Medior Java Backend Developer

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Medior Backend Developer

Casengo is looking for an enthusiastic medior back-end developer proficient in Java 7 and Hibernate 4, Maven and GIT tooling. Furthermore some full stack knowledge of popular web application design patterns is essential as are some operational skills like DBA and networking and the use of linux and ssh.

About Casengo

Casengo was founded in 2012, received venture funding in 2014 and has grown to a profitable company in the meantime.

At Casengo we develop a SaaS platform that enables businesses to support their customers quickly and efficiently through chat and email. We are experts at what we do and are proud to work for great companies like Takeaway.com, Vodafone or ABN Amro Bank.

Casengo is a real time application that offers many interesting technical challenges and opportunities. As the team is small your contributions have a lot of impact. You are granted freedom and responsibility, can learn a lot, try new things and are allowed to make mistakes as long they are not out of carelessness. As a medior we expect and accept you still need to gain experience and you can do that on the job. But we do require you to enjoy programming and to be methodical and responsible.

Our team is open-minded. We are friendly and respectfull. We are pragmatic and make decision quickly. We like to challenge each other to find the smartest solutions and improve continuously. We value people that have an opinion, welcome ownership and decide things on their own while still being able to go along with company policy and decisions

We are working with a small, dedicated team from an office in the center of Amsterdam, less than a 10 minute walk from central station.

Our team is open-minded. We like to challenge each other to find the smartest solutions and improve continuously. We value people that have an opinion and want ownership. We are friendly and make decision quickly.

Our office is central, but still offers plenty of space and privacy.

Our tech stack

Our web application back-end is built in Java (Java EE 7) and runs on Apache Tomcat using AWS Aurora MySQL as well as Elasticsearch. We heavily rely on the Hibernate ORM and Hibernate Search. Our infrastructure is maintained in Amazon cloud using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, VPC, RDS and CloudFront. Thus, knowledge and experience with AWS is a plus.

For our front-end applications we use the Angular JS and Ext JS frameworks. Altough not essenital for the backend role some knowledge of Angular and obvious things like HTML, CSS and javascript is very relevant as wel as un understanding of Ajax, RPC and WebSocket.

Keywords: Java 7, Hibernate, Maven, GIT, JIRA, Elasticsearch, SQL, AWS, JUnit, Angular, Grunt, Bower, Node.js

Team and development process

Our team is friendly, always open for discussion and ready to give guidance and advice. We work in-house, using Kanban and lean Scrumban development methods.

What we offer?

  • Salary range between €42.000 and €50.000 plus KPI driven bonus
  • Permanent contract from day 1
  • Full travel expenses reimbursement
  • Insurance allowance and excellent pension plan
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home
  • Min. 25 vacation days
  • Time and budget for personal training and conferences

If you feel you're a great candidate, love what we do and you think you can be of great value to our customers, then drop that line and send us a text:

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