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Backend Developer



Software Engineering
Ghent, Belgium · United States
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024
As a rapidly scaling global SaaS unicorn, Deliverect stands at the forefront of revolutionising technological solutions for the dynamic hospitality and Q-commerce sectors. Our mission is clear: to empower ambitious individuals with the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on business. Developing in their professional careers, all the while being a part of something larger than themselves.
Omnichannel Innovation
Our omnichannel solution serves as the driving force behind order management for fast-paced operations, providing seamless experiences for businesses and their customers. With real-time insights and analytics, our versatile and adaptable solution caters to businesses of all sizes in the hospitality and Q-commerce industry, spanning restaurants, delivery services, grocery stores, and more. With Deliverect, businesses don't just survive; they thrive in an ever-changing global landscape.
Unlocking Benefits
Our meticulously crafted solutions provide a multitude of benefits:
Growing Sales: Acting as a catalyst, we propel businesses to expand their customer base, accelerating order processing and improving order delivery times.
Optimised Operations: As specialists in fine-tuning business operations, we elevate overall efficiency while concurrently reducing operational costs.
Elevated Customer Satisfaction: Deliverect supports businesses in offering customers faster delivery times and a seamless ordering experience, ensuring unparalleled customer satisfaction.
Dynamic Team and Values
Embarking on our global expansion journey across strategic hubs in Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Asia, and the Middle East, Deliverect is fuelled by ambition and mutual respect. Our tight-knit team thrives on continuous enhancements and personal growth.
Guided by unwavering values of ownership, collaboration, and learning, we provide individuals with an environment to conquer challenges and build determination. Our culture is deeply rooted in our growth story, originating from our Belgian startup roots. From our humble beginnings, we defied all odds in unity, transforming into a global force in the tech industry. We leave a positive impact on our customers and the individuals we serve, creating a lasting legacy in our collective journey.
Department Focus
Welcome to the epicentre of the digital ordering revolution—Deliverect. Within our Product Department, we stand unwavering in our dedication to consistently and efficiently deliver groundbreaking solutions to the global marketplace. Our mission is more than a goal; it's a commitment to bridging the gap between customers and the businesses they hold dear.
Whether streamlining digital ordering for delivery or on-premise service, we are the architects of tools that empower businesses to flourish in our swiftly evolving digital landscape. Behind the scenes, our engineers, designers, and product managers are fueled by boundless passion and innovation, perpetually pushing the boundaries of what's possible. In our world, the word "impossible" finds no home.
We're not just thinkers; we're doers on a grand scale, acting on ideas that create fresh and improved ways to serve our customers. Our products, relied upon by businesses across the globe, represent our integral role in their success—a role we take immense pride in.
Our commitment goes beyond crafting products; it's about creating experiences. User-friendly, dependable, and scalable, we design and build technology that empowers without overwhelming, always keeping simplicity and user-friendliness at the forefront. Join us in the Product Department, where innovation is not just a buzzword—it's our way of life.
As a Backend Developer at Deliverect, you'll play a pivotal role in revolutionising the food-tech industry. You'll be the architect behind the scenes, crafting the robust backend systems that empower restaurant owners to thrive in the age of online delivery.
Through your expertise in building and maintaining APIs, you'll connect Deliverect to a vast network of delivery partners, both national and global. These seamless integrations will provide businesses with unprecedented choice and control, allowing them to optimise their delivery operations and curate the perfect delivery experience for their customers.
Furthermore, your innovative spirit will be instrumental in developing intelligent algorithms that go beyond simple order processing. Imagine crafting solutions that help businesses streamline operations, reduce costs, and optimise their value offerings – that's the kind of impact you'll make at Deliverect.

A Typical Day

  • Design and develop robust RESTful APIs that seamlessly integrate Deliverect with various delivery partner platforms.
  • Collaborate with product managers to develop innovative algorithms that empower restaurants to optimise their operations and enhance the overall delivery experience.
  • Constantly strive to improve code efficiency and scalability, ensuring our backend systems can handle ever-growing demands from a booming online food delivery market.
  • Actively research and propose the adoption of new technologies and frameworks to tackle complex challenges and continuously improve Deliverect's backend infrastructure.
  • While your primary focus is backend development, you may have opportunities to interact directly with customers, gaining valuable insights into their needs and informing future innovations.
  • Thrive in a team environment, working closely with fellow developers, product managers, and designers to translate Deliverect's vision into a reality.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code, adhering to best practices and test-driven development principles.
  • Embrace a growth mindset, staying current with the latest advancements in backend development technologies and best practices.

Your Expertise

  • Extensive experience working on large codebases as a Backend Developer (4+ years minimum).
  • In-depth knowledge of building and maintaining Web/REST APIs, with a strong understanding of API design principles.
  • Strong proficiency in a backend programming language like Python, a popular choice for building scalable and maintainable web applications.
  • A commitment to writing clean, well-documented, and well-tested code, adhering to test-driven development principles.
  • Strong desire to collaborate effectively within a team environment, fostering open communication and knowledge sharing.
  • Passion for staying abreast of emerging technologies and a willingness to propose and integrate new solutions that enhance Deliverect's backend infrastructure.
  • Commitment to continuous learning, eager to expand your skill set through exploration, online courses, or participation in relevant conferences.
Join Deliverect: Where You Shape Tomorrow's Success
At Deliverect, we're not just seeking team members; we're on the lookout for dynamic individuals who thrive in a fast-paced SaaS environment. We are fuelled by perceptive, ambitious, and determined professionals who embrace challenges and turn them into opportunities for innovation.
What We Bring to the Table:
Unicorn Status: Join a fast-growing SaaS unicorn at the forefront of the order management industry.
Learning Opportunities: We invest in your growth with a dedicated learning budget and clear learning pathways.
Inclusive Policies: Our paternity/maternity policies, enhanced vacation entitlement, and working arrangements reflect our commitment to your success.
Diverse Team: Become part of an international team that values diversity, fostering a culture of transparency and visibility.
A Peek into Life at Deliverect:
Performance-Driven Freedom: Your contributions speak louder than the clock. Achieve flexibility by focusing on what matters—delivering impactful results. Your autonomy in choosing how you achieve success is recognised and celebrated.
Innovation Hub: Immerse yourself in a culture of constant innovation, where weekly releases and new features keep our products at the forefront.
Big Challenges, Bigger Solutions: Be part of a mission to solve some of the global tech industry's most significant challenges.
Equal Opportunities at Deliverect:
We're committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented individuals, fostering a workplace where everyone is treated with respect and provided equal opportunities to thrive.
Rights to Work:
While we welcome diverse backgrounds, it's crucial to note that applicants must have the legal right to work in the country of the role. Though we value contributions from various backgrounds, we currently can't offer financial support for relocation or travel assistance.
Supporting Your Journey:
If you need assistance or support during our recruitment process or require accommodations due to a disability, reach out to us at talent@deliverect.com. Join Deliverect, a workplace where culture meets career advancement.