Lead Backend Developer

Job description

Job description

Felyx is expanding! The coming years we are facing hyper-growth in The Netherlands and the rest of Europe. We are a young and driven scale-up, founded in 2017, with our innovative and sustainable tech platform, we are making swift door-to-door transportation revolution, the new status quo. Do you want to make a social impact on urban mobility and drive change? Do you share our DNA: team-player, tech-driven and values based on integrity? Great! We want you!

We are looking for a Lead Backend Developer to extend our team of software engineers.

Here's the challenge

We work primarily with Golang, but we care much more about general engineering skills than about knowledge of specific programming languages or frameworks. Our ideal candidate enjoys working on both the front-end and back-end parts of any piece of software. Striving to develop high-quality, maintainable software is important for us, as is knowledge of automated software testing. We are a team of 6 developers which you will be a part of.



We get truly excited if you

  • Have 5+ years of commercial programming experience.
  • You will lead a team of software engineers; excellent communication skills are paramount.
  • Have good analytical skills.
  • Have experience with Golang, understanding its pros and cons.
  • Have experience with Rest APIs and complex business logic.
  • Have experience with gRPC services (not a must).
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Have experience and/or good understanding of microservice architectures.
  • Have experience and/or good understanding AMQP, pub/sub systems and message brokers
  • Have experience with Google Cloud Platform (or similar cloud provider - like AWS, Azure)
  • Have experience with relational databases.
  • Have a good understanding of CI/CD processes.
  • Have a need for testing the developed functionality.
  • You are based in the Netherlands.
  • Are fluent in English -Ideally upper-intermediate level

Bonus points if you

  • Like working in an environment where you can work with cutting edge technologies
  • Have a great desire to work a for leading scale up.
  • Other programming language skills (Java/C#, C/C++, PHP, Node.js, Ruby etc.)
  • Experience with mobile app development

What's in it for me?

An ambitious team of entrepreneurial colleagues with a shared passion for our mission. You will work in a transparent, fast-growing and inspirational environment in which you are able to take the lead over your own career and will get challenged on a daily basis! And next to that:

  • 29 paid days off on a full-time basis: 28 on the roll and a day off on your birthday!
  • You will get free Felyx minutes.
  • We want to invest in your future: a good pension plan is therefore in place (1/3 employee, 2/3 employer).
  • We offer 6 weeks of paternity leave with 100% salary for all (upcoming) dads.
  • We take your development seriously and encourage you to grow with the company and within your role.
  • Once we are able to go back to the office (hopefully soon!), we offer a tasty and healthy lunch.

Last but not least: fun, freedom and trust! We're not scared to work our butts off, but this is only possible once we all experience joy in the work that we do every day.

We are very proud of the fact that we have been named by LinkedIn as a top start-up to work at for the second time in a row, together with many other prestigious awards we’ve received since our start in 2017. We are operational in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Groningen, Haarlem, Eindhoven, Den Bosch and Brussels and will be launching many more (European) cities in 2021. We have a strong focus on scaling up internationally.

At felyx we believe thatthe best workplace is onethatrepresentstheworld we live in today. This means we believethatdiversity in thebroadest sense of the word connectsusand drives us forward as a company.

We believethatdiversitygoes hand in hand with different perspectives. It is these different perspectivesthatcan help usbecomebetterand more innovative in findingsolutionsforourcustomers.

Andbecause we believethiscanbeachieved, we are lookingforcolleagueswho are intrinsicallymotivatedandbringthe right experience. Gender, age, sexualorientation or originwill never be a factor andwill never becomeone.

We understand you might not tick all the boxes above. The truth is, we don't either. If you feel up for the ride, we encourage you to apply now!