Backend Developer

Backend Developer

€4.200 - €6.400 p/m

(Excluding benefits)

Permanent contract

Bonus up to €8.000

Pension scheme

(100% paid)

26 Holidays

Study Budget €3.000 p/y


(Own choice)

Mobility Budget €725 p/m

(EV €825)

Backend Developer

What will you be doing









As a Backend Developer you will be developing high-performance server-side applications and systems that are robust and scalable. You will be working with different technologies like Java, Kothlin, .NET, Python and/or JavaScript to design, develop, test and run modern Backend Applications and microservices. You will collaborate with others in cross-functional DevOps teams, you will oversee the entire development cycle, from initial design to testing, deployment, and maintenance of the platform or applications. You will be providing the functionality via APIs to different client applications like headless frontends, mobile apps or other backend services.

You will work on custom enterprise solutions for a diverse range of mid-to-large scale customers, leveraging modern backend technologies to achieve the desired results. Your focus will be on the development of microservices, APIs and databases and ensuring that they meet performance, security and scalability requirements. Your applications utilize various integration patterns ranging from point-to-point connections with REST, GraphQL or gRPC to Event driven architectures following domain driven design principles. You will use modern Cloud Environments and CI/ CD pipelines to build, test and deploy the applications you work on.

As a key member of the development team, you will stay up-to-date with the latest trends, tools and technologies in backend development and share your expertise to help drive innovation and best practices. You will be a part of the continuous improvement culture ensuring your team and application(s) are at the top of their game.

A change of scenery is mostly a good thing. Picking the right project that suits your interests, tech stack and goals is important to keep motivated. Together we make sure that you will always be working on the right project for you. Through coaching, mentoring and training, we ensure you grow in the direction that suits you best.

What we offer

  • Excellent salary and terms of employment fit for experts
  • Permanent contract, a lease car or mobility budget
  • Bonus, pension scheme, laptop of choice and expenses budget
  • Training budget up to €3.000
  • Work with modern stacks in challenging assignments for one of our clients
  • You can work together with other Foresiders at least once a week from our home base
  • Hackathons, Innovation days and conferences within the Netherlands or abroad
  • A direct link with/ participate with the core team of a new open source digital architecture framework

Your skills

  • An expert at (vanilla) Java, .NET, Python and/ or NodeJS
  • Experience with unit, integration and e2e testing
  • Experience with one of the following databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL-Server, MongoDB, Redis, or ElasticSearch, preferably used with an ORM
  • Knowledge of Restful API`s, GraphQL (Apollo) and/ or gRPC
  • Experience with cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure, as well as serverless architecture and Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum, SAFe, DevOps and/or CI/CD methodologies
  • Demonstrable 3+ years of demonstrable work experience in backend development or similar
  • Experience with unit-, integration- and/or e2e testing

Any experience with the item(s) below is a plus:

  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Message Brokers such as RabbitMQ and Event Buses such as Apache Kafka
  • Familiarity with authentication protocols such as OpenID Connect, OAuth2, and/or SAML2
  • Familiarity with design patterns and Architectural styles such as REST, Microservices and/or Event-driven architecture
  • Familiarity with frameworks like Spring Boot, Express, NestJS, Django or .NET Core


  • An expert at your field or the drive to become one
  • Good understanding of software design principles and patterns
  • An expert at (vanilla) Java, .NET, Python and/ or NodeJS
  • Experience with at least one of the following programming languages: Java, Kotlin, .NET, Python or JavaScript
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, GraphQL, and/or gRPC
  • Experience with testing frameworks
  • Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • At least English B2 is required, Dutch is a plus

You think you`re up for the challenge? Don`t hesitate any longer and apply now!

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