Php Backend Developer at Jobbird in Nijmegen

As part of Jobbird, you work together with YoungCapital, and help build two products: and employment

What are you going to do:

Jobbird is here to shake up the job seeking market. We have a great team, a great product and we have the support of one of the fastest growing (and coolest) companies in the Netherlands.

We are looking for YOU, our new PHP Backend Developer. Why? Because we have big plans for this platform and are ready to full commit to it. We want to turn it into a powerhouse able to compete with some of the biggest players in The Netherlands and abroad.

As part of Jobbird, you work together with Young Capital, the parent company or Jobbird, and help build two products: and employment . You will receive support from YoungCapital with questions about strategy, technology and HR.

We are ready. Are you?

Your responsibilities:

  • Coming up with new solutions for our vacancy platform and put them into production
  • Optimizing our search algorithms and revamping some of the existing features
  • Conducting code reviews and helping out other developers

What we offer:

  • Besides a salary and an awesome job at YoungCapital's HQ in Hoofddorp there are some important things like;
  • A pension plan, potential bonus, travel allowance, 25 vacation days, 6.5 ADV days plus 1 additional holiday day;
  • Each year, there is a budget for your education and development;
  • A yearly budget of €150,- which you can spend on sports-gear;
  • You will have a MacBook Pro or a Chromebook;
  • You will be a part of a great working atmosphere, including our own YoungCapital festival, various hackathons and other fun events;

What we ask:

  • Minimum hbo level or equivalent ability
  • Around 5 years of development experience;
  • You have a strong knowledge base of PHP;
  • Experience with ElasticSearch is a plus;
  • You are a true team player and are able to collaborate with others;
  • Driver's license and the possibility to work 2 days a week from our office in Nijmegen;
  • You're fluent in Dutch and English.


Are you the perfect candidate? Click the button 'apply now' and we'll contact you as soon as possible!

Extra information

Education Level
Working hours per week
Type of Contract
Fulltime (ervaren)
Responsible for
Building and maintaining an international job board
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