Senior Backend Developer

As a high-traffic, travel website targeted at the Dutch market, we're looking for a Senior Backend Developer with main focus on server-side Node.js. Our in-house development team recently finished building a new application platform from scratch, using React, Redux and Node.js as primary tools for improving the product experience for our multi-million audience.


You will be part of a solid and efficient development team to drive product and platform innovation. We have a strong need for technical cleverness to create a roadmap that ensures improvements for consumers, but also moving towards Microservices architecture with domain driven design. We are open for new technologies, encourage collaborative decisions and are pushing for multi-disciplinary scrum teams caring about the products we ship.


Your background and skills:
• Continuously learning mindset;
• You have at least 5 years of experience with Node.js and its current ecosystem;
• You have gained your development experience in a web environment and you are aware of the impact of your work on a large consumer audience;
• You have experience optimizing backend performance and determining loading bottlenecks;
• Experience with multiple of: ElasticSearch, Google Cloud Platform, RabbitMQ, Redis, Microservices architecture, ISTIO service mesh, Kubernetes, Docker, Grafana, Prometheus, Multi-threaded/Async programming patterns, Jenkins

• Nice to have some experience with React, Redux, Webpack
• Experience in coaching other developers is a plus 
• Experience in the online travel industry is a big plus


Your tasks/responsibilities:
• Implement new features and components in our Node.js based backend;
• Consistently care for very good test coverage and automation;
• Co-Own our backend architecture and keep a minimal set of documentation up to date;
• Drive continuous evolution of our backend architecture together with your team;
• Help design RESTful APIs that provide outstanding Developer Experience;


We have a beautiful office in the center of Amsterdam, as well as good work-life balance, flexibility, coffee, drinks, daily lunch, table tennis, a competitive football team, social events, and we are looking forward to welcoming you soon!


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