Hatch is hiring a

Back-End Developer

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Company

Hatch is a on a mission to make the world shoppable! By listing retail purchase options (both online and in-store) on brand websites around the globe, consumers have various buying options at their fingertips with an immediate path to purchase. Our platform imports product inventories from thousands of retailers on a near real-time basis. This allows Hatch to list offers or nearby purchase options for virtually any product worldwide.

The solution instantly adds e-commerce capabilities to a brand website without a need for brands to invest heavily in an e-commerce platform and operations such as logistics, support, returns, development, warehousing while acting in a highly competitive and knowledge intense e-commerce landscape. Hatch adds even more value by measuring retail sales conversion and providing brands with a real-time reporting dashboard.

We value our people and make sure that working at Hatch is fun!

We love our health and have daily free fresh fruit for everyone. Next to that we have good Coffee (Jura), weekly company drinks, awesome quarterly company events and all kind of fun initiatives like the running club or the breakfast club.

We take work seriously but ensure we have a good work/life/fun balance. We even have a Ping-Pong table in the middle of the office!

The Role

We are looking for a talented individual to join our growing technology team. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated, likes challenges, and loves coding. In this position you’ll help the team to deliver state-of-the-art, high performing back-end solutions.

As our new Back End Developer, you will be part of one of the squads (scrum-teams). The squad consists of a selection of highly skilled individuals such as yourself, including front-end developers, back-end developers, test (automation) engineers, dev/ops engineers, etc.

Your squad will be working on a project using the latest technologies, such as AWS, Springboot, Apache Spark/Flink, Kafka, Netflix Zuul, MongoDb, ElasitcSearch, Hazelcast, Gradle, Docker, Gitlab CI, etc. The usage of the latest technologies combined with the freedom and expectation of introducing new technologies will make your daily work exciting and challenging.


You do not need to fill in all the boxes below in order to apply.

What you see below, paints the ideal picture, and we can work well with people that have appetite to excel, foundation to build on and potential to succeed.

Our perfect picture:

Qualifications, skills, experience

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree, in Computer Science, IT Engineering or Information Systems.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in complex environments in a similar position
  • Applied knowledge of Java 7/8/9, Scala, SQL, Akka, Maven, SBT,
  • Applied knowledge of best design and development practices and principles
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum or Kanban).
  • Experience with GitLab CI & Ansible (continuous integration/continuous deployment).
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence.
  • Experience in e-commerce business is an advantage
  • Significant experience with Java, AWS, Spring, Apache Spark/Flink, Kafka, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Git, Gradle

Interpersonal / soft skills:

  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership.
  • Good team player and communicator with a flexible, customer-driven attitude.
  • Agile / Lean attitude and mindset.
  • Believe in daily improvement, easily adapt to change and have fun while doing it.
  • Work well independently and within a team.
  • Ambition to grow through experience, curiosity to understand new technologies.
  • Ability to work cross-culturally and across regions
  • Excellent communication skills in English


Hatch provides excellent benefits and a fun place to work including:

  • Being part of a very successful fast-growing company;
  • Top location in Amsterdam;
  • Very talented and progressive international team;
  • Agile work environment;
  • Start-Up/Scale-Up culture & mindset;
  • Free fresh fruit and good coffee;
  • Weekly company drinks and awesome quarterly events;
  • Competitive salary;
  • 26 holidays per year;
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.

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