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Backbase Overview

Amsterdam (Netherlands)
501 to 1000 employees
2003
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Unknown
We’re on a mission to change the way people experience banking every day. 800+ Backbasers work together globally on better and more advanced products. We believe that doing new things is great, but it is more important to learn from them. Being part of Backbase is ... Read more

Mission: Million people around the world would like to have access to their money via a smartphone. Our mission is to help banks to do everything via digital technology.

Backbase Reviews

  • "The way things should be done."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Backbase full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everything promised, has been delivered.

    Cons

    I guess it just sounded too good to be true. I still feel like I'm being punked at how we run the process and job is going.

    Advice to Management

    Honestly, I wouldn't change a thing.

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Backbase Interviews

Experience

Experience
57%
8%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
68%
16%
11%
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    Senior Mobile Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Backbase in December 2018.

    Interview

    Summary: Good hiring process but very poor feedback in the end

    I applied online for Amsterdam location, currently working in Singapore.
    They got back to me after a long time, about 1 and a half month.

    First round: Technical screening with tech recruiter.
    We discussed about the company, work, roles and responsibilities.
    The role required 30%-50% travelling for which I gave my full approval to the recruiter, went well and moved to 2nd round

    Second round: Take home coding assignment which was pretty good to judge one's coding skills

    Third round: Discussion with one of an iOS Engineer about the coding assignment, what can be improved, why did I choose certain approach/technique etc and some iOS technical questions.
    This round was really good in terms of knowing more about how it will be working with your potential colleague.

    Fourth round: With head of engineering, which went really well according to me.
    It was more focused on to cultural fit and knowing more about your motivation and goals.

    Then comes the last email from recruiter saying hiring manager thinks that I (Being an Indian working in Singapore) will not be able to move to Amsterdam from Singapore and will also not be able to commit to travelling required due to work.

    I totally disagree with that because I was already aware of it from the very first round and also said I neither have problem moving there nor travelling due to work but they have already made their decision.

    Very unprofessional behaviour from them and no candidate could buy this reason having reached in the final state of the interview process.

    Please don't waste somebody's time despite knowing every details about their background and also dont give any random reason for rejection

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Backbase Awards & Accolades

  • Best of Show, Finovate Europe, 2014
  • Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Experience Portals, Gartner Magic Quadrant, 2014
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