Rust developer (compliance software)

Bitonic is looking for a software developer, who will focus on the development of our internal compliance software. We are looking for a colleague who enjoys working in a scale-up environment with a lot of freedom and an unconventional approach.

Fulltime / parttime - Amsterdam

About Bitonic

In April 2012 Bitonic was the first in the Netherlands to start offering (automated) bitcoin via iDEAL. After that we expanded our services with our bitcoin exchange BL3P, a bitcoin savings service (Bits), an informative platform: and the Bitonic Academy.

Bitonic's mission statement is: bitcoin for everyone. As such, our team is passionate about providing an accessible and convenient service for buying and selling bitcoin.

Bitonic's organizational structure is based on the principles of Holacracy consisting of self-managing circles. This system makes a flat organizational structure which values each opinion equally. The work-culture within Bitonic offers a lot of freedom to fulfill your role in the way you think is best and gives the possibility to bring your ideas to the table and work those out.

Rust Developer at Bitonic

This role will focus on developing, enhancing, and maintaining the current compliance tool(s) within Bitonic. Bitonic, as a financial service provider, is obligated to comply with legislation related to counterterrorism and anti-money laundering. The Compliance department is responsible for the verification of customers, monitoring of transactions and conducting other analyses. 

The back-end of the existing tool is mainly written in Rust and Go. Our ambition is to further build upon it. The front-end is written in React. In this role, you will collaborate closely with the Compiance Officer and KYC analysts, as well as the Customer Relations department and, of course, the frond-end and other back-end developers.

The objective of this position is to enhance the quality of life for our internal departments, but also the development of functionalities that are required for (future) legislation.

You will be a part of the Compliance Core team: a multidisciplinary team, that collaborates on various, internal tools.

What do we expect from you?

  • You have several years of experience in Software Development in a professional environment
  • You have experience with Rust development, Golang or other statically typed programming languages.
  • Completed education in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related education
  • You have affinity with bitcoin and blockchain technology
  • Experience with SQL is a plus
  • You write code that is structured, efficient and testable
  • You are pro-active, independent and thrive in a work environment with freedom and are able to self-manage
  • If you don’t speak Dutch, proper English skills are required
  • You are living in the Netherlands.

Our perks

  • The salary depends on your work experience and expertise. We use a minimum salary of €3,400 for this position based on full-time employment
  • A thirteenth month
  • 32 vacation days on a full-time basis, including public holidays: you can choose whether you work on public holidays or not
  • Travel allowance of € 0.23 per km or NS business card
  • Flexibility in working hours and location
  • We provide you with a laptop with Linux/MacOS and other necessities
  • Activities such as game nights and monthly get-togethers
  • Contribution on sports subscription of up to € 50 per month
  • One-time budget for setting up an ergonomic (home) workplace
  • Bitonic has no pension plan
  • Daily lunch at the office
  • We are proud of our organization and like to promote it. So we have plenty of merchandise waiting for you!

The hiring process

The process consists of two interviews: a first interview with two circle members about the position and a second interview on culture-fit with two other Bitonic colleagues.


Do you feel this profile fits you perfectly? We are looking forward to receive your application and get in contact with you. You can apply via this link

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