Back-end Developer 🖥️

Job description

About Prompto

At Prompto we're revolutionizing the way real estate is sold. 🏘️ Our software leaves dull 2D floor plans behind, and offers full interactive experiences. Prospective buyers can now literally take a walk in their personalized future home, increasing the likelihood of buying the property by 23%. ↗️ 

As one of the leading proptech companies in the world, we aim for the stars. With headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, we are expanding internationally at a fast pace. If #innovation, #technology and #realestate make your heart beat faster: don't think twice and join our team of 20 rockstars! 💥

About the job

As a Back-end Developer at Prompto, you: 

  • Have a big impact on the Prompto product by designing and improving our cloud architecture to make it as performant, scalable and secure as possible.
  • Work together with your team to iterate on new features, developing and maintaining our API. 👊
  • Use state-of-the-art technologies to challenge and improve on the status-quo.
  • Analyse and tackle business problems like you're playing ping-pong. 🏓
  • Learn, coach and grow as a team through cross-functional squads and knowledge sharing.

    Your team...

    • Consists of talented and passionate product and software engineers. All team-players, always willing to help each other out and push each other forward to create an amazing product.
    • We value open communication and we l❤️ve feedback. Retrospectives, blameless post-mortems, regular one-on-one meetings... are in our weekly routine. 
    • Being a team for us also means going for drinks occasionally to celebrate a successful release, or going out for lunch together (Buritto-Friday is holy!). 🍾 (pre- & post-Covid-19 😉)


    • in-depth knowledge of RestFul API development
    • knowledge of java 8
    • experience with restful frameworks in java (Jersey 2, Spring…)
    • experience with NoSQL databases (Google Datastore, MongoDB…)
    • experience with ElasticSearch
    • experience with git

    Instant Plus point

    • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (App Engine, Datastore, Pub/Sub…)
    • Knowledge of API security (JWT, authentication, certificates…)


    • Develop scaleable RESTful API using Google App Engine (java 8)
    • Convert user stories into features from start to finish (understand user needs, think out software design, implement, test…)
    • Set up and maintain a NoSQL database (Google Datastore) and indexing service (ElasticSearch)
    • Use & maintain external SaaS tools and services (subscriptions, mailing…)
    • Set up and maintain security (authentication/authorisation/…)
    • Be highly involved in the agile team flow (Scrumban)

    Keep reading if you

    • Are hungry to learn and grow within your field of interest and talent.
    • Like to get 💩 done: you're proactive, voice your opinions & ideas and take ownership.

    What we offer in return for your awesomeness

    • 🚀 High-impact position in a fast-growing scale-up.
    • Informal atmosphere with a young, ambitious crew.
    •  💰 Attractive salary package including expense allowances, meal vouchers, pension plan, hospital insurance, eco vouchers & sectoral bonus. 
    • Flexible hours and possibilities to work (partially) remote (* fully remote during Covid 19)
    • Headquarters in Ghent, right next to the Dampoort station.
    • 🏘️ The opportunity to shake up the future of the real estate market with an innovative product.