Lead Full-stack Engineer

Marley Spoon
Marley Spoon makes it easy to cook a delicious meal at home

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Marley Spoon (ASE:MMM) is bringing delightful, market fresh and easy cooking back to the people, while re-inventing the global food supply chain to reduce unethical food waste. We are connecting consumers with quality producers, providing fresh food directly to customer's homes and we are present in Europe, the US and Australia, shipping our product to about 50.000 zip codes.

As the company is scaling, there's lots of transformation, migrations and new projects going on within the tech team which consists of 40 engineers divided into 6 Scrum teams. And as we're now expending our team to Lisbon, we're looking for a team lead to help us make the move from our monolith, serving both customers and our support-team, to an SPA and microservices architecture. The person will be driving the process of building a new admin panel from scratch that will support the company's scaling strategy and ensure excellent customer experience.

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • GraphQL APIs are built with Ruby on Rails
  • ReactJS with Next.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • Event-architecture built with Kafka and custom Ruby-based tooling
  • CI/CD pipeline with Codeship
  • Terraform and Ansible to manage our infrastructure
  • Kubernetes cluster running on AWS

Your role

  • Lead and drive a team of 2-3 engineers
  • Act as a technical product manager (later on a full time product manager will be added)
  • Manage communication with the Berlin peer engineering team & customer support in Lisbon
  • Shape the future of our ReactJS customer support application
  • Improve our GraphQL API to serve the customer communication frontend
  • Take over responsibility for existing and future backend services
  • Keep our legacy procurement & production application up and running for ~6 months (we're in the process of migrating to an external ERP system)
  • Write testable and readable code, that runs fast and reliably
  • Work closely with your local customer communication and your Berlin based peer team

Main requirements

This is you

  • 5+ years of programming experience in a dynamically typed language
  • Proficient in Ruby
  • Roughly 1 year of experience in ReactJS or other frontend framework
  • Proven experience of working with relational databases
  • Strong testing mindset
  • Successful track record in leading an engineering team
  • Good project management skills / technical product management skills
  • A drive to learn and improve yourself and others around you
  • Willing to work in Lisbon-Berlin multi site set-up (small Lisbon team) /w ~6 weeks travel to Berlin

Nice to have

  • Docker + Kubernetes knowledge
  • Event architectures and Kafka
  • Knowledge of NoSQL database systems


  • Responsibility, Autonomy, Impact
  • Flexible working hours, home office and remote work
  • Spend 5% of your working time on personal learning and development
  • Conference / Training budget
  • Possibility to trade part of your salary for double the amount of stock options
  • Our beautiful and cozy office is located in the heart of Lisbon
  • Craving for a fancy Espresso? We've got you covered! If coffee is not your cup of tea, we've also got tea and soft drinks
  • An open, diverse and respectful culture with over 50 nationalities

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