Senior (Lead) Developer with impact

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Senior (Lead) Developer with impact

Do you love functional programming? And are you passionate about culture, sustainability and education? Then you’re the person we’re looking for!

Full-time / Part-time · Amsterdam

About the role

Whether it concerns an online learning platform where thousands of students gain new knowledge every day, a platform for sharing knowledge about social themes or online collections of museums, one thing is paramount: our websites and platforms ensure social impact and happy users. As a Senior (Lead) Developer you have an indispensable role in this. You are a key part of our team with your responsibility for building and maintaining our web applications and platforms for a better world!

Curious about one of the Driebit projects, check out our website.

About Driebit

Driebit is an independent digital agency based in Amsterdam. We believe that technology can play an important role in creating a positive impact on society and the environment. That's why we enjoy working with clients who make a positive contribution to society.

You'll love working with us if you're passionate about culture, sustainability and the democratization of knowledge. Our ambition lies in turning data into knowledge that benefits individuals and society. We build platforms where people work together on building knowledge and know-how. We have an established track record in leveraging the power of Linked Open Data, and take pride in our accessible interfaces. We prefer functional programming languages such as Elm and Erlang.

What has Driebit to offer?

  • A open culture that respects everyone, values personal opinions and gives room for new ideas.
  • Freedom and trust to work independently and take ownership of your projects and contribution to our mission of building websites and platforms for a better world!
  • Various development opportunities; either broadening your skills by combining different fields or becoming a specialist in one of our areas of expertise, such as Linked Open Data or knowledge-sharing platforms.
  • A good balance between work and personal life.
  • Combination of remote and office work. Personal contact is valuable for creative discussions and a great team atmosphere, which is why we regularly come together at our office in the heart of Amsterdam to work together.
  • Monthly fun activities: drinks, dinners, paddleboarding, boating, bouldering or table football workshops. And of course, we welcome your own ideas!






Your new job

As a Senior (Lead) Developer at Driebit, you'll work with the development team, as well as our UX/UI designer and project managers. You’ll be front and center in our efforts to create the best digital experiences.

At Driebit we love to use functional programming languages like Elm and Erlang. We also work with the Zotonic framework, a powerful and flexibe semantic CMS and framework designed to turn data into rich content and knowledge. We also work with tools like Elasticsearch, Gitlab en Nix.

Are you not familiar with functional programming yet? Your new colleagues will be more than willing to help you to get up to speed or improve on your existing skills.

As a Senior (Lead) Developer after you get familiair and comfortable with our stack you can design the future architecture of our technology, plan a roadmap and lead the team in realistic steps and strive for continuous improvement and innovation.

At Driebit you will work in a team of experienced and passionate developers and together use innovation to improve ourselves and make more impact!

About you

  • You have more then 10 years experience with a broad variety of programming languages and frameworks at both backend and frontend and you have experience or are interested in functional programming.
  • You have more then 5 years experience with desiging and improving architectures.
  • You have experience with tools like Elasticsearch, Gitlab and Nix.
  • You enjoy variety in your work and solving complex problems.
  • You have a comprehensive understanding of the entire web development process in both legacy, refactoring and greenfield environments.
  • You are strong in assessing the effectiveness of new ideas and technologies.
  • You are able to develop high quality software indepently as well as work together and take the lead in a team.
  • You thrive in situations that require delivering results in tight time schedules, enjoy working with a team to achieve milestones and celebrate successes.

  • You are strong in communications and inspiring and convincing other developers, project managers and clients.

  • You are honest, realistic, and not afraid to give and receive constructive feedback.

  • You align with our core values: sustainable, collaborative, and effective.

  • You reside in the Netherlands and have at least a B2 level of proficiency in Dutch.

    Are you interested?

    Join Driebit and help us building websites and platforms that have a positive impact on society!

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