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Senior Backend Developer

Job Amsterdam, NL
Posted 5 Apr 2021

Degree level


Job function


Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

3 to 5 years

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About Wonderkind

We truly believe there’s a Wonderkind (One of a kind, unique Talent) in all of us. With our Talent Attraction Technology, we enable our users to deliver visual content pro-actively to specific interest-based talent segments on platforms they’re using on a daily basis. We encourage talent to follow their dreams and do the job they really love. The job that matches their true interests. We’re on a mission to inspire millions of candidates to do the job they really love.

Senior Backend Developer at Wonderkind

We are a young and ambitious, easygoing company with a big dream: Become a hyper scalable talent tech disruptor with happy employees and happy customers! We are looking for someone that helps us finalizing our brand new application that talks to multiple third parties. Another team will work on the client facing side, so this is a full server-side position.


The project needs to be a failure-resistant, event-triggered system with API endpoints to expose information. To achieve this we will be using cutting edge architecture designs, tests and CI/CD.

Your activities:

  • Writing and testing well-structured, high-quality code you can be proud of!
  • Proactively communicate your ideas with the development team on how we can improve the Wonderkind platform taking into consideration feedback of our customers.
  • You'll suggest and introduce new technologies that help to improve the Wonderkind platform.
  • You follow trending development topics and learn from them.

Last but not least you will work Scrum style, in two-week sprints. Every morning, you will share your progress in team stand-ups, discuss challenges, and set goals for the day. Together, you will keep development rolling smoothly and progress consistent.   

Our stack

A sneak peak of our most relevant technologies:

  • PHP
  • PostgreSQL
  • Laravel
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Vue / Vuex / TypeScript

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who will flourish working in a scale up environment. Our development team is looking for a proactive personality with good communication skills. Do you like to think in daily deliverables and thrive on challenges?

And also have:

  • A track record of success in a similar kind of position for at least 3 years?
  • A proficient knowledge of design patterns, REST APIs, PHP and working with MVC frameworks like Laravel
  • Experience with VueJS is a nice to have!

What Wonderkind can offer you

You will be part of a talented team of developers, surrounded by talented people in the company. Your team’s challenge is to build the most innovative talent attraction technology, worldwide.

We also offer:

  • The right tools to work from home (laptop, chair, screen)
  • Competitive salary
  • Daily provided lunches (when in the office)
  • A company personal trainer with group lessons
  • We empower the Wonderkind; work in an environment where personal growth is empowered!

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Wonderkind has created an innovative job advertising technology that reaches both active and passive job seekers on media channels they use daily, like social media, websites and apps. This helps corporates and staffing agencies to create and execute the perfect recruitment marketing campaign and attract high quality and happy talent.

200 employees