Backend Engineer (SRE)


Vilnius, Lithuania

Full time

$5-8.7k (monthly)

Nov 9

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Vinted is Europe’s biggest preloved fashion marketplace, with 30 million members in 12 countries. Our mission is green: we want to make second-hand the first choice globally.

A team of more than 500 people from Vinted’s offices in Vilnius, Berlin, and Prague develop and support our platform. We share a unique work culture that’s based on aiming high, taking ownership, co-creating, caring, and growth.

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer to help evolve and scale an infrastructure that consists of more than ~1000 fat servers, in 3 Data Centers. As part of Vinted’s SRE team, you’ll work with us on network, databases, search clusters, and cache clusters for the fast-growing, new generation of Vinted. This presents great opportunities to grow as a professional and take on new responsibilities. If you think you’re up to the challenge – get in touch! 

Here are some of the technologies we use: CentOS 7, Chef, Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Vitess, ElasticSearch, Ceph, mcrouter, Memcached, Redis, Redis Sentinel, Kafka, JVM, GO, Prometheus, Grafana, Nginx, Jenkins, Docker, Datadog and Kubernetes.

In this position you’ll:

  • Scale a Ceph-based images service to operate and store photos into multiregional storage clusters
  • Scale our feed and sidekiq jobs (currently Redis centric)
  • Be part of the Vitess project - maintaining our yearly expanding databases 
  • Run Vinted services on Kubernetes
  • Support developers in improving observability in their services
  • Solve a range of performance issues in our platform
  • Write code to automate manual work
  • Participate in an on-call rotation with the team every 15 weeks

About you:

  • 3+ years of hands on work experience in developing or operating at scale
  • A curious individual who wants to learn and master concepts and technologies we use 
  • Familiarity with technologies in our stack
  • Previous experience of infrastructure management is a plus


  • Opportunity to join our stock options programme
  • Learning budget (13.2% from net yearly salary)
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Remote workout classes
  • A canteen that serves homemade food at friendly prices
  • Monthly team-building events
  • A personal budget for shopping on Vinted

Depending on your experience, the salary range is €4130 - €7440 gross.

If this sounds interesting - you may be just who we need. Click 'apply' and we will be in touch.

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