Backend Architect to Whiteaway Group

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Permanent Placement


Are you an experienced Backend Architect? Would you like to join our hypothesis driven and autonomous squads and help us build the best performing and most scalable webshops out there and work with a stack based on React, NextJS, and NodeJS – hosted in AWS?
Then it might be you we are looking for!

You will join a highly skilled tech department of 40 people – including 25 dedicated engineers in the software development unit. A unit you will be joining. We strive to constantly improve ourselves and our squads. We invest time in training and professional sparring and the squads organize frequent blame-free retrospective meetings.

Your daily responsibilities will cover the following 
  • Help set the direction of our backend architecture
  • Implement and inspire best practices in our teams
  • Participate in architectural discussions and decisions regarding tech strategy
  • Mentor and help develop your more junior colleagues
  • Continuously implement and maintain new e-commerce solutions
  • You will help innovate and bring our platform to the next level

We are organized in agile, autonomous product squads. We are outcome focused. We formulate a hypothesis and then the squad designs and run experiments to find the best way of achieving the desired outcomes. We have a DevOps mindset and deploy our microservices many times every day. We strive to make the code great to begin with but focus on observability and debuggability. You and the rest of your squad will be empowered to make decisions on your own. You will become a key part of developing the next iteration of our webshops – our goal is to create the best performing and most scalable webshops out there.

Your profile 

  • You have extensive experience with NodeJS or other server-side programming languages such as C#, Java or PHP
  • You have a vision for how you see large scale commerce architecture in the future
  • You are able to get people on-board and drive cross-squad tech initiatives
  • You are able to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems and communicate them to others.
  • You have experience with large cloud based systems and Infrastructure components such as AWS, MySQL databases, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • You know how to work with Domain Driven Design, Test Driven Development, and have experience with different design patterns

Whiteaway Group sells and ships household appliances to customers in all of Scandinavia, with an ongoing focus on great customer experiences. It all started as an idea, a fresh approach to the market and a digital mindset. This is still what makes us tick – we are change-makers at heart. From a humble start in Denmark, we have shown strong growth – and we have huge ambitions still. Ambitions, ideas, and exciting projects to fuel your personal growth as well as ours.

You will join an amazing workplace, including: 

  • A dynamic and international environment with room for you to be you
  • Endless opportunities and professional development for you to make an impact
  • A flat organization with a high degree of independence and short decision paths
  • Attractive settings for the job: flexible work hours, health care, lunch scheme, gym, and an active staff association

About our Group
Growth is our game. Passionate people with ambitious drive to build a successful business. Through several online shops, franchise chains and wholesalers we sell and ship appliances. It all started as an idea in the backroom of a Danish kitchen store with a fresh approach to the market and a digital mindset. Grounded in innovation and honesty, delivering frictionless customer experience. This is still what makes us tick. Today, we are the leading supplier in Scandinavia in our field. Our customers know us as Skousen, Tretti and Whiteaway. Although we are constantly developing our skills, our work is never done. At Whiteaway Group you will find an open-minded and energetic tribe of 280 passionate colleagues that invites you in on the journey. Challenging status quo.


Application and interest
EPICO Search are recruitment partner to Whiteaway Group for this position. Any enquiries regarding this role may be directed to Regional Manager, Annette Hjordt-Nielsen on +45 61 61 74 36

As we want the position filled as soon as possible, we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.