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Back-end developer
1 month ago
  • Domain IT Software
  • Availability Full-time
  • Experience Mid Level
  • Type of contract Indeterminate term
  • Location Brussels
  • Accommodation No
  • Salary To be determined
  • Verified company Yes

We are Futureproofed from Leuven and we build climate-related software. We’re looking for a back-end developer to help us improve our two SaaS products, FutureproofedCities (primarily) and Carboncap; tools that help cities and companies implement useful climate action. Because we believe accelerating to a fossil-free, sustainable future is the biggest opportunity in a century for both cities and businesses.

You’ll become part of our nimble but well-oiled Product Team with enthusiastic developers and data experts, embedded in a growing company with international clients and colleagues. Your input will be appreciated and your contributions will allow our products to scale faster and grow stronger.

Your responsibilities

  • Take the lead of FutureproofedCities’s back-end and bring it in line with customers’ requirements.
  • Support Carboncap’s coding needs.
  • Write modular, testable, and efficient code.
  • Discover, plan, write, document and maintain new features.
  • Scout for potential improvements and be pragmatic about their implementation.
  • Analyse and/or prototype solutions or requirements.
  • Work in close tandem with the Product Team members and other colleagues to build a great user experience for our customers.

Your qualifications

  • Substantial knowledge of back-end development (PHP, Node.js, SQL, …).
  • You understand common software engineering practices (git, unit testing, code documentation, continuous integration, dependency management, monitoring, version management, ...).
  • You have a solid grasp on web technologies and API development (JSON, OAuth, ...).
  • Good understanding of database design concepts.
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies like Vue.js.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch. French is a plus.
  • 3-4 years of working experience, or similar maturity.

What we offer

  • full-time, permanent contract.
  • competitive salary package with extra (green) mobility benefits.
  • key position that offers a high degree of professional and personal development.
  • Flexibility in working hours and location. I.e. remote work is no problem.
  • (We do recognise the value in meeting in person, though, so we encourage coming in to the office once a week. Especially since they're so conveniently located, right next to the train station in Leuven.)
  • A challenging job with a high degree of autonomy and space for initiative in a growing company.
  • meaningful work experience where you’re actively contributing in making the world a better place.
  • A never-ending supply of coffee and tea, accompanied by fresh fruit and cookies.
  • Trust
  • Ownership
  • Constant Improvement
  • Innovation
  • Making a difference
  • Work from anywhere
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Free Lunch
  • Health Insurance
  • Additional vacation days (more than 21 days)
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