Squla Company Profile

Full Stack Developer in Amsterdam at Squla (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

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Job Description

Building the next generation learning platform for secondary education We’re proud to say that Squla, the number one learning platform for primary school, is launching a brand new platform! And we’re looking for a brilliant team to make this happen. We believe that all children deserve the best learning experience. Therefore, our goal is to create the most engaging and exciting way to learn for children in secondary education (age 12-18). Do you want to be part of a small, ambitious and entrepreneurial team where you can make an impact? Interested? Good! Let’s dive into more details about the job and the company.  Your role In this role you will get the opportunity to work within the secondary education startup team with 3 other full stackers (to start with). A small team so you’re moment to make impact and share your ideas! Your typical day at work will involve Building end-to-end features that contribute to the ultimate effective, efficient and fun learning tool. Taking part in planning & brainstorm sessions Testing your features and being fully responsible for them when they go live; Working across different projects and programming languages (mainly Python and Html5/Javascript, with some WordPress (PHP), Java) Troubleshooting live issues You Have non-trivial experience in a variety of programming languages, both dynamic and statically typed Have experience or a an interest to work with Python Are a team player, able to communicate across disciplines Enjoy taking ownership and responsibility for putting features live independently  What we want from you A Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in Computer Science or equivalent minimum of 2 years of experience in software development Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills A thorough knowledge of computer science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures) A good foundation in relational database concepts and practices The ability to write clean and maintainable code, following standards and guidelines A good understanding of common design patterns Experience writing automated tests Nice to have AWS or other cloud experience Experience with HTML5 games Experience with Unity How do we work? In a small team of developers, working closely with a Product Owner and a Business Owner, using agile scrum methodology with 2-week sprints. Why you want to work with us This is a unique moment to be part of establishing a new market. Squla crew is a dynamic team that is enthusiastic about creating a fun, new way of learning in this ever-evolving digital age. We believe that a positive and energetic, yet relaxed, work environment not only encourages great teamwork, but is key to motivating our team to produce high quality products. We provide our team members with the resources they need to make sure they can do their jobs properly and get the results we aim for. Although our team is diverse and everyone brings their own interests and uniqueness to the table, every single person is excited about the great work Squla is doing. What else?   We are located in the city centre at the Weesperplein in Amsterdam. While we are getting our jobs done, we have a lot of fun and foster an informal yet professional atmosphere. Their is time to work and time to clear the mind while playing darts or table tennis. We offer you a competitive salary, pension plan, 24 vacation days, travel allowance, macbook, healthy lunch every day, training budget, monthly drinks, social gatherings and games and hangouts with your colleagues. This position is open only if you are eligible to work in the Netherlands (EU candidates or candidates with working permit for the Netherlands)