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  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2003
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware Development
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


It all started in 2003 in Amsterdam, with just two people, our founder Jouk Pleiter and a partner, who had a shared vision to ‘make the internet more beautiful’. Fast-forward 16 years later, and we are the backbone of over 100 banks all around the world and part of the ...
Mission: We’re on a mission to serve 10% of all smartphone users worldwide with a Backbase-powered financial app. Yes, that means 270 million people (ambitious!). But we see it as exploring millions of initiatives and flexing our brainpower. With us so far?

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"Backbase is a great place to work!"

Apr 13, 2023 - Project Manager
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Backbase has a state of the art global Web and Mobile online banking product offering for Banks and Credit Unions. Backbase is always improving and expanding our product features and tech stack to be


On occasion the work allocation may require some long hours, but I think that is expected (within reason) in our industry. Backbase does a good job of recognizing an overallocation and makes

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None come to mind as significant. Backbase performs a in depth annual employee feedback survey, and takes the feedback very seriously. There is always a plan for improvements based on the feedback,
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    simple, tricky questions you need be prepared with basic IT questions such as windows server policies, DNS and vlans, firewall configuration and some sys admin information, but overall questions were all related to the topic.

    i have 20 other applicants, why should i pick you?

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Company Updates

June 16, 2020
Can you remain agile while working from home? Have you asked yourself the same question? 👇Our Scrum Masters at Backbase - Beatrice Dähler, James Radford and Victoria Moshanova - shared a few thoughts & best practices on how to stay productive and keep the team culture alive.
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Remote agility with Beatrice, James and Viktoriia - Backbase Careers
June 9, 2020
We’re very proud to be named a Global Leader in Digital Banking by Celent, taking home four out of four awards. Download the report and find out why.
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Celent | Four Wins in All Four Categories - Backbase

Backbase Awards & Accolades

  • Leader in Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, Q3 2019.The Forrester Wave2019
  • Best of Show AwardFinovate2018

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