Senior Backend Engineer

We're seeking a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team

About us:

At Vaayu, we are on a mission to do our part in solving climate change. We know e-commerce has a big climate impact and we our focussed on helping retailers lower their carbon emissions. Calculating carbon can to months to do and is very expensive. We want to democratize this by simplifying carbon calculation and making analytics easy for every online retailer.

We have built Software that is already serving sustainability thought leaders like Armed Angels and Organic Basics. We are a remote first company based in Berlin, looking to hire great people from all across Europe or equivalent timezones.

We are looking for team members who love innovating, want to work at a purpose-driven startup, and will collaborate with us in shaping the culture of a growing team as we help make a positive impact on our planet.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to help develop our carbon platform that is used by our online retail customers. You will be joining as one of the very first people at Vaayu and help shape everything that comes next. This role is perfect for someone with an intuition for data and wants to own and lead their own work. We value entrepreneurial minded people, who always put the customer first.

Some things you will do:

  • Build data driven systems from the ground up, with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Lay the technical foundation of our platform and take full ownership of your work.
  • Mine data for insights into carbon reduction potential.
  • Enable our systems to scale to processing hundreds of millions of transactions a day.
  • Build data pipelines for normalization and integration using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.
  • Build internal management tools working on all layers of the stack including the frontend.

About you:

  • We are not looking for expertise in our specific stack — we are more interested in the ability to pick up technologies quickly.
  • You work collaboratively within a team as well as autonomously.
  • A passion for solving climate change.
  • Fluent in English.

Who we are:

Vaayu is a pre-seed stage company. The founders have extensive experience in climate, retail, software engineering and product having worked at companies including Zalando, Vimcar, Comtravo, Topshop/Topman, Flypay.

If you're interested in being part of our team, contact luca@vaayu.tech with a short paragraph about yourself along with your resume/CV.

Vaayu is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to being a diverse team that reflects a broad range of background, thought, and experience.

Development
Fulltime
Remote / Europe
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