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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.

With our easy-to-use platform and expert services, we are simplifying the complex world of logistics and providing our customers with a seamless shipping experience.

Our platform acts as a centralized dashboard, offering real-time visibility on every aspect of the supply chain and includes a wide range of features such as booking, planning, delivery, and communication possibilities.
As a digital service provider, we are revolutionizing the logistics industry by bringing ease, accountability, and efficiency to the supply chain while lowering hassle, communication, and costs.
We believe that the perfect solution to disrupting a traditional industry is a smartly developed system combined with 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 more time and cost-efficient way. You build on a platform that is growing fast and to which many new features are constantly being added. Together with the team you (pro) actively contribute to the further development of the platform and you are also responsible for the technical future of the platform. 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 ensuring high performance and responsiveness. You will work closely together with product analysts, designers and of course the rest of the development team.

Regular activities

  • Working closely together with team members of different disciplines;

  • Analyzing problems and designing high quality solutions for them;

  • Improving the readability, extensibility and/or performance of existing code;

  • Identify potential problems before they occur and come up with solutions;

  • Mentoring/coaching other developers.

Job requirements

We ask

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience working with Node.Js or Ruby on Rails and you are open to learning other frameworks;

  • You have a problem solving mindset and you are a collaborative team player;

  • 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 its product requirements.

You get

  • A great work environment that is supportive and encourages collaboration and responsibility, and where you can make a significant impact;

  • A competitive salary with room to grow;

  • Good secondary benefits (e.g. 25 vacation days, pension contribution, in-office breakfast, employee stock option plan)

  • A chance 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;

  • An office in the heart of Rotterdam.


You can apply by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button on our website. You will hear from us within one week. If you get selected for the first round, we will explain the next steps of our recruitment process.

If you have any questions related to this vacancy, please contact Your contact person for this vacancy is Naomi van Nederpelt.

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Meet our recruitment team

Naomi van Nederpelt
Team Lead Talent Acquisition
Sylvia van Alphen
Interim Talent Acquisition specialist