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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!

Lightspeed is a one-stop commerce platform that empowers merchants around the world to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our culture is through shared values and initiatives that support our employees, we encourage a work-life that works for everyone. Your happiness, whether you're working, hustling, or vacationing, is at the core of our company.

 

The Team

We are the eCommerce business unit and our primary goal is to enable our merchants to grow their businesses. As Lightspeed grows, we are bringing and integrating with various parts of the Lightspeed ecosystem including payments, shipping, and other services to help our merchants build the most unique experience for their customers.

For this role, you can be located in the Netherlands, Germany, the UK, France, Belgium or Switzerland. You can work from one of our offices or remotely from those listed locations. Most of this team is based in Amsterdam.

 

What you’ll be doing:

We’re looking for a talented Software Engineer with a focus on Front-End. You will work on our flagship eCommerce product and own the delivery of major features from the design phase to the production release. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple technology stacks, ranging from customer-facing technologies, working with big data, building and maintaining distributed systems, and everything in between. 

  • Deliver best in class user experiences to our merchants in collaboration with UX designers, product managers, and other developers
  • Build reusable components to build faster with higher quality and consistency
  • Drive and own the technical challenges in the team
  • Participate in development planning, retrospectives and demos
  • Collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders to achieve the technical objectives
  • Contribute to the team’s culture by joining discussions and challenging your peers
  • Extending your own skills by learning from and growing with the team

Feel free to take a look at our Tech Stack here: https://stackshare.io/lightspeed/lightspeed

 

What you need to bring to the team:

  • Experience in Javascript/TypeScript and modern frameworks such as Vue and/or React
  • Familiarity with GraphQL and Node.js
  • Experience in software development lifecycles, coding standards, source control management, code reviews, build processes, testing, and monitoring
  • Strong understanding of Agile development and continuous delivery
  • Attention to detail and have the ability to think abstractly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function effectively in a team environment with minimum supervision
  • Have an open mindset about seeking improvement and feedback
  • Eager to make decisions and not afraid of making mistakes
  • Full working proficiency in English
  • An appetite for learning

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Experience of PHP or other web development languages
  • Experience of Golang
  • Knowledge of eCommerce / POS systems

We know that people are more than what’s on their CV. If you are unsure that you have the right profile for the role? Hit the ‘Apply’ button and give it a try!

 

What’s in it for you?

Come live the Lightspeed experience

  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture and the possibility of fully remote work
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.
  • All of our work is business-driven
  • Our developers work on Macbook Pros
  • Our code is stored in Github and we make extensive use of pull requests in order to review each other’s work
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale 
  • Exposure to modern and proven technology
  • Opportunity to learn and expand your skill set
  • Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family

...and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners)
  • 20 legal + 5 extra-legal paid vacation days
  • Pension contribution and holiday allowance
  • Health and wellness benefit of 400€ per year
  • Mental health online platform and counseling & coaching services
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • Language classes & LinkedIn Learning license
  • Volunteer day
  • Transit allowance
  • Food & drinks, daily office lunch
  • Yoga & Bootcamp classes
  • Central office in the heart of Amsterdam

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:
Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine in over 100 countries. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, the USA, Europe, and APAC.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. We dream big and we’re looking for people who do the same. With us, career milestones happen often and we celebrate every one. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!