Frontend Developer

  • Software
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Frontend Developer

Job description

The rapid growth of Dealroom.co requires a diligent and hungry React.js Developer to join our frontend team. In this role, you will plan & implement features for the frontend app, as well as maintaining and improving existing ones.

As a successful applicant you should have in-depth knowledge of the web platform and React concepts, the ability to shape an idea from conception to production, a keen insight into Javascript & browser debugging, and most importantly the ability to pick up skills and learn on the job.

If you are focussed, hungry and creative, with a good understanding of technology and a proactive mindset, please read further!

About Dealroom.

Dealroom is Europe’s leading provider of startup data & insights. Founded in Amsterdam in 2013, our mission is to support entrepreneurship and innovation, by providing the most trusted intelligence and insights on company journeys. We enable Venture Capital firms, corporates, advisory firms and governments to stay at the forefront of innovation, discover the world’s most promising companies and identify strategic opportunities.


Our core products:

1/ The Dealroom SaaS platform offers an intuitive interface to identify and track promising startups and analyse broader industry/business model trends.

2/ The Dealroom API, enables our clients to integrate Dealroom’s investment-grade data straight into their own applications and processes.

3/ Custom research projects combine Dealroom data with expert insights, to create market-leading industry deep-dives and trend analysis.

4/ Dealroom Ecosystem Solutions, provide open-access community startup data platforms to support local governments, founders and investors. Our curated and crowdsourced data and insights foster industry connections and showcase domestic tech sector strength on the global stage. Examples include Berlin, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Our clients include world-leading firms such as Mckinsey, BCG, Deloitte, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, Sequoia, Insight VP, Balderton Capital, EQT and many others, that all rely on Dealroom Data in their strategic decision-making.

Team.

We operate from the heart of Amsterdam. Our passion for startups, scaleups and innovation lives in our work, informing reliable intelligence and new insights for our users. Our team is ambitious, diligent and proactive, but with a strong sense of fun, as seen at weekly team drinks! We continuously strive to live our 6 company values: Empathy, Courage, Positivity, Curiosity, Focus Outward, and be Hungry.

Tech stack.

  • Javascript, React, Redux & SCSS on the frontend (with a little Node + Express for good measure)
  • PHP, MySQL & ElasticSearch on the backend
  • We deploy to a mix of Kubernetes and AWS, but we also have extensive documentation to get you up to speed quickly.
  • Check our app at app.dealroom.co

Job Description.

The Frontend developer will:

  • Deliver a top-notch SaaS product to empower our staff & clients
  • Understand, maintain & improve the existing codebase as we upgrade to our next-gen platform
  • Provide high quality code reviews
  • Monitor and improve frontend performance
  • Collaborate with the design, product & dev team to architect & deliver new features

What we can offer you.

  • We’re always improving with our friendly team, frequent knowledge-sharing sessions, pair programming & code reviews
  • Competitive salary
  • Freedom and responsibility to execute on your own ideas
  • Positive, empathic, and outward-focused colleagues, and customers working at the forefront of innovation and technology
  • Perks designed to set you up for success in a new reality:
    • When working in the office, a daily lunch-pack provided by De Buurt Boer
    • Apple or Windows laptop of your choice
    • Flexible working hours
    • Home-office setup (screen, etc)
    • Travel reimbursement
  • Additionally:
    • Take your birthday off
    • Eligibility to Employee Stock Units plan
    • Learning & development budget
  • More to come!

Job requirements

  • Have a strong knowledge of frontend tech including Javascript, CSS, React, and the web platform
  • You should have experience building & shipping beautiful products to production
  • An understanding of frontend testing, for instance frameworks such as Mocha or Jest
  • Be the kind of person to proactively make improvements, through attention to detail and an obsessive eye for UX
  • You should have solid written and verbal English language skills & the ability to communicate requirements and specs with the team
  • Entrepreneurial mindset is great: preferably experience at a successful startup, scaleup, or side-hustle
  • Experience with Webpack, web/service workers, SPA SEO, Node/Express, UX and CSS animation, WebExtensions, or other fun stuff is not necessary but highly valued. Tell us about it!