Head of Back-end Development (m/f/d) - Golang / Node.js

Berlin /
Engineering – Back-End /
Permanent Full-Time
Based in Berlin and Chicago, we at Fit Analytics are working together to tackle a single problem: making it easy for online shoppers to find the right clothes size. We help some of the world’s largest clothing brands solve sizing issues, boost conversions and slash returns.

OUR VISION is a world with zero returns in apparel (and footwear) e-commerce resulting from a truly personalized, worry-free shopping experience.
OUR MISSION is to use the power of machine learning to help fashion shoppers buy with confidence and eliminate the need for returns.

Fit Analytics — the world’s leading size advisor solution for online clothes shopping — is looking for a motivated full-time Head for its Back-end team (m/f/d). If you are passionate about writing correct, elegant, flexible and performant code, sharing your knowledge with your team members and are ready to use your skills to shape the future of the online fashion industry, we want to hear from you!

What The Role As Head of our Back-end Team Involves

    • Leading, managing, and growing our back-end development team 
    • Maintaining a positive, productive, and open-minded work environment
    • Using your extensive practical expertise to help teams design, build and scale efficient, elegant back-end and full-stack applications on Google Cloud Platform
    • Contributing to our Golang code base
    • Playing a key role in designing microservices architecture
    • Mentoring team members, reviewing source code, discussing technical concepts, documenting architecture and engineering practices, and encouraging writing maintainable high-quality software
    • Developing tools to seamlessly control our Google Cloud-based infrastructure
    • Working together with other technical and non-technical team leaders to ensure that our products stay the best on the market 

What We're Looking for in You

    • Degree in Computer Science (or other relevant field) or equivalent experience 
    • 5+ years of relevant industry experience as a Software Developer
    • 2+ years experience in leading tech teams
    • Solid experience and understanding of idioms in at least one of the following languages: Golang, Node.js, C
    • Familiarity with cloud computing, specifically Kubernetes and Docker
    • Knowledge of Linux / Unix systems
    • Innovative and self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills
    • Fluency in English

What We Offer You

    • Hands-on experience with a product that is revolutionizing the apparel & footwear market
    • The opportunity to become a key part of Fit Analytics’ growth story
    • A spot in our smart, creative and highly motivated international team
    • Daily breakfast and lunch plus regular team events
What We Do at Fit Analytics

The Fit Analytics' platform combines the world's largest database of garment and fit information with hundreds of billions of purchase records and consumer preferences. Our products Fit Finder, Fit Connect, Fit Intelligence and Fit Source help clothing and apparel companies instantly access the power of machine learning to deliver a perfect fit for customers. By applying the power of machine learning to this unique data set, we've created a range of innovative solutions to help drive improvements throughout the apparel lifecycle from manufacturing to marketing. Leading apparel brands and retailers across six continents trust our platform to solve sizing at scale and deliver meaningful bottom-line impact. Our clients include the likes of Zara, Asos, Hugo Boss, JD Sports, Bershka, The North Face, Tommy Hilfiger, Uniqlo, Calvin Klein and many more!

Why We’re Different

We're not sitting around wondering what the product is and burning other people's money while expecting everyone to work ridiculous hours for little reward. We're profitable, organized, and already providing a unique solution that delivers huge value to our partners while helping millions of people a month shop better online.

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