Backend Engineer

About the Bijenkorf E-commerce organization

At the headquarters of the Bijenkorf, our e-commerce department, is our youngest department. A passionate and diverse group of 100+ people work together on the continuous growth and development of our digital platform.

Our e-commerce department consists of 4 cross functional product engineering teams (e.g. Order Fulfilment, Customer Data & Communications), one mobile applications team and a SRE team.

Our department handles the delivery of omni-channel projects and the support of various internal departments. Our projects include (but are not limited to) the development of our e-commerce platform, mobile applications, CMS, various content channels, multichannel applications.

About the position of Backend Developer

As a Backend Software Engineer, you will be part of one of our cross-functional agile development teams at the head office located in Amsterdam

We are considering candidates of all levels.

Who we are looking for

Skills & Experiences:
• Experience with Kotlin/Java and Spring Boot
• Experience with microservices and accordingly with Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience with distributed systems and accordingly with Kafka
• Experience with GCP or other public cloud services
• Experience with CI/CD and IaC
• Experience with modern software development methods such as TDD
• Deep understanding of Agile & Scrum Methodologies
• Experience with high scale, customer facing applications
• Experience in the e-commerce platforms is a plus
• An affinity with retail and/or fashion is a plus

In addition to the above, we are looking for someone who has:
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Excellent communication skills in English
• A proactive, pragmatic and full ownership mindset
• A customer-oriented approach
• Willingness to learn and improve continuously
• Last but not least, willingness for helping team members growth actively

What we offer:

  • Compensation in accordance to skill & seniority;
  • 30 vacation days;
  • An annual (variable) bonus;
  • Contribution towards your pension;
  • Collective health insurance;
  • A great culture;
  • Vitality budget;
  • An employee discount on products purchased from de Bijenkorf.


Werken op het servicekantoor van de Bijenkorf

Werken op het servicekantoor van de Bijenkorf biedt een boeiende en dynamische ervaring in de wereld van retail en luxe. Het servicekantoor is het kloppende hart achter de schermen, waar strategie, planning en ondersteuning samenkomen om de ervaring in de winkels naar het hoogste niveau te tillen.

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