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Senior Backend Developer

Job title Senior Backend Developer
Location Netherlands
Reference: 4269
Contact name: Curtis McGough
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Published: September 14, 2022 5:43

Job Description

Senior Backend Developer (Java/Scala)



Looking to join a multi-billion-dollar company who contribute to a greener, circular economy?

From small businesses to some of the largest, this is a platform for all to be a part of, and you could be a huge factor in providing a greater impact for the future of the platform and projects.

About you

  • Experience in backend development, preferably Java/Scala
  • Experience in e-commerce or distributed systems
  • Experience using an Agile approach
  • Passionate about building great products
  • Collaborative and communicative in a multi-functional team with a results driven mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • EU citizen, or resident in Netherlands

About the role

Being part of a multi-disciplinary interaction product development team, as a Senior Backend Engineer, you’ll work closely with less experienced devs, helping to coach and guide them, whilst sharing ideas and adaptations throughout the whole team.

The focus will be on contact between buyers and sellers, particularly on transactional services to ensure a smooth process throughout.

Utilising microservices based architecture, you will work alongside a Product Manager, Engineering Manager, team of backend, frontend and UX designers, architects, Android/iOS developers, QA, as well as product analysts, whilst collaborating with business developers.

Working together closely, to experiment continuously, whilst failing fast to solve the biggest challenges for users, the product and technology – you will aid in development as well as identifying opportunities to improve both operatively and approach to work.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and design new projects
  • Mentor junior-mid-level developers and guide through architecture and procedures and skills in all areas (coding, tools, processes, testing etc.)
  • Idealise and apply architecture decisions in a collaborative team approach
  • Maintain the domain backend infrastructure
  • Write tests to verify the app in a CD process

What the company offer

  • Genuine opportunity to voice feedback and make a difference to the product and company with value to input
  • Benefits: annual bonus, stock purchase plan
  • Flexible working hours, autonomy to set own agenda and a choice of hardware in mobile and computer
  • Work remotely where needed, whilst also collaborating in-office with the team
  • Up to 4 weeks a year, working from anywhere in the world
  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes
  • 26 days of holidays
  • Additional expenses such as; commuter allowance, subsidised gym membership + monthly massage, life insurance, retirement plan and generous family leave