Senior Backend Developer – Amsterdam (8357)


Your new employer is the European leading expert in Online Recruitment Marketing services with offices in 4 major Cities. Unique to their services is the data driven marketing approach. Based on years of experience and more than 100,000 online recruitment campaigns, they have consolidated a unique set of data points to architect and predict the success of a customer recruitment marketing campaign


As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be leading critical product development efforts and get your hands dirty in the implementation of revising the core platform. You’ll be working closely with our CTO and our product development. You will be developing new product offerings, improve existing ones, roll out products to production and ensure all works well in our DTAP. Key to success is automation. Together we will be paving the path to Continuous Delivery.

What you actually will do

  • Contribute to development process improvements through tools and automation and proper DTAP environment setup (working close to our devops engineer)
  • Contribute to design and implementation of scalable and performing production
  • Contribute to design and development of revised application platform on basis of big data technologies that fit current and future data usage scenarios (think of ELK stack)
  • Lead design and implementation efforts of core applications, APIs and services
  • Mentor team members
  • Safe-guard enterprise product quality of APIs and GUIs
  • Strengthen environment, data & application security
  • Realize a path to Continuous Delivery

Functie eisen

Psst…You do not need to tick all the boxes below in order to apply, but just in case you want to know the perfect picture:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban)
  • Product development experience – knowing what it takes to build a future-proof product…
  • Fan and evangelizer of solid development practices (TDD, CI etc.)
  • Experience with rolling out products to production (incl. proper version mngt)
  • Experience leading development efforts and aligning with FE engineers & Data designers
  • Have worked before in distributed team is a plus
  • Love to code (weapons of choice: Symfony, phpunit and phpspec for testing are in your armoury)
  • You see beauty in engineering (event sourcing, CQRS, event driven design, scalable architectures)
  • Experience with solid API design is a big plus
  • Experience working with Relational and non-Relational (NoSQL) Databases;
  • Experience with scalable reporting solutions is a plus (think of Logstash / ElasticSearch / Kibana)
  • Experience with multilayer application design & integrations and dependencies management
  • Experience with TDD and end–to-end testing is plus
  • Experience with data visualization projects is a big plus
  • Experience with data driven products is a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills in English


Salary up to €60k per annum with flexible working hours and budget (and time!) for training purposes