Senior Backend Engineer

  • Scale IT Up
  • Krakow
  • 19 000 - 27 000 PLN net / month
  • Any contract
  • 20.05.2019

Scale IT Up


Experience level: Senior

Must have:

  • Min. 4 years of commercial, diverse backend engineering experience;

Solid working knowledge of:

  • Microservices and distributed systems
  • Cloud systems, GCP/AWS/Azure
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • GIT/Git Flow
  • Some initial experience or readiness to work with Go.
  • Openness to various different technologies and most recent techniques of software development.


Necessary on this position:
  • backend engineering
  • cloud systems
  • microservices
  • Docker
  • GCP
  • Go

Project you can join

Key mentions: product company, newly established in Poland ~ intelligent transport industry ~ great brands ~ SaaS

Be part of a new product engineering team, based in Krakow, building a ‘software as-a-service’ platform to create a digital market for global ground-transportation.

You will:

  • independently define solutions to complex problems, identify and use patterns, lead forums, groups and chair meetings, coach more junior levels; 
  • take responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of large stories or epics, coaching junior developers and supporting other team members;

Your responsibilities will be:

  • analysing requirements, researching, designing and writing new software programs;
  • developing existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification;
  • writing and testing code, refining and rewriting it as necessary;
  • investigating new technologies; continually updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications;
  • working closely with other stakeholders, such as product owners, solutions engineers, UX designers, infrastructure engineers, AQA engineers, etc.;
  • consulting clients and colleagues concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems with a view to writing or modifying current operating systems;

We would need you to:

  • Represent a diverse and multi-tech background which will enable you to quickly select tools and work independently in Golang; 
  • Ensure that the “definition of done” extends to the quality assurance; function, feature and load testability; observability and availability of the components delivered;
  • Contribute to the Architectural decisions around the new system:
  • Provide suggestions on how to solve issues in a cleaner, smarter, simpler or more flexible way based on your experience;
  • Undertake code and design reviews and contribute to the ongoing improvement of the way we work;
  • Own delivery of your work end-to-end from collaboration with product owners through to deployment into production and beyond;

Work time division

New features

How we code?

  • Version control: GIT
  • Style guide
  • Code review
  • Pair programming
  • Static code analysis
  • TDD
  • BDD
  • Code metrics
  • Knowledge database

How we test?

  • Unit tests
  • Integration tests
  • System tests
  • Pentests
  • Performance tests
  • Manual testing
  • Test automation
  • CI

How we manage our projects?

  • Methodology: Scrum
  • Who makes architectural decisions? team
  • Who makes technology stack decisions? team
  • Concurrent projects per team member?: 1
  • Opportunity to change between projects
  • Team line-up:
  • Developers: 5
  • PMs: 1
  • QAs: 1
  • Scrum Master, Product Owner, Chief Architect


  • Laptop
  • PC
  • Additional monitor
  • Headphones
  • Personal container
  • Phone
  • Freedom to pick your tools
  • Operating system

Work environment

  • Tech supervisor
  • Open space
  • Separate rooms
  • Dress code
  • Flexible working hours
  • Business trips: some, to London
  • Paid vacation: 20/26 days per year


  • Financial bonus
  • Equity
  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Lunches
  • Conferences
  • Trainings
  • Books
  • Shower
  • Chill room
  • Playroom for children
  • Integration events

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