Senior Backend Developer Amsterdam

We are looking for senior backend developers, who are interested in further exploring and expanding his/her skills in a creative environment. Standards are important, but knowing how to bend them to the will of a project is at least as, if not more important for the creation of innovative and high-impact solutions for our clients. You should have an interest in design and branding and enjoy working in a close-knit team environment. Attention to detail and a logical structure should be integral aspects of your development process.

Key areas of experise

  • Technology
  • Development standards
  • Databases
  • Working with deadlines
  • Teaming up

Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate timing estimates on work
  • Produce amazing work
  • Guiding and inspiring junior backend developers
  • Contributing to the company development standards working closely with the Technical Director
  • Working closely with other Developers while advocating the best development standard
  • Constantly seek to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of current industry trends, and be able 
to inform and inspire our designers about the newest (usability) solutions
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Carrying out research/experiments in order to develop

Capabilities

  • 5 years+ experience required

  • Expert-level knowledge of PHP
  • Expert-level knowledge of PHP MVC Frameworks (Laravel, Symphony, Zend)
  • Expert-level knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Expert-level knowledge of MySQL & other databases
  • Strong knowledge of of HTML5/CSS3/Javascript
  • Knowledgeable on the latest web technologies and how they may be used effectively
  • Driven to provide superior quality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as it relates to project management in Dutch and English

  • Experience in working together with User Experience, Graphic design and Development teams
  • Knowledge of Agile software & SCRUM development methodology
  • Able to proactively provide solutions to problems
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

What we offer

  • A position at one of the most creative and professional digital agencies in Amsterdam
  • A fun work environment
  • The opportunity to work for A-brands that ensures that your work is highly visible
  • Great experience, high levels of responsibility and many opportunities to take the initiative