Lead Back-End Engineer

Job description

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world.

“We envision a frictionless economy where creators can use one platform to ship products to anyone, anywhere. When you grow, we grow.” Tommaso Tamburnotti, Co Founder.

Easyship is building tomorrow’s logistic infrastructure, today. Our team is continuously looking to reach new heights, whether it’s learning about new technologies or improving your own skillset, Easyship is prepared to empower you to grow. We believe that when we inspire each other, we grow together.

Easyship is recruiting brilliant, curious, and driven individuals to help us scale our innovative technology worldwide. Headquartered in New York with offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, and Taipei – our team is global and growing. We encourage you to apply if a challenge excites you. If you enjoy the company of talented people. If you would dedicate yourself to a simple mission: to make shipping easy for everyone.

We operate with a global footprint, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead, so there is still much to do. Join us and help put borderless commerce within reach of every entrepreneur.  

Position Title: Lead Back-End Engineer
Reports to: CTO based in Asia

Key Relationships: Tech team, Operations and Business teams, direct access to the leadership

Job Purpose:  To lead one of our back-end teams, in charge of a core part of our application. You will lead the migration to a separate micro service, and build an API that will serve our core back-end. The role includes designing the architecture and setting out the standards of the new service, and mentoring a team of junior to mid-level back-end engineers

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and maintain a new microservice that will be a core part of our application

  • Participate in the entire application life cycle

  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic

  • Provide training and support to internal teams

  • Drive an incredible team of engineers who have high expectations around ownership, efficiency and impact

  • Work closely with the CTO and product team to establish priorities and manage our technical roadmap

  • Mentor and nurture your team of engineers; support their goal setting, achievement and career advancement


Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • 8+ years of software development experience, incl. 5+ years of strong experience with Ruby on Rails and SQL databases
  • 3+ years of technical leadership experience, leading lean but highly effective teams
  • Strong experience leading the development of highly scalable systems
  • Ability to hold the team to high standards for security and data privacy practices
  • A background working at startups, especially in logistics or eCommerce is a plus


  • Competitive compensation package

  • Company Equity

  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement

  • Generous Vacation Policy

  • Duvet Day - Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!

  • Mental Health Day - You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’.

  • Flexible working approach

  • Professional Development

  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks

  • Office PlayStation Games.

  • As we expand, the potential to work in one of our international offices.

  • Annual Summit in Hong Kong for you to collaborate with the team

  • Free bicycles for you to travel to and from work, exercise or grab a bite !

You will have the opportunity to work with a global team, filled with smart, ambitious and like minded colleagues. We have built an inclusive culture which supports and enables you to grow. Come and join the Easyship Family!