Backend developer

ruby on rails
Antwerp, Brussels or Remote

Are you a master of code with a passion for crafting powerful back-end solutions? Are you eager to be part of an exceptional digital agency where your skills will take center stage?

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What are we looking for?

We are on the lookout for an extraordinary Back-End Developer to join our brilliant team. As a Back-End Developer, you'll play a crucial role in designing and implementing cutting-edge web applications and digital solutions that will leave a lasting impression on our clients and the digital landscape. Read on to discover your talents and responsibilities.

  • Collaborate closely with our team of developers, designers, and project managers to translate client requirements into robust and scalable back-end solutions.
  • Develop efficient APIs and seamless integrations to ensure seamless communication between front-end and back-end systems.
  • Implement data storage and retrieval mechanisms to support application functionality and optimize performance.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging to ensure flawless code delivery, meeting the highest quality standards.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in back-end development to continually enhance our solutions.
  • Continuously optimize existing systems, striving for enhanced performance and strengthened security.
  • Work hand-in-hand with front-end developers to create a harmonious and cohesive user experience.


  • Proven experience as a Back-End Developer, demonstrating a strong command of back-end languages and frameworks such as Python, Php, Ruby on Rails, or Node.js.
  • Knowledge in shipping high-quality code (clean code, TDD, DDD, SOLID).
  • Familiarity with databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB, coupled with hands-on experience in data modeling and database design.
  • Proficiency in API development and integration using RESTful or GraphQL standards.
  • A deep understanding of server-side caching, scalability, and performance optimization techniques.
  • Experience with version control systems like Git, fostering efficient and collaborative development practices.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure is a plus.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively, both independently and as part of a cohesive team.

What’s in it for you?

Dynamic Work Environment

Get ready to join the energetic atmosphere of productivity at Great Company. Our workplace is filled with lively banter, creative brainstorming sessions, and a sprinkle of controlled chaos. You'll never have a dull moment!

United we stand

Our team is like a well-rehearsed improv troupe, always ready to support and uplift each other. If you ever find yourself in need of specific knowledge or skills, fear not. There's always a helpful colleague nearby, ready to lend a hand and support you along the way. You'll find yourself surrounded by talented professionals who will have your back as you conquer projects together.

Continuous Learning

We believe in the power of growth and knowledge, so we provide endless opportunities for learning and development. Our training programs are designed to be both informative and engaging, empowering you with the knowledge you need to excel in your role.

Mission accomplished

Remember that feeling of accomplishment when you successfully rode a unicycle for the first time? At Great Company, that sense of satisfaction comes with every project you conquer. Whether you're mastering a new coding language or designing a mind-blowing user interface, you'll be grinning from ear to ear.

Work-life balance

We don't want you to become a workaholic constantly juggling tasks. We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Take time to enjoy life's little pleasures, spend time with loved ones, and recharge your batteries. After all, even the greatest performers need their downtime.


And let's not forget the grand finale - our teamdays. Our team-building activities are more than just an excuse to get out of the office (although, let's be honest, that's a perk too). These epic adventures boost collaboration and create unforgettable memories. Witness the true strength of teamwork, navigate challenges, cheer each other on, and discover your hidden talents!

Sounds like you?


Hi! I’m Dries, Talent manager at Great Company, and I’m here to answer all your questions. What’s on your mind?

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Next steps

Pop in!

No time to waste! We'll kick things off with an introduction, either in-person or virtually, to see if there's chemistry. You know, first impressions and all.

Your piece of cake

After the first meet-up, and if we both feel positive about the introduction, we'll invite you to a brief assessment to see how you can grow at Great Company. We'll arrange it at a time and place that suits you best.

Meet the colleagues

Before you officially kick off your journey with Great Company, you'll get a chance to hang out with our awesome colleagues. It's a perfect chance to break the ice and have some fun with the Great team you'll be joining.

Seal the deal

Are we all still buzzing with excitement? Well, then it's time to put pen to paper and make it official! Once you've signed that dotted line, we'll dive into the nitty-gritty details together, making sure you have all the essentials to hit the ground running.