Backend Engineer, Amsterdam Office - Wakoopa

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Backend Engineer

A backend mastermind who wants to scale up their skills
Hours: Full-time
Location: Amsterdam

We are looking for an experienced backend engineer who can help us tackle the challenges of scaling our API's and databases, improving performance and moving to a microservices oriented architecture. Are you passionate about technology and apply the best tools for the task at hand? Then we are looking for you!

Even though we are looking for a senior engineer, we will also consider your application if your motivation or talent can compensate for your juniority.

Challenges to work on:

  • Scaling up our system and improving performance
  • Helping us to simplify our data models and architecture
  • Improve our API design

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge about architecting and scaling systems
  • At least 3 years working experience
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Ruby on Rails
  • Affinity with automated testing
  • Experience and knowledge of Git
  • English language proficiency
  • Can work autonomously and has a product focussed mindset

What we offer

  • Epic lunches, paid for by the company
  • Macbook
  • Flexible working hours
  • Abundance of fruit, coffee, cookies and the famous Friesdays
  • Competitive salary
  • Yearly educational/conference budget
  • Beautiful city center office
  • Awesome experienced colleagues
  • Travel expenses covered

Are you up for the challenge?