Full-stack developer NU.nl

  • IT
  • Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Full-stack developer NU.nl

Job description

Hoofddorp - Are you a full stack developer that wants to work on improving the biggest commercial news platform of the Netherlands with a reach of 7 million readers a month? At NU.nl we strive to be the most factual, open, clear and fast source of news in the Netherlands and we are continuously improving our platform and journalism to stay on top.

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.

We offer

  • An experience-based salary;
  • 36-hour workweek;
  • 12% personal choice budget (of which 8% is holiday allowance);
  • Participation in the profit sharing arrangement;
  • Personal development opportunities such as education, training and certificates;
  • Location in Hoofddorp (currently we work from home);
  • Working with the latest stack;


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, NU.nl, 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
You have experience with the following:

  • Architecture experience
  • API design/Domain modelling
  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
  • GraphQL


Nice to have:

  • Python
  • Vue.js
  • Knowledge of mobile app development in Swift/Kotlin
  • Jenkins CI
  • Kubernetes/Helm
  • 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 floris.van.herpen@dpgmedia.nl.

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