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Typescript/Node.JS developer

Posted 16 Jun 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Are you looking to work as a NodeJS/Typescript developer at a leading news platform? At, we are seeking an experienced backend developer who can help us to develop and improve the platform. As part of our ambitious and talented team, you will have the opportunity to create innovative solutions and contribute to delivering high-quality news experiences to millions of users.

Job Responsibilities
Develop and continuously improve backend applications and APIs using Node.js, TypeScript and a bit of Python. Maintain and align the vision for the software development with the other developers. Seek opportunities to enhance the product and development processes.The Team StructureComposition: has four development teams. Each team consists of several backend, frontend, iOS and Android developers, a dedicated tester, scrum master and product owner.Work Method: Agile sprints of 2 weeks, collaborative efforts across editorial, marketing, IT, and product teams.Culture: Ambitious, talented team with a focus on passion and pleasure in their work.

Work Location

  • a brand new DPG Media campus in Amsterdam
  • working from home / hybrid

Required Skills and Experience

Must have:

  • Node.js
  • Nice to have:
  • TypeScript
  • NestJS
  • GraphQL
  • Python
  • Vue.js
  • CI/CD
  • AWS / Akamai

What are you going to do?

Your main focus will be to take a central role in the development and continuous improvement of our Node.JS application and APIs that serve our web, Android and iOS front-ends. While doing active development, you ensure a shared vision and alignment on the direction of development.

These platform improvements will enable us to bring important news faster and more targeted to our readers. It will also help us to involve our readers more and make it more relevant and meaningful to them.

Specifically, you will:

Design and Implement Scalable APIs: Develop robust, scalable, and secure APIs that support our web, Android, and iOS applications, ensuring seamless integration and performance.

Optimize Performance: Continuously monitor and optimize the performance of our backend services to ensure fast and efficient delivery of news content to millions of users.

Maintain High Code Quality: Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code, adhering to best practices and industry standards.

Collaborate Across Teams: Work closely with front-end developers, designers, product owners, and other stakeholders to align on project goals, share knowledge, and deliver cohesive solutions.

Innovate and Improve: Identify and implement opportunities for system enhancements, leveraging new technologies and methodologies to improve our platform's functionality and user experience.

Ensure Security and Compliance: Implement security best practices and ensure compliance with data protection regulations to safeguard user information and maintain platform integrity.

Mentor and Guide: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior developers, fostering a collaborative and learning-focused environment.

Automate and Streamline Processes: Utilize CI/CD tools and practices to automate deployment processes, ensuring smooth and rapid delivery of updates and features.

As the largest media company in the Netherlands, we are open to all talents in our society. We call on candidates with a diverse background - in the broadest sense of the word - to apply for this position. It’s the differences between colleagues that lead to surprising insights and innovative solutions. And that, in turn, fits very well with us as an organization. We are curious about you, your qualities, and your experience.

Will you be our new colleague? Then apply now!

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We prefer to do our recruitment ourselves and do not need any help with this.

Bij DPG Media willen wij informeren, inspireren en entertainen en werken we voor meer dan 90 sterke nieuwsmerken, magazines, televisieprogramma’s, radiostations en online services zoals Qmusic,, Tweakers, Libelle, VTM en meer. We bereiken maandelijks ruim 90% van de Nederlanders en 8 op de 10 Vlamingen.

Active in 3 countries
6,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 35 years