Back-end Developer

Team.blue is a leading digital enabler and offers powerful digital tools to companies and entrepreneurs. We serve more than 2 million customers in 15 countries.


Your opportunity

As our new VPS backend developer you will develop and maintain the largest VPS platform in the Netherlands. Together with our young team of developers & support engineers we believe that building a great experience for our customers will enable us to further grow in Europe.

Making the life of our customers easier enables them to achieve greatness. By making our products easy to use and automating as much as possible we help our customers to become self-sufficient (who likes to depend on customer care right?).

Are you a candidate that is able to work as much with the command line as is comfortable with coding in PHP? We will require you to dive into severely technical issues on your own, beginning with a bit of guidance of course ;).

This means that you will have to be able to grasp the full complexity of a self-built and self-managed KVM virtualization platform. We expect you to be able to write rock SOLID object oriented PHP code, without being afraid of writing a bit of golang every once in a while. We apply the use of microservices when it comes to our code system architecture, a bit of knowledge on this field is required.

We continuously search for new tools and new techniques to apply, nothing is set in stone and certain, this means that you will be required to grasp new platforms / techniques quickly and be able to put this new knowledge to practice. You will work on several wide spreading issues sprint by sprint as we apply SCRUM to our development process.

When it comes to state storage we use different techniques, depending on the use case we choose the best tool. This could either be mysql, etcd, ZFS, CEPH, influxdb, redis, memcache.


What your day will look like

Whether your day starts at the office in Leiden or from your home on planet earth you’ll probably start with some coffee and tea. At 09:45 the team gathers for the daily stand-up in which we discuss the plans of today.

As a developer at team VPS you’ll be in one of our three developer teams (continuity, innovation or integration). Team continuity is responsible for the day to day status of the platform. Customer issues will be quickly fixed by you and in the meantime you will be able to make some small improvements to the platform.

In team innovation your main focus is to build cool new features for our customers. After the launch our shiny new high-performance platform you’ll move to the next. Why not build a Kubernetes platform, or an object store, or………

Our new team integration will allow other team.blue brands to sell our awesome VPS products. Day by day we aim to improve this process. For example by allowing other brands to import their own IP-ranges and making features available in our whitelabel control panel.

The contents of your day will greatly depend in which team you are working. Your start will most likely be in team continuity to quickly get to know the platform. Since we like to switch teams every 3 months it could be well possible that you’ll be working on our newest innovation or integration after that.


What you have

  • KVM, QEMU, Libvirt virtualization experience
  • Rock SOLID OO PHP
  • Storage technologies: MySQL, ZFS, CEPH, NFS, Influxdb, Redis, Memcache
  • Golang
  • Elite hacker CLI Skills
  • To have a basic understanding of a Rest API
  • Experience with containerization
  • Experience with CI/CD tools
  • ~3+ years of proven hands-on experience in developing back-end systems.
  • Ability to work coder duty shifts (be responsible for your own code).



This is also what you look for in a job

  •  A competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • The possibility to plan a sabbatical
  • 25 vacation days based on a 40 hour workweek. Need more vacation days? No problem, because with us you have the option to buy more!
  • A flat organization with an informal atmosphere, where everyone can be themselves
  • Room for new initiatives and ideas, because we never stop improving is one of our core values
  • A personal training budget of €1500 per year
  • Discount on all of our products and services
  • Work from home compensation, so that you can finance your coffee addiction 😉
  • Everything that you need to be able to work well from home is provided by us – we will set up your home office (almost) completely!
  • Cozy digital Friday afternoon drinks
  • A fantastic office (for when we can go back)


This is team.blue

team.blue is the compelling idea behind several of the greatest European digital brands. We originated in 2019 by merging three customer-obsessed hosting groups: Combell Group, TransIP Group and Register Group. We now live in more than 15 European countries and act under several brand names, with a bloodline that represents total commitment to our more than 2 million customers. 

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TransIP

Vondellaan 47
2332 AA Leiden Directions jobs@nl.team.blue

Our brands

team.blue Netherlands is made up of 10 brands: 

TransIP, Proserve, Signet, Hypernode, VDX, Breedband, Vimexx, CloudVPS, HostingXS and iXL Hosting

 

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