Lead Full Stack Developer



Budapest, Hungary
Full Time
3mo ago

Company Description

Interested to solve technological problems? Do you want to shape a new tech-oriented company and build a world-class product with world-class people?

Butopêa, a Hungarian furniture startup brand, connects directly furniture and home decoration manufactures to end customers, cutting the middle men and therefore the price without sacrificing the quality. In combination a true shopping experience, with a world-class support and fast delivery, we strive to make our customers happy.

You would work together with a truly international team speaking German, French, English, Russian among other languages. We have a strong dedication to our vision, having fun at work and enjoy hanging around together.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Lead Full-Stack Developer

You would work together with a small team consisting of the tech founder, backend and front-end developer in creating and maintaining new products in the sphere of E-Commerce, supply chain management, and VR/AR among other fields. You would shape the future of tech products in our company. You are not afraid to get your hands dirty and you have a strong full stack web development background (preferably Python, PHP and JavaScript).

Typical problems that you would solve

  • How to connect our backend Python-based software with our partners via APIs?
  • How could we automate our supply chain management from the arrival of the product to the delivery with our own truck fleet to our customers?
  • How could we scale our backend and optimize performance?
  • How could we deliver to our customers personalized recommendations according to their taste, behavior on- and offsite and social media experiences?
  • How can we help our customer to optimize the process of finding quality furniture in the most convenient way?
  • Helping our customers to find the right product in services or devices, where she or he spends most of its time - e.g. m-commerce, messaging, AR, VR
  • How could we make the fitting of furniture (size and position) more tangible for our customers via mobile phones or future potential AR/VR glasses?
  • How can we effectively work together with external development partners and manage their work?
  • How can we effectively lead a small group of in-house developers to achieve our common goals?


  • You can show extensive experience with web languages (backend languages like Python and NodeJS and frontend frameworks like VueJS)
  • You have already first experience in leading and guiding colleagues
  • You have experience with source control systems (e.g. Git) and understanding of branching strategies (merging, rebasing and cherry-picking)
  • You possess solid relational database experience (PostgreSQL and ElasticSearch but not necessarily a DBA skillset)
  • Docker (creating and modifying Docker images, as well as deployment via Docker Hub) and deployment (experience with Nginx, Docker Swarm, and Linux; preferably Portainer, Cloudflare, and Kubernetes) are not foreign to you
  • You are curious about learning and adopting new technologies, languages and practices
  • You like to hang out with people, communicate with them and work together with them, i.e. you are a team player
  • You are always positive but brutally honest at times
  • But most of all, you are in for a laugh and enjoy yourself

Additional Information

Join a creative, smart, self-motivated, and experienced group of people at a successful company where your input will make a real difference.

We offer flexible working times and a great opportunity for advancement and long-term career building. We believe in investing in the personal development of our people.

The working environment is dynamic with minimal hierarchies, quick decision-making and a pleasant working atmosphere. We are always open for changes and new ideas, even though if they mean that we have to rebuild existing features. You will...

  • be part of an ambitious projects
  • work with an international, energetic and goal-orientated team
  • have real responsibilities from day one
  • be autonomous
  • take a steep learning curve and grow with the company
  • in an open-minded environment
  • develop leadership skills

The job would be based at Budapest on the Buda side at Nyúl utca next to Széll Kálmán tér. Remote work is possible on a later date but we would appreciate to be in the office from time to time.

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