Backend Developer - Senior

  • Full-time

Company Description

It all started with an idea while running our eCommerce Agency Story of AMS. Over the years we noticed our clients struggle when it came to building headless webshops. This sparked our idea to democratize headless commerce technology and help brands sell more, grow faster, and compete. 

With our no-code solution, we enable faster-site speeds, higher conversion ratios, and eliminate developer dependencies.

Job Description

Instant Commerce is looking for a Backend Developer who has experience with TypeScript and has worked with NodeJS and frameworks such as NestJS, ExpressJS and TypeORM.

In this role, you'll be working on new features, integrations with 3rd party applications and open source projects to boost developer experience for our customers. With our headquarters in Amsterdam, you will be able to join a hybrid-work-friendly team.

What you’ll do if you join us:

  • Build modern backend applications with TypeScript and NestJS

  • Collaborate with frontend developers to create new blocks and components for our ever expanding UI system

  • Collaborate with other developers and designers in ensuring technical feasibility


  • 7+ years of experience working as a Backend Developer

  • 3+ years of experience with Node.js, relational databases & SQL and ExpressJS

  • Strong understanding of ES6, TypeScript, and Testing

  • Experience developing applications using GraphQL

  • Portfolio of relevant experience

  • Experience working in an English speaking environment

  • Experience working with UX/UI/Product designers

  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills

Bonus if you have worked with:

  • Cloud service providers (we use Google Cloud Platform)

  • GraphQL

  • Terraform

Additional Information

This role is a killer opportunity to work with one of Amsterdam’s most dynamic and fast moving start-ups in tech. You’ll be a pivotal member of the team with a chance to put your stamp on our business as we expand globally in the next year and beyond.

  • A career-defining opportunity to shape the future of a scaling business

  • Becoming part of an international, highly talented, and ambitious team

  • We work Hybrid with remote-first principles and an Amsterdam HQ. Keyword: flexibility

  • The opportunity to profit from exponential growth through stock options

  • Unlimited vacation days + National holidays

  • Good pension

  • Monthly team events 

  • Yearly company retreat

  • Access to mental health support via OpenUp

  • Flexible employee benefits via YourCampus

  • MacBook M1 Pro

The biggest determinants of success are a willingness to learn, try new things, fail, and push yourself to grow. An enriching working environment helps you prosper as a human being and experience exceptional personal growth through work as the vehicle. If this is what you've been looking for, apply!