Back End Developer

Tech · Porto, Portugal
Department Tech
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Are you looking for your next challenge within the development space?  Do you have an interest in Technology, and an affinity for back end development? Continue reading to find out more about our back end developer role.

The Company
We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.

Our main tech hub is situated in Porto, with a team of 20 composed of back end and BI developers, product owners, data analysts, and support officers. We have a centrally located office with fantastic river views, plus, we are very flexible when it comes to working from home (also after Covid)! Our people are young and the culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is informal, friendly, and fast-paced. 

The Job

Triggerise is looking for someone bright & enthusiastic, with a healthy interest in modern software technology, to join one of our development teams as a back-end developer. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that follows Scrum practices to deliver the best possible products to our markets. Your responsibilities within this team and as a back-end developer at Triggerise would be maintaining and developing features in our platform – Movercado.

About you

You are open to exploring new things and interacting with people from all over the world. You have the confidence to proactively deal with challenges when you encounter them and improve our product as you go along.


(Must haves)

  • Experience with Scala, Ruby or both
  • Experience with Object-Oriented and Functional Programming
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • A pragmatic approach to problem-solving
  • Fluency in English

The rewards
In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

  • A competitive salary and good secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go
  • Growth opportunities
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The details
Interested? Click apply now below! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email. 

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