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Senior Backend Developer

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsEngineering

Job description

Let's develop the future of recruitment, together. 

Say what?
We're looking for a seasoned Senior Backend Developer to join our dynamic Engineering team, bringing a wealth of experience in Backend Development and a deep knowledge of Firebase, Firestore, and the rest of the GCP stack.

At Carv, we're at the forefront of developing cutting-edge SaaS solutions tailored for the recruitment services industry. Our platform empowers recruitment agencies to optimize their operations, go to zero admin, and deliver unparalleled value to their clients.

At Carv, we’re building a Recruiting AI platform like no other.

The team was founded by an experienced team that has previously built and exited a disruptive recruitment technology company. After the founders saw firsthand how AI could change the dynamics within an organization, the initial idea for Carv was born.

You will be joining a dynamic and collaborative team of professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise who are passionate about building a product soon to be used by millions of users. The culture is one of innovation, continuous learning, and a focus on delivering value to future customers and driving growth for the business.

For this team, we are looking for a new Senior Backend Developer.

What will you be doing?

  • Platform Development
    • Design, code, and deploy the Recruiting AI platform.
    • Leverage the GCP stack to build robust and scalable features.
    • Play around with LLM
    • Maintain a balance between speed of delivery and sustainable, long-term technology solutions.
  • Team Collaboration
    • Collaborate closely with a diverse team of seasoned experts.
    • Offer insights and recommendations based on personal expertise, while also valuing and integrating feedback from peers.
    • Promote a culture of collective learning and mutual growth within the development team.
  • Onboarding Assistance
    • Assist in integrating new members into the development team.
    • Share knowledge and provide necessary resources to help newcomers become effective contributors in a short span.
  • Strategic Contributions
    • Engage actively in product and strategic discussions to shape the platform's present and future.
    • Offer technical insights that align with the company’s broader goals and user-centric approach.
  • Quality Assurance
    • Uphold's standard of excellence in every deliverable.
    • Proactively identify potential issues in the platform, ensuring swift resolution.
    • Implement best practices to ensure the platform remains glitch-free and offers an optimal user experience.
  • Continuous Learning & Innovation
    • Stay updated with the latest advancements in AI and full-stack development.
    • Encourage and embrace innovative ideas that can enhance the platform's capabilities and usability.

What we offer

We offer you the excitement of building a new company, from scratch. With a management team boasting a combined experience of 15+ years in the recruitment tech/SaaS space, you are not starting from the ground up but are stepping onto a launching pad.

A glimpse of what else is in store:

  • Unlimited paid time off;

  • Competitive compensation package;

  • Company stock options;

  • MacBook Pro;

  • Personal development budget;

  • Flexibility with a hybrid work set-up.

Job requirements

  • A strong interest in AI & Langchain;
  • Deep knowledge of Firebase;
  • Deep knowledge of GCP;
  • Deep knowledge of Firestore;
  • Previous experience in a high-growth startup / scale-up environment;
  • Experience with serverless architectures, APIs, and integrations;
  • Experience in agile methodologies;
  • Excellent English communication skills;


Our Process.

Introductory chat In the first call, we want to learn about you, your story, and of course, to check a potential fit to Carv. This is also a chance for you to ask questions about the role and company.

Show us your skills For all technical roles, we will ask you to finish a technical challenge to check your knowledge and expertise. Don't worry, nothing crazy, just a fun challenge.

Technical chat In this meeting, the Carv team will dive deeper into your experience and what you could bring to the team. You can expect questions to check how knowledgeable you are in your field of expertise.

Final chat You made it to the very last stage, the final chat! Here we want to introduce more team members, share our mission & vision, and also give you the opportunity to ask your final questions.

Perks & Benefits.

Work on something unique

Competitive salary

Personal development budget

Company stock options

Latest MacBook Pro

Unlimited PTO

Hybrid way of working provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.