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Lead Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023


At TILT, we're pioneering the future of online shopping. For far too long, the retail experience has been tumbling mindlessly down a path of copy-paste websites, spammy offers, and impersonal checkouts. We're changing that by creating a fresh, interactive, fun way to shop through live streams.


  • Experimental and obsessed with building the best shopping experience in the world.

  • Seriously fast-paced and challenging.

  • Extremely ambitious, friendly and want to win together.

  • You will be proud of your work for years to come.

  • Meritocracy, hard work and high impact are rewarded.

What You'll Do

The Lead Backend Engineer will play a pivotal role in our ambitious mission to create the world's best shopping experience. Some of your responsibilities will be to:

  • Own our backend

  • Implement highly-available systems that scale to millions of users

  • Provide technical leadership to the backend team and others

  • Design and build new features.

  • Communicate challenges to technical and non-technical team members.


  • Experience working in a seriously fast-paced start-up (prefer early stage)

  • Know what it takes to be the best

  • Experience with real-time, scalable, and distributed mobile APIs

  • Must have:

    • AWS

    • Node.js

    • PostgreSQL

  • Nice to have:

    • ElasticSearch/OpenSearch

    • NestJS

    • Terraform

  • Note: You must be in London, UK, for this role. We are not sponsoring visas at the moment.

Perks & Benefits

  • Stock options - we share in our growth

  • Remote team (hybrid work soon)

  • MacBook Pro, display & accessories

  • Competitive salary