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Hybrid Mobile Cordova App Developer

We are looking for pirates, rebels, rockstars. Developers that want to make a real difference.

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The challenge

At Emesa you have the chance to work on our own E-commerce apps. Emesa (VakantieVeilingen.nl) is looking for a talented, passionate, and experienced Hybrid Mobile App Developer to join one of our teams and help bringing our apps to the next level. We are tackling the challenging high-volume world of real-time auctions. We have high ambitions to scale and expand, and we need you to be the driver of it from mobile app perspective.

What you will be doing?

● As a Hybrid Mobile App Developer at Emesa you will be building awesome mobile apps based on our mobile web front-ends and API.

● You will make use of Cordova/PhoneGap to deliver high performing, secure, multi platform e-commerce apps.

● You will develop new features and functionalities. We expect you to come up with the technical requirements yourself in collaboration with the team.

● Every three months you can take part in the Emesa Labs Hackathon where you have the freedom to prototype your own ideas and experiments

How will you be doing this?

● You are a Hybrid Mobile Cordova App Developer in an international (but in-house) Front-end Scrum team

● You will deliver new features and improvements every sprint.

● You will explain why a solution is the right solution, instead of just adding another library or framework.

Main requirements

  • University/ bachelor level degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics
  • Minimum of three years experience in a similar position – or just an impressive track record/portfolio
  • Experience in Cordova/PhoneGap plugin development and distribution.
  • Experience in building Cordova plugins
  • Understanding of (Vanilla) JavaScript, all aspects of frontend performance, security, memory usage and garbage collection.
  • At least three years experience working in an agile team
  • You have rudimentary knowledge of REST and git (GitHub)
  • Handling code reviews, criticism and adjusting to different coding styles and standards
  • Fluent in English; written and verbally

Nice to have

  • Experience developing mobile apps (various techniques) and feeling with UX for various mobile devices and operating systems.
  • Understanding of HTML5, CSS3, cross-browser compatibility.
  • You are familiar with adaptive design and HistoryAPI/Pjax concepts
  • Preferably several years of experience with: PHP and MySQL on a clustered LAMP
  • Preferably knowledge of SOLR, ReactJS and/or NodeJS
  • MVC pattern


  • Developing yourself in our Academy.
  • Working out with your colleagues. We have several different sports clinics at the office which rotates every quarter.
  • We organise regular expert speaker session to develop our minds.
  • Regular hackatons
  • Best parties and drinks we can offer!

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