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Backend Developer

Posted 10 Nov 2022
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5 to 7 years
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We're looking for a stellar backend developer with great project management skills to join our team! Your technical and creative input will play a vital role in delivering innovative products to our clients.

As a backend developer, you love working in CMS solutions and playing around in databases, APIs, and data connections that push you to the limit. You care about architecture and know how to document your projects through industry standards.

Responsibilities

  • Code, test, debug, document, and maintain software applications using established coding standards and methodologies
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of Next.JS, GraphQL, and CMS solutions like Drupal and WordPress while also staying up to date with new techniques. Think about new updates, structural enhancements, performance optimizations, or new APIs
  • Master of the latest database management techniques, like MySQL, MongoDB, and Redis
  • Understand the principles of frontend development by understanding HTML, CSS, and browser capabilities
  • Maintain the development workflow by using Git branches and tags, and specific package managers and build tools like Composer and NPM
  • Use tools like Lighthouse to measure performance and follow (Google) guidelines
  • Develop in a local environment like Vagrant and be compliant with the DTAP workflow
  • Provide technical and conceptual input towards your interdisciplinary (developers, designers, producers) team and the client throughout the development process
  • Engage with professionals through conferences, workshops, online blogs, newsletters, and other interactions to stay current with best practices and emerging practices
  • Create accurate estimations by analyzing functionalities, risks, and possibilities
  • Deliver high-quality work to clients by listening to their challenges and advising them in the process
  • Create accurate estimations by analyzing functionalities, risks, and possibilities
  • Be compliant with the professional processes in place

Requirements

  • Between 5 and 8 years of experience as a backend developer
  • Understanding of source control (experience with GIT and GitHub is a plus)
  • Experience with React is a must (experience with Next.JS is a plus)
  • GraphQL knowledge is a plus
  • Basic Linux knowledge is a must (Ubuntu as a base is a plus)
  • Thorough knowledge of the browser DOM and basic HTTP request / response lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Working knowledge of the latest techniques and technologies
  • You are a team player, have good communication skills, and know-how to analyze and prioritize
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written; Dutch would be considered as a plus

Benefits

  • Working in an award-winning digital agency in the coolest office building in Rotterdam
  • Running challenging projects for amazing and well-known clients
  • Working in a passionate and fun team of professionals
  • Personal development opportunities
  • A vibrant international team, team virtual events, Friday virtual afternoon drinks and more

DPDK. Exceptional digitalism.
Moving mountains in the digital landscape since 2001. From an eager, obnoxious bunch to an internationally awarded agency with extraordinary clients we see as peers.
We are an innovation partner for our clients. We transform brands and shape industries by delivering exceptional digital products that keep brands on the offense. All achieved by breaking our backs and...


DPDK. Exceptional digitalism.

Moving mountains in the digital landscape since 2001. From an eager, obnoxious bunch to an internationally awarded agency with extraordinary clients we see as peers.
We are an innovation partner for our clients. We transform brands and shape industries by delivering exceptional digital products that keep brands on the offense. All achieved by breaking our backs and being boldly honest every day. To ourselves and our clients.

That typical Dutch no-nonsense attitude, paired with a fierce drive to deliver the very best forged DPDK into an experienced international partner for inspired brands ready to push ambitions to higher grounds.

From offices in Rotterdam and New York, we live our mission: transforming brands through exceptional digitalism.

Marketing & Communication
Rotterdam
125 employees