Frontend developer

Futurewhiz

Full Time
Amsterdam, Netherlands   
Posted 24d ago

We are looking for someone that can help us build a great e-learning platform! Are you a good frontend developer who, besides being a good programmer, also has a feeling for the e-learning market? And do you want to help children and students to give them the tools they need to study fast and efficient? Then we are looking for you!


FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM


“Every child wants to pass and succeed. We help you in this, online in every possible way.”


For years, WRTS has been the largest and best-known e-learning program in the Netherlands! Our tool is used to learn words so you can easily master a new language. With 400,000 users per month, we have already been making sure everyone can learn words quickly and easily for 15 years. Our users are mainly in middle/high schools (12 to 15 years).

Now we’re ready for the next step to build new platforms to help children when they are doing their homework or preparing for a test. And you can be part of this new adventure.


We have a pleasant team of 8 people who are all helping to improve the platform for our users. We talk a lot with our target group to see how we can get a little better every day. There is a lot of room for (creative) input and we are therefore looking for someone who is enthusiastic about our product and our next steps. We want to improve education and believe that the use of digital learning tools will increase more and more in the near future.

It is up to us as a team to let users learn as quickly and effectively as possible!

Your role

In this role you will get the opportunity to work within a team of 3 (aiming to extend to 8) great developers who are building the WRTS platform.


For the near future we already created a cool roadmap for the multiple new platforms we will create as part of WRTS. You will work in a small team of developers (2-3 developers per project), working closely with Product Owners, using agile scrum methodology with 2-week sprints.


Your typical day at work will involve

  • Building cool end-to-end features that contribute to growing the WRTS platform
  • Taking part in standups and UX/UI meetings
  • Testing your features and being fully responsible for them when they go live;
  • Troubleshooting live issues



You:

  • Have experience with JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS, SASS
  • Are a team player, able to communicate across disciplines
  • Enjoy taking ownership and responsibility for putting features live independently


How you fit in our Development team:

  • A Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A thorough knowledge of computer science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)
  • The ability to write clean and maintainable code, following standards and guidelines
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • A team player, able to communicate across disciplines
  • A good understanding of common design patterns
  • Experience writing automated tests



Why you want to work with us ;-)

The Futurewhiz office is located in a beautiful office on Weesperplein in the centre of Amsterdam. We work hard, play hard and we have a lot of fun and foster an informal yet professional atmosphere.

The WRTS crew is a dynamic team that is enthusiastic about creating the most effective and efficient new way of learning in this ever-evolving digital age. We believe that a positive and energetic, yet relaxed, work environment not only encourages great teamwork, but is key to motivating our team to produce high quality products. We provide our team members with the resources they need to make sure they can do their jobs properly and get the results we aim for. Although our team is diverse and everyone brings their own interests and uniqueness to the table, every single person is excited about the great work WRTS is doing. Oh yeah, and we do have a pingpong table ;)



A Codility test is part of our hiring process.


Due to the Corona crisis, this position is only open to candidates that currently live in The Netherlands and have a work permit.

Any form of acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.




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