Vacature Senior Java Developer Amsterdam | AI Product teaches Hundreds of Millions of Kids to Learn! | Architecture | Java 11, Spring Boot, Docker, EC2, AWS, CI/CD, Elasticsearch & Storm | €90.000

Your job: Senior Java Developer Amsterdam

  • How do you feel about completely overhauling an AI-based product and making maximum impact within the organization and on the lives of hundreds of millions of children?
  • Do you get energy from helping an award-winning scale-up grow to the next phase?
  • Do you like non-trivial engineering challenges around distributed systems, machine learning, web crawling & cloud(-native)?
  • And what do you think about working with passionate and well-trained colleagues on a daily basis?

Sounds interesting? Then this is the job for you!

Your employer: Builds a innovative AI product that helps children learn better worldwide!

This award-winning tech scale-up with social impact is entering a new phase. Due to great success and the exponentially growing number of customers locally and abroad, they will be scaling up considerably in the coming years. Potentially, any child could use this company’s products on a daily basis. There is a huge demand from emerging countries with more than 2 billion inhabitants. You should consider what impact you could make!

With the power of AI, ML, and Cloud, this company brings structure to a world of information overload. Their groundbreaking cloud-based product enables billions of children around the world to find online content easier, faster, and more securely. Which also exactly matches their interests and learning level. This means that working here allows you to have a direct impact on how millions of children around the world can learn! What an impact!

Due to great success in not only Europe but also North Africa, the Middle East, and India, they will be scaling up considerably in the coming years. Self-managing autonomous teams, a lot of freedom, agile, delivery automation, test automation. You don’t have to explain this to anyone!

Your job: Senior Java Developer Amsterdam

As a Senior Java Developer Amsterdam, you’re in for a treat! You and the CTO are in charge of redesigning the architecture and the stack so that the product can scale for billions of end-users!

As an experienced Java Developer, you get the opportunity to orientate yourself broadly here. Here you can tackle non-trivial engineering challenges such as designing scalable microservices architectures, improving performance, CI/CD automation, cloud development, and search engine development. In addition, you will have the opportunity to gradually expand the team and move towards the role of a tech lead. You can continuously challenge yourself and therefore never have a dull day!

The impact you can have is enormous! In addition, you work very closely with very smart academics such as educators, data scientists, and developers in the field of child/computer interaction and ML.

What is being asked?

  • From 4+ years of professional Java backend development experience
  • Professional experience with Spring Boot
  • Technical HBO or WO work and thinking level
  • Good product mindset
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes is a plus
  • Experience with Cloud such as AWS, Google, Azure is a plus
  • Experience within a scale-up is a plus
  • Experience with Elasticsearch/OpenSearch is a plus

What is on offer?

  • Between €75.000 and €90.000, based on knowledge, experience, and added value
  • Remote working (3 days a week)
  • 25 vacation days
  • MacBook or laptop
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training budget
  • Travel allowance
  • catered lunch
  • The opportunity of a lifetime!

So would you like to build AI-driven products as a Senior Java Developer Amsterdam that helps hundreds of thousands of children worldwide to learn?


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