Fullstack Developer .NET/Vue.js (promo application)

Location: Russia / Remote /

Smartcat uses a disruptive business model in the $50b language industry, connecting it to a market network where buyers and suppliers can connect, collaborate, and leverage our free-to-use workflow SaaS platform. We’re developing an online environment with professional translation tools offering comprehensive functionality which allows users to automate the translation process as well as related processes, such as:

  • CAT (Computer-Assisted Translation) tool aka Editor

  • Supplier selection and evaluation (Marketplace)

  • Integration with third-party content sources

  • Client management & team management (CRM functionality)

  • Supplier payments and invoicing

Our development process involves a variety of challenging tasks such as extracting translatable text from files and collecting translation quality metrics data. Ensuring the services our platform offers remain scalable and resilient is a challenge in itself.

Smartcat’s architecture is comprised of:

  • Backend: Net Framework 4.7.2 & ASP.Net (WebAPI): We’re currently migrating the application to .NET Core and modernizing the infrastructure — up to 50% of the codebase is on .NET Core in k8s.

  • Frontend: Vue.js 2.6 + Vuex + Typescript 3.7 (Partly Knockout.js).

  • Database: MongoDB 4.0.12.

Your mission:

As part of our team, you will help us develop and maintain the promotional part of our platform as well as related parts. This is the most rapidly changing part, so building architecture components that enable making changes in a fast and reliable way is our top priority.

Your outcomes:

1) Improvement of the existing referral program.

2) Product support and maintenance within the team’s area of ​​responsibility.

3) Backend migration from PHP to C#.


  • Design, develop, and refactor high-loaded web applications with high performance and availability requirements.

  • Continuously improve code quality and eliminate legacy code in the branched piece of code.

  • Conduct code reviews and participate in the development of architectural and design solutions.

  • Create rapid prototypes to validate concepts and test ideas.

  • Сollaborate with other team leads and departments.


  • At least one year of experience creating web pages and applications on any of the following frameworks: Vue.js, AngularJS, Angular 2+, ReactJS as well as willingness to learn more in that direction.

  • Good knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML 5, CSS 3.

  • Good knowledge of C#.

  • Understanding and conscious application of OOP principles and design patterns.

  • Ability and readiness to work in a team, openness, a positive attitude, receptivity to new ideas and willingness to experiment.

  • Experience with NoSQL/ building versioned Web APIs./ Docker, k8s will be a huge plus.

  • Growth-oriented mindset.

  • Written and spoken English is preferred

  • Integrity, full commitment, and a strong sense of ownership.

  • Readiness to work in a highly intense startup environment, requiring extreme focus, a sense of urgency, and persistence to break through.

  • Openness to feedback and different opinions and ideas (growth-oriented mindset), easy-going attitude and high tolerance to cultural differences.

Why joining Smartcat might be your best move so far:

  • Gain experience with a loaded application consisting of dozens of servers, a large MongoDB cluster including more than 30 servers with over a billion records.

  • Apply any modern technologies and DevOps approaches as long as you can justify their value, advantage, and return on investment.

  • Play a key role in the upgrading of our complex high-load application, contribute to the development of its architecture and infrastructure, and most importantly, see the results in action in Smartcat’s live application with real users.

  • The rise of the content economy is causing a massive shift in the language industry. All today’s megatrends — big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning — are converging in it at lightning speed. Smartcat’s disruptive business model taps into this $50b industry with a market network where buyers and suppliers connect, collaborate, and leverage our free-to-use workflow SaaS. The next decade will be the era of market networks and reinventing the $10 trillion service economy, and we’re pioneering this global transformation in all things language-related.

  • You will enjoy building with us. You will drive change in an old-fashioned global language industry while improving the work of hundreds of thousands of people, and helping millions of people exchange knowledge and ideas all around the world.

  • We are a global team of 100+ enthusiastic people, with hubs in Boston, Amsterdam, Limassol, Moscow, and Hong Kong — and our users and partners are scattered all around the globe. We’re eager to succeed and transform the world of language services for the better. We grow aggressively while preserving our culture of empathy. As diverse as we are, we love working and having fun together, and we’re sure you’ll love working with us too.

  • Smartcat is backed by Matrix Partners, FJ Labs, and other top VC firms focusing on SaaS and marketplace startups (you might recognize names like HubSpot, Zendesk, Uber, Stripe, RigUp and Quora in their portfolios). This helps us innovate at a fast pace and learn from top professionals in other industries.

Additional benefits:

  • Employment in accordance with the Labor Code of the Russian Federation.

  • Gym within walking distance of the workplace.

  • Work in-office or remotely. The office is located just 7 minutes walk from the “Otradnoe” metro station.

  • Flexible work schedule.

  • Interesting tasks, the opportunity to work as part of our international team including more than 100+ professionals located around the world in places like Boston, Amsterdam, Limassol, Istanbul, and Moscow.

  • We encourage ambitious thinking. Your professional growth and financial reward will depend solely on your efforts and abilities.

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