Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
As a rapidly scaling global SaaS unicorn, Deliverect stands at the forefront of revolutionising technological solutions for the dynamic hospitality and Q-commerce sectors. Our mission is clear: to empower ambitious individuals with the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on business. Developing in their professional careers, all the while being a part of something larger than themselves.
Omnichannel Innovation
Our omnichannel solution serves as the driving force behind order management for fast-paced operations, providing seamless experiences for businesses and their customers. With real-time insights and analytics, our versatile and adaptable solution caters to businesses of all sizes in the hospitality and Q-commerce industry, spanning restaurants, delivery services, grocery stores, and more. With Deliverect, businesses don't just survive; they thrive in an ever-changing global landscape.
Unlocking Benefits
Our meticulously crafted solutions provide a multitude of benefits:
Growing Sales: Acting as a catalyst, we propel businesses to expand their customer base, accelerating order processing and improving order delivery times.
Optimised Operations: As specialists in fine-tuning business operations, we elevate overall efficiency while concurrently reducing operational costs.
Elevated Customer Satisfaction: Deliverect supports businesses in offering customers faster delivery times and a seamless ordering experience, ensuring unparalleled customer satisfaction.
Dynamic Team and Values
Embarking on our global expansion journey across strategic hubs in Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Asia, and the Middle East, Deliverect is fuelled by ambition and mutual respect. Our tight-knit team thrives on continuous enhancements and personal growth.
Guided by unwavering values of ownership, collaboration, and learning, we provide individuals with an environment to conquer challenges and build determination. Our culture is deeply rooted in our growth story, originating from our Belgian startup roots. From our humble beginnings, we defied all odds in unity, transforming into a global force in the tech industry. We leave a positive impact on our customers and the individuals we serve, creating a lasting legacy in our collective journey.
Department Focus
Welcome to the epicentre of the digital ordering revolution—Deliverect. Within our Product Department, we stand unwavering in our dedication to consistently and efficiently deliver groundbreaking solutions to the global marketplace. Our mission is more than a goal; it's a commitment to bridging the gap between customers and the businesses they hold dear.
Whether streamlining digital ordering for delivery or on-premise service, we are the architects of tools that empower businesses to flourish in our swiftly evolving digital landscape. Behind the scenes, our engineers, designers, and product managers are fueled by boundless passion and innovation, perpetually pushing the boundaries of what's possible. In our world, the word "impossible" finds no home.
We're not just thinkers; we're doers on a grand scale, acting on ideas that create fresh and improved ways to serve our customers. Our products, relied upon by businesses across the globe, represent our integral role in their success—a role we take immense pride in.
Our commitment goes beyond crafting products; it's about creating experiences. User-friendly, dependable, and scalable, we design and build technology that empowers without overwhelming, always keeping simplicity and user-friendliness at the forefront. Join us in the Product Department, where innovation is not just a buzzword—it's our way of life.
Your Impact
This is an exciting opportunity for a Backend Engineer who desires to take ownership of a vital role in building and maintaining the backend of our new products. You'll join a dynamic team dedicated to fulfilling the mission of providing top-tier solutions to the global Q-Commerce industry.
Collaborating closely with a multidisciplinary team consisting of backend and frontend engineers, a product manager, and a UX designer, you will play a crucial role in developing and implementing new features and enhancements that enhance the user experience to cater to the demands of our bustling business clientele. Your role is central to ensuring scalability and guaranteeing the success of our mission.

A Typical Day

  • Your day will involve the design, development, and upkeep of backend APIs and microservices.
  • You'll be focused on optimising backend systems for performance and scalability, ensuring they can efficiently handle the high volume of traffic and data that we encounter during peak Q-Commerce periods, such as the holiday seasons.
  • Development of new features and enhancements that enhance the user experience for Q-Commerce customers, such as improved tracking and order management tools.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving backend issues swiftly will be a key part of your daily routine, quickly identifying and overcoming any obstacles that may arise.
  • Collaboration with your team is vital to understanding the technical requirements of new features and enhancements.
  • You'll channel your creativity into developing innovative new backend APIs that allow Q-Commerce businesses to integrate seamlessly with new delivery providers and payment processors.
  • You will work closely with our international teams, both in person and virtually, to establish and maintain our global product infrastructure.
  • You'll stay current with the latest backend technologies and trends, applying your knowledge to enhance our products and services.

Your Expertise:

  • You bring over 3 years of technical experience in backend development.
  • We use Python, but if you're experienced with another backend language with a willingness to learn Python, we want to hear from you.
  • Knowledge of REST and microservice architecture is a significant plus.
  • You have a background in computer science or have experience and familiarity with SOLID software principles
  • Your experience extends to designing, developing, and maintaining backend APIs and microservices.
  • You are skilled in performance optimisation and scalability.
  • Exceptional skills in unit testing and debugging are part of your repertoire.
  • Your prior experience working with B2B SaaS products in the Q-Commerce space is a valuable asset.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities are integral to your skillset.
  • You have experience working with international teams and enjoy fostering close, productive relationships within your in-person team.
Join Deliverect: Where You Shape Tomorrow's Success
At Deliverect, we're not just seeking team members; we're on the lookout for dynamic individuals who thrive in a fast-paced SaaS environment. We are fuelled by perceptive, ambitious, and determined professionals who embrace challenges and turn them into opportunities for innovation.
What We Bring to the Table:
Unicorn Status: Join a fast-growing SaaS unicorn at the forefront of the order management industry.
Learning Opportunities: We invest in your growth with a dedicated learning budget and clear learning pathways.
Inclusive Policies: Our paternity/maternity policies, enhanced vacation entitlement, and working arrangements reflect our commitment to your success.
Diverse Team: Become part of an international team that values diversity, fostering a culture of transparency and visibility.
A Peek into Life at Deliverect:
Performance-Driven Freedom: Your contributions speak louder than the clock. Achieve flexibility by focusing on what matters—delivering impactful results. Your autonomy in choosing how you achieve success is recognised and celebrated.
Innovation Hub: Immerse yourself in a culture of constant innovation, where weekly releases and new features keep our products at the forefront.
Big Challenges, Bigger Solutions: Be part of a mission to solve some of the global tech industry's most significant challenges.
Equal Opportunities at Deliverect:
We're committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented individuals, fostering a workplace where everyone is treated with respect and provided equal opportunities to thrive.
Rights to Work:
While we welcome diverse backgrounds, it's crucial to note that applicants must have the legal right to work in the country of the role. Though we value contributions from various backgrounds, we currently can't offer financial support for relocation or travel assistance.
Supporting Your Journey:
If you need assistance or support during our recruitment process or require accommodations due to a disability, reach out to us at Join Deliverect, a workplace where culture meets career advancement.