Full Stack Developer @ aikido in Ghent


Company Description

Aikido Security is building a developer-centric security product for cloud companies. The focus is on application security testing and vulnerability scanning.

We’re looking to fill a gap in the current landscape, by offering a product that combines insights from both your code, dependencies & cloud, resulting in a set of unique and high-value security features. We’re going to package this in an easy-to-use product that is helpful as well as educational.

Job Description

As a full-stack developer, you’ll be working closely with the Aikido team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Write modular, testable, and efficient code using Vue.js, Node.js & PHP and other languages.

  • Managing AWS and lambda deployments

  • Design and implement high-availability applications

  • Discover, plan, write, document and maintain new features

  • Understand the fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Understand the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds

  • Optimize the product code for speed where required


We’re looking for someone who is:

  • Really comfortable in a very entrepreneurial environment

  • Can think along with architectural and impactful decisions 

  • Willing to learn new languages when the product requires it

  • Comfortable researching and tackling hard problems and algorithms (eg parsing with ASTs)

  • Willing to experiment (and also willing to perhaps throw away some code)

  • Medior to Senior: 

    • We are going fast and need experienced people that can hit the ground running with us. 

    • You need to be comfortable with the above mentioned languages and tech-stack.

    • No stranger to implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Fluent in English


  • You need to be eligible to be on a Belgian payroll (and you are actively residing in Belgium) OR you can act as a freelancer

Additional Information

What you can expect

  • High-impact position in a fast-growing company

  • Competitive salary package

    • Stock-options discussable

  • A company that sticks to their values in an open and informal atmosphere (see our culture-page on the website for more details)

  • A diverse and inclusive organization that is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

  • Flexibility in working hours and remote-first culture

You will be recruited based on competencies. Qualities of people are decisive, regardless of gender, religion, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation or any disability.