Back-end developer

  • Development
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands

Back-end developer

Job description

“Shipping made Simple!”

Shypple is here to simplify and conducting global trade frictionless!  As a digital forwarder, Shypple offers all services required to ship goods from A to Z. From door pick-ups, pick-up, customs brokerage, ocean, air and rail freight to on-demand warehousing, we are there for our customers!

Our vision is to make global trade virtually frictionless. We believe that by doing so, we will make it not only easier, but also cheaper to conduct. Trade is what makes our world prosper and we believe every person or company on the globe should have equal access to it.

Do you want to board our ship and join the team?

Your Shypple Journey

This role is ideal for a ruby on rails developer that wants to make global impact with their development capabilities. You will be working on simplifying a traditionally complex service and turning it into an intuitive and worldwide scalable product. Hence, it enables our company and our clients' companies to manage logistics in a more time and cost-efficient way.  

The way to the top is however, never easy. We face highly challenging complexities on a daily basis and for this very reason we are in need of the top-of-market technical talent. To continue our path for becoming the largest freight forwarder worldwide, we are continuously looking for ambitious developers that are ready to disrupt the world of global shipping! 


What you need to build your Shypmarine.

  • Speaks and writes in English (and/or Russian is a pre)
  • You have the ability to learn new things quickly, understand a business and it's product requirements
  • You have great communication and collaboration skills, hence you do not hesitate to talk with the team to solve complex challenges 

Why you are the ideal Shyppler

  • Software stack: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, JS/CoffeeScript, SCSS, Sidekiq, ActiveAdmin, RSpec, Capybara(+webkit), rubyXL, geocoder, capistrano, Git, Asana
  • In our development team (team of 6) you’ll run your own features assigned to you by the product owner, or run larger features in collaboration with our other back-end developers. You will be fully in charge of these features, thereby collaborating with the other team roles in our broader technology team
  • You have the reputation for getting shit done
  • You are down-to-earth and understand that sometimes results matter more than the perfect line of code
  • You pro-actively contribute to product development to solve our technical complexities together with the team

What we have on board:

  • An inspiring working environment with highly driven and motivated colleagues.
  • Cool office space in the city centre of Rotterdam’s famous Witte de With street.  
  • Enjoy your view on the skyline and the Erasmus bridge from your window. :)
  • A sunny rooftop terrace for our Friday company lunch and afternoon drinks.
  • A gym membership for our gym in the basement to keep you fit and strong!
  • An amazing culture of responsibility and freedom turn your ambition into reality.
  • The chance to disrupt one of the largest and most conservative industries in the world!