Android developer - Volkskrant | Trouw| Parool | Libelle

  • IT
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Android developer - Volkskrant | Trouw| Parool | Libelle

Job description

Amsterdam - In this role as an Android developer you will help create the best experiences for delivering news, media and entertainment to millions of users.

What you will be doing

Your focus will be to develop and maintain our high performing News & Magazine Android apps in a team of highly talented developers, designers and QA engineers." Your tasks are:

  • You build it, you run it: designing, coding, testing, deploying, implementing new features and doing day-to-day operations of our Android apps
  • Identify bottlenecks and improve the apps to make it more robust, scalable and work fluently.
  • Share knowledge with our other Android developers and together make sure our platform grows and moves in the right direction.

About the team

Our Selectives team creates the best experiences for our premium news brands: De Volkskrant, Trouw, Het Parool, De Morgen and HUMO. We are building and running a white-label platform for multiple DPG Media brands for web, mobile and tablets. Our team builds and runs the platform front-to-back (DevOps) with back-end, front-end, web- and app-developers. We don't have "bug"-teams, so 'You build it, You Run it!'.

We offer

  • a salary matching your experience
  • a one-year contract
  • 36-hour workweek
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance)
  • a percentage of profit shares
  • location in Amsterdam
  • the opportunity to work with the latest tech stack
  • being AWS certified within 6 months

Even more reasons to work at DPG Media

At DPG Media, we work for more than 90 strong news brands, magazines, television shows, radio stations, and online services such as Qmusic,, Tweakers, Libelle, and VTM. Although we look like a media group, we are really a tech company. We get digital transformation done.

We offer a high-performing tech workplace where we treasure freedom, from how you find solutions to choosing your path. Feel free to be an entrepreneur, an apprentice, a team player, and, of course, to be you. We welcome everyone to apply, whatever your background may be. A great bunch of smart colleagues awaits you and are eager for you to join the team, whether that be a project team, a pub quiz team, or a sports team.

Learn what we have to offer you or get to know our tech company! And while you’re at it, you can find us on LinkedIn and Twitter too.

Job requirements

Who you are
We expect you to have several years of experience with Android development. Since we highly value quality, this should be your focus as well. We’re looking for someone who likes taking initiative with a collaborative attitude. Also you have:

  • worked with Kotlin, Jira/Confluence, MVVM and Test Driven Development,
  • experience with Scrum or other Agile methodologies.
  • Having worked with React native and iOS development is a big plus.

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.