(Mollie) Senior Database Developer

Job Title (core tech stack) (f/m/d): Senior Data Software Engineer

Work type: Onsite/relocation to Amsterdam. For NL citizens remote possibilities

Company: Mollie

Salary range: up to EUR 90K


  • sign-on bonus 
  • stock options
  • latest tech equipment
  • internet allowance
  • birthday day off
  • training opportunities

Why we recommend it: 

  • Working with very talented engineers. We have local tech community leaders on our team
  • Solving complex technical problems due to rapid company growth
  • Great and fun culture to work in
  • Ability to influence the destiny of recent FinTech Dutch unicorn

What you will work on: 

  • You will be working with us on creating cutting-edge, user-friendly financial products and APIs which are used by tens of thousands of merchants on a daily basis
  • You will be working on highly scalable solutions that have many payments per second at any point of the day
  • You will help us to build complex systems with excellent scalability qualities
  • Work closely with engineers and product in order to build and operate applications at a large scale
  • Design and build Mollie’s MySQL database installations, analyze & solve complex data-layer related problems across the stack
  • Design, build and maintain APIs, services, and systems across Mollie’s engineering teams from a data-layer perspective


- What you have:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in developing web applications or backend services in a large scale data environment
  • Strong developer, preferably with PHP experience, other languages (like Go, Java, Python) are a plus
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with data architecture and database schema design in a MySQL or PostgreSQL database environment
  • Extensive experience around the data layer in a high-volume business-critical environment
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working effectively with different stakeholders
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of modern ORM and database technologies

- Nice to have

  • Experience with capacity planning, monitoring, performance tuning, and backup strategies of MySQL or PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with reliability engineering or SRE practice in a high-volume data environment
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture patterns
  • Experience working with, or as a Database Administrator
  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform