TerraCycle Overview:

We are TerraCycle® and we are Eliminating the Idea of Waste®.

Operating in over 21 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, TerraCycle is a global innovator in green business. It partners with many of the world’s largest consumer product companies and retailers to create collection and recycling solutions for hundreds of traditionally non-recyclable waste streams. By working with companies, retailers, governments and consumers, TerraCycle is able to collect and solve for just about every waste stream, from snack wrappers and contact lenses to ocean plastics and cigarette butts, all waste streams that otherwise end up in landfills, oceans, or incinerators. TerraCycle has received hundreds of awards globally and has been highlighted in some of the world's most recognized media outlets, including CNN, Wall St. Journal, Reuters.com New York Times, Forbes and thousands of others.

In May 2019, TerraCycle launched its newest initiative, Loop, a global circular shopping system that enables brands, retailers and consumers to transition from single-use disposable materials to reusable, durable packaging, washed by Loop and refilled by the brands. Loop has engaged many of the world's largest consumer product companies (including P&G, Nestlé, Unilever, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, and Mondelez) and many of the world’s largest retailers in this platform. Loop is currently available in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S, and the greater Paris region in France, with plans to expand into several new markets including Canada, Japan, the UK and Germany in 2021.

About the job:

We are looking for a backend developer who will work with the software architect, lead developer, frontend and mobile developers to build, test and document backend components for mission critical software systems. The backend developer will support business analysts to identify and fix issues.


  • Estimate development effort
  • Plan and execute development tasks
  • Documenting and recording every aspect of an application or software
  • Planning, tracking and scheduling software deliverables
  • Building solutions for critical challenges involving software interfaces
  • Looking for problems within software systems and resolving the issues
  • Developing good working relationships with other employees, such as product owners, business analysts and developers

Personal/soft skills:

  • Problem-solving & conflict resolution: managing and coordinating all of the elements that go into a successful application project requires strong problem-solving skills – both technical and human
  • Communication is a key ingredient in any development position. The developer must proactively ask questions, raise issues and clarify open points
  • Detailed thinking and attention to detaill to make sure the project code meets objectives
  • Creative thinking: the backend developer has to move projects forward to accomplish a build regardless of the obstacles. This takes the ability to think creatively to find alternate solutions or creative ways to solve problems
  • Product knowledge: the backend developer must be familiar with the developed product, its functional requirements and the ecosystem in which it operates

Technical skills:

  • Ruby on Rails (Spree preferred)
  • RDBMS (PostgreSQL)
  • GraphQL
  • APIs (REST, Swagger)
  • Cloud architecture (Heroku, AWS, GCP, CLIs)
  • Security Architecture
  • Automated testing, mocking
  • CI/CD
  • git
  • Agile methodologies

Language Skills:

  • Good communication skills in English, both verbal and written


  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working model: 2 days office, 3 days home office
  • Modern and cozy, eco-conscious office in a central location
  • Conference support, In-house training, Training contribution
  • Great team spirit & supportive environment
  • Beverages, Coffee & Fruit-day

Job description is not all-inclusive. TerraCycle reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. TerraCycle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants must already have the eligibility to work in Hungary.

TerraCycle is committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion.