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Full stack software developer

Job description

Are you a developer who likes to deal with both front- and backend and devops activities? And would you like to do that, for a diversity of innovative research projects? Then we are looking for you!

The challenge
As a full stack research software developer at the BMS Lab, you are part of a multidisciplinary team that ensures that education, research and external clients (e.g. hospitals) can use high-quality app, survey, Experience Sampling, intervention, and digital research infrastructure. You will be partly responsible for important and innovative software for research, contract assignments and education.

You will be involved in thinking along about the architecture. You  are involved in implementing both the front and backend, as well as designing, developing, testing, and evaluating the developed web applications and improvements. You will be technically responsible for some of these applications and apps.

As a full stack developer you have a broad knowledge of tools, techniques and programming languages. Many of our applications are based on Ionic and/or Angular. Within our applications you will also come across Vue.js, PHP/Laravel, Node.js, SQL and Firebase, among others. You will also be challenged to propose novel projects using modern techniques that boost innovation in the faculty.

Together with the team (consisting of technicians, a product owner, support engineer, application manager, manager lab and various professors and researchers as a customer), you develop new functionalities for the platforms where you help your fellow experts to keep seeing the bigger picture. You work on different projects for different customers, and therefore no working day is the same!

Your profile

  • You are a team player with a no-nonsense mentality;
  • You have a great sense of responsibility and a high degree of independence;
  • You have good communication and advice skills and a customer-oriented attitude. You don’t mind to give a presentation occasionally.
  • You have an MSc in a related field and at least 3 years of work experience. Dutch candidates with a relevant HBO degree and working experience are also invited to apply.
  • You have knowledge of technologies based on Angular, Ionic, SQL, JavaScript and PHP.
  • You're up to date with modern front-end technologies.
  • You are naturally analytical and have an eye for detail.
  • You have good Dutch and English (C1) communication skills in word and writing. You always want to continue to develop yourself and stay up to date with technological developments. You have interest in, and preferably some affinity with ICT development for social sciences.
  • If you do not yet have enough knowledge or experience with one of the above-mentioned technologies or skills, but you are eager to learn? Then we offer you the opportunity to develop yourself further to acquire the remaining case.

Our offer

  • Employment of 32 or 38 hours. It's up to you!
  • Depending on experience, the salary is a maximum of € 4,474 gross per month (grade 10) for a full time appointment. In addition, we offer excellent secondary terms and conditions of employment, including an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% and holiday bonus of 8%.
  • A lot of attention for substantive professional growth and personal development.
  • A young, driven and fun team.
  • Access to state-of-art hightech facilities at the BMS Lab. Be sure to check it out at https://bmslab.utwente.nl. 
  • You will work for one of the best regarded and innovative behavioural science faculties on the most beautiful campus in the Netherlands.
  • A contract of two years with the prospect of a permanent employment.

Information and application

For more information, please contact dr.ir. J.W.J.R. van 't Klooster, j.vantklooster@utwente.nl (053-489 8246). Submit your application online before 16th of September, 2021 at the attention of dr.ir. J.W.J.R. van 't Klooster.

About the organization

The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) aims to play a pivotal role in understanding, co-engineering and evaluating innovation in society. Innovation is driven by advances in technology. By means of 'social engineering', we are here to integrate these advances in society. As a people-first tech university, we align these advances with the needs and behaviour of humans. We ensure proper public and private management as well as robust, inclusive and fair organisational structures. The faculty of BMS does this by developing, transferring and applying high-quality knowledge of Psychology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Communication Science, Philosophy, Educational Science, and Health Sciences. Our research and education in these disciplines is challenge-based. The BMS research programmes are directly linked to our research institutes: Mesa+ Institute for Nanotechnology, the TechMed Centre and the Digital Society Institute.

University of Twente (UT)

University of Twente (UT) has entered the new decade with an ambitious, new vision, mission and strategy. As ‘the ultimate people-first university of technology' we are rapidly expanding on our High Tech Human Touch philosophy and the unique role it affords us in society. Everything we do is aimed at maximum impact on people, society and connections through the sustainable utilisation of science and technology. We want to contribute to the development of a fair, digital and sustainable society through our open, inclusive and entrepreneurial attitude. This attitude permeates everything we do and is present in every one of UT's departments and faculties. Building on our rich legacy in merging technical and social sciences, we focus on five distinguishing research domains: Improving healthcare by personalised technologies; Creating intelligent manufacturing systems; Shaping our world with smart materials; Engineering our digital society; and Engineering for a resilient world.

As an employer, University of Twente offers jobs that matter. We equip you as a staff member to shape new opportunities both for yourself and for our society. With us, you will be part of a leading tech university that is changing our world for the better. We offer an open, inclusive and entrepreneurial climate, in which we encourage you to make healthy choices, for example, with our flexible, customisable conditions.

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