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Senior Technical Developer (NodeJS) @ Nowjobs

AM.C03422

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The enormous business expansion, internationalization and the increasing number of users of the application have had an exponential impact on Nowjobs' IT department. This growth is forcing them to further automate their IT activities. In the space of two years, Nowjobs' IT specialists have grown from 10 employees to over 30. Each project team is strongly committed to the further scalability and performance of the product. In order to be able to further guarantee this enormous expansion, additional reinforcement is sought in the backend team to further shape this behind the scenes. 

This is a new, additional position within Nowjobs to bring in seniority with a clear focus on building out and rolling out the existing software product for their customers. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The job title chosen is Technical Developer. The emphasis is on supervising agile projects. You are hands-on on a daily basis to take the product to the next level at development, testing and architectural level. Your previous experience and ideas will be highly appreciated in this team. 

  • You will actively participate in the development of the Nowjobs product. By using technological innovation, the "traditional" world changes into a fully digital world.
  • You contribute in all functional areas. From the development of apps over server APIs, to the price engine or even learning appropriate algorithms for machines.
  • You look for structural ways to build and maintain scalable and bug-free systems.
  • You have a broad technological knowledge, but can also call on your expertise in certain areas and thereby set an example for your (junior) colleagues.

Profile

  • You have a bachelor or master degree in ICT (or equivalent through experience).
  • You can look back on at least 5 years of relevant experience in backend development, preferably in a results-oriented agile context. 
  • You can demonstrate an eagerness to learn and a willingness to keep Nowjobs' technology landscape up to date – prior knowledge is not a must (NodeJS, Ionic, Angular, Typescript, SQL).
  • You are able to reflect on an architectural level and think about improving frameworks.
  • You have excellent communication skills: you can negotiate, convince, understand, enthuse and connect. You are a pragmatist and are able to explain complex issues in a simple way.

Offer

  • A great opportunity to further develop an innovative platform in the lap of a financially stable organization and bring it to the next level where scalability will be an important aspect.
  • A flat structure with a very close collaboration with the top of the organization.
  • The time and freedom to do business and the means to look ahead. A loyal client base, with lots of opportunities for additional projects and with the use of the latest technologies.A good balance between working from home and at the office in Ghent. 

Interested?

Amon is the exclusive recruitment partner for this role at Nowjobs. Interested? Contact Jolien Patoor: jpt@amon.be or 0497 32 18 21.
Copyright @ Amon, 2022

Keywords

Application Technical Analyst, Application Development

Senior Technical Developer (NodeJS) @ Nowjobs

Nowjobs is an online recruitment platform that enables the fully digital filling of flexible vacancies (so-called Flexi-jobs). For the employer, this offers maximum flexibility – 24/7 and right up to the last minute. For the employee ( mainly students ), there is no loss of time due to travel to recruitment offices and filling in piles of documents. Life with Nowjobs is 100% mobile: from finding a job to getting paid instantly (flash payments).
 
The platform's users come mainly from sectors such as hospitality, events, administration, retail and logistics. Employment sectors where a very high labour flexibility is required. The platform makes it possible to schedule large teams (e.g. staff of Tomorrowland, Werchter, Humo, discotheques, supermarket chains such as Spar…) fully automatically. An enormous efficiency gain for this type of company. The application is available anytime, anywhere and extremely transparent (including labour costs) for both the employer (mobile and web based) and the employee (fully mobile). In just three steps you can register as a user of the platform.

In today's evolving job market, there is an ever-increasing demand from various organizations for fast, efficient interim workers. The outbreak of the covid pandemic became the opportunity for Nowjobs to grow further in other business areas. For example, the organization is now also active in the logistics, medical and retail sectors. Increasing demand from customers such as HelloFresh, Mediamarkt, Albert Heijn and Carrefour also ensured further exponential growth. 

Highlight and figures from Nowjobs: 

  • Staff growth from 0 to 100 employees in over 5 years 
  • Sales growth from 600,000 to 90 million EUR in over 5 years 
  • More than 439,000 supplementary earners use the platform
  • The NPS score when using the application is > 50 
  • 15.000 employers are active on the platform
  •  70 percent of Nowjobs revenue comes from hospitality contracts

Nowjobs is part of House of HR, a financially sound and international HR company with subsidiaries such as Accent, Abylsen, Redmore, TEC, Covebo and Vialegis. House of HR has a network of more than 500 offices in Europe, with a strong presence in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and France, as well as in Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Romania and Poland. HoHR's international impact also has a positive impact on the rapid growth of Nowjobs' product.

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