Technology Amsterdam

Backend Engineer

Interested in using the latest technologies?
Curious to experience a managerless work environment?
Enjoy working in a team where automated testing, continuous delivery, and functional programming are the starting point, not the goal?

Good, keep on reading!

About the job

Our Amsterdam office is looking for a Backend Engineer to solve juicy digital challenges at scale, share expertise with others, and work closely with Reaktor communities in Portugal, Finland, USA and Japan. You will be working within an autonomous team in your day-to-day.

As a Backend Engineer you: 

  • Write software in TypeScript, Kotlin, or whatever else fits best
  • Take care of both the technical and human side of projects
  • Support our frontend developers from time to time

Salary range: €45,000 – €70,000 per year

Ideally you:

  • Have 5+ years of professional development experience
  • Know your way around relational databases such as Postgres
  • Are familiar with Kafka or similar message queues

About Reaktor

Our Amsterdam office has a unique vibe, being a lively mix of 22 nationalities. We offer relocation and visa support to those who decide to join our team from outside of the Netherlands.

Working in teams and helping clients is our bread and butter. Reaktor’s cross functional teams consist of Frontend Engineers, Backend / DevOps & SRE specialists, Designers, Data Scientists, and Coaches. We unite our efforts to help future-thinking companies like adidas, Lego, HBO, Finavia, and FC Liverpool succeed in their world-scale digital endeavours everyday. 

We enjoy working on-site and spending time together, but want to offer you an opportunity for remote work whenever you wish, support your home office set-up and provide a remote-friendly working environment.

Come as you are

We are nowhere near the finish line but we are fully committed to taking the journey towards a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. We are looking to hire, train, compensate and promote people from all backgrounds and walks of life fairly and equally to build the digital future together. You can take a look at Reaktor’s initiatives and actions here and check out Reaktorians’ thoughts on how the tech industry could be a better ally to women.


Sounds like you? We need to meet!

💻 We’ll start with a brief video chat, just to say hi. Hi!

👋🏽 Then we’ll get to know you a bit better. We call this the Attitude interview.

😎 Next up is a technical interview. Tech interviews are cringy, we get it. We try our darndest to be as real world as possible. No brain teasers, or sorting algos here!

📃 Finally, the closing interview. Here we discuss practicalities and make you an offer we hope you can’t refuse.

❤️ You’re in!

So, dear future colleague, we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply below👇🏽

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Careers at Reaktor

We are a strategy, design, and technology partner for forward-thinking companies and societies. Our unmatched execution capability is founded in superior technological skills and strong maker culture. If you want to know more about our way of working and culture, read more in the link below.