Software Engineer, Backend, Dott – Amsterdam (NL)


About the job

We believe in a future where inner cities are free of cars, congestion and pollution. By offering our dockless electrical scooters and bikes as convenient alternatives for short-distance travel, we believe we can make that future possible. Our mission is to free our cities with clean rides for everyone in Europe and beyond.

Founded in Europe, Dott is comprised of a highly experienced team of inquisitive minds in mobility and tech. What we do today has a tangible impact on tomorrow. We reached our in-house sustainability target of 100% renewable energy, and ensure equitability in our communities through collaborating with city charities, officials and safety boards.

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer with strong skills and great attention to detail. As part of a strong and diverse backend team, you will have the ability to work on our platform, supporting all application and business operations, running on the Google Cloud Platform. You strive to create elegant architecture, clean testable code and a well-documented API. You take the lead in discussion, challenge your peers and coach new joiners in getting up to speed.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with all consumers within Dott: our Rider team working on end-user-facing projects, our Ops team working on exciting in-house operation projects and our Data team crunching the data for the better!
  • Build and maintain core services that serve a large number of vehicles and users enjoying our vehicles every day!
  • Making sure that our infrastructure can scale reliably and as fast as our growth on the European streets.
  • Coach and learn from every other engineer you work with on this challenging domain!
  • Take responsibility for on-call duties and work on extensive monitoring and alerting projects directly supporting the health of our business!
  • Take part in keeping the people of Dott the top quality as is, assist in hiring, and make our technical hiring process better!

What You’ll Need

  • At least 5 years of full stack development experience out of which 2 years as a lead
  • You have top-notch, hands-on development skills and always create clean, maintainable and reusable product-quality code;
  • Experience with TypeScript working on Node.js backend
  • Familiarity with functional programming concepts
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with a microservices architecture is a plus
  • High execution mindset while balancing the risk vs costs
  • Agile mindset with the ability to deliver iteratively and frequently
  • Proven experience in delivering production-ready applications
  • Experience in mentoring team members
  • Excellent English language and communication skills

What’s in it for me?

🌎 An international environment: over 55 nationalities across 9 countries: Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Italy, Israel, Norway and the UK.

🌿 Impact : An Opportunity to play your part working for a company that is actively addressing some of the current climate concerns worldwide, doing everything we can to be as sustainable as possible.

💡 Opportunities to learn: You will have an opportunity to learn and grow throughout your position.

❓Transparency: Weekly Q&A sessions with our leadership, honest discussions about how we are progressing and our growth in all of our markets.

💜 People-first: We are here to support all of our employees, and have partnered with OpenUp to ensure our employees mental health is top of mind in these difficult times.

Benefits We Offer

🏡 Flexible working environment

💰 A fair and competitive salary package

🚀 Employee Stock/Equity plan

🙌🏼 Health insurance payment

🤗 Pension scheme

🥑 Catered lunch in office on Tuesday & Thursday

🚆 Travel allowance if 10km or more from our office

🪑 Assistance with a WFH station

🌍 Relocation package and visa sponsorship available (depending on the role)

👶 Parental policy

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