Vacature Senior Java Backend Engineer Utrecht | Join this next SaaS Unicorn, build the new Utrecht Office and make it Big! | Core Java, Spring Boot, AWS, Kafka | € 125.000 + stock + hybrid/remote

Your job: Senior Java Backend Engineer Utrecht

  • Would you like to join the fastest growing Silicon Valley SaaS company, setting up its brand new office here in Utrecht?
  • So you love working in a high quality engineering environment with ex-facebook, google, and amazon colleagues that are jumping on board so you can super charge your growth curve by working with the best?
  • How about making a huge disruptive impact within a globally important industry where you will be solving something that has never been done before, directly impacting millions, and helping to reduce carbon emissions?
  • How about salary and benefits that compete with the FANG companies, enjoy a great work life balance, getting a permanent contract and stock options that will grow between x10 to x80 your initial stock value?!

Insane huh? Be sure to read on and get yourself the hottest job in Utrecht!

Your employer: Quickly growing Silicon Valley SaaS Unicorn Tech Company Building their A’dam Office!

This very successful Silicon Valley SaaS company is finally solving a business challenge that has simply never been solved before, enabling millions all over the world to optimize and reduce waste, hassle, and frustration. Brilliant people from the FANG companies have joined, with more and more coming every month, as they see the huge potential to grow this company from a market cap of several hundred million to tens of billions. Offering insane multipliers of your generous stock options being offered when hired!

Here you can look forward to a high quality engineering culture, very competent colleagues, autonomous teams, agile, advanced delivery+test automation, clean coding mentality, and a codebase that is at max 2 years old. With loads of challenges that still need to be solved with the possibilities to make a huge impact!

They are currently setting up their Utrecht office, offering you a once in a lifetime chance to strap on to this Rocketship, build/extend their amazing engineering culture, solve real life engineering challenges of scale, and truly being able to be able to retire in 5+ years’ time when they IPO!

Your job: Senior Java Backend Engineer Utrecht

As Senior Java Backend Engineer Utrecht you will be part of the very first engineers hired in the Utrecht office, being able to cherry pick the most interesting challenges to solve as well as helping to build the office and culture further. You will be able to work on challenges related to distributed systems, ML/Auto prediction, Search, and Platform / Heavily used API Development. Due to the scale and innovative nature, you will also get to work on key technology and components, that simply have never been built before. Enough to keep your engineering mind buzzing for years!

As the team grows various teams will highly like to be responsible for every domain, where there is always a chance to switch and learn something new. All the while working with the best engineering minds money can buy!

Your future colleagues describe proudly what they are working on as “A very complex engineering challenge solved in a revolutionary, intuitively and very user friendly way!” As the organizational structure is very flat, the decision cycles short, and the engineering culture is based on passion, freedom, and autonomy you can fully focus on adding value to users, using modern tech, and continuously finding a great place to bring your ideas to fruition!

As the company is growing quickly joining now means being able to grow into tech lead, team lead, or staff/principal engineer.

Current stack: (although you will be able to update this moving forward): Core Java, Spring Boot, Kafka, AWS, ElasticSearch, Cloud Native, TDD

What is required?

  • 5+ years of professional backend development experience
  • Experience designing and building enterprise grade systems from scratch
  • Strong computer science fundamental knowledge
  • Solid communicator with a pro-active nature and result driven individual
  • Experience within a product company
  • High quality, clean coding, TDD mindset
  • Experience within a modern microservices/ cloud environment
  • Completed technical bachelor’s or master’s degree is a plus
  • Experience working within a scale-up or start-up is a big plus

What if offered?

  • Between €90.000 and 125.000 based on added value and experience
  • Amazing stock options (millionaires will be made in the coming years!)
  • Indefinite contract!
  • Hybrid/remote working options, although you need to be registered in the Netherlands
  • Solid pension
  • Large personal development budget
  • Compensation for health insurance
  • Visa Support + 30% ruling application if needed

Are you a solid senior java backend engineer Utrecht with a high quality product development/user minded mindset and would you want to jump on this amazing chance?


Be sure to send your CV to Serge Warbout at

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