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Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join one of our squads where you will be supporting Lightspeed’s Hospitality product group on the mission to expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our advanced hospitality commerce platform. 

For this role specifically, you will be joining the team focused on the Lightspeed Integrations that allow our customers to expand their business workflows. Our mission is to make sure that our flagship product is perfect for our target audience in EMEA and NOAM markets and provides a variety of integrations with our partners.

You will join a healthy and collaborative team, continuously improving our engineering practices, and delivering state-of-the-art technology, all while keeping it fun. Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences hospitality!


Lightspeed is happy to offer relocation for this role. We have a fantastic modern office in Tbilisi that you can work from =]


What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Work alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will contribute to the omnichannel product by building new features and creative workflows.
  • Create and extend the functionality of our products by contributing to our microservice-based platform running on AWS.
  • Your daily tasks will be split between development of new features and supporting existing integrations with our partners, while new features will dominate as we constantly open new markets.
  • Report to the Team Lead of Development and have frequent interactions with Product Managers, Product Designers, and Platform Teams.
  • Take part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorm on innovative ideas that challenge the /status quo/, and implement solutions.
  • Act as an advocate for the highest code quality and ownership while contributing to the health of the infrastructure.
  • Raise the bar and elevate your team by sharing knowledge and best practices while always seeking improvement and progress.


Feel free to take a look at our Tech Stack here.


What you'll be bringing to the team: 

  • Outstanding Java knowledge with 3+ years of production usage experience
  • Spring Boot, Maven or Gradle
  • A solid foundation of knowledge in computer science
  • Communication skills in English and Russian


 What will increase your chances:

  • One additional backend language (Python, Go)
  • Experience writing automated unit and functional tests
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with cloud environments like GCP, AWS, and cloud solutions like Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Experience with real-time messaging systems (Pub/Sub, Kafka, etc.)
  • Experience with both relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases
  • Computer Sciences degree or equivalent


What's in it for you:

  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture, and the possibility of remote work
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale 
  • Exposure to modern and proven technology 
  • Tons of growth opportunities into technical or people management roles
  • Full suite of benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
  • Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Opportunity to learn, expand your skillset, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story.

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.

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