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Haskell Software Engineer

Utrecht, NetherlandsDevelopment

Job description

Important note: The desired start date for this position is the 1st of February 2024


Your job:

Our Infrastructure team consists of more than 10 engineers in three teams: Infra Red, Infra Green  and Infra Blue working. You will be working on the backend of a complex distributed web application. Our tool provides a number of different services, written in Haskell and Python.

In this position, you will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of new and old features in our application. You will also be working on scaling our Haskell applications to the next level, where we can handle another order of magnitude increase in throughput while keeping our app fast and responsive. We value the readability, maintainability, and testability of our codebase. We expect you to value the same.


Your challenges:

  • Design, development, and testing of new product features

  • Collaborate with and review PRs of other team members

  • Improve the reliability and robustness of our application

  • Work on scalability and performance improvements

  • Work together with our product and DevOps teams on requirements and issues


Who are you?

  • Excellent programming skills in Haskell or similar typed functional language

  • At least 2 years of software engineering experience

  • Experience building a practical program in Haskell

  • Experience with web development, web technologies, and APIs

  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases, preferably Postgres

  • Good working knowledge of Linux, git, and the command-line

  • Committed to high engineering standards

  • Living in The Netherlands (or willing to relocate) and in possession of a valid work permit (if you’re a non-EU citizen)


Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Haskell libraries like warp, conduit, async, servant, aeson, compact

  • Familiar with Python or other dynamic languages

  • Experience in tuning and scaling a big application

  • Having worked with distributed systems before

  • Interested in automation and fast builds


Who are we?

Channable was founded 9 years ago in the heart of Utrecht. We are now a strong team of 200+ diverse individuals, and more than 35 nationalities

Joining Channable means you’re looking for a bit more than just a job. Diverse as we are, we all share our love for growth, to help, to take ownership, and create an awesome journey together. Feel free to take a further look at who we are here and on our Instagram, Facebook or Linkedin!

If you would like to get a feeling of how we work together and what our code looks like you can take a look at some of our open-source work at GitHub. You can also take a look at our tech blog.

Our Stack includes: Haskell, Python, PostgreSQL, Redis, Ansible, Terraform, Ember.js, Prometheus. And we run all of our infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform.



What do we offer?

  • Gross salary of 3.400 - 5.700 euros based on your experience (based on 40 h/w)

Job requirements

  • A €1.000 annual Individual Learning & Development budget 📚

  • Stock Appreciation Rights: eligible employees can financially profit from Channable’s success 📈

  • Saving for old age - yes, we provide an extra 5% of your monthly base salary 👵👴

  • Company-wide bonus 💰

  • Once every 8 weeks, you can use your creativity during our internal Hackathon day 👨‍💻

  • 26 vacation days + 2 reload days based on 40 hours, and on top of this; you are allowed to go for a 3-week-long workation and an extra 3 weeks if you're an expat living in the Netherlands! 🍹

  • Are you going to become a parent? We think it is important that you spend time with your newborn. Enjoy 5 weeks of 100% paid partner leave 👶

  • To work in a beautiful historic and fully renovated office in the heart of Utrecht & with a flexible hybrid working policy of ( minimum 2 days in the office).

  • Since you can work from home for 3 days a week, we will provide home office supplies🖥️

  • Having flexible working hours means starting your day between 8.00 - 10.00 am

  • We want you to feel good - please feel free to use our discounted OneFit subscription. You also have free & anonymous access to the OpenUp platform and psychologists 👟This free service is also available to your family members.

  • Traveling to our office? No problem, we got you covered🚆

  • Channaweekend (we go abroad in 2023 for a long weekend with all the colleagues from all over the world)

  • Additional working conditions like great lunch, massages, in-office bar (Channabar), parties, yoga lessons, sports teams, video games, and many more!


How can you introduce yourself to us?

Are you interested? Please apply by clicking on the "apply now" button below. Please send your application in English. If it's a match, Giordano will get in touch with you for an introduction call. After that, you'll be invited for interviews. We look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible!


Contact by job agencies and recruiters will not be appreciated. Each recruiter or headhunter who approaches us agrees with a donation of € 250,- for Make-A-Wish.


At Channable, we strive to create and foster an environment of belonging and collaboration and we believe in diverse and inclusive teams.


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