Haskell Software Engineer

Who are we?

Who are we?

We are a young and fast-growing start-up from Utrecht focusing on the e-commerce and online marketing sectors. Channable was founded 5 years ago and developed into a company with an international team of over 80 young professionals. While you can still benefit from the start-up vibe, working at Channable also means being part of a professional company with a highly skilled Development team.  

Job description

What will your role be?

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our infrastructure team, located in Utrecht. You will be working on the backend of a complex distributed web application consisting of 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. You will be a part of our development team and work closely together with the other team members. We value the readability, maintainability and testability of our codebase and look for someone who shares these values.

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 https://github.com/channable.

You can also take a look at our tech blog at https://tech.channable.com.

Our Stack includes: Haskell, Python, PostgreSQL, Redis, Ansible, Terraform, Ember.js, Prometheus

And we run all of our infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • Excellent programming skills in a functional language, preferably 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 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

What do we offer?

  • Challenging full-time function with space for personal initiative
  • An interesting job within a talented team, with different levels of experience
  • Competitive salary
  • Career opportunities within Channable
  • Working for a fast growing company with a young and ambitious team
  • Awesome office in the city center of Utrecht (Janskerkhof)