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Experienced Back-end Engineer

  • Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Clockworks, a leading AI innovator in Rotterdam, is committed to unlocking the full business potential of AI for our customers. Our mission is to provide powerful and efficient solutions and ensure its smooth integration into business processes. At our core is a cutting-edge platform enabling rapid development and deployment of high-performance, niche AI solutions, with a focus on computer vision and other unstructured data. Join us in this innovative journey to leverage the platform for crafting valuable AI-driven solutions for a diverse range of business challenges.

Experienced Back-end engineer

Our platform is the canvas on which we develop and deploy our solutions. As a Back-End Engineer, you will contribute to the very core of this platform, bringing to life the functionalities that make our AI solutions robust and reliable and our development processes fluent and efficient.

Your mission will be to engineer the back-end systems that are the backbone of our AI platform. This involves a hands-on role in developing, deploying, and managing the platform's various (cloud- and edge-based) components with a focus on scalability, efficiency, and innovation.


As back-end engineer you will;

  • Develop full-stack solutions across all back-end systems of our AI platform. (This includes the full range of back-end techniques and frameworks such as containerization, logging, infrastructure-as-code, security, networking, DevOps & CI/CD, etc.)

  • Engage in the deployment of AI models, leveraging cloud services and on-edge technologies. 

  • Collaborate with a team of experts to refine and enhance our development practices.

  • Foster a culture of excellence in coding and system design, embodying best practices and a passion for quality.

Job requirements

What are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate needs to have;

  • 4+ years of experience in back-end development roles.

  • Strong programming skills in Python (or equivalent), with a firm grasp of OOP principles and design patterns.

  • An agile mindset that values collaboration, with the ability to independently drive projects to completion.

  • A continuous learner, always seeking to improve and stay updated with the latest industry trends.

Additionally, it would be great if you have;

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (particularly Azure) and automation tools such as Terraform.

  • Proficiency in Kubernetes and an interest in AI model deployment strategies.

  • Previous experience with AI frameworks and AI software engineering

  • Programming experience in languages such as Kotlin, Java or related languages

Why us?

we offer …

  • The chance to be an integral part of a cutting-edge AI platform's growth and development.

  • A collaborative, innovative work culture that fosters growth and learning.

  • An enthusiastic, ambitious and young team of talented individuals

  • A dynamic and fun start-up working environment with a flat and informal company culture

  • Competitive remuneration, flexible working conditions, and a team that supports your professional aspirations.

Apply Now

Ready to harness your back-end development expertise in the dynamic world of AI? Become a pivotal part of our team, driving innovation and efficiency in our cutting-edge AI platform. We invite you to bring your skills, ideas, and passion to a place where they will have a real impact. Apply now with your resume and a cover letter that highlights your unique contributions to back-end development in AI. Join us in shaping the future of AI technology and making a meaningful difference in our industry. If you have any questions feel free to contact us at

Note that unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries are not appreciated and will not be responded to.