Senior Backend Developer


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Madrid, Spain

Who are we?

Deliverect is in hyper-growth! As a global SaaS Unicorn, our mission is to be the backbone of on-demand food, with over 135 million orders completed, operating globally.

We simplify online order management to help restaurants, cloud kitchens and food chains around the world become faster, smarter and more connected, so they can serve even more delicious food to their customers. 

With real-time insights they can manage inventory, track revenue growth, automatically update stock, adjust menus globally and spot new opportunities across platforms with ease.

Who we work with
Food delivery platforms such as Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Doordash, Delivery Hero and customers such as Taco Bell, Burger King, KFC, Unilever and your local takeaway too!
Our People
Located in our hubs across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and the Middle East we currently have over 250 people and are growing rapidly. Our people are ambitious, take ownership and celebrate success with the entire team. Because we have a deep level of respect for each other, there is always room to learn and develop.

Reason for the role

As our Senior Backend Developer with Python knowledge, you write well-tested code, guide the team with your experience, and seek challenges that inspire you.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Building API integrations for leading national and global delivery partners
  • Being inventive managing a huge amount of data and innovating with it
  • Work on complex algorithms to help restaurants optimise their operations an food offering
  • Employ modern machine learning techniques
  • Anticipating problems with server load and preventing them ahead of time
  • Mentoring other developers and guide them in their work
  • Help to choose new technologies and frameworks to tackle problems
  • You might even be in touch with customers directly, as you are keen to hear what you can improve

Job Requirements

Skills you’ll need:
  • You have at least 4-5 years of experience developing in Python
  • You have experience with building Web/REST APIs
  • You know have strong experience using Python in a web context (we use Eve as our backend framework)
  • You prefer working in a team
We don't tell you what to do, you are the expert and you welcome giving and receiving feedback

What we count as a plus:
  • Knowledge of databases, especially NoSQL (ideally MongoDB) 
  • You are familiar with SaaS products or worked on a product with frequent releases
  • Understanding of Docker or Kubernetes in a cloud environment
  • You have worked with a TDD approach before
  • Experience with testing

What we offer?

    • Fast-growing SaaS scale-up recently awarded Unicorn status

    • Plenty of scope to develop and take ownership 

    • Competitive salary

    • Range of benefits 

    • We want to support everyone. We offer flexibility around working hours, locations and office days

    • Diverse international team; regular company and team events

    • Transparency and visibility including a weekly company sprint on vision, strategy, roadmap and progress

    • Constantly innovating product with weekly releases, constant new features and incremental optimisations 

    • An early position in a scaling international scale-up with strong growth plans

    • Be a part of solving some of the biggest challenges facing the global food tech market

Equal Opportunities

We value strength from diversity, embracing our differences by working together within a safe and inclusive working environment. You are welcome at Deliverect for who you are, no matter where you come from or what you look like. Our workplace is for everyone. We are committed to treating everyone fairly and equally. If you need any support during our recruitment process, please get in touch

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