Experienced Back-End Developer

Job description

About the position

As an experienced Back-end Developer you will be responsible for developing, enhancing, and sustaining our MyGDaaS management portal in a cross-functional and cross-cultural team environment. You will drive innovation through design and implementation of unique solutions that result in a positive business impact.

You do not see the cloud as a vague concept but clearly understand how it will impact the way companies and individuals will thrive because of it. You are looking for ways to apply your acquired skills to support cloud-based environments and are passionate about the newest technologies and ICT trends.


  • Writing code based on and reviewing user stories and requirements, unit testing, and reviewing other engineering artifacts 
  • Providing appropriate feedback in a timely and constructive fashion
  • Participating in determining the scope of new projects

We offer

  • A dynamic and innovative work environment with an informal hierarchy
  • A unique opportunity to grow and expand your career within the ambitious trajectory of Cloudalize
  • Our Main Office is in the Ghelamco Arena in Ghent (Belgium), one of the most exciting cities and workspaces in the area
  • A competitive remuneration package and the ability to participate in the equity of the startup (stock options)


Education and experience required

You have:

  • A Master or bachelor’s in computer science (CS), or related discipline
  • Minimum 4 years of experience working in a similar or related field
  • The ability to translate functional requirements into quality code
  • Substantial knowledge of backend is necessary (NodeJS, MongoDB and AMQP)
  • A comprehension of web technologies (HTTP, HTTP/2, WS,..) and API development (JSON, OAuth, …) is a must
  • A good understanding of common software engineering practices (Git, unit testing, code documentation, continuous integration, dependency management and database design concepts and Windows plus linux distributions)
  • The ability to formulate concerns and questions in a structured manner
  • Knowledge/experience with Front-End technologies (Angular) is a plus
  • Knowledge/experience with CloudStack, Citrix components is a plus

You are:

  • Motivated to work in a start-up mentality with deadlines and priorities
  • An independent team player willing to share your knowledge when necessary
  • A problem solver with excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Show dedication and perseverance
  • Communicating with and involving your colleagues
  • You are fluent in English, both written and spoken

Start date

  • Asap for 1 year with possible contract renewal