believes travel is the one thing that opens minds to new ideas, cultures, and ways of thinking. Our mission is to GET EVERY TRAVELLER THE BEST ACCOMMODATION DEAL, WORLDWIDE. From adventure travel and backpacking to honeymoons and family vacations, we genuinely care so that every traveler can make the best-informed accommodation choice at the absolute best conditions for every trip.

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join 's Online Travel Agency group and help us to create and improve tools that allow us to provide the best booking experience on Vio for travelers all around the world so that they can discover, reserve, and use the best accommodation deal with our advanced tools and services.

We use a modern stack consisting of Elixir, AWS (ECS, DynamoDB, EventBridge, SQS, … ), Terraform, and more. We work closely with our customers, hence, anything that you will develop and ship on production will have an almost immediate impact on our users and on our business performance. We work in a flexible, results-oriented, data-driven, and customer-centric team structure, focusing on shipping value in a collaborative fashion, with hopefully just the right amount of bureaucracy.

We encourage people from all ethnic groups, genders, sexualities, ages, and abilities to apply. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!

What you will do?

  • Work in a team to solve challenging problems, and build products to help bring our travelers the best deals available in the market.

  • Identify bottlenecks and opportunities for improvements regarding performance, reliability, and code quality.

  • Write technical documents and participate in architecture meetings with fellow engineers, having the goal of future-proofing our services.

  • Mentor and support less experienced engineers through knowledge sharing and guidance.

  • Help to improve our infrastructure and scale it to support our growth in a cost-effective way.

  • Report to the Engineering Manager for effective communication and alignment.

Who we are looking for?

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in backend development.

  • You have experience with at least two programming languages such as Erlang, Go, Rust, Python, Java, Scala, or Ruby. Experience with Elixir is a plus, but not a hard requirement as long as you are excited to learn it.

  • You have proven experience with designing, developing, and shipping highly scalable software.

  • You have experience with distributed systems and Event-Driven systems.

  • You have hands-on experience with AWS, Terraform, and CI/CD tools.

  • You have a strong commitment to writing tests, code quality, and maintainability.

  • You treat documentation as a first-class citizen.

  • You are always finding the right balance between achieving technical excellence and delivering value to the end-users.

Why join us now?

  • We love Elixir ❤️

  • With a team of +150 FTEs, bootstrapped and profitable and growing +80% a year, we are one of Europe’s most successful startups these days, yet we are only getting started. 

  • We offer access to ‘better deals’ to Millions of customers worldwide, adding spice and competition to a niche that has seen limited innovation for years.

  • The company is evolving quickly to position itself among the global leaders in the travel industry. It is an exceptional journey to make; challenging, exciting, and a marvel to be a part of.

  • We place huge importance on rewarding our employees for the value they generate by giving Stock Appreciation Rights to all employees.

Do you want to know if is the right place for you? Find out by reading our career page.

What we offer:

  • Plenty of chances to learn and grow – you’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the city, be part of a culture that values sharing knowledge every day, and has a budget to attend conferences and develop yourself.

  • Excellent company culture, work across a highly committed and long-term focused team that shares the rewards of success alongside you

  • A good compensation package that includes significant stock appreciation rights.

  • Flexible time off (take as many holidays as you need) and a chance to work remotely.

  • You will be part of a highly international team that enjoys working, eating & traveling together in one of the best office locations in Amsterdam

  • We enjoy getting together to celebrate our wins with company events in Amsterdam and abroad

  • A budget for your dream home office, relocation & work visa in The Netherlands for you and your family 

  • Access to free mental health support via OpenUp.

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