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Backend Engineer

Posted 31 Jul 2022
Work experience
1 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Our challenge is to continue building and improving the bank of The Free from behind the scenes. This is your chance to make sure there’s no new stdclass(); and no yolo deploys.

Role specific skills

For you to be successful as a Backend Engineer, you need a couple of hard skills. Prove to us that you’ve got what it takes by testing your skills.

It takes roughly 40 minutes and focuses on PHP algorithms and programming.

Skills we’re looking for:

  • Having a good foundation of PHP
  • or Java
  • Being able to tinker and test your own projects
  • Using your creativity to build industry breaking user facing features
  • Coordinating efforts to increase efficiency and scalability
  • Delivering the best banking product known to (wo-)man

Your space to perform

We give you the space and the tools you need to succeed.

  • Salary and stock options that grow as you grow
  • Hybrid working possibilities that only get better with time
  • Work from any of our offices - we cover the transport costs, even if you cycle
  • We support your learning (€2.500 per year study budget), growth and fitness progress with a wellness program and a fierce discount with OneFit
  • A Macbook Pro to keep with you while you're with us
  • Fabulous in-house chefs cooking delicious lunches and dinners
  • Friday drinks and other celebrations - bunq style
  • We’re an equal opportunity employer. No matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love, follow in faith, disability status, ethnicity or the gender you identify with (tell us your pronouns), you’re welcome at bunq

You've heard it long and wide: innovation in the financial industry. While others have been talking about it, a core team of highly skilled enthusiasts is actually doing something about it. With the best of tech, law, finance and marketing - all with the highest possible brain power - we’ve become a breeding ground for dynamic, independent go-getters that rather do than talk. Attitude is everything: if we set our mind to it, it happens.

Active in 44 countries
220 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 28 years

What employees are saying



The informal and young culture at bunq is what I enjoy the most. Hierarchy isn't a thing, which makes for a relaxed but focused atmosphere. The company has great team events and classic Friday drinks, but what really makes the day are the ping pong competitions amongst...