Senior engineer - Tellow

Job description

Job description

We are looking for a Senior Engineer to lead the work on all of the new features and maintenance of our Symfony application and to be responsible for multiple Typescript microservices. You will work within the product team with a dedicated product owner and lead engineer. You will be solely responsible for your work, as the team has a shared responsibility for the product as a whole.

We will look to you to guide us in building the best possible product from the ground up using your voice, viewpoint, knowledge, and expertise. We aim for our code to be creative, scalable & reusable, and we seek someone who can proactively see trends and apply methods to maintain code quality and scalability, as these elements are becoming increasingly important in the tech landscape.



  • Can code on a Champions League level
  • Have a minimum of 4 years experience developing large scale web applications.
  • Have experience with PHP7+ and/or Node.js.
  • Have experience with MySQL or similar relational databases.
  • Are pragmatic, dedicated and think in solutions.
  • Care about quality. If it’s not the best, is it worth building?
  • Take initiative and are always keen to level up your skills.
  • Have excellent English verbal and written communication skills.


We are a dedicated, open, and fun team based in Amsterdam, and we value talent and personal growth for all our employees. We offer a competitive salary, laptop, a brand-new office and a strong career growth path. We are an inspiring company with an ambitious mission, but having fun while working is key for us.

At Tellow, your benefits will include:

  • Personal growth plan that sets you on a path of career opportunity and advancement
  • Laptop
  • Free lunch (or allowance in pandemic times)
  • Working in a brand new, state-of-the-art office

You will also gain from:

  • A self-starter environment that entrusts you with crucial company responsibilities
  • Experience at a fast-growing scaleup
  • Working with the newest Fintech software
  • Healthy workspace with proper climate control, lighting, adjustable desks and 4K screens
  • A work environment that values inclusivity, teamwork, cohesion, and fun
  • Having your voice heard regarding company strategy and decisions


Please send us your resume, in English, and attach a 1-page cover letter about who you are, what you are looking for, and how you could help take Tellow to the top. We have a rolling evaluation process for all submitted applications, so you can expect to hear from us within 2 weeks of your application submission.

If you have any questions regarding the position you seek, please contact Juul Maas at Please also attach any samples of your website, blog or articles you’ve written, so that we can have a clearer understanding of your work, your personality, and your approach.


Upon review of your resume and cover letter, if you are selected, you will be invited to begin interviews with our team. The first round of those interviews will be with our marketing team via video call. After that, we will ask you to do an assignment related to your prospective role to test your skills in the field, as we believe this is a strong predictor of your future work. For senior roles a cognitive ability test and personality assessment will be part of the process.
About Tellow

Tellow emerged in 2016 from Rabobank's Moonshot innovation program. Tellow continued as an independent organization to support the self-employed sector in the Netherlands with their online bookkeeping. Tellow makes various processes of bookkeeping easy and accessible through a user-friendly bookkeeping software.

In 2020, Tellow was acquired by The Ageras Group - an ambitious, young, fast-paced group of technology companies, with a shared vision of making life easier for business owners.

Our latest investment round proved quite successful, and we are now looking to scale our operations in 2021. After a capital injection of $73 million in The Ageras Group, Tellow is ready to build, innovate, and grow. We are expanding our teams and seeking talented individuals to support our growth and secure our foothold in the Dutch market.