Via is looking for a talented Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our R&D center in Sofia. As Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will be part of an Engineering team responsible for Via’s production of world-class, highly scalable backend microservices and robust infrastructure to deliver Via's powerful TransitTech platform across the globe. You will also build the cloud-based tools that enable Via's dispatch operators and drivers to seamlessly handle real-time mobility on a mass scale.

What You’ll Do

  • Implement the components that bind complex routing, real-time customer and driver management, and mass scale user communication into a complete, mission critical service.
  • Define and implement effective cloud infrastructure scaling solutions based on best-in-class standard tools.
  • Design and implement POCs (proof of concept) and production ready sub-systems to handle customer service, advanced analytics, operational shift management, and more.

Who You Are

  • You have 5+ years of backend programming experience
  • You have sound algorithms and data structures knowledge and are comfortable working in C++/Go/Java/Python
  • You are familiar with cloud-based deployment (AWS, GCP or other platforms) as well as Docker and Kubernetes
  • You are not afraid of multitasking or switching between different programming languages, each suitable for different tasks
  • You are a fast learner; you can quickly master concepts, disciplines and methods
  • You are a flexible team player with great communication skills
  • You are pragmatic; when you hear about a difficult problem, you are able to simplify it so that you can easily solve it
  • You are concise; you get stuff done in a simple, elegant way
  • Fluent in Bulgarian and English

What Catches Our Eye

  • BSc in Computer Science or similar
  • Independent, flexible and adaptive to change
  • Experience working in a SaaS environment
  • Experience working on projects with short deadlines

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around. 

With the addition of Remix into our portfolio, we created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.

Ready to join the ride?

Via is an equal opportunities employer.

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