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Backend Developer NU.nl

Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, NederlandIT


Hoofddorp - Are you looking to work as a Full Stack Developer at a leading news platform? At NU.nl, we are seeking an experienced developer proficient in both front-end and back-end technologies. As part of our talented team, you will have the opportunity to create innovative solutions and contribute to delivering high-quality news experiences to millions of users.

What are you going to do?
Your main focus will be to take a central role in the development and continuous improvement of our new web frontend using our next generation API that serves our web, Android and iOS front-ends. While doing active development on the new frontend and API, 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.

Your main tasks exist of:

  • Development of our new web frontend and it’s supporting backend API;
  • Maintaining the vision for the new web frontend and alignment on the direction of development with the other platform developers;
  • Looking for opportunities to improve the product and process;

The team
NU.nl has several development teams. A team consists of a product owner, several developers, a designer, tester and scrum master. In sprints of 2 to 3 weeks you work closely together on the optimization of our product. The various departments, including editorial, marketing, IT and the product team, each contribute an essential part to the total experience. The NU.nl team is ambitious and talented, with passion and pleasure anchored in the DNA of NU.nl.


Who you are
You have experience with the following:

  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
  • GraphQL

Nice to have:

  • Python
  • Vue.js
  • Knowledge of mobile app development in Swift/Kotlin
  • Jenkins CI
  • Kubernetes/Helm
  • AWS / Akamai

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!
Want to know more first? I would be happy to answer your questions via tino.moolenaar@persgroep.net

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