Do you think of life as an infinite set of microservices? Do you envision a serverless future? Where scale and performance are only limited by our imagination? Then we suspect you might want to read on.

As a Cloud Developer, you'll be working on the cloud native applications that support user-facing applications, integrate with various systems and enable data intelligence. In a world where technology is evolving at an unprecedented (and ever increasing) rate, it is crucial to have a modular, scalable, extendable cloud platform where updates can be deployed in minutes. It will be the responsibility of you and your team to build such a platform, using the most appropriate combination of cloud, application and database technologies.


Responsibilities

  • As a part of the team, you’ll be taking part in the continuous development of the products that are in the care of your team.
  • Day to day, this means developing new user stories, fixing bugs, create & review pull requests, documenting your work (code comments, readme, confluence,..), perform research, make suggestions for product improvements and communicate clearly about your progress.
  • Together with your colleagues, you’ll be making sure the product meets all functional and non-functional requirements.
  • As an engineer, you understand that producing clean, readable and testable code is always a priority.

Qualifications 

  • You hold a master or bachelor degree in Computer Science/Informatics (or equal through a proven track record).
  • You have a solid grasp of common software engineering practices, like OO principles, modern design patterns, test-driven development, continuous integration and continuous deployment.
  • You're a big fan of clean code and clean architecture, and you apply those principles to produce clean, readable and testable code.
  • You’re always keen to learn new things, share your knowledge, adopt to change and learn from past experiences.
  • You’re able to work in a team and are always open for feedback from your teammates.
  • You understand the importance of application security and data security, and know how that affects your job. 
  • Excellent knowledge of Node.js, Express.js
  • Excellent knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Excellent knowledge of the Google Cloud Platform and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Excellent knowledge of common communication protocols such as HTTP (REST, TLS), Websockets, gRPC, OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML.
  • Good knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL, Redis, MongoDB, InfluxDB,..
  • Good understanding of messaging and broker systems (Pub/Sub, RabbitMQ, Kafka,..)
  • Basic knowledge of networking (IP, routing, IPSec, TCP) and networking related services (DNS, firewall, DHCP,..)
  • Knowledge of Istio or Helm is considered a plus
  • Knowledge of PHP (Laravel) is considered a plus 

Additional Information

In The Pocket is organised in autonomous teams consisting of developers, designers and product managers. By being part of one and the same team, they can develop a product from start to finish. Because every team carries responsibility, working at In The Pocket means accepting a high level of autonomy. We rely on trust and openness, and sharing our learning curve. At In The Pocket there’s time to experiment and budget to develop yourself. In the last years, you could find our developers at WWDC, Google I/O, ReactEurope... If you’d like to know more about our perks, take a look at this page.

On a personal level we are looking for a colleague who shares our values.

  • Ownership: Working at In The Pocket means accepting a high level of autonomy. You take ownership and show the ability to decide and act for the good of the company.
  • Integrity: Stick to your values, even when it doesn’t pay off in the short term. In The Pocket relies on trust and openness, which in turn relies on your integrity.
  • Lead & Educate: Digital technologies are changing the world. We go all in, head-first. We take the lead in designing and building with emerging technologies. We share our passion and knowledge with as many people as possible.
  • Agility: In The Pocket is permanently under construction. We never settle, it’s never done. Observing, adapting and improving is in our nature. That resonates with the people who work here. We are always looking for a better solution, always ready for the next step, pragmatic and committed to move forward.
  • Team: As individuals we are bright and talented, as a team we’re unbeatable. We are open and positive, constructive and honest. We help and inspire our colleagues to do their best work.

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