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Front End Engineer

If you have 5 years of experience developing web applications, Startupz has a job opening for a Front End Engineer
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Job description


We are looking for aFront End Engineer(Javascript) to help us build our ground breaking new apps. It’s our mission to build new products that improve our world. If you like working in a fast-paced environment where you can really add value, this is the job for you!

We are accepting applications for the next two months and we fill the open position as soon as we’ve found the right candidate.

About the Position

Front End Engineer (Javascript)

We are looking for a Front End Engineer to help us build apps.

These are the most important aspects you’ll be working on:

  • Implement complex components such as rich text editors that dynamically analyses what is written in them and enriches it.
  • Come up with sound architectures to support fast and rich web apps with hundreds of moving pieces.
  • Refactoring outdated pieces of code into something awesome.
  • Work in close collaboration with the development and design teams.

About Startupz

Startupz is a startup studio that develops and launches new companies. We develop innovative products, systems and services, 
 and then build teams to scale them into companies.Some of the things we do: we work to eliminate language barriers at, protect your privacy at and make the internet safer at Check out our projects to get an idea of what we like to work on (please note: pre-launch projects are not on our website yet).

We are remote-first and local in The Hague. We have an open ‘startup-like’ mentality and work inside a larger group of hi-tech web companies.

What else can you expect from us?

  • Enthusiastic and fun colleagues
  • Startup mentality and possibilities
  • Friday afternoon drinks and/or (theme)parties (when COVID allows)

You can expect a mindful onboarding process with ramp-up and time to learn. You can expect a team that listens, and to be heard. You can expect to give and provide direct feedback. You can expect to be counted on. You can expect to do your best work and build a career here.

We build our apps, our teams, and our company for the long haul, with a strong eye to other teams’ effectiveness & happiness, from design to support and operations. A healthy, resilient app starts with a healthy, resilient organization.

About YouWe are looking for someone who is ready for this challenge with a getting things done work spirit.


  • You are crazy about building beautiful and intuitive interfaces
  • You enjoy though challenges
  • You are driven and enthusiastic
  • You can handle a fast-paced, ever-changing, and deadline-driven environment
  • Your communication skills in English are proficient


  • At least 2 years using React and Redux, good knowledge of its weakest points and how to avoid them.
  • At least 5 years of experience developing web applications
  • Experience with testing frameworks

Good to have

  • Ruby on Rails experience
  • UX design capabilities with special emphasis on usability.
  • Experience building SPAs from the ground up choosing a solid architecture fit for the problem.
  • Good capabilities solving hard CSS problems


How to Apply

Please send an application that speaks directly to how you would like to fill this position. There are no right answers or expectations. Show us your role in Startupz’s future and our role in yours. Address some of the work we do. Introduce yourself as a colleague. Feel free to respond in either Dutch or English.

Please do NOT apply for this position if you just did IronHack, Codaisseur or one of the other basic coding bootcamps - or apply as an intern.

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