Junior Back-End Engineer

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Junior Back-End Engineer

At Katanox we're looking for a Junior Back-End Engineer to join our team.

Full-time · Amsterdam

Meet Katanox

We are a B2B SaaS marketplace for travel buyers and accommodation suppliers. We have created one platform that offers two-way connectivity, direct partnership contracting and a proprietary fintech stack and yes, we reinvented how hospitality distribution is done.

If you are up for the next challenge, keep reading, we will be delighted to hear from you!

Our team

When you ask around, our team will tell you that we are solving big problems, we help each other, learn continuously and work together to achieve our goals. 

  • We are Agile and follow LeSS framework. 
  • We code with React, Typescript and Kotlin.
  • We deploy in AWS with Kubernetes. 
  • We share our documentation here.

This role is hybrid and can be based in Netherlands or UK. We have co-working space in London and beautiful office in Amsterdam (2 days per week in the office/co-working).

Why join us?

You will:

  • Get the chance to re-pipe room distribution and payments in hospitality.
  • Help improve every stage of the travel transaction.
  • Build highly scalable systems.
  • Be part of and shape our culture as we grow.

Day to day accountabilities

You will be expected to:

  • Create new solutions and deliver maintainable and performant code.
  • Collaborate with your teammates to ship product features quickly and propose solutions to various challenges.

  • Collaborate with the Product and Engineering team in technical investigations.

  • Deploy code to production, monitor and solve any problems. In other words, own your code.
  • Contribute to evolving current product and build new product modules, solutions and features.

About you

  • You have at least 1 year of overall programming experience with a JVM language, preferably Kotlin or Java.

  • You have experience with design, development, testing, and monitoring of software.

  • You are able to write well defined unit/integration tests.

  • You have high sense of quality code and community best practices.

  • You understand data structures, algorithms and software design.

  • Fluency in English.

Extra plus for:

  • You are able to communicate effectively with your teammates and propose solutions to various challenges.

  • You are pragmatic in building features quickly and iterating in a data driven fashion.

  • You worked on on B2B marketplace products.


  • Culture based on ownership, accountability and autonomy.
  • Ownership in the company (Stock Options Plan).
  • 25 days of holidays and flexibility in deciding when you want to use your bank holidays.
  • Flexible working time.
  • Office in Amsterdam and co-working in London and New York.

*Note to recruiting companies: Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our Back-End Engineer? We'd love to hear from you!