Senior Back-end Engineer

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Senior Back-end Engineer

We're looking for a Software Engineer to help build our back-end, from architecture to infrastructure. You'll build great developer experiences for your peers across the globe

Full-time · Alphadoc HQ (Amsterdam) · €60-80k salary + equity

Alphadoc is building state of the art products for developers like you. We are a B2B SaaS tool to automate, build and maintain a top-notch developer experience. Our product has embedded tools to guide engineers across the full customer journey - from docs to sales, marketing, onboarding, implementation, and more. We are backed by industry experts and entrepreneurs. 

As a fast-growing company, we are looking for a Senior Back-end Engineer for our headquarters in Amsterdam who will help build the core of our product. 

About the job

As a Senior Back-end Engineer at Alphadoc, you will be responsible for building the core of our developer experience platform. You will be responsible for your own deployments and infrastructure changes. You will work closely with the whole team (currently we're a team of 7) and get an opportunity to engage with customers for feedback. As one of the early engineers on the team you'll work on many sides of the project and have the opportunity to design and build the foundations of our product.

You will

  • Be involved and help lead in prototyping, developing, and releasing functionalities on the platform;

  • Build upon all aspects of the platform, from backend to infrastructure, along with defining our architecture;
  • Help expand the engineering team with room to take on a leadership role over time;

  • Communicate with external stakeholders and partners, and provide assistance with onboarding new clients;

  • Have a huge impact on how we scale and prioritise functionality in line with requirements from the business.

Back-end stack

  • AWS as cloud provider;

  • Typescript as main backend programming language running on Node.js;
  • AWS Lambda functions orchestrated by the ApiGateway;
  • SQL and NoSQL databases;

  • Infrastructure as code;

  • Other AWS services such as S3, SNS, SES;

  • Gitlab / Github as source code repository.

About you

  • You are passionate about building tools that improve developer experiences;

  • You have strong knowledge of Node.js;

  • You're familiar with SQL and NoSQL databases, serverless technologies, and setting up deployment pipelines;

  • You strive to building scalable infrastructures;

  • You have experience with testing and debugging;

  • You're analytical and good at time management;

  • You have great communication and problem-solving skills;

  • You're curious about new technologies and you're excited to find ways to implement them in your work;

  • You can oversee and drive projects forward;

  • You are based in the Netherlands / willing to relocate (a working visa for the EU is a requirement).

What you can expect from us

  • Be part of an early stage international tech environment and shape a tool that you would want to work with;
  • We believe that you should take full ownership of your work and its impact. That’s why we reward all our team members with equity for their long-term contribution to the company;
  • We're an experienced founding team and have grown companies from start to exit. We're truly passionate about developer experience;
  • The freedom, responsibility, and autonomy around work, and room to grow your career;
  • Salary range: €60.000 - €80.000 gross per year (incl. holiday allowance);
  • 24 paid holiday days;
  • Tools you need to succeed;
  • €400 home office budget;
  • Office located in the center of Amsterdam at TNW City (the #1 tech community in the Netherlands);
  • Travel reimbursement.

Have we caught your attention?

If you’d like to be part of this amazing journey, apply now! 🚀

We'll contact you as soon as possible to discuss your application and the opportunity within Alphadoc. We have 3 in-depth interview rounds.

If you have any questions or if you’re not sure if you match all the requirements, feel free to contact us at We believe in growing people.

We look forward to meeting you soon!