Backend Developer

Job description

Hey there, welcome!

Since you are here, you already know that we want another awesome developer to join our Squla team.

Let’s get to the point - in short, we are building an online platform for educational games for children!

Why we need you:

  • We want you to help us further develop our API’s

  • We want you to use your database knowledge to make our applications perform better

  • We need some fresh ideas on how to automate things even more

  • We want you to build cool new features for children, parents or teachers

  • Ok, we also need you to do some code reviews, fix Jenkins builds if broken, monitor our applications, brainstorm on new features, debug in our microservice jungle and, if you are willing to, teach us some new table tennis skills

Job requirements

What we expect from you:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science

  • Apply common design patterns, write clean and maintainable code

  • Computer science fundamentals, experience with relational databases, automated tests

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

  • Be nice to your colleagues

  • And if you are familiar with Python, AWS, HTML5 games and/ or Ruby (on Rails) and GCP. Or working Agile, that’s even better (but not required)

What we don’t expect from you:

  • To come to the office every day, because we work flexibly in a hybrid way

  • To get bored, because we definitely have enough challenging work for you!

What you can expect from us:

  • Macbook Pro as a work laptop

  • A desk in our Amsterdam or Hamburg office, or in both if you want

  • Personal learning budget

  • Informal yet professional atmosphere

  • A diverse and international team

  • Daily fresh fruit, lunch and snacks, as well as monthly drinks and company events

  • Squla account free for life

  • An unique chance to make an impact in children’s education, and have fun while doing so!

Who we are:

We at Futurewhiz have a mission to empower children to grow through personalized education with our edtech platforms: Squla, WRTS and scoyo. Squla is an online educational learning platform that helps kids in primary school to learn in a fun and attractive way. Squla features thousands of interactive games, quizzes and activities linked to both the school curriculum and actualities. At Squla we are working every day to make learning more fun and playful for children.