IT trainer / Java Developer (Academy) Amsterdam

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The job in short

Backbase Amsterdam is looking for a Java developer who is able to deliver technical training which includes Java and cloud technologies like, Spring, Kubernetes, Docker, and others.

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Backbase Amsterdam is looking for a Java developer who is able to deliver technical training which includes Java and cloud technologies like, Spring, Kubernetes, Docker, and others.

Backbase's customers are mostly banks. Our platform is considered to be the leader of engaging digital banking platforms that helps businesses to become digital-first banks. It is our job to help them by delivering amazing training sessions to use and extend the product by developing new functionalities in RnD, offering support to fix problems or consultancy to architect and develop integrations with their own systems.

The most import characteristic of our Academy team is that we <3 helping our customers. The training we deliver will lead developers to create integrations that will be used by millions of users around the world. As a Backend trainer, you will be on the spotlight and in your audience you will have from junior to senior developers, QA's, Systems Engineers, and Solutions Architects. Having some knowledge of Java 8, Spring Framework, and Cloud environments will help you be on par with these participants. Backend trainers are excellent developers with communication and presentation skills. Your success will be measured by swiftness, accuracy, clarity and the ability to explain complicated things simply. What you will be doing Traveling around the globe to where our customers are located to deliver technical training on how to use and extend Backbase's platform Coding and developing extension points to our product using the top-notch technologies, like Springboot 2+, Docker, Kubernetes, JMS, and others to be used as training exercises. Less fun but necessary, creating material to explain the exercise to participants (usually a few slides) Role rotation. You work 2 ~ 4 months per year solely as a Backend engineer developing custom integrations for our customers as Customer Success Developer or developing new features for our product as an RnD developer. A week with Guillermo

How about you?

You enjoy coding, solving problems, and sharing your knowledge and skills with other people

You like helping people. You get a kick out of getting people to those aha! moments. You are patient, level headed, and cool under pressure. Teaching someone something new makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside

You communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone, and you're comfortable communicating in writing or in front of an audience.

This will be waiting for you

Self-development budget for training, seminars, books, courses, etc
25 paid holidays
Extra compensation days if you travel outside working hours or weekends
Satisfactory daily allowance in your travels until you get back.

And this is what we don't care

Your gender, age, religion, the color of your hair, sexual orientation, etc.
Your work experience in Finance. You’ll quickly pick up and discover that it’s quite fascinating.
Whether you’re introvert or extravert. Most famous people on stage are introverts anyway.
Your command of Dutch - we speak English.

Why Backbase?

Backbase is leading the way in the Digital Banking space and we are widely known for our innovative power and visionary view of how all of us (including you) handle our daily financial lives. Exploring is in our nature and we love technology. No matter how big the challenges are: we make it work.

We come from all over the globe (45+ nationalities) and we currently employ the brightest people in the field. We are organized to support you. You will work with some of the best people in the business. We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.

Join us for a journey instead of a job!

Perks of working at Backbase

Our People Learning & Development Success & Celebration Healthy food & fitness Office life & Swag

We love working with smart, amazing people from all over the world. At Backbase we really strive to be open & inclusive. Together, with more than 60 different nationalities in our offices globally,  we make it happen! Backbase is not just about professional relationships, it is a place where you find genuine, true friendships. Come as you are and blend in.

Being part of such a diverse community truly gives you an opportunity to learn and grow both professionally and personally. We believe that at Backbase you need to be brave enough to go out of your comfort zone to explore new areas, learn from it and drive it home. The key factor is to get new insights and continue our growth path – both yours and Backbase’s.

We take pride in our achievements and we like to celebrate them. We organise a variety of parties,celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

We care about you and support an active lifestyle. Free healthy lunches and fruits are provided daily.  Want to let that stress out? You can unwind and have fun with one of our employee-initiated sports teams.

You get an enjoyable workplace, complete with focus areas collaborative spaces – nerf guns included. We’ll get you proper swag, the latest and greatest technologies to play with and awesome people to work with.

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We want to work with the best, just like you do. Our secret sauce is hiring people with different perspectives. Show us your special powers in a case or technical test.

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It’s official – you’ve joined Backbase, an industry leading fintech company. We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you!

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