Senior Front-End Developer

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  • 36-40 hours
  • Bachelor
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  • Language courses
  • Housing
  • Visa and work permit

Become a Developer at Coolblue and we’ll take care of your relocation from A to Z, including a language course for the whole family and a warm welcome. You’ll be part of our friend group with more than 40 nationalities from day 1. In addition to improving the systems we built ourselves, you also think about challenges that have a major impact on Coolblue and our customers.

As a Senior Front-end Developer you maintain the balance between creativity and functionality for our webshop, and you coach your fellow developers.

Senior Front-End Developer

  • Fulltime
  • Rotterdam
  • Bachelor

What does  a Senior Front-end Developer at Coolblue do?

As a Front-end Developer you work on the user-friendliness of our webshop for millions of customers. You enjoy working with the UX Designer to pick up stories. You get energy from coming up with creative solutions and are happy to present this within the team. You are also proud of your work and welcome all feedback. Would you also like to become a Senior Front-End Developer at Coolblue? Read below if the job suits you.

 
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You enjoy doing this

  • Improving the user-friendliness of our webshop for millions of customers.
  • Thinking about technical choices, such as our architecture, tools and processes.
  • Keeping an eye on the performance of the webshop and analyze how you can improve it.
  • Coaching your fellow developers and continuously improve yourself.
  • Helping colleagues and yourself through pull requests, code reviewing and pair programming.
  • Working in a fast paced Continuous Integration & Deployment environment.
 
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This calendar makes you happy

Week 40

  1. MonMonday
  2. TueTuesday
  3. WedWednesday
  4. ThuThursday
  5. FriFriday
    1. Stand-up

      Stand-up
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      Time to update my team on which story I will start working on today and what is my goal for the day

    2. Developing

      Developing
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      I will start working on implementing a postal code check feature for our Belgium website

    3. Teamlunch

      Teamlunch
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      Since it’s an office day, we’ll have a nice lunch together, burgers maybe?

    4. Pair Programming

      Pair Programming
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      The junior front-end developer in my team asked for help, so we’ll pair program together to get him started

    5. Retrospective

      Retrospective
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      During the retrospective I’ll share what went well for me during the last sprint and reflect together with the team on how we can be better next sprint

    1. Stand-up

      Stand-up
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      I will update my team regarding yesterday’s goal, it’s almost ready for a PR, but I need help with an acceptance test

    2. Watch Pieter update

      Watch Pieter update
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      There’s a new weekly update from CEO in my inbox, time to catch up with what is going on in Coolblue

    3. Development time

      Development time
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      Niels had a nice suggestion on how to solve my issue with the acceptance test, so I’ll work on it and I will create a PR

    4. Refactor Technical Debt

      Refactor Technical Debt
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      I have some time reserved during the sprint for Tech Debt, so I will use it to upgrade some packages today

    5. Sync with UX Design

      Sync with UX Design
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      The UX designer in my team has some new ideas, we’ll discuss the possibilities on implementing the changes they think will be better

    1. Stand-up

      Stand-up
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      Time to update my team! Today I will work on solving the comments I got on my PR and I’ll spend some time coaching Jan

    2. Refinement

      Refinement
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      There’s a new epic coming up and we are ready to discuss in more detail and estimate the stories we need to complete it

    3. Developing

      Developing
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      My teammates left some comments on my PR, so I will make some changes to my code

    4. Outdoor walking with Abhishek

      Outdoor walking with Abhishek
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      It’s another day at the office and it’s sunny, so it’s a perfect opportunity for a 1-1 meeting while walking around Rotterdam’s city center

    5. Coaching session

      Coaching session
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      I’m back at the office, time to sit down with Jan and go over how we implement event tracking in our webshop

    1. Stand-up

      Stand-up
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      I have good news for the team, yesterday I was able to deploy the new postal code check for the Belgium website. Today I will spend my day helping my teammates with their goals.

    2. Code review

      Code review
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      Time to review the PRs my team members have been creating

    3. (Digital) Coffee with buddy

      (Digital) Coffee with buddy
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      Amy, the new front-end developer, has just completed 2 weeks at Coolblue. I’ll hop on a call with her to check on how her onboarding is going and how can I help

    4. Learning timebox

    5. Pair Programming

      Pair Programming
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      I had quite a lot of comments for one of my teammates’ PRs, so it’s better to pair program and work on improving their implementation together

    1. Stand-up

      Stand-up
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      Stand-up time! I’ll share what I learned yesterday and propose to spend extra time on this since the sprint goal is already achieved 🎉

    2. Personal Development chat with LaÌs

      Personal Development chat with LaÌs
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      It’s time for my sync with my team lead. I have some questions regarding my personal development.

    3. Accessibility assessment

      Accessibility assessment
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      The team liked my idea, so I will work on evaluating the accessibility state of the changes the team has been making for our latest epic. With these results we can create more stories to keep improving our checkout process for everyone.

    4. Sprint planning

      Sprint planning
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      This sprint is complete! Time to plan for a new one. Let’s sit down together with the PO to discuss the goal and how we can achieve it.

    5. Afterwork drinks

      Afterwork drinks
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      Cheers! We deserve to celebrate a smooth, productive and fun week!

You recognize yourself in the following

  • You have a BSc or MSc in for example Computer Science. 
  • You have 5 + years of experience as a Front end Developer.
  • Strong experience with pure JavaScript (ES2017), HTML and CSS/SCSS.
  • React experience is a bonus.
  • Experience in one or more back-end languages such as PHP or C# is a bonus. 
  • Automatic testing has no secrets for you.
  • You’re fluent in English.
 
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This is what you’re looking for in a job

  • Money.
  • Over 30 training courses at our own Coolblue University.
  • Relocation assistance: from A to Z. We will make sure it goes well and give full support. 
  • Travel allowance and a retirement plan and where-you-work-allowance.
  • 25 days of leave. As long as you promise to come back.
  • A discount on all our products.
  • An extraordinarily good work environment with colleagues from all over the world who make you happy, epic (digital) Coolblue parties, pubquizzing, and other activities.
  • Working together in an international environment with colleagues from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, and Italy, among others. 
  • Room for new initiatives and ideas. We’re always open to those, whether you’ve been with us for a week, a month, or a year.
  • Hybrid working: a fine balance between working at the office and working from home. Of course, we’ll help you create the best home-office possible. Including desk chair, laptop, and blue garlands.
 
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Apply!
Like what you see? You can become a Coolbluer, apply now!
  • 1

    APPLY

    Go for it

  • 2

    PHONE CALL

    It's for you

  • 3

    1ST ROUND

    Ready, set, go

  • 4

    CASE

    Open and shut

  • 5

    2ND ROUND

    Go for the fridge

  • 6

    CONTRACT

    I do

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