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ASP.NET Backend Engineer (f/m/x) with a passion for the leisure industry

Belgium, Vlaams Gewest, Geelfor clients

Job description

This job posting is not for madewithlove, but for one of our clients whom we consciously chose to work with:

Over the last 2 decades, this scale-up has acquired a leading position within the karting and entertainment industry. Their product, an all-in-one software, helps leisure centers to optimize their full operational flow from registration, booking, scheduling, selling, self-service, managing, and reporting.

Financially healthy and present in more than 70 countries with over 300 clients and 15 nationalities in their team, our client is currently experiencing a 25% growth rate and therefore expanding the engineering team.

What will you be doing?

  • You write high quality code for the core product of the company,

  • You collaborate with the client, product owner, and other members of the team to expand the product’s functionalities (modules) and integrations.

  • Together with the rest of the team you make sure that the software is reliable, secure, scalable, and reusable across customers and prospects.

  • You take ownership of your tasks and have a clear impact on the end-product.

  • You work closely with the support and installations team in order to improve customer experience for second line support and intake and follow up of feature requirements.

  • You travel to different corners of the world to participate in sprints with your clients in person and get their feedback on how the product is being used, desired improvements. You are willing to travel 20% of your time..

Job requirements

!! Don't hesitate to apply if you don't fulfill 100% of the requirements. Superheroes don't exist, people with passion and talent do. Except that you have to be based near Geel or be willing to relocate there. 

Human Skills

  • You are an ambitious self-starter with the right mindset to join a scale-up that is currently experiencing exponential growth.

  • You pick your projects according to your skill set and learning goals, but also show the necessary flexibility to work on tasks outside of your comfort zone.

  • You are a great team player whose result-oriented attitude inspires others.

  • You have a structured and efficient way of working, take ownership of tasks, don’t overpromise, but (over-)deliver in a predictable way.

  • You always aim for the best possible quality focusing on the user.

  • You are pragmatic when choosing the optimal solution given customer demand, timeline, and budget.

  • You are a keen learner and like sharing your knowledge with your colleagues through training sessions, presentations, group discussions, etc.

  • You can communicate clearly, taking into account who your audience is. You are honest and not afraid to express concerns when necessary, but you always stay diplomatic.

  • You have a passion for the leisure industry and a strong client / user focus. You understand the challenges of this (24/7) industry and are willing to go the extra mile for outstanding customer satisfaction.

  • You love what you do and have a positive attitude. Fun and passion are important values within the company.

Technical Skills

  • You have a thorough knowledge of and at least 3 years of experience in software engineering.

  • You are familiar with Firebird and/ or other databases.

  • You have developed API's for complex applications in the past.

  • You have a solid understanding of version control tools like Git.

  • You have a good knowledge of how web applications work including security, session management, and best practices.

  • You understand the importance of testing and have written tests in the past.

  • You have a professional level of English in both written and spoken communication.

Bonus Points

  • You know how to gather requirements and design, develop, and deliver entire applications/ modules from scratch to end by yourself.

  • Knowledge of other technologies that the company uses:
    • Database: Firebird, SQL Server,

    • ORM: NHibernate, LLB GenPro

    • Frontend: Angular, Blazor

    • Desktop: WPF

    • Mobile: Ionic, Flutter,

    • Other: Power BI, SSIS, Azure

  • Experience in the leisure and entertainment industry

  • Working experience in a scale up with 25%+ growth rate per year

  • Other languages like Dutch, Russian, German, French, and Spanish

Also important

You live and work in the geographical range of Geel, Belgium or are willing to relocate to this area. Especially during the first 6 months you will be required to come to the office at least 3 days per week.

What you will be offered

Onboarding process

  • Full product training

  • The software stack is broad enough and growing; given tasks and assignments are in line with your skills and ambitions

  • Joint sprint(s) with the team

  • Introduction to your clients together with team mates

Conditions and benefits

  • Remuneration in accordance with the startup market.

  • If employed: company car (optional), meal vouchers, pension plan, health care, compensation for travel (day fee)

  • Bonus option - to be negotiated

  • Stock options / participation / dividende - based on performance, company growth and retention

  • Last but not least: a lot of fun

The strengths of a good mix

We specifically encourage underrepresented groups to apply. We believe in the strengths of well-balanced and mixed teams. 

Our client’s team is composed of 15 different nationalities. We hope to attract a broader audience regarding gender, religion, race, age, disability, linguistic differences, socioeconomic status, or sexual orientation.


You might think: "Damn, that team does not look like me at all". But let us be clear; we are searching for people that look like you!

Diversity and inclusion matters to us. Read more on this.