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Back-end developer (junior) [HIRED]



Software Engineering
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023
About Tinybots: More and more people with cognitive impairments are using our social care robot Tessa to live more independently. Our mission is to help the 50 Million people suffering from dementia. Our Tessa provides verbal guidance to increase daily structure and self-reliance. We enable users to regain control on their life and improve quality of life. We are expanding our product team with a back-end developer to help us build meaningful functionalities to support healthcare organizations, healthcare professionals, and people with cognitive impairments.
Job Description: Our backend exists of multiple micro-services that service our robot Tessa, a web app and dashboards. As a Junior backend developer you wil work under guidence of a medior or senior developer on creating new services, updating older services, solving bugs. We will help you design REST APIS and build a well tested code architecture. You will mainly work in Typescript, and some Java and python. We do believe in using the best tool for a job, so if a new service is better written in another language, we encourge you to do so. We hope that we can learn from eachother, so we both can improve. Work environment: We’re a diverse team with people from different backgrounds and with different interests and skills. Our office is housed in one of the most iconic buildings of the Netherlands (van Nelle factory) and is a nice place to get inspired by your colleagues. The atmosphere at our office is driven but relaxed at the same time. We have regular team events including a nice range of different activities.


  • You have a BSc or MSc in Computer Science
  • You have experience with at least Typescript or Java and willing to learn to other
  • You have experience with MySQL, Relational Database and JSON/Rest API design
  • You are aware of the best Security practises / OWASP, familiar with the Twelve-factor app methodology, Docker, Linux; Debian, Redhat and Busybox based distros; CI / CD principles; Concourse
  • And most important: You are willing to learn and grow.

What you get:

  • Work in a team with high autonomy, learning culture and no challenge is too big attitude.
  • Flexible work time, work when you perform at peak. If you like to hit the gym or have a nap, feel free. We are result driven, and not time bound.
  • Work remote or in our beautiful office, you can decide what is most convenient for you.
  • Laptop or remuneration package.
  • Competitive salary + travel remuneration.
  • Personal development plan. We are growing and hope to grow together.
  • Office is located literary in a piece of art in Rotterdam.