We’re Hiring: Senior Backend Developer @ BusyMachines

We’re looking for an experienced Backend Developer to join our team and develop scalable software products for tech-oriented & innovative companies.

The best candidates are tech-savvy, have a true curiosity for solving challenging problems and are able to work effectively with peer developers.

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Who we’re looking for

Hard skills

  • University degree in Computer Science or related domains;
  • Basic knowledge of data structures, algorithms and Object Oriented decomposition of software, its limitations and advantages;
  • Proven experience of Java, Spring & JVM;
  • Programming skills: keeping code DRY, creating readable and maintainable code;
  • Ability to make engineering decisions at code and infrastructure level;
  • Good knowledge of technologies (SQL, message queues, template engines, HTTP, REST etc);
  • Good knowledge of release management (Maven / Gradle, CI tools like Jenkins;
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn AWS;
  • Familiar with Agile development, source control (Git, SVN), aware of the necessity and efficient use of issue/bug tracking to organise one’s workload;
  • Would be a big plus: noSQL experience (ElasticSearch, Cassandra, MongoDB), big data experience, experience with concurrent programming, familiarity with functional programming, experience with Scala.

Soft skills

  • People who engage in software engineering as an inherently social activity that requires efficient communication, good cooperation and mutual aid;
  • Self learners with a hands-on attitude, not shy in asking for help;
  • People who take responsibility and ownership for work done;
  • People who can explain and document the reasons and thinking behind one’s actions;
  • People who can offer and handle constructive criticism and reviews;
  • People who can handle sardonic comments related to hacker culture, Agile development and other buzzwords of the industry;
  • People who are fluent in spoken and written English.

Why work with us

Competitive salary & bonuses based on performance.

All-inclusive private health plan.

The best tools money can buy – very fast company laptop and at least one secondary screen.

Knowledge exchange & individual coaching for personal development.

The chance to grow a career in a non- corporate environment.

Modern office.

Informal working conditions & home office flexibility.

Office treats, coffee & refreshments.

*All office-related perks will be available once the health crisis ends

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Who we are

We’re a Dutch software company building complete software products for high-tech startups and mature enterprises pushing their industries forward.

We have offices in Amsterdam and Timisoara, with flexible working hours and an open culture. We work with a minimal management approach and have a horizontal company structure.

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