Senior Front-end Developer

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The challenge

At Emesa you have the chance to work on our own E-commerce apps. Emesa ( 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.

Your tasks:

  • As a Senior Front-end engineer at Emesa you will make sure that our front-ends will perform even more, and you will build new killer features.

  • You will develop new front-end functionalities according to business requirements.

  • We expect you to come up with the technical requirements yourself in collaboration with the team.

  • You will have a key role, together with the team, in improving the current front-ends (mobile site for tablet and mobile and normal website) of the auction system, the mobile app and the API.

  • You will discuss solutions and challenges with other teams (like data warehouse, ops, system administrators, hardcore backend and API development).

  • Every two months you can enjoy taking part in the Emesa Labs Hackathon where you can prototype your own ideas and experiments

Main requirements

  • University/bachelor level degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position – or just an impressive track record/portfolio

  • At least 3 years experience working in an agile team

  • 5 or more years of front-end development experience

  • Excellent understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery and Cross-browser compatibility and all aspects of frontend performance

  • Several years of experience with: PHP and MySQL on a clustered LAMP platform, performance aware programming, Memcached and MVC frameworks

  • You have rudimentary knowledge of CSS preprocessors, REST, git (GitHub), SOLR (optional) and/or NodeJS (optional)

  • You aim for high quality of code and understand the importance of achieving high performance in front-end code

  • Capable of defining new features/processes, based on business and technical requirements

  • Handling code reviews, criticism and adjusting to different coding styles and standards

  • Fluent in English; written and verbally

Nice to have

  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical co-workers


  • Great salary and pension fund
  • Dynamic, informal and result driven team
  • Table tennis!
  • Emesa health club (sport clinics)
  • Emesa labs (hackatons)
  • Emesa academy (training and development)
  • Emesa Party club (best office party's in Amsterdam)

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