Frontend Developer at Tradus

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Frontend Developer at Tradus who wants to make a difference.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Engineering

Online since May 7, 2018

Tradus is a global marketplace for used heavy machinery and commercial vehicles. We connect buyers with sellers to facilitate for successful transactions. Users of Tradus will get access to the worldwide network of marketplaces that are operated by the OLX group, the #1 classifieds business in the world. Tradus and OLX have a combined audience of about 300M active users in over 40 countries.

Your opportunity:

As a Developer you will be working for Tradus.com, an international start-up that is part of the OLX Group. You will be part of a team that will change how B2B businesses buy and sell Heavy Machinery and Equipment. You will join a multidisciplinary team that is building high quality and high performing software. We work as a team and have fun doing so. We work with an agile, autonomous, multidisciplinary  environment, which means that there is nothing more important than helping your team succeed with every sprint.

If you are a Team player, able to deal with complex systems and have experience with building scalable and highly-available systems. Get in touch with us!

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 development with responsive/mobile design
  • Strong know-how and experience on Javascript, jQuery development and PWA with a good rendering performance (Hands-on with JavaScript Coding)
  • Solid skills in CSS/SASS
  • Bootstrap experience
  • Rapid prototyping, wire-framing
  • User interface and experience design
  • Bonus points for knowledge in Angular.Js, Node.JS, Backbone.Js or React.JS
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines
  • Experience with agile development practices (Kanban, Scrum, TDD) is a plus
  • General interest in web browsing and online business
  • Be able to communicate in English (oral and written)
  • You can proudly show us projects you’ve worked on before.
  • You are someone that others enjoy working with due to your technical competence and positive attitude.
  • You have an entrepreneurial mentality and enjoy a fast-paced environment based on the Agile way of working.

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Contributing to a high growth business that is backed by OLX group / Naspers
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • A budget for conferences and education
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • All the tools you need (MacBook Pro, PC, mobile phone, etc.)
  • Amazing colleagues, brilliant work culture and strong diversity
  • Great office in a fast-paced, startup environment in beautiful Amsterdam

About Tradus

Heavy machinery is big business? Yes! The global trade volume of used equipment is over $ 400 billion per year and the segment is growing double digits. Martin Scheepbouwer (CEO Classifieds, Naspers) is keen to capture the opportunity and starting a classifieds venture specifically for heavy machinery. Jorre Bonjer (ex-Bain & Company and with the OLX Group since 2013) is leading this new venture also known as ´Tradus´. The team has the sole objective to grow the business with the speed of light. Tradus received a multimillion investment from multinational Naspers, but still benefits the freedom of an Amsterdam based start-up.

About OLX Group

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Letgo, Dubizzle, Storia, Stradia and Otomoto. The OLX Group connects people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

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