Vietnam: Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam /
Engineering – Software Engineering /

Build the Smarter Way to Shop!

ShopBack, the #1 rewards and discovery platform in Asia-Pacific, enables shoppers across the region to shop ‘The Smarter Way”. It is a one-stop rewards and discovery platform for users to earn cashback, while delivering performance-based marketing to merchants. First launched in Singapore in 2014, ShopBack has since expanded its reach to Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan,  Australia, and more recently, Vietnam and Korea. In Singapore, the company has also extended its service offering with ShopBack GO, an app-based rewards platform for in-store shopping, dining, and entertainment. We are a passionate team that wants to drive innovation and build a product that we love and are all proud of!

ShopBack partners with over 3,000 merchants including Taobao, Expedia, Shopee, ZALORA to reward its users with cashback across a wide range of categories including general merchandise, travel bookings, fashion, health and beauty, groceries, and food delivery. To date, US$100m in cashback has been awarded to our over 20 million users.

We have global ambitions and are up against international incumbents in a rapidly emerging field! We are expanding our existing team and are looking for passionate talent across APAC to be part of this exciting journey. If you are inspired to take up new challenges and leave a mark on the e-commerce landscape, then come and be part of our growing ShopBack Family!


    • Architect and develop stable and high available web service
    • Lead technical vision in Backend technology trends
    • Rapidly build, iterate, test and deploy new features and products
    • Maintain a high-quality robust codebase
    • Manage and contribute code to large scale projects from inception to completion
    • Inspire engineers to explore and learn the latest technologies in the industry
    • Willing to learn new technologies e.g. NodeJS, ReactJS, etc.


    • Ideally 5+ years of work experience on Backend to serve large-scale and high-traffic projects
    • Minimum 1 year of experience with NodeJS or PHP
    • Open-minded, honest and have a positive attitude towards people
    • Ability to coach and mentor team members in their professional development and build self-sustaining teams
    • Hands on experience working with Backend:
    • Languages/frameworks: NodeJS (most preferred), PHP, Golang, Java, Scala or Python
    • Cloud service: AWS (most preferred), Google Cloud, Heroku
    • Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, ElasticSearch/Solr
    • APIs: RESTful
    • Ability to work as full stack engineer is a big plus