HousingAnywhere is hiring a

Back-End Developer (medior/senior) | Head Office Rotterdam | full time

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Your Responsibilities

At Housing Anywhere, we aim to provide the best match for anyone looking for student accommodation. We are a peer-to-peer marketplace, meaning that you will be building an application to satisfy both sides of the student accommodation market. Housing Anywhere is active in 118 countries and 500+ cities. We have partnered with 127+ universities worldwide.

Currently, the platform is built mainly using Go (Golang) backed by a PostgreSQL database. The server components are hosted on a Google Cloud architecture that allows easy scaling. Other technologies and tools that we use are ReactJS, Redux, SASS, Webpack.

Our product team currently consists of 8 people (Product Lead, Product Manager, 2 Front-end developers, 3 back-end developers and a UX/UI Designer. To scale up our team, we are looking for talented developers who have proven work experience in solving complex problems in the related domain. The knowledge of Golang is not required. If you already know Python or Ruby, you will master Golang in 2 weeks.

You will solve complex challenges with the development team and the founding team!

Sounds challenging? Be part of building our startup!

  • An educational background in the field of Computer Science or similar is preferable, although passionate career changers are also welcome.
  • Experience with online marketplaces, service providers and API development is a bonus
  • Working experience in a common programming language besides Go, e.g. C, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, etc
  • Front-end technologies like Javascript, CSS3 and HTML5
  • Database knowledge on queries and maintenance (preferably PostgreSQL)
  • Code versioning in Git
  • Basic understanding of computer security fundamentals and security-minded programming.
  • Basic understanding of (web) user interface design and development.
  • Full-time position (40 hours a week).
  • Starting: ASAP.
  • Probationary period: 1 month (remotely if you are located outside of the Netherlands).
  • Period: we would like to start with a period of 6 months. We will pay for you VISA if you join us from abroad.
  • You will work from our office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Salary that represents your experience and is common for an early stage startup
  • For questions, email Djordy on [email protected]. We will be in touch with you within a few days.
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