Senior 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.

Our vision on Tech

At Leflair, we are customer obsessed and data-centric. We see Technology as the enabler to achieve formidable growth. Our website is the main landing place and the face of Leflair for both our customers and partners, and we are scaling-up continually to accommodate more customers. You will be part of an Agile Scrum team with an engineering mindset and continues learning culture. Your job is to ensure that Leflair delivers a high-quality shopping experience to our customers. We are on a journey, and our tech team is our engine, that's why working with us will excite you every day.

The challenge

As a senior 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)

We trust you too

  • Write high quality code that is well tested and documented

  • Develop and maintain backend services for Leflair platform

  • Perform code reviews and mentor of more junior developers

  • Troubleshoot and fix production issues

  • Collaborate with product owners, business users for business requirements



  • Minimum 3 years experience in software development

  • Extensive experience of working as a software developer in an agile environment

  • 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

  • Good product mindset and  communication. English proficiency is a plus

  • Team player and pragmatic developer


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

  • Rapid knowledge growth as a backend 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.

Still reading? Sitting on the edge of your seat? Apply now, and find out what’s next.

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