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Backend Developer (Node or Java)

Amsterdam, Netherlands



Next is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of our relationship with our people without regard to race, creed/religion, gender, gender identity or expression, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, unemployment status, veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, or any other category protected under the law. We promote equal opportunity in the recruitment, selection, training, transfer, layoff, compensation, promotion, and benefits of all employees.


We love the fresh perspective that students and recent grads bring to Next!

We are committed to offering a fun and engaging workplace for interns eager to learn and grow alongside our full-time employees.

As an intern you get to work on real customer projects. These are not coffee-fetching gigs.


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In summary:

At Next, we are rethinking how organizations from all over the world innovate: from Johnson & Johnson and Orange, to the World Economic Forum, BNP Paribas, Vodafone, and Covéa. On our quest, we’re looking for a Node and Java Developer eager to work on a world-class application used by high performing customers.

You will design and implement micro services for new functionalities, working side-by-side with our frontend and design specialists. We expect you to take ownership over your work and to push the limits of innovation or as we say “if things never break, you are not taking enough risks”.


What we are looking for?

  • Solid knowledge of Node or Java
  • Fluent writing unit/functional tests, familiar with automation frameworks
  • Curious mind with Bachelor/Master in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English (Dutch not required)
  • Bonus if you had exposure to large and complex code bases, micro-services, and API design
  • Bonus if you have a GitHub account with cool projects


What you’ll be doing?

  • Design, develop, and test micro-services to power new features
  • Create high-quality code that is scalable
  • Keep up with the latest technologies
  • Reinvent how companies innovate!

Check out our Engineering Blog and our public Github projects to learn more about our daily challenges.



  • Be part of a growing company, full of exciting opportunities to grow and build your own future
  • See the impact of your work immediately (10+ production pushes per day)
  • Beautiful office in Amsterdam’s canals
  • Open source by default policy
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Visa sponsorship offered


Why we are perfect for you?

  • We are your #1 fan!
  • We attract and retain top talents because we offer exciting, impactful, and hands-on opportunities that let your code from the morning be in production in the afternoon, changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of our users across the world.
  • We take great pride in helping talented developers grow to their full potential, both in professional and personal terms.

.About Next:

Next is the innovation management solution trusted by high performing innovative organizations to engage, empower, and cross-functionally align their workforce in business innovation and transformation. Watch some customer stories here.

Rooted in design thinking for concepting and mean methodology for implementing, Next’s proprietary solution covers the end-to-end innovation and transformation needs of enterprises from insight to ventures. Combining proven best practice content, a mobile-first application to automate the process, and overarching analytics, Next makes innovation smart, simple and sticky in ways never possible before.

Our goal is to drive companies to become more innovative, agile, and customer-centric by empowering their people to apply design thinking practices to address daily challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Founded in October 2013, Next is a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Rising Star, Top 100 Red Herring Winner, and was recently featured in the list of top 50 startups to watch.‍‍‍‍‍‍



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