(Senior) Software Engineer – Node.js/Fullstack

What we have to offer? The following equation:

The most customer focused website for holiday reviews and weather forecasting + our interesting “re-startup” phase + inspiring vision of the future + huge user base and brand awareness + room for "thinking big" + working with the latest technologies + super energetic team with many new people = Your Job!

Who we are looking for?
Developers in heart and soul. A programming language is just a tool, not a religion. You want to work with the latest / greatest technology. With your skills you will be able to work in the heart of the platform and our main products: Import and extract data, build APIs for the website in Big Data applications, produce great UI’s to please millions of customers.
You are curious, you want to continually improve yourself and you like to tackle new developments with both hands.

Your challenge:
At Zoover we strive to make exploring and booking a holiday as much fun as the holiday itself. That's quite an ambition, and therefore there is much work to be done. We believe that the real understanding of our customers is the key to success and therefore is UX one of our top priorities. That also means there is a big technical challenge and this gives you the opportunity to develop yourself to a higher level.

  • You are part of the Agile development team and you are able to solve tricky problems and contribute to the success of the product;
  • You are responsible for the realization of our technical challenges and ambitions using JavaScript and Node.js as your main tools;
  • You are driving the continuous evolution of the new front-end and back-en architecture and development infrastructure;
  • You support continuous deployment of UX components and swift implementation of design improvements;
  • You are going to build something of which you still doesn’t know the exact outcome.

Our technical challenge:
We are dealing with a combination of systems, our future is JavaScript.

  • A solid up-to-date backend and a completely new front-end (web and app);
  • We want everything to be first class so we can compete with the big online players;
  • Solid and efficient development team able to drive product and platform innovation;
  • We have a strong need for technical cleverness and skills to create a roadmap that ensures visual improvements for consumers, but also works towards an architecture based on Elasticsearch, Node.js and React/Redux.

Your background and skills:

  • You want to learn with and from your colleagues to become even better;
  • You have at least 1 year of experience with Node.js development and solid knowledge base of other back-end languages and systems (3+ years);
  • You have experience designing scalable REST API’s and production application monitoring, scaling and maintenance;
  • You worked with such databases like MongoDB, PostgreSQL/MySQL, Elasticsearch, designing the architecture and doing maintenance/configuration.
  • You have gained your development experience in a web environment and you are aware of the impact of your work on a large consumer audience;
  • Experience with multiple of: ES6/Next, Multi-threaded/Async programming patterns, Load/performance optiomization, Docker, Microservices, Kubernetes, ELK stack, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Travis/Jenkins, REST API design, Selenium, Browserstack, Mocha, Supertest, JMeter, Sinon, Istanbul...
  • Knowledge of client-side focused tools and libraries would be a plus: React, Flux, Redux, Babel, Gulp, Webpack, JSDom…
  • You are a strong communicator and connector;
  • Very good conversational skills in English.

 What you can count on:

  • Big technical challenge and inspiring ambitions;
  • Really cool "re-startup" phase which we are into as a company;
  • Very personal company (around 90 FTEs), big brand and part of a listed company;
  • New international top team;
  • Extensive training opportunities;
  • A lot of freedom which comes with your responsibility;
  • Office located at one of the hot spots in Amsterdam;
  • At Zoover & Weeronline performance and fun comes together with lunch, table tennis, foosball, parties, teambuilding, fun activities, casual drinks, etc.

Like to know more or want to apply?
Looking for a development role? Please apply with your CV and a short motivation. For more information please contact Diyana Lipova by calling 06-10009389 or send an e-mail to d.lipova@zoover.nl 

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