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Salary €60k - €80k • Company Website https://getstream.io

Job Description

At Stream we are looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join our Amsterdam team.

What you’ll be doing

Most of your day will be dedicated to software design, research and coding. Job duties include working on Stream’s core API technology and building high performance software. On typical projects you will have a lot of freedom and you will have enormous impact on making our API service faster, more scalable and more flexible.

You will add new features to the service and find ways to make the existing ones perform orders of magnitude faster. Our customers have millions of users and use Stream for mission critical features, such as showing content and exposing core functionality of their application. Building stable and reliable software is not just an option: as a member of the development team you will design and write state of the art software, follow best-practices, measure everything and be responsible for its deployment to production. You will also spend part of your time talking to our customers and help them to use Stream in their app.

Our tech stack

At Stream we use a wide collection of technologies to offer highly optimized and available features to our customers. Over the years we have experimented with different languages, frameworks, databases and libraries. Here’s a short list of the technology that we currently use. Don’t worry if you don’t master them all or if you don’t see your favorite tool or language: you will have the chance to be exposed to most and to convince us on expanding the list.

  • , Python, NodeJS

  • Django, Celery

  • Cassandra, Postgresql, RabbitMQ

  • AWS, Puppet, CloudFormation, Vagrant

  • Grafana, Graphite, ELK

  • Redis, Memcached

  • RocksDB


Stream has a casual social culture, our team is very diverse and we all have different backgrounds. We are very focused, you will see us heads-down coding or drawing complex charts on whiteboards, but we also pop up to have a chat or play merciless games of ping-pong. When it comes to software engineering our culture is oriented towards ownership and quality: our goal is to deliver stable software.


Stream employees enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Healthy team lunches
  • Chance to meet our team in Boulder
  • Lots of great coffee, tea and snacks
  • A team of exceptional engineers 🙂
  • Opportunity and support to attend and/or present to industry related conferences and meetups
  • Opportunity to work on OSS projects


Our Amsterdam office is located in the TQ tech space in the heart of the city. It’s a fantastic building with all the amenities you’d expect. There’s a cafe, a shared lunch area and a sports room with table tennis, yoga and badminton.