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Team Lead backend

Backend Remote

Role Description

Our project started six years ago, and now we are a strong company that has created a mod product that is successfully developing and selling. The development team has tripled in the last 2 years and now we need a strong Team leader for the largest development department.


Your area of responsibility:

  • Highly loaded portal (operability).
  • New functionality (development and delivery).
  • Architecture (development).
  • Team (management).

You will do:

  • Analysis of new requirements/estimation of deadlines for their implementation
  • Functionality implementation
  • Performance optimization
  • Data caching
  • Refactoring
  • SQL query optimization
  • Automation
  • Stability support
  • Code review and MR
  • Document creation


  • Experience with or development of highly loaded systems (from 3 years)
  • Background in development on the specified technology stack
  • Ambition to develop/improve oneself and help the company in this
  • Open-mindedness/readiness for changes/responsiveness
  • Stack: Python (synchronous and asynchronous) / Pyramid / AIOHttp / SQLAlchemy / Redis / Docker / Pytest / Alembic / PostgreSQL / Vue.js
  • Knowledge of FastAPI will be an advantage  (transition to it is planned)


  • Challenge: our volumes and workload, solving these tasks will add expertise and a sense of satisfaction.
  • Formal employment and competitive salary.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Leadership position in an international company.
  • Onboarding and in-house training (including English).
  • Friendly atmosphere based on mutual understanding and respect for expertise.

About us

SmartMerch is an accredited IT company. We have created an innovative AI-based recognition product, which has been used by major FMCG companies in Russia, CIS, Southeast Asia and Europe for several years. 

Our close-knit multinational team successfully works remotely in several time zones. Ambitiousness, uniqueness of everyone and mutual respect are our core values.

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Please fill the form below if you feel you are a great fit for our team. We review all of the application within 1-2 weeks.

We believe that everyone should be able to bring their whole selves to work, which is why we are proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability status, gender identity or Veteran status.

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