Principal Java Developer Wassenaar | Build Highly Distributed, High Available, Low Latency Systems used by hundreds of Millions Globally! | Java8, Cloud, Microservices, Serverless, Docker | up to € 85.000 + 30% bonus

IT & Technology
Dutch, English


Your job: Principal Java Developer Wassenaar

  • Do you want to help a global tech organization into the world of Serverless, Cloud, Containerization and Microservices Architecture?
  • Do you like to work on real-world challenges that touch hundreds of millions of people all over the world?
  • Do you love to work on heavily distributed, high available and low latency systems?
  • How about working with multiple teams of senior+ backend engineers that even someone with your experience can still learn from?

Then you have come to the right place my friend, read on!

Your employer: Enabling the biggest systems on the planet to operate 24/7 365 days a year!

This global technology company has over a century of experience enabling the biggest low latency and distributed systems on the planet operate without failing. They build systems and products for the biggest names on the planet that count on them to make sure their systems are watertight. Literally hundreds of millions of consumers and thousands of companies can interact in our global economy because of this tech company!

Through great success they have continuously grown into the global technological powerhouse they are today. The great thing for you is that they are currently upgrading everything in their Dutch office. This means moving to Cloud, CD, Microservices Architecture, Serverless, Containerization and a Spotify-ish way work working. Knowledge sharing, software craftsmanship and agile are key factors you can help influence.

Of course, you will not be doing this alone! Currently, they already have multiple teams of the best backend software engineers you could find. People with years and years of experience building great software engineering cultures and super heavy load systems that need to operate 24/7.

Your role: Principal Java Developer Wassenaar

In your role as Principal Java Developer Wassenaar you will immediately get to sink your teeth into one of the various (greenfield) products they are currently building based on the latest standards as mentioned above. One thing is for sure: You will work on high volume, high performance, low latency and high availability systems that are used by an insane amount of end users!

From day to day you will work in one of the self-supporting autonomous development teams, where you will be involved in architecture, design, technical implementation, deployment and help to shape their software engineering further.  As Principal Java Developer Wassenaar you will help set coding standards, knowledge sharing, act as a mentor and can influence the further development of their already impressive global vision for the future.

If you are interested in working with the latest technologies, software engineering best practices, great people you can still learn from AND help a company that is in transition establishing the best software engineering environment of South-Holland this job is cut out for you!

What is required?

  • Principal level comprehension of Java Software Engineering
  • +3 years of experience building high performance / heavy load systems
  • A good communicator and you have experience with architecture and modern SE best practices
  • Experience with Microservices architectures
  • Experience with Serverless, Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, and Terraform would be a plus
  • Experience with CI/CD Automation is a big plus

What is offered?

  • Up to € 85.000 gross per year based on 40 hours
  • + between 15 to 30% bonus!
  • 27 holidays + 2 days off for doing volunteer work
  • Public transportation fully compensated or 19c/km by car (enough space to park!)
  • Great hardware
  • Free fruit + cheap lunches
  • Their very own coding academy

Are you passionate about building heavy load high available systems and do you want to make a global impact as a Principal Java Developer Wassenaar?

Be sure to send your CV to Robert Hawker via

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Work Hours:

39 hours (Fulltime) hours per week