Backend Architect Developer

This is what you tell people at parties 🙋‍♀️

“I work in a greenfield landscape where I can influence the adoption of new technologies and directly impact practices and standards. That's why I work at GoodHabitz, one of the world’s leading EdTech companies. Together with our sister companies Udemy and Stack Overflow, we're on a mission to get everyone excited about learning. We develop training programs for 2.000+ international client businesses in 14 countries. We’re continuously expanding our catalog of content, our platform’s capabilities and our global presence into more countries."

This will be your team 🥊

"I’m part of the ambitious Product Engineering team that fulfills a central role within GoodHabitz. The team is growing rapidly and we will be 70–100 engineers in a year’s time. We enable GoodHabitz to expand from 14 countries today to a global e-learning platform."

This is what you’ll be doing 🔨

Very interesting engineering stuff! Working at scale, applying a commitment to engineering excellence and sharing your passion, insights and techniques is what we expect from you.

  • Participate in an incremental transition to a microservices architecture
  • Implement large distributed systems at scale
  • Being aware of the best practices, potential pitfalls and common design patterns in a microservices architecture environment
  • Being architecturally exposed to systems styled in an Event Sourcing pattern.

Why you’re perfect for this job ✅

  • You master C#, Java or Kotlin
  • You've dealt with a microservices architecture
  • You will be working in an international organisation, your English is fluent is speech and writing

Nice to have:

  • Event Sourcing
  • Functional programming exposure
  • Spring, Micronaut, Vert.x or Quarkus (for Java engineers)
  • API architecture

Our offer 💰

  • A very good salary;
  • A flexible, hybrid way of working;
  • A greenfield technical landscape with lots of autonomy;
  • An inspiring, international and enterprising work environment;
  • No non-technical management;
  • Perspective that matches a fast-growing Tech department in a fast-growing company;
  • Work that doesn’t feel like work;
  • M1 MacBook Pro with all equipment you need for a productive, efficient and healthy home working setup;
  • Reimbursement of your commuting expenses if you live outside Eindhoven;
  • Collective pension scheme with GoodHabitz paying 2/3 of the premium;
  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Room to grow at an amazing location in the heart of Eindhoven;
  • And, of course, unlimited access to all our and Udemy’s online training courses and any external training courses that help you develop.

Worldwide Applicants

We have an international team and we welcome applicants from outside the Netherlands. We will help you (and your family) settle smoothly into your new Dutch life:

  • We will help you find a home and relocate with external professional relocation and housing services
  • We will pay for temporary accommodation while you search for your new home
  • We will arrange your flights
  • We will help with your work visa and applying for the 30% Ruling (30% tax benefit for overseas applicants).


Apply today!

If you’ve been reading all of the above with an ever-growing smile on your face, then we’re ready to meet you! Please submit your CV and cover letter via the link below.