Senior Backend Engineer in Amsterdam

Catawiki

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Job Description

Who we are

A piece of the moon, a complete dinosaur skeleton, the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across extraordinary objects such as these every day.

As Europe’s fastest growing online auction platform, our mission is to make special objects available to everyone. In fact, 14 million users are buying and selling on Catawiki every month. This means we are continually growing and always on the lookout for new talent!

Born and raised in The Netherlands, we started in 2008 as a platform where collectors could manage their collections online. Yet, times change, ideas evolve, and in 2011 we hosted our first online auction and we haven’t looked back since! We’ve now grown to 500 Catawikians working across 7 international offices and are proud to have maintained our start-up mentality.  

What you will do

As one of the fastest growing Online companies in Europe, we offer a unique opportunity for you, as a Ruby on Rails developer. The team collaborates on solving some complex development tasks that result from our continually increasing numbers of sellers and buyers (14 million monthly visitors and rising!). We’ve already implemented localisations for various European countries and will be expanding even further, outside of Europe, in the near future.

That is why we need your help; we want to expand our team by introducing even more expert knowledge. You will work on challenges around scale, microservice architecture and implementing new features in Product focused innovation teams in which Front-End developers, Back-End developers, a Designer, a Data Scientist, and a Product Owner all work closely together. We are driven by A/B-testing and automated testing, which allows us to do multiple releases per day on our high-traffic website.

You will work with Ruby on Rails, nginx, MySql, Redis, ElasticSearch, Javascript, React, and Git in an agile development team of 60+ developers (and growing). We have headquarters in both Assen and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

Who you are

A Ruby on Rails developer who speaks excellent English. You have

  • Significant experience in building complex web applications using Rails development.
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL)
  • Worked on high-traffic websites (preferred)
  • Experience with A/B-testing and conversion optimisation (preferred)

Here’s what we can offer you

  • A diverse and international team with over 40 different nationalities.
  • Trendy offices located in the heart of Amsterdam and Assen with an easy-going atmosphere.
  • Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.
  • Tailor-made trainings to facilitate your personal and professional growth.
  • The fun part! Our Activity Committee plan everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!
  • And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a pension plan paid for by Catawiki.

Interested?

Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page.

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