(junior) Backend Software Developer

We are looking for a (junior) Backend Software Developer with a big appetite for learning more about software engineering, and who is keen to work as part of a great team in an international work environment.

What will you be doing?

As a Backend Software Developer at Coosto you will be working on our product: a SaaS application that allows our clients to make daily decisions based on social media data. You will join one of our multidisciplinary Scrum teams, responsible for one of the domains of Coosto: Webcare, Publishing or Listen. Together with your team you will be responsible for the entire lifecycle of our product, both development and operations.

You will develop new services and help to convert existing solutions into smaller, independent (micro) services. These new micro services can be developed in PHP, Typescript or Go. We have our standards as to performance, security, scalability and high availability, and of course you do too. You’ll be able to explore new technologies and share your insights with your team. You will be working with a modern CI/CD pipeline and with at least several of the following technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis.


What do you need for that?

First of all we are looking for a candidate who wants to deliver highly scalable backend applications and who has the desire and drive to build a first class product. PHP has been our main language for a while, so you will definitely be working in PHP, but our new services are developed in different programming languages as well. Furthermore:

  • You have a relevant Bachelor or Master degree;
  • You have knowledge of software development and architecture;
  • You already have some experience in the form of an internship, student jobs and/or personal projects;
  • You have knowledge of, and preferably experience with the following techniques:  JavaScript/Typescript (Node.js), PHP, Go, MySQL, MongoDB;

  • It’s a plus if you also have experience with frontend technologies;
  • You are a strong communicator and your English is excellent;
  • You are definitely a team player; 
  • You love to learn, work hard and play hard.

If you consider yourself to have a strong sense of ownership, to be open-minded, daring to ask questions, and a kind and supportive human being, you will find yourself at home in one of our teams.

Why work at Coosto?

Because you will work in a stimulating environment, full of technical challenges in an international team of cool and clever colleagues. We have a strong focus on the Agile way of working. Correspondingly, we work in short sprints, and go live fast with Continuous Delivery and Test Automation.

We pay much attention to the further development of your talent: we have a training budget with which you can follow relevant courses and trainings. Besides that, we also offer you the possibility to go to tech events. with your colleagues. You will work from one of our beautiful offices in Alicante or Eindhoven. Of course you will get a good salary and an attractive package of benefits.

Coosto is a young and innovative SaaS company. In the Netherlands we are market leader in the social media monitoring and web care market. The culture is informal and professional. We are passionate about the product and the company, we work hard, although we also love to play hard.


Nice! We are looking forward to your English resume and cover letter.