Full Stack Software Developer

Lisbon, Portugal
R&D – Engineering
Unbabel’s “Translation as a Service” platform allows modern enterprises to understand and be understood by their customers in dozens of languages.

Powered by AI and refined by a global community of tens of thousands of human linguists, Unbabel delivers professional-grade content at the scale required by modern enterprises like Facebook, Microsoft, Under Armour, Pinterest and Expedia.

Backed by Scale Venture Partners, Notion, Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Samsung NEXT and Y Combinator, Unbabel is accelerating the shift to a world without language barriers.

We are a diverse team, working everyday to build an outstanding organisational culture, based on strong values of transparency, team spirit and continuous learning, with a fast paced Silicon Valley atmosphere in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal.

We are looking for a mid to senior fullstack developer to build, scale and maintain key platform systems at Unbabel. The Platform team is responsible for all applications, services, tools and real-time systems that support our community of 100K users around the world.


    • Planning and implementation of scalable architectures and services
    • Writing reusable, testable and efficient code
    • Optimization of services and technical resources
    • Profile, Monitor and maintain existing web applications and micro services
    • Support critical applications in production


    • Experience building web apps
    • Good Python coding skills
    • Experience with at least one web framework such as Django or Flask
    • Experience with frontend technologies HTML5, CSS3, JS
    • Experience with at least one frontend frameworks/tools such as jQuery, Vue, Angular, etc.
    • Previous experience with SQL or NoSQL databases
    • Strong debugging skills
    • minimum 2 years experience
    • Continuous drive for improving self and overall tech stack
    • Willingness to learn new technologies and share them with the team
    • Solid english speaking skills

    • Nice to have
    • Knowledge of tools such as Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, Chef, Kubernetes
    • Knowledge of other tech stacks (Elixir, Go, Clojure, etc.)


    • Competitive salary at one of Europe’s leading startups
    • Stimulating startup environment committed to diversity and inclusion
    • Individual budget for training and conferences
    • Individual budget to setup your own workstation (mechanical keyboard, mouse, etc.)
    • Relocation Package
    • Stock options
    • Health Insurance
    • MacBook Pro and external monitor
    • English or Portuguese language courses
    • Surf trips every Friday morning before work
    • Team lunch every Tuesday
    • All-hands trip to the beach once a quarter
    • Yearly company retreat