Back-end Developer

Job description

Do you want to make a global impact with your development skills? And do you want to actively contribute to the further development of our platform and services, creating opportunities for both the organization and yourself? Then this might be the job for you! Read more below or apply via the “apply for this job” button!

About Shypple

Shypple makes shipping simple. We offer companies an easy-to-use web-application that acts as a centralised dashboard providing real-time visibility on every aspect of their supply chain. It foresees a variety of booking, planning, delivery and communication possibilities. As a digital service provider we bring ease, accountability and efficiency to your logistics while lowering hassle, communication and costs. We believe the solution behind disrupting a traditional industry is a perfect combination of a smart developed system and a high-quality customer experience.

Your role as Back-end developer

In this role you will be working on simplifying a traditionally complex business and turning it into an intuitive and worldwide scalable product that enables companies to manage logistics in a more time and cost-efficient way. Our platform is growing quickly, and we’re constantly adding new features, experimenting with fresh ideas and moving the entire shipping industry forward, eliminating one e-mail at a time. Together with the team you will actively contribute to the future of our platform, business and the shipping industry in general! Your opinion and ideas really matter at Shypple.

The focus of this position is on the back-end development of logic on the server-side, the definition and maintenance of our services and APIs, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness. You will work closely together with analysts, designers and of course the rest of the development team.

Our platform is built using the Ruby on Rails framework, so experience with Rails is a bonus, but not necessary for this position.


What you'll bring

  • A minimum of 3 years working as a back-end developer in a modern web framework technology;

  • You have experience designing, building and maintaining growing applications;

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English;

  • The ability to learn new things quickly, understand a business and it's product requirements.

  • An open and friendly attitude and a willingness to learn and explore new ideas, as well as bring your own ideas to the table.

You get

  • A great working environment with a team of talented developers who work together for extraordinary success;

  • A competitive salary;

  • Good secondary benefits (e.g. 25 vacation days, a high-end laptop, pension contribution, employee stock option plan);

  • The opportunity to be a part of a great adventure where you can grow, develop and get the best out of yourself, including a yearly budget for personal development and many career growth opportunities;

  • An office in the heart of Rotterdam with a sunny roof terrace.

"The Shypple way" is increasingly creating interest in the national and international press (Quote, Supply Chain Magazine, Payoneer, Wired) and radio (BNR). The magnificent growth is also recognized by various nominations: Sprout - Startup of the year, EU-Startups - Dutch Startups to Watch in 2019 and Sprout - Challenger50 in 2020.


You can apply before June 11, 2021 by clicking on the ‘’apply for this job’’ button on our website. You will hear from us within one week. If you get selected for the 1st round, we will explain the next steps of our recruitment process.

If you have any specific questions related to this vacancy, please contact Naomi - our Talent Acquisition Specialist - via

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