Senior Backend Engineer at Revinate
Amsterdam, NL

We believe that hoteliers deserve better. The global hotel sector is a booming $500B+ industry, yet hotels are facing many complex challenges, including increased pressure from online travel agencies and intense competition from ever-growing room inventory and the shared economy. That, coupled with an aging and cumbersome technology, is making the job of the hotelier more difficult than ever. At Revinate, we use cutting-edge technology to build powerful software for hotels to take back control and drive direct revenue. The simplicity of our solutions and beauty of our UX are a breath of fresh air in an industry of old technology.

THE ROLE

Revinate is seeking a senior backend engineer to join our platform team. The newly created platform team is in charge of building the tools and services that will help group all our services under a single platform and provide all the tooling for them to handle user login and permission (Single Sign On) and a multi channel communication platform as well as plenty of future projects. The platform has to be highly available and resilient to data loss. In this role, you will work with high-performing colleagues and leverage cutting-edge technologies to make an immediate impact on our products and customers.

We are looking for a self-motivated team member who can take initiative, possess strong CS fundamentals, and understand the balance between pairing and working independently. If you enjoy coming up with thoughtful solutions to challenging problems then we may be match.

YOU WILL

  • Ramp up quickly through a highly-structured onboarding process
  • Build twelve-factor apps that are well-designed and well-tested
  • Architect future state solutions to improve stability, resiliency and availability
  • Possess autonomy to make technical decisions related to your work
  • Gain exposure to best practices within platform and across engineering
  • Experiment with new technologies and find opportunities for Revinate to improve its stack
  • Never stop learning while at Revinate

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Strong problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, preferably in a fast-paced small or medium-sized company
  • Deep knowledge of Java and its ecosystem
  • Strong desire for high-quality code and craftsmanship
  • Familiarity with reactive microservice design patterns, continuous integration workflows, and continuous delivery concepts
  • Experience with automated testing (e.g., RSpec, JUnit, Mockito)
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)
  • Knowledge of web services ecosystem including: REST, SOAP, JSON XML, and HTTP(S)
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, Cassandra)
  • Awareness of Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

  • Health & Wellness: Encouraging a healthy lifestyle is important to Revinate.  You can benefit from a free gym subscription with the Health Club Jordaan gym we work with
  • Lunch is on us: Team  lunch is part of our local culture and we appreciate everyone's presence. It's a time of the day to catch up on life, crack jokes, plan and discuss fun things
  • Equity: You're an owner in the company as we build it together
  • Tools & Tech: We empower our employees with the hardware, training, and other materials to help you succeed
  • Extraordinary culture: Focused on learning and every employee’s personal and professional development
  • Change an industry: We’re transforming the way hotels connect with guests, and having fun while we do it
  • Meaningful work: You'll have an opportunity to make a major impact on our company and, as a result, the hospitality industry
  • Amazing co-workers: You'll be surrounded by a passionate, high performing, collaborative team that can help you learn something new every day

ABOUT REVINATE

Headquartered in the Presidio of San Francisco, with regional offices in Amsterdam and Singapore, Revinate builds specialized and easy-to-adopt technology solutions for the hospitality industry. With Revinate Marketing and Revinate Guest Feedback, hoteliers are empowered to make smarter decisions, resulting in increased direct revenue and guest engagement. Much like the industry we serve, we are a team of hard-working and passionate individuals who love our customers and are committed to surprising and delighting them with every new innovation and disruption.

Revinate is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors—including Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital, and Sozo Ventures—and counts tens of thousands of the world’s leading hotels as customers. To learn more, please visit www.revinate.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.