Backend Developer (Node.JS, Kubernetes, Typescript)

  • Development
  • Den Haag, Netherlands

Backend Developer (Node.JS, Kubernetes, Typescript)

Job description

At LessonUp, our daily driver is our mission. We want to help teachers to create the best and most engaging lessons possible, to keep their students involved. Our goals is to help out as much as 1 million teachers worldwide to do this, and to improve education by doing so. For this, we've created our easy to use platform where teachers can make interactive, present-day classes to share with their students. Together, teachers and team LessonUp created thousands of lessons, video’s, images and assignments to work with. And the cool part: this can be used in-class or remote! An easy and fun way to teach - just like it should be.

The amount of users is growing - we’ve reached 200k users some time ago - and we always want to make the platform better and more scalable. That’s why we are expanding our development team. 

The fun of working at LessonUp

As a developer, you will find some great things at LessonUp. Apart from a mission driven team that is ready to make a change, you will work on something that is being used on a daily basis by thousands of people. Not just in the Netherlands, but on a global level. 50% of our team is focused on product & tech. And with a CEO whom is a developer himself, we could not imagine this any different. We also highly value your personal development. Apart from the learning curve you will get from working in our team and amongst other high quality professionals, we will set-up a personal development plan and will offer your time and education, based on your personal learning goals. Oh, and by the way: everybody in our team will make you feel welcome and at home. LessonUp style. :)

Job requirements

Our Tech stack
LessonUp works on a Kubernetes cluster in Google Cloud.
We use > Node.js > React > Firebase > Javascript
              > Typescript > Mongo Db > ElasticSearch > Meteor

Your skills

> You work and think on an Higher Professional Education level.
> You have a strong experience with Node.JS/Kubernetes/Typescript. All, or one of them.
> You like to write correct, stable and scalable high-quality code.
> So, you thrive in a fast-paced environment, but you (and we!) also know that sustainability takes time.
> You love the scale-up phase and the challenges that come with this. You are up for a challenge and a lot of learnings.



Practical stuff: Your English is at least on a C1 level. If you don't live in the Netherlands, we expect you to relocate here.


What we offer you

+ A work week of 32, 36 or 40 hours a week. Whatever you prefer.
+ Work remote or in the office - it's up to you! 
+ A salary of 3500K per month (medior level) up to 6 K per month (senior level)

+ Good gear to work with - a laptop and other stack of your choice;

+ An interesting and competitive salary and if needed, a VISA sponsorship

+ The opportunity to buy your own shares in the company.

+ Your own personal development plan: spend a couple of hours a week on your personal growth goals.

+ Retirement savings with Brand New Day

+ Endless growth opportunities - the team is still small, which means a lot is possible!

+ When in the office: a great lunch, free drinks & snacks.

+ Drinks and food on the roof terrace, beach season closing parties and game nights.


Want to meet our team? Learn more about our mission?

Please feel free to contact our Head of People Kelly via e-email (kelly@lessonup.com) Whatsapp (+316 50 60 57 63).

P.s. this contact information is not for recruiters, we prefer to look for our colleagues with our own forces. :)
Thank you!