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Backend Developer - Optimove

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Job Title
Backend Developer
Job Location
Scotland, Dundee
Job Description

Optimove is a global marketing tech company, recognized as a Leader by Forrester and a Challenger by Gartner. We work with some of the world's most exciting brands, such as Papa John's, Staples, and Entain, who love our thought-provoking combination of art and science. With a strong product, a proven business, and the DNA of a vibrant, fast-growing startup, we're on the cusp of our next growth spurt. It's the perfect time to join our team of ~400 thinkers and doers across NYC, LDN, TLV, and other locations, where 2 of every 3 managers were promoted from within. Growing your career with Optimove is basically guaranteed. 

Based in Dundee, Scotland, our R&D operation is a dynamic environment, where every developer can impact the flow of technology – from introducing the smallest library to making big infrastructure changes. We welcome open-minded developers who like to share knowledge and help each other to push Optimove forward using the cutting edge of today’s tech. We are looking for talented developers, and strong and energetic A-players interested in developing cutting-edge technology to make an impact on our company and on the entire MarTech industry.
  • Design and develop Optimove’s personalization SaaS product in Python and TypeScript/JavaScript and build and deploy with AWS. 
  • Work in Agile process with Product Managers, UX Designers, and other TLs. 
  • Identify and implement improvements to data quality, reliability & efficiency at the level of the whole system. 
  • Solve various product challenges with creative solutions.
  • Work both autonomously and collaboratively with the team and other Optimove teams. 
  • B.Sc. (or higher) in Computer Science, or equivalent. 
  • 2-3 years of experience developing web APIs on server-less infrastructure in Python (or a similar language).
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and scalable web architecture. 
  • Passion for clean and readable code and a responsive and high-performing web experience. 
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git.
  • Knowledge in using CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications.
  • A clear perception of core AWS services uses and basic AWS architecture best practices.
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS Lambda.
  • Proficiency in using AWS service APIs, AWS CLI and SDKs to write applications.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK – we are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.
  • Experience with working in a global organization or with offshore teams 
  • AWS certification or any other certifications

Working in a Hybrid model- Part-time working from the office in Dundee.


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Optimove Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Optimove Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

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Optimove Total Amount Raised


Optimove Funding Rounds

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  • Secondary Market

    $75,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $20,000,000 USD