Software engineer (back-end, senior) at Housing Anywhere
Rotterdam, Netherlands (Posted May 29 2017)
About the company
We change the way people find accommodation around the world
Housing Anywhere is a housing platform where people can rent out rooms to international students. It originally started as a platform where outgoing exchange students can rent out their rooms when they go abroad. Incoming exchange students can rent these rooms. Nowadays, it's a global platform where demand & supply of rooms for international students meet each other.
- Remote work is NOT possible
Relocation compensation available
At Housing Anywhere, we aim to provide the best match for anyone looking for student accommodation. We are a peer-to-peer marketplace, meaning that you will be building an application to satisfy both sides of the student accommodation market. Housing Anywhere is active in 50+ countries and 250+ cities. We have partnered with 127+ universities worldwide.
Currently, the platform is built mainly using Go (Golang) backed by a PostgreSQL database. The server components are hosted on a Google Cloud architecture that allows easy scaling. Other technologies and tools that we use are ReactJS, Redux, GraphQL, SASS, Webpack.
We're growing our Product Development team to 31 people (product Lead, product owners, front-end engineers, back-end engineers, QA engineers and UX/UI designers). To scale up our team, we are looking for talented engineers who have proven work experience in solving complex problems in the related domain. Knowledge of Go is required.
Do you have extensive experience with Golang? Please get in touch, because we have senior positions open.
Sounds challenging? Be part of building Housing Anywhere!
Skills & requirements
Characteristics we are looking for in Back-end Developer:
Proactive and open mindset
Structured and well-organised
Ability to find a clean and simple solution that could be easily adapted for changed requirements in time
Interest in new technologies
An educational background in the field of Computer Science or similar is preferable, although passionate career changers are also welcome.
Experience with online marketplaces, service providers and API development is a bonus
Experience with Go in production-grade environments
Database knowledge on queries (preferably PostgreSQL)
Code versioning in Git
Basic understanding of what a good burger tastes like
Basic understanding of computer security fundamentals and security-minded programming.
Basic understanding of (web) user interface design and development.
Instructions how to apply
Please apply directly online at: https://housinganywhere.workable.com/j/E0D9854353
Or for any questions, please email Claire at Claire@housinganywhere.com
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