Make your work count

We are a dynamic, multicultural and mission-driven healthcare startup, located in the heart of Amsterdam on the beautiful Herengracht. TheSocialMedwork is a social enterprise that helps patients gain access to the latest medicines to fight diseases like cancer, MS, ALS, or Alzheimer’s.


Job Description

  • Job Title: Backend/Full-Stack Developer
  • Department: Tech
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Position: Full time (40 hrs/week)
  • Date: ASAP

Responsibilities

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using Magento 2 development best practices
  • Create website layout/user interface using Magento libraries and tool, as well as standard HTML/CSS/JS 
  • Code and deploy solutions suitable to a cross-platform, cross-browser environment
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather, create and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Assist in optimizing our site for loading speed, usability and uptime
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them to operations and activities
  • Cooperate with UX/UI designer and front-end developer to match visual design intent

Requirements and competencies:

  • Magento 2 development knowledge and real-world experience
  • Magento 2 certification is advantageous
  • In-depth knowledge of modern HTML5, CSS3, JS and mobile-first, responsive design principles
  • Ability to work with UX/UI designers and experience with design handover tools, for example Zeplin, InVision or similar
  • Work in a modified-Scrum team, producing appropriate documentation concerning ongoing tasks, timelines and finished solutions
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Advanced troubleshooting and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques
  • Additional e-commerce solution experience is advantageous
  • Living in, or willing to move to Amsterdam area
  • An ability to work in the Netherlands (work permit)
  • This is a full time role (40 hours per week).

What's waiting for you

  • A full time role and the opportunity to grow
  • 25 days holidays
  • An entrepreneurial and multicultural team environment with a flat, hands-on organisational culture, and a ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality
  • An opportunity to be part of a startup and grow
  • Doing something impactful
  • Energising and fun colleagues
  • Salary range: 33.600 - 45.000 yearly gross salary

Start: ASAP


Should this sound like an interesting challenge and you are keen to make a difference please send a motivational letter AND your CV to jobs@thesocialmedwork.com.