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Backend Engineer (Internal Enterprise Applications)

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Hi from the Instapro Group 👋🏼

We're the technology company behind a home services revolution. Our mission is to help tradespeople get the work they want and homeowners hire the tradespeople they need.

At Instapro, every team member’s perspective and experience advances our mission. We are committed to creating a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We work hard to mitigate biases in our recruitment process and foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Job description

Instapro Group is looking for a Backend Engineer to join our Internal Enterprise Applications team focusing on developing the integrations between our core platform and the Salesforce platform, which is used by our Customer Support teams in their daily activities.

Team & Technology

You will be working closely with Salesforce Developers and Administrators, as well as a dedicated Product Manager to deliver the team objectives. As the functionality to be developed touches different domains of the core platform, the role will allow you to collaborate with engineers from multiple teams in the organisation.

You will also be a part of the backend guild with other backend engineers across the company. Through that guild, you will help to ensure the high quality of the software by introducing new technologies, improving and setting quality standards, exchanging experience, and taking on more extensive cross-teams backend initiatives.

Our backend stack consists of PHP 8.3, Symfony 6.4, MySQL 8, RabbitMQ, Redis, GraphQL, Docker and Kubernetes, all running on AWS. Furthermore, our main applications are integrated with Salesforce which forms the backbone of our internal enterprise application stack.

We keep a close eye on quality and make sure we test everything in an automated way with tools like PHPUnit, PHPStan, Phan, Cypress and Jest, all integrated into GitLab CI/CD pipelines.

Your role includes the following: 

  • Collaborate effectively with the team, as well as outside the team, to deliver high-quality solutions for our users

  • Contribute to, maintain, and adhere to the company development quality standards and best practices with other backend developers

  • Be a present voice during product and technical discussions

  • Understand data and context that drive decisions

  • Be proactive in suggesting ideas, solutions, improvements, and offering help

  • Bring your opinion to the table and be respectful to others while engaging in productive discussions

  • Share your knowledge and experience with others and help them grow

Job requirements

  • Demonstrable experience developing web applications with PHP/Symfony

  • Knowledge of software design principles and backend application architecture

  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks

  • Good communication skills and a collaborative & emphatic mindset

  • Exposure to agile and lean development processes as part of a cross-functional team

  • Nice to have: experience with GraphQL, CI/CD pipelines (particularly GitLab) and AWS, interest in Salesforce

Why you’ll enjoy working at the Instapro Group

You can make an Impact. Joining Instapro Group is an opportunity to help crack the code in one of the last big industries to become digital-first. We’re leaders in our markets, yet small enough for everyone to make a real difference.

We care. We don’t believe in one size fits all. Whether it’s flexibility in your working hours, your location, or opportunities to advance and grow, you’ll find a supportive and open culture designed to help our team members thrive.

These are the benefits you'll enjoy:

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Hybrid work environment

  • Eligibility to receive stock appreciation rights

  • Generous hybrid allowance

  • Pension scheme

  • Mental health support via OpenUp

  • Training support

  • Travel allowance depending on location

  • Relocation support if moving to the Netherlands

  • Regular team events

  • On-site fitness studio

These are the values that guide everything we do:

  • We put integrity first. We are authentic, transparent and respectful.
  • We are all stewards. We are stewards of the company on behalf of all stakeholders.
  • We follow the evidence. We are objective, evidence-based and pragmatic in our decision-making.
  • We never stop learning. We are open-minded and curious.
  • We win together. We collaborate and earn trust with our colleagues.
  • We are inclusive. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company.

Read our values in full here

Interested in applying? Submit your application below and we will get back to you.


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Good to know...

What is our working model?

You need to based in one of our office locations or be willing to relocate to one of them.

We have a hybrid-work model, which means that it’s up to you whether you prefer to work onsite or feel more comfortable working from home. However, in some roles, we might be looking for people to come to the office more regularly. You can have a look at what locations we are active in via the button below.

How should you prepare for an interview?

Please go through the job description once again and be ready to ask your questions to help yourself better understand if our environment matches your expectations.

You can visit Instapro Group's other web spaces, such as our LinkedIn page, to get a feel for our vibe.

What does an interviewing process generally look like?

Our interviewing processes can differ slightly depending on the department. The three steps that are consistent for every vacancy are a talk with the hiring manager at the beginning, a team interview in the middle, and an elevator interview at a later phase of the process. The best way to prepare for an elevator interview is to go over our values.