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Senior Frontend Engineer

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsTech

Job description

Kindly take note that to apply for this position, you are required to submit a video in which you introduce yourself and express your motivation for the role.

Speakap has become one of the most successful mobile-engaged SaaS solutions for organisations with distributed employees. We've helped more than 500 customers across the globe change the way they connect, develop and communicate with their workforce, and it's only the beginning!

With our headquarters in Amsterdam and our office in New York, we're growing in so many ways! We're looking to hire highly focused and deeply motivated professionals that enjoy the challenge of working at a fast-paced, rewarding and transformative international company.

If this all sounds like it would get you out of bed with that little extra pep in your step, then keep reading and get ready to tell us about you. We're looking for you!

What you’ll do

As a frontend developer at Speakap, you work on various aspects of Speakap’s main web frontend application, as well as on various libraries such as our UI component library and Design System.

Furthermore your will;

  • Work in close collaboration with the rest of your development team on new features and improving existing functionality.

  • Write, test and review code

  • Use and improve tooling used within the team

  • Work with product managers and designers to ensure we build the right product

  • Always keep in mind security-, performance and maintenance aspects.

  • Use your knowledge and experience in discussions about implementing UI strategies and reusable patterns.

Who you’ll be working with

You are part of a multidisciplinary team of developers, in which you work together to deliver value to our customers every week.

Job requirements

What you bring to the table

You have a passion for the latest frontend development technology and have strong attraction to UI design and implementation. You have strong analytical and problem solving skills and at least 6 years of experience in Frontend Development.

Further you…

  • have a minimum 6 years experience as a frontend developer;
  • can strike the right balance between "getting it right" and "getting it done."
  • have extensive and recent experience with:
    • TypeScript and JavaScript

    • CSS

    • Design Systems/ Component Libraries

    • React.js

    • Redux

    • Source control (Git)

    • Testing frameworks (including E2E testing)

    • Building customer-facing applications

      • have a thorough understanding of security concepts such as XSS and follow best practices when it comes to security

      • have excellent communication skills and are fluent in English

      • have an advantage if you have a good understanding of server-side technology

Important: This position requires you to live in the Netherlands. Therefore we provide visa sponsorship in case you are not in the Netherlands. We are not currently offering the possibility of working remote. 

We offer

Additionally to the opportunity to work within a fast-growing company and make a significant impact on its growth and success; You get;

  • 💰A competitive salary, holiday allowance, travel allowance;

  • 💰Budget to set up your own home office

  • 🏝26 vacation days per year (based on working 40 hours per week);

  • ✈️90 days a year to work from wherever you want;

  • 👩🏻‍💻🧑🏻‍💻Hybrid work policy: two days per week working in our modern office space, other days from home, fostering work-life balance;

  • 📚Attention to personal and professional development through a personal training budget and continuous learning;

  • 💻 Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies to support your work; including a personal MacBook and Apple accessories;

  • 🧘🏽‍♂️ A personal Headspace account through Speakap;

  • 🌎 An international, open-minded team from 30 different nationalities;

  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑Collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages creativity, learning, and professional development;

  • 🤝Support from your colleagues and company leaders, with more than 97% of employees reporting that they feel trusted and respected by both their direct manager and their colleagues;

  • ♻️ A pleasant, open work & flexible work environment;

  • ♻️ An innovative culture that supports a test-and-learn spirit;

  • 🚀Opportunities for personal and professional development;

  • 💡Plenty of room for your own ideas;

  • 🌟The chance to help build an exciting new communication platform;

  • 😀Regular drinks, quality lunches, a pool-table & foosball table @ the Amsterdam office.

*Speakap is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age, or disability. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


With over 100 employees we change how frontline and office workforces work together. We have high expectations, not only of our platform and it’s integrations, but also of the people we work with. We love working smart and having fun while building software people actually want to work with and helping our customers in making work and collaboration easier. This is what we did before at companies like Zalando, Atlassian and Heineken. No matter where you’re from, we hope you’ll bring and share your expertise and dedication. Together we’re Speakap.