, ExpressJS

  • Working experience with MongoDB, SQL

  • Working experience with distributed systems

  • Working experience with microservices, Kubernetes is a plus

  • Ability to write unit tests, integration tests

  • Good understanding of object oriented and/or event driven design and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions

  • Good product mindset, communication and English skills

  • Team player and pragmatic developer

What We Offer in Return

  • Chance to work in a developing industry with skyrocketing growth rates

  • Rapid knowledge growth as full stack developer and big impact on the company

  • High performing environment where results are more important than effort

  • Competitive salary and promotions based on employee skill set and success

  • A chance to work with high energy, international and innovative teams

  • Freedom in a responsible, collaborative and creative environment

  • Access to our Employee Stock Options

This is a full-time position with competitive salary depending on experience of the applicant. Both local and expatriate applications welcome.

Contact us at careers@leflair.vn for further information.