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Backend Engineer

AmsterdamTechnology

Ready to make a difference?

Our challenge is to continue building and improving the bank of The Free from behind the scenes. This is your chance to make sure there’s no new stdclass(); and no yolo deploys.

Do you have what it takes to make a difference? 

Then test your bunq fit to start your application. 🚀



This challenge is perfect for you if

Before we talk about how you can make a difference in this role, we first want to help you find out if bunq is the environment for you to succeed.


Role specific skills

For you to be successful as a Backend Engineer, you need a couple of hard skills. Prove to us that you’ve got what it takes by testing your skills.

It takes roughly 40 minutes and focuses on PHP algorithms and programming.


Skills we’re looking for:


  • Having a good foundation of PHP
  • Being able to tinker and test your own projects
  • Using your creativity to build industry breaking user facing features
  • Coordinating efforts to increase efficiency and scalability
  • Delivering the best banking product known to (wo-)man


Your space to perform

We give you the space and the tools you need to succeed.

  • Salary and stock options that grow as you grow
  • Hybrid working possibilities that only get better with time
  • Work from our office - we cover the transport costs, even if you cycle
  • We support your learning, growth and fitness progress with a wellness program and a fierce discount with OneFit
  • A Macbook Pro to keep with you while you're with us
  • Fabulous in-house chefs cooking delicious lunches and dinners
  • Friday drinks and other celebrations - bunq style

We’re an equal opportunity employer. No matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love, follow in faith, disability status, ethnicity or the gender you identify with (tell us your pronouns), you’re welcome at bunq!



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Your journey

How do you become a bunqer? It all starts with a few quick tests that allow us to determine if bunq is a fit for you. If the results show that we’re a match on these fronts, we take it a step further and explore specific roles together. Before we decide on making you an offer, you’ll get a chance to show your skills on your Make A Difference day. ‍

Click here for a full overview of our hiring process.

What to expect from the tests

To kick off  your application, we’ll first help you check if bunq is the right environment for you to succeed. Our bunq assessment takes approximately 30 minutes and includes 2 tests: an abstract reasoning test and a personality test (MBTI). If we match here, we’ll move on to the next test - this is related to your skills, and differs per role.