Zedge owns a portfolio of leading digital consumer brands that serve 43 million monthly active users across the globe. One of our companies, GuruShots, is looking for an Experienced Backend Developer to join us! We offer the opportunity to work in a challenging, creative and rewarding environment. The right candidate will play an influential role in the development team.

This is an in-house position with a hybrid format in Vilnius, Lithuania.


⚡️ Develop and maintain complex server-side applications using NestJS framework

⚡️ Developing and maintaining the core libraries for all our microservices

⚡️ Assess the systems architecture currently in place and work with technical staff to recommend solutions to improve it

⚡️ Provide technical guidance in software & platform design, constraints, while working with multiple stakeholders

⚡️ Collaborate with other teams: product, client, devops, qa, bi and liveops

⚡️ Doing it all! from architecture design to data modeling, writing, testing, release and monitoring

⚡️ Work independently and take ownership of projects, demonstrating a "go-doer" mentality to drive projects forward

⚡️ Continuously monitor system performance and proactively identify and address

bottlenecks and areas for improvement.


💪 At least 5 years of “hands-on” backend experience in software development

💪 Strong knowledge of Node JS and server-side frameworks (Preferable NestJS)

💪 Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds

💪 Strong understanding of MICRO SERVICES

💪 Understanding of scalable AWS application hosting (EC2, ECS, S3, SQS)

💪 Understanding of database schemas (Scylla/Casandra, MySQL, Redis, Elastic search)

💪 Strong proficiency with Rest API design & implementation experience

💪 A good understanding of Scale and Performance consideration

💪 Proficient understanding of build management and tools such as NPM and Jenkins

💪 Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git

💪 Technologies Requirements: NodeJS, Redis, ScyllaDB, Elastic Search, MySQL, Docker, AWS EC2/ECS

💪 High-level of English speaking skills

We offer:

💰 Monthly compensation from EUR 4500 gross

💆‍♀️ An actual work-life balance

🩺 Private health insurance (that includes gym and many more things)

🪑 Home office budget (whatever you need – noise-canceling headphones, gaming chair, etc.)

🤓 Learning budget (an amount that can be spent using up to 10% of your working time)

🍔 Wolt gift cards each month

📚 Free books of your choice

🎉 Extra day off on your birthday

🏢 24/7 access to our office located near the city center

About GuruShots

GuruShots is a fun & social platform (App, Web) for photographers of all levels based in Tel Aviv (owned by Zedge Inc, a US public company that owns a portfolio of leading digital consumer brands serving 44 million monthly active users across the globe). Gurushots gives you the opportunity to show your photography skills and share your talent with the world. Join hundreds of photography contests, vote for your favorite photos and get as many votes as you can on your way to the top spot. With prizes ranging from being shown across vast social platforms, or in world famous photography magazines, to being part of REAL exhibitions in photo galleries across the world, this is the ultimate game for any photography lover. Do you have what it takes?

Only selected candidates will be informed.