Fullstack PHP/JS web developer

VC4A

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Job Description

As a Web Developer at VC4A, no two days are the same. Each day presents an opportunity to tackle a different set of challenges and projects. The Web Developer will collaborate with the Technical Lead and Architect as part of the core development team.


The web developer will be involved in writing code and driving innovation to take the VC4A platform to the next level. The web developer will apply creative problem-solving skills to develop and maintain a high-volume social platform servicing an active and growing community.


FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM


The web developer reports directly to VC4A directors but also coordinates activities with the CTO and the development team. The position is a key player in advancing the VC4A platform and offers opportunities for growth and skills advancement.


Skills and Experience:



  • Excellent working knowledge of PHP and WordPress;

  • Excellent working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JSON, Ajax, jQuery and web standards;

  • Experience with JavaScript (AMD), Bower, Gulp, RequireJS, React or Vue JS is highly preferred;

  • Agile methodology experience;

  • Highly proficient/excellent knowledge of Git and related managed code workflows;

  • Good creative problem-solving skills;

  • Good communication skills (speaking, writing and code documentation).


Additional Responsibilities:



  • Pro-actively spot and fix issues;

  • Ability to test code and report bugs, log support issues and/or possible improvements;

  • Support fellow VC4A team members as needed;

  • Assist in the growth and development of VC4A in any way.


We offer:



  • A chance to grow in a work environment with room for personal development and initiative;

  • Competitive salaries and stock shareholding plans;

  • A learning experience that fits your career goals;

  • A work environment supporting inspiring upcoming innovators across Africa;

  • The opportunity to be part of a dedicated global team;

  • Opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the field;

  • Office location in the center of Amsterdam, Foosball, delivered lunches and team that likes to have fun;

  • Opportunity to work remotely.


Details:


We are only looking for people that have a sincere connection to our mission as an organization, and where VC4A exists to support great entrepreneurs from emerging markets with improved access to a world-class platform, digital tools, and online resources. No relocations.


If you’re interested we encourage a quick application.
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Posted: 12 June, 2019