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Senior Software Engineer - Back Market Pro

Back Market

Back Market

Software Engineering
Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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.

What You Will Do In This Role

Do you want to help thousands of companies change the way they consume electronic goods, and make Back Market the ultimate reference for refurbished IT equipment as part of Back Market Pro?

To enable the adoption of refurbished tech by companies, Back Market Pro focuses on building and scaling a differentiated “Pro” experience tailored to the needs of medium to large businesses.

Servicing companies not only means attending to their employees but can also mean servicing their full ecosystem (their clients, their users, their partners, etc.). To drive trust and confidence into refurbished for bulk purchases, we will build our value proposition around 3 key pillars:

  • A curated B2B catalog: providing volume availabilities and high quality at attractive prices
  • Strong pre-sales & care experience to meet the superior support-level and SLAs required by B2B clients, mainly towards “VIP” clients (mid cap to large enterprises looking for bulk purchase and repeat, seeking assistance & guidance)
  • A B2B Tech environment building an online platform with B2B features (deferred payment, compliant invoicing, bulk purchases, multi-user authentication) and building “plug and play” API integrations to push our curated catalog and services into partner systems.

We are seeking an experienced and innovative senior tech lead to own, define and develop the user and seller experience for companies at Back Market Pro. Member of a team of 3 tech & 1 Product Manager part of a Business team of 10 people, your scope will cover the features of the B2B platform (checkout, account authentication and management, B2B catalog) as well as new “Pro” client services and the APIs for integrated partners.

Working closely with executive leaders and partners within Back Market, external service providers and integrated partners’ counterparts, you will be responsible for developing a comprehensive experience that meet companies' needs while promoting Back Market Pro’s unique positioning and brand.

The scope of this role is very broad, with high visibility and complete autonomy on the scope. It requires a blend of technical & functional expertise, data fluency, user understanding, and business acumen.

as a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working on any aspect of our code base depending on the priorities. Your scope can be anything as long as we expect great impact from it. Close collaboration with the teams owning the various parts of our services will be essential. Using Inner source practices to provide code that is reliable, readable, tested, and easily maintainable will be your everyday goal. Depending on the changes to implement, you will potentially work with technologies or services you have no prior knowledge or experience. You must see this as an exciting opportunity to be fit for this position.

What we're looking for:

  • At least 6 years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Willingness to learn about technologies and features with no prior knowledge
  • Good knowledge of either JS and front-end technologies (VueJS or React, etc...) and Python or back-end technologies (Flask, etc.) and motivation to learn the other if not yet mastered
  • Basic knowledge of infrastructure technologies (GCP, SQL, etc...) and web patterns (CDN, caching, HTTP, etc...) is a plus
  • Sensibility to deliver optimised code that requires few resources to run and provides great performances
  • Previous experience with e-commerce is a plus
  • Rely on tests when writing code
  • Always crafts easy-to-understand code
  • Write extensive documentation and procedures when needed
  • Ability to work asynchronously with people in various time zones
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, in English at least
  • Interest in our tech stack : GCP, Shopify, Algolia, APIs, Python, React, Datadog


  • 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.