Senior Engineer - Backend (Java)
Vestiaire Collective

Vestiaire Collective

Senior Engineer - Backend (Java)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • > 5 years

The company

Vestiaire Collective

Vestiaire Collective

  • Luxury, Fashion, E-commerce
  • From 250 to 2000 employees

The job

Senior Engineer - Backend (Java)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • > 5 years

Who are they?

Started in 2009, Vestiaire Collective is the leading global online marketplace for desirable pre-loved fashion. They’re dedicated to transforming the industry for a more sustainable future by promoting the circular fashion movement as an alternative to overproduction, overconsumption, and the wasteful practices/habits of the fashion sector.

They provide their massive community of 23 million members worldwide, with the best customer experience, from product discovery, buyer-seller interactions, platform safety to delivery, thanks to their knowledgeable curation/authentication/quality control and tech teams (Data scientists, DevOps, Android Developers…)

They operate in 78 countries and offer an unparalleled catalogue of 5 million luxury and desirable fashion items, with 6,000 brands available, including 20,000 products added daily.

Vestiaire Collective is 800 diverse employees strong, with 50+ nationalities, spread over 9 locations: Paris (HQ), Tourcoing, London, Berlin, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul.

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Job description

Vestiaire Collective is a global platform that connects millions of buyers and sellers of desirable pre-loved fashion. It is dedicated to transforming the fashion industry for a more sustainable future by promoting the circular fashion movement as an alternative to overproduction and overconsumption and the wasteful practices of the fashion industry. Vestiaire Collective provides its community with inspiration, tools and features to lead the change as they sell and buy unique pre-loved pieces from each other’s wardrobes. The platform is unique thanks to its highly engaged community and its rare, desirable inventory of 3 million items.

Launched in Paris in 2009, Vestiaire Collective is a Certified B Corporation® with offices in New York City, London, Milan, Berlin, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City.

We are hiring a Senior Engineer - Backend (Java) in Shanghai.

We are looking for a Software Engineer with a strong Java background, based in China. This person will be part of a squad implementing platform projects in our e-commerce platform and report to the Tech Lead. Our office location is in Pudong New District on Qi Xia road.

In this role you will

  • Work in a team of engineers to implement backend services in the platform
  • Build service definitions, OpenAPI specifications, SDKs, and documentation for other developers that consume these services
  • Integrate with other services and data sources using APIs, messaging systems, databases
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team on microservices design, containerization, and automated deployments
  • Build automated test suites to ensure these services are reliable and performant

About you

  • Asia Ecommerce or relative industry experience and background
  • 5+ years of experience working with Java and one or more Java frameworks such as Spring Boot
  • Project experience around web service design and RESTful APIs
  • Expertise with the OpenAPI Specification (Swagger), RESTful APIs, and related tools such as Postman, cURL, and HTTPie
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party services and databases such as Redis, message queues, MongoDB, and ElasticSearch
  • Agile/SCRUM methodology experience

What we offer?

  • An ambitious organization that is scaling fast and committed to delivering the best platform to our community
  • We are a test and learn company and are always challenging ourselves as a team
  • Agile work environment
  • A meaningful job with an impact on the way people consume fashion, to cut down waste because we save the planet, our way
  • The possibility to work with an international team with 50 nationalities, different locations
  • Significant investment in your learning and growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

Vestiaire Collective is an equal opportunities employer

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