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Senior back-end developer

RemoteBelgium, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, BrusselsProduct

Job description

Role: Senior Back-end Developer

Location: We work on a “work from anywhere” approach, that being said, a +/- 2 hour time zone is preferred for collaboration purposes 

Open to Employee only

Package: We offer a competitive package (including health insurance, pension plan etc) and Stock options we believe it's essential you get to share what we are building together.

You get to pick the hardware & software that allows you to be the most productive and we invest in Coaching and training for you.


Are you are tired of maintaining a legacy stack based on outdated tech?


We are looking for Back-end web developers who want to use their expertise on a blank slate.


Penbox is young, we know we are not perfect. Joining us is joining an adventure where you’ll see thousands of things to improve.


We’re looking for people with a can-do attitude who don't get demotivated by troubles but are motivated to challenge and fix them.


We’re looking for people that believe in what they do and end the work week thinking “wow, this was an amazing week”. You take pride in what you accomplish. 


The sooner you jump in, the more likely you are to have more and more responsibilities while the company is growing.

Are you ready to say goodbye to your comfort-zone?


About the role:


You'll be joining Penbox at a super exciting time!  We just raised our Seed funding and are setting up the A-team to accelerate our growth.

You'll be one of the first senior developers to join the core team. You’ll report directly into Matt our CTO.

You will be a key player in Penbox’s growth by working on the development of features that will bring direct value to our customers.


You will become the owner of one or more micro services of our stack and given the freedom to make choices for improvements.


You will work with the latest JS-based tech stacks (Node, Docker, TS).


You get to lay the foundation upon which future developments will be built.

Job requirements

About you:


  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are a true enthusiast.
  • You’re a self-professed JavaScript expert.
  • You have several years of experience in web development.
  • You have already setup a micro-service based web architecture and managed its deployment to a cloud infrastructure.
  • You master all the aspects of back-end development, including security practices.
  • You like to own the code you write & to make your own choices within your scope of responsibility.
  • You are pro-active and can come up with creative ideas on how to solve problems.
  • You’re a team player and love to collaborative, Matt needs teammates who want to work together, not guitar soloists!

About Penbox:


Our vision is that today’s long and boring email & paper exchanges between companies and their customers should all become intuitive digital experiences, for both.


Our mission is to provide companies with a SaaS solution that enables them to very quickly (within days, not months) digitalize their current processes with the latest modern technologies.


Out of the box, we cover modern notifications, smart reminders, complex business logic, cool forms and beautiful front-ends. All written in Javascript using the latest libraries & frameworks out there (NodeJS 16, ES2020, HapiJS, Typescript, etc.).


Founded by 4 thirties about two year ago (November 2019), Penbox already has 200+ paying customers (Feb 2022) and 9 employees. We are scaling fast, with a 1.5M€ Seed round secured recently.

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