Back-end Engineer

  • vulica Niamiha, Minsk, Belarus
  • Full-time
  • Department: Technology
  • Contract Type: Long term/Permanent contract

Company Description

Kufar is a nationally recognized brand in Belarus and a place to find a vast variety of offers from both private and corporate users. The product runs on 3 platforms: responsive web, Android app, iOs app. Here are some cool numbers that speak better than words: 2,5 mln active ads, 60,000 new ads every day, 1.67 mln Monthly Active Users, 900,000+ installs and 4.5 rating for Android app. 

Our motto - to provide best matches for buyers and seller's on the most trusted marketplace in Belarus.

Job Description

What you will do:

  • You will work in a highly dynamic environment within a brand new and talented team;
  • Engineer and implement highly scalable systems, using the best development practices and tools;
  • Help define our development environment, and communicate the best development practices within the organisation (i.e. code reviews, testing, etc);
  • Continuously monitor the quality of our systems, design measurements to monitor their health (both the engineering systems and data integrity);
  • Keep on top of the latest and greatest developments in distributed systems and the cloud;
  • Be creative and experiment with new solutions yet pragmatic and committed to code optimisation, maintainability, and quality;
  • Work closely with other teams (Data Science, Product and UX) at Kufar to drive product development.

Tech stack: Go, Рython, Postgres, Kafka, redis, aws services.



  • Golang (have experience or are ready to learn it fast);
  • Experience with PostgreSQL;
  • Good knowledge of microservices architecture;
  • Experience in building and maintaining systems at scale: service discovery, load balancing, secret management, dynamic request routing, circuit breakers and deployment schemes (rolling updates, canary, etc.);
  • Experience with high traffic systems and distributed systems and databases;
  • Development best practices used: Pair programming, code review, clean code, CI/CD preferably with experience in Travis and Spinnaker;
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as SOLID, TDD;
  • Understands Quality by design, and consistently works with Unit testing, Integration Testing.

It's good if you have:

  • Experience with AWS, Docker, Kubernetes;
  • Experience with Redis;
  • Experience with DynamoDB;
  • Experience with Kafka and Kafka Streams;
  • Experience with monitoring tools preferably Grafana;
  • Understanding of DDD.

Soft skills are important as well:

  • Must show initiative, proactively finding and solving product problems;
  • You love developing good quality software;
  • You are open and proactive to discuss different software design alternatives;
  • Ownership and result oriented person;
  • Have a team-player spirit, which benefits the group vs the individual;
  • Good written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Technical and business level English is a must.

Additional Information


  • Working in an international product company with close network of Product colleagues;
  • User-friendly office in the historic centre of Minsk (Niamiga district);
  • Laptop;
  • Medical Insurance;
  • Sport compensation;
  • English language classes;
  • Team buildings, after-work activities;
  • Best colleagues who are ready to sit with your kids or host your cat when you are on vacation;
  • Salary specified in euro.


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