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Backend Engineer


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. 🚀

Take ownership

  • Be the owner and in the lead of building (user facing) features
  • Collaborate with product to propose and design the backend structure for new features
  • Supporting other departments by developing and maintaining processes

This challenge is perfect for you if

  • You are able to tinker and test your own projects
  • You like to use your creativity to build industry breaking user facing features
  • You can coordinate efforts to increase efficiency and scalability
  • You 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 

🤟 Great colleagues that share your mindset 

👩‍💻 Working remote possibilities that only get better with time 

🚴 Work from our office - we cover the transport costs, even if you cycle 

💰 3-2-1 Bonus; Earn a bonus of 100 EUR extra salary per month (adjusted to local cost of living).

📚 We support your learning and growth with a €2500 annual learning budget and additional 3 days of study leave 

🪷 For your wellbeing, a wellness program and a fierce discount with OneFit 

💻 A Macbook 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.