Backend Developer
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
2 dagen geleden

Job description

We're looking for a Backend Developer to join our diverse technical team, you'll be an integral part of implementing and maintaining a secure and tested application, frequently liaising with other teams across disciplines.


  • Work closely across engineering and product development to deliver high-quality software that provides direct value to farmers and enterprises
  • Support your colleagues from the Data Science team with tools and frameworks to speed up their own feature development
  • As part of the team you will contribute to the why (roadmap), what (story review), how (detailed design and architecture), and when (work estimation, deadlines etc.
  • we build the product plans

  • Work well in a team, fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation
  • Provide 3rd Line Support (identify, troubleshoot, fix and workaround) for applications and services you own your code!
  • Write applications that are modular, well tested, easy to maintain
  • Develop, deploy and maintain back-end services and APIs, for internal or external use.
  • Requirements

    If you are a fast learner who thrives in challenging environments and has a creative yet pragmatic approach to problem-solving, read on!

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or relevant work experience
  • Develop a testable, readable, easy to refactor code base that is easy to extend and maintain with time
  • Are experienced with concepts like microservices, functional programming, serverless and distributed computing
  • Understand fundamental principles around database, API, and library design
  • Familiar with building resilient and scalable big-data pipelines, data lakes and data warehouses
  • Have an eye for optimization of processes, algorithms, code bases, data flow
  • Experienced with code integration and deployment, validating your implementation through automated and manual testing, monitoring services and debugging issues in a production environment
  • You challenge assumptions and help the team identify blind spots
  • You are a team player with excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, who is curious by nature and takes ownership at work
  • You can write scalable cloud-based services and programmable REST interfaces
  • Experience working with the following classes of technologies
  • A back-end language and a web service framework (highly desired : C# Web API)
  • Working understanding of MVC (i.e. Entity Framework etc.)
  • Relational and non-relational databases (SQL Server, MongoDB)
  • RESTful APIs (consuming data from various other services)
  • Experience using source control (e.g. Git)
  • Are able and eager to learn any of the above if you aren’t that experienced with them yet!

    We are Connecterra :

    We build an AI that will impact the future of our planet.

    As a full-stack technology company, our engineering challenges range from designing hardware sensors to building a machine learning platform, a farmers’ assistant that can run a dairy farm more effective than a human.

    We call it Ida. She learns about the behavior of farmers and cows, then provides guidance on making better decisions.

    Join us to build an AI that has purpose.

    Learn more about us or check out our .

    The Tech Team

    The Connecterra Engineering and Tech Team is at the core of our company. We keep all systems running and build powerful housing for our AI to grow and learn.

    Most importantly, we are a key component in the company’s strategic development.

    Technology Stack

    We have an eclectic mix of technologies and languages in our stack, but we are working on converging towards a unified stack for easier maintenance.

    Our tech stack spans Microsoft .Net, Python, Java, React, Angular and a host of open source platforms. You will have a say in setting the direction of evolving our technology stack, just come prepared with solid arguments.

    We offer :

    Every day we work hard on making the world a better place, thus the happiness and well-being of our team members is important to us. Hence we offer :

  • An open minded, diverse and creative working environment
  • Competitive package
  • Flexible working hours and vacation policy
  • Fantastic office space in Amsterdam with a nice panoramic view
  • Tons of snacks and fruit, optional catered lunch plan
  • A fridge filled with special kinds of beer and drinks
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