Senior Software Engineer


The deadline to apply for project: a was on the 25th of September, 2017. If you are interested in this company, check out and apply via their own ‘Careers' page.

Bynder is defining what’s next _in Digital Asset Management

The project summary

We develop a cloud-based SaaS tool on a global scale infrastructure. It helps marketers to automate and streamline their workflow in today’s globalized business environment. We have 20 nationalities between our 60+ developers in Amsterdam - and many more when you include our other offices in Rotterdam London, Boston, Dubai, and Barcelona.

Our project: a is to develop a scalable centralized authentication service. With this project we challenge ourselves to design and implement a new authentication & authorization microservice (AAA). This completely isolated service will be the center point for our request authentication and authorisation.

This vacancy is part of project: a - a global recruitment campaign that calls for the world’s top tech talent to come to Amsterdam to define what’s next _. This invitation goes out to software engineers, data scientists, business analysts and experts in AI & Machine Learning from around the world, on behalf of the City of Amsterdam and our 10 coolest tech companies. Want to learn more about it and see the other nine projects? Go to

Your role/ opportunity

You will be responsible for the design and implementation of our new authentication & authorization microservice (AAA). Together with our team, you will decide on choosing the most suitable language and database engine.

You will be the main back-end engineer for our microservice architecture with a good overview of the architecture and infrastructure for this new-to-develop module. You will communicate directly with product owners, designers, architecture team and other members in the development team. 

What we expect from you

- You're a skilled software engineer who is interested in developing smart solutions in a globally distributed cloud computing environment
- You know and care about continuous delivery and automated testing
- You will have an international and user focused mindset: our success is built on
putting user experience first
- You know your way around Amazon Web Services
- You are passionate about building scalable and reliable engineering solutions
- You are a fan of agile working practices: you get things done and enjoy it

Bonus points for

- Experience with implementing complex authentication / authorization mechanisms.
- Practical knowledge on Bloom filters or other space-efficient probabilistic data
- Knowledge of event-driven patterns.

What you will get/ Your perks/ Your bounty

● Unlimited vacation policy
● Latest technologies
● Apple equipment and industry training
● Competitive salary
● Possibility to make a real impact on a fast growing tech company
● Free in-office lunch and drinks
● Regular massages
● Awesome office in the heart of Amsterdam right next to the famous Vondelpark

Our company/ our team

We are hiring for this role in Amsterdam. Our office is situated at the very heart of the city, next to the famous Vondelpark. Our development team is split into autonomous squads, each with responsibility for their own area of the product. You will join an international team: we have 20 nationalities between our 60+ developers - and many more when you include our other offices in Rotterdam, London, Boston, Dubai, and Barcelona.

Selection process

Our team will carefully review your application. If you are selected after the initial review, you will be invited for a short-prescreen call with our Talent Acquisition Specialist that will be followed by a test assignment. Once you have successfully completed the test assignment, there will be a technical interview with the team and interview with our HR department. If you have passed all this, you can call yourself a new Byndie :) Good luck!

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