Back-End Developer

  • Development
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands

Back-End Developer

Job description

We are growing fast and looking for a Back-End Developer to join our team.

As a digital forwarder, Shypple is a full-service logistics provider for shipping goods from A to Z. We enable our clients to get real-time visibility into every aspect of their supply chain using our easy-to-use dashboard and a variety of booking, planning, delivery and communication scenarios. This makes logistics easier, more efficient, and accountable while lowering hassle, communication and costs. We make shipping simple.


This role is ideal for a Ruby on Rails developer that wants to make a global impact with his / her development skills. You will be working on simplifying a traditionally complex service and turning it into an intuitive and worldwide scalable product that enables companies to manage logistics in more time and cost-efficient way. Because we aim to become the largest freight forwarder we face highly challenging complexities on a daily basis. Therefor, we are looking for top-of-market technical talent that are ready to disrupt the world of global shipping. You’ll be fully in charge of developing features assigned to you by our product owner in collaboration with our development team (currently 6 people).

What we are looking for

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English (Russian is a pre).
  • You have the ability to learn new things quickly, understand a business and it's product requirements
  • Great communication and collaboration skills (e.g. to discuss complex challenges with your team)
  • Experience with our software stack (Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, JS/CoffeeScript, SCSS, Sidekiq, ActiveAdmin, RSpec, Capybara / Webkit, RubyXL, Geocoder, Capistrano, Git, Asana).
  • A reputation for getting shit done.
  • A down-to-earth personality, with an understanding that sometimes results matter more than perfect code.
  • Pro-actively contribute to product development to solve our technical complexities together with the team.

What we offer

  • The chance to disrupt one of the largest and most conservative industries in the world.

  • Highly driven and motivated colleagues.

  • An amazing culture of responsibility and freedom to turn your ambition into reality.

  • An inspiring working environment in Rotterdam’s famous Witte de Withstraat, where you can enjoy a great view of the skyline and the famous Erasmus bridge.

  • A sunny rooftop terrace for our Friday company lunch and afternoon drinks.

  • A membership for our gym in the basement to keep you fit and strong.