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Senior Backend Engineer (Ruby/Java)


Amsterdam, Netherlands

Posted 4 months ago

Join WeTravel and help build the complete booking and payments platform for travel!

Tech stack

  • RabbitMQ

Our Values

This position presents the opportunity to work in a business-critical role in a rapidly growing company. You will also uphold our four core values:

  • Be the solution - take ownership, drive collaboration
  • Be resourceful - strive for new wins every day
  • Be honest - default to transparency
  • Be respectful - treat others like you want to be treated

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups and would invite you to apply. A diverse workforce is a highly productive one, so why not take a chance, send us your application even if you don't meet all our requirements, we may surprise you!

“Culture add” is so much better than "culture fit" and welcome applications from all groups, irrespective of your, age, disability, gender reassignment, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, veteran status and sexual orientation. 

We celebrate our diversity.

Role Summary

As a senior backend engineer you will be a part of a cross-functional and agile team of 5-7 people, where you will;

  • Be involved and participate in the overall application lifecycle
  • Work with cutting-edge technologies/libraries on a microservice-based architecture
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Write clean and quality code, build prototypes, solve issues, profile and manage bottlenecks
  • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met and allow for regression testing

If you are interested to learn more about our tech stack, check out our stackshare.io profile!

Preferred experience

  • Demonstrable object-oriented software design and development experience for distributed infrastructure systems; using one or more of the server-side programming languages, preferably Java & Ruby, Go, Python, etc
  • Demonstrable experience with relational (e.g MySQL, PostgreSQL) and non-relational (e.g MongoDB, DynamoDB) databases
  • Experience with message brokers(e.g RabbitMQ, Kafka, SQS)
  • Deep knowledge on Computer Science fundamentals, algorithms and data structures
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills; written and spoken
  • Experience of working as part of an Agile Software Development team
  • Experienced in defining solutions and designing containerized applications (Kubernetes) on Cloud (e.g AWS, GCP) and on micro-services architecture

We will be really excited if you also have:

  • Open-source contributions to any of the frameworks in our tech-stack
  • Experience working in Fintech and developed payment solutions


  • Attractive compensation
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off!
  • WFH annual stipend / office payment
  • Maternity and Paternity benefits even for Contractors - wherever you are in the world.
  • The latest Apple tech you need to be successful.
  • A'Dam Program for you to visit us in Amsterdam for 2-4 weeks every year. Fully expensed.
  • As a travel-related company, we have fantastic team retreats, two of our founders love surfing, so it's normally beside a great beach - it was Colombia for 2022

About WeTravel

Founded in 2016, WeTravel provides a complete booking and payments platform for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. We give your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication all in one place.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with our secondary hub in Amsterdam, our team is driven to continuously improve our technology; ensuring that our clients always have the best possible solutions at their fingertips.

Read more about us on TechCrunch


€80K - 100K

Role type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

Benefits & perks

  • Remote Working

  • Generous PTO

  • Company retreats

  • Maternity & paternity leave

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