Javascript/React Developer


At Dropsolid, we believe that connecting is key. Connecting marketing and technology. Human and digital. And not to forget, the connection between you and us. We live each day by our 6 core values: Trust, Connect, Help, Challenge, Grow and Enjoy. And we apply them 360° in our company. Driven by anopen culture and with a passion for open-source, we always put our clients first. With one goal in mind: the best digital experiences for every customer.

To continue our story, we are looking for an experienced Javascript/React developer with a passion for open source technologies to strengthen our team. As a developer you will continue to build on the most innovative projects for our carefully screened top clients like Soudal, Acerta and Touring

Responsibilities that excite you:

  • You are curious by nature to understand different businesses. Thanks to your analytical mind you're able to translate business needs into impactful technical solutions.

  • You get energised by working together in multidisciplinary teams. You invest time in pulling the team to a higher level as much as you love to invest in yourself.

  • You actively participate in the architecture of our projects

  • You will design and develop scalable services hosted and deployed via Gitlab, Dropsolid DevOps Platform & Google Cloud.

  • You develop new features in close cooperation with product owners in an agile environment.

Dropsolid encourages diversity and individuality and is proud to work with talents from different backgrounds. We try to create an environment in which all talents can develop to their full potential, regardless of gender, age, cultural origin, nationality, or function limitation.

You identify with the following skillset:

  • You're the person that people go to with their mission impossible.

  • You have experience in building digital projects.

  • You have a strong sense of responsibility.

  • You have the will and courage to give the right advice, even if this means going back to the drawing board.

  • You have an excellent knowledge of English.

  • You have in depth experience with the base Javascript language & affinity with TypeScript.

  • You have backend experience with NodeJS.

  • You have experience with at least one modern MV* framework for SPAs, preferably React.

  • You are proficient with fundamental front-end languages like HTML and CSS.

  • You have experience with database technologies such as MySQL.

  • You are familiar with basic DevOps tooling such as GitLab & GIT.

  • You have experience with CSS precompilers like SASS or LESS.

  • You’re eager to participate in reviewing merge requests of your teammates.

  • You’re comfortable in building high quality code in frontend (React) and backend (Node.js) and ship it to production.

  • You see the added value of great user experience and slick user interfaces.

Last but not least. Don’t let new technologies scare you, if you have the right learning attitude, we’d love to have a chat with you!

What do you get in return?

  • You will be working in a challenging, innovative company with a clear vision, based on our 6 core values.

  • All employees within Dropsolid are involved in the growth of Dropsolid and get the opportunity to think along and to develop themselves.

  • A varied job with challenging projects surrounded by a young and motivated team in Gent.

  • During bi-weekly tech-meetings you learn new things. External speakers share their experiences, but you can also share your personal insight.

  • A fortnightly Thursday drink, fun team activities and a quarterly team event.

  • An interesting salary package with extralegal benefits, 12 ADV days and many growth opportunities.

  • An enthusiastic band of tech-savvy developers that are happy to guide you.

  • The freedom to share your own insights and ideas with internal Guilds, the Drupal community and even beyond. Annually we attend interesting sessions and fascinating workshops such as DrupalCon, Drupal Developer Days, Fronteers, Frontend United and many more. If you want, you can even give workshops yourself!

  • A place in Dropsolid; 100% committed to open source, with the main specialisation in Drupal. You also build a technical curriculum that is validated and seen by the outside world.