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Senior Lead Frontend Engineer

Back Market

Back Market

Software Engineering
Bordeaux, France
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024
Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of 650 people, powering operations in 21 countries (and counting!).

Named one of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in 2019 and again in 2021, our mission is simple: empowering people to consume tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact . We have indeed contributed to avoid the production of more than 1,000,000 tons of CO2e worldwide since our launch in 2014.

Be part of an exciting and growing international adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

We are looking for a Senior Lead Frontend Engineer to join the Care tribe , which is composed of 3 cross-functional squads including 7 front-end engineers today.

The tribe provides products and services aiming to deliver a best-in-class after-sales experience to our customers. Our solutions are used by millions of customers, thousands of sellers and after-sales support agents.

Examples of such solutions are:

  • Provide self-service information to customers regarding their orders
  • Enable customers to contact Back Market or the seller for their after-sales requests via the right contact channel
  • Organize their product return, replacement or repair

Technical environment

Our platform is based on Nuxt/Vue.js and our own Design System . We love TypeScript , our design tokens and Tailwind are in a bromance, and we do our best to be accessible to anyone.

Everything is Server Side Rendered , and served through Node.js , Cloudflare CDN and Cloudflare Workers . Our GitHub contributions go through CircleCI , to be fully tested by Vitest , the Testing Library and Playwright . We release and deploy in production multiple times a day.

What you'll be doing:

  • You will report to the tribe head of engineering. You will demonstrate an ability to understand customer needs, business vision and decisions. You are open-minded and data-driven.
  • You will distribute your attention equally between the tribe and broader company initiatives, proactively identifying areas where you would have the biggest impact.
  • You will work with the team and leaders across the company to define and deliver our architecture vision. You will think long-term and make high-judgment decisions to ensure we build maintainable software solutions.
  • You will help the team scale while delivering efficiently and pragmatically. You will demonstrate technical leadership and mentor the team of engineers. You will immerse yourself in your team’s software development lifecycle to have a hands-on impact.
  • Your expertise is deep and broad. Depending on the needs, you are able to contribute both directly and through others. You produce both best-in-class technical work and high-level architectural designs. You strive for simplicity and understand the cost of building and maintaining software.

What you'll bring to the team:

  • Technical expertise in designing and building complex front-end applications with web technologies
  • Experience successfully operating and serving front-end applications in cloud-based environments
  • Mentor and develop your fellow engineers
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN US ?

  • A meaningful job: you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!
  • A meaningful company: we became a mission-driven company in January 2022.
  • Be part of a worldwide growing company based in Europe, the USA and Asia to face great challenges : you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!
  • Work alongside passionate experts: who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow in your career.
  • Grow your career: with a flexible career path and a dedicated Learning & Development team. Back Market will help you evolve with personalized internal trainings and external handpicked providers from day 1!
  • Leadership Academy by Back Market:“be a coach not a dictator” is at the core of this program ! We train and enable all our leaders to support their team towards achieving goals. Be a manager at Back Market is an unique experience we take by heart.
  • An attractive salary, equity and a host of benefits including : Lunch voucher, health insurance, relocation package, paid time off for activism in your community, parental benefits, flexible hours, etc…
  • One Loving Tribe: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.
  • Be part of one of our Employee Resource Groups createdaround shared identities, common backgrounds and/or special interests crafted to be a safe space and an expressive outlet.
  • Several internal events: The Monday Brief (weekly)/ The Somehands (monthly)/ The All Hands (annual).
  • We’re here to SABOTAGE: It’s our mantra. It keeps us focused on what we aspire to be: a little bit sneaky, always smart, kinda frugal and constantly conspiring to create maximum impact.

Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer which means we pledge to not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.. If reasonable accommodations are needed for the interview process, please do not hesitate to discuss this with the Talent Acquisition Team.

Back Market is helping to address one of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change. We take this so seriously that we were awarded status as a “Société à Mission”, or company with a social mission, by the French government. We know we can’t tackle a global problem without a globally representative team so we are committed to embedding diversity, equity and inclusion principles in every aspect of our organization. But more importantly, being One Loving & Free Spirited Tribe is in our DNA as it is one of the five foundational values of our company since we got started way back in 2014. We are committed to hiring and supporting diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We know our lofty goals cannot be reached unless everyone has a seat at the table along with the resources and opportunity to grow.