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Software Engineer Cruncher of crispy code

Utrecht
Bachelor / Master
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How do you make our customers happy?

With ~9 million customers, 30 million monthly visits and about 16 million products on display, bol.com is the most successful online retail platform in The Netherlands and Belgium. And by ‘platform’, we really mean ‘platform’: some 24.000 external partners add their products to our enticing mix. Data-driven, adventurous (mistakes are allowed, as long as learnings are shared) and boldly going where no online retailer has gone before, we want to deliver on our promise to make life easier and more fun for all our customers. And that is exactly what our 400 IT-professionals (25% internationals) who comprise 70+ autonomous Scrum teams, do on a daily basis. Join in?

Your responsibilities as a Software Engineer

  • Develop clean and high-performance code for 9 million customers
  • Make solutions infinitely scalable and future proof
  • Coach, inspire and engage team members, discussion partner for business units
  • Spot opportunities, translate these into compelling proofs of concepts

As our Software Engineer you will be a (welcome!) addition to a Scrum team that works on expanding and improving our platform environment. Our business developers constantly think of new and exciting ways to improve the customer experience, and it’s up to you to guide them on a technical level, and to implement these new features. Don’t worry, you won’t have to do this alone. Your team members and peers are ready to help you make and own some truly awesome stuff.

Oh yeah, did we mention that everything you develop has to play nice with all other solutions AND be as scalable as the universe itself appears to be? Next to your team duties, you will join the discussion in the guild of the particular space you happen to find yourself in. We expect you to contribute by sharing your knowledge, perspective and way of working. Do you have a brilliant idea on how we can improve things here at bol.com? Do you want to adopt some tool or technology we never heard of? Feel free! That’s the beauty of being a Software Engineer at bol.com.

Your tech stack includes

  • Java (8!)
  • Kotlin
  • GO
  • Google Cloud stack

3 reasons why this is(n’t) for you

  • Because you love Java and Java loves you back
  • Because you take pride in writing high quality code
  • Because you don’t shy away from courageous technical choices
  • Because you want to stay in the safe zone and just keep doing what you do
  • Because when things don’t work you get frustrated
  • Because you’re the worst teammate in history; you don’t share. Ever

Where you’ll work

Bol.com offers an IT-driven work environment where a cross-functional attitude is the norm and maximizing customer value is the shared ambition. All teams autonomously deploy their own code to the production environment. At bol.com, we embrace innovation and new technologies. If you want to investigate new tooling, go for it. We offer a work environment that includes an on campus soccer field, hackathons, fitness facilities, a games room and Friday afternoon get-togethers at our own bar. The setting is informal, unpretentious and innovative. Our strength is a sense of cooperation among equals that drives us to continuously improve ourselves and each other. You can achieve good things alone, and greater things together.

What you get

What you get

  • Daily treats

    With good food, you get happy bol.commers. That's why we make sure there are a lot of lunch possibilities, if you want a quick bite, a snack or a healthy salad.
  • Money and more...

    Working at bol.com is challenging and therefore you get something in return. Besides salary, you will receive a yearly bonus, holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of 29 days, travel allowance, group insurance and more.

How it works

  1. Your application
    Carefully, we take a look at your application. Within 2 weeks you know if we invite you for an interview.
  2. First contact
    We call you to set up an interview. And since we’re already talking: feel free to ask any question you may have.
  3. First date
    In this first interview we’ll get to know each other. We want to find out more about you. Work experience is interesting, but we also want to find out more about you as a person. Together, we’ll find out if this job is a match made in heaven.
  4. Your next interview
    Before the next interview we will ask you to take an online assessment. We’ll also discuss the position and your team in depth.
  5. Is this love?
    2 interviews are usually enough to see if it’s a match. And if you agree… well, it’s the beautiful beginning of your career at bol.com :)

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