Junior .NET Developer

Amsterdam, Netherlands
DESCRIPTION

Join us at albelli. We’re front runners in the photo product industry, blazing a trail across the globe with six different brands – albelli, monalbumphoto, bonusprint, fotoknudsen, onskefoto and resnap. We inspire people to relive and share life's moments by creating personalised photo products and believe in providing quality, affordability, and great customer service.

We’re proud of what we do and the way we do it, attracting talent from all over the world. At the last count our offices were home to 40 different nationalities. As one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the Netherlands, we’re constantly striving to push boundaries and drive our business further forward. Would you like to be part of this international, ambitious and fun team? Come join us and let’s create memorable moments together!

Purpose
Join one of our .NET development teams and help to innovate and improve the functionality of our software. You will be working mostly on building and improving APIs that support the front-end and mobile applications, and improving the way that these APIs are consumed.

In addition, you will also work on business critical applications at albelli that include authentication and photo storage which handle millions of requests on a daily basis.

The team:
You will join a multi functional cross-location scrum team, located in Bergen (Norway) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The team is responsible for improving and maintaining our backend software, working closely together with the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and stakeholders to get the best results. Besides being part of the team, you will align with the .NET chapter to further improve your skills.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop, test, and release new functionality;
  • Continuously evaluate the way that things are done and suggest improvements;
  • Share your knowledge with colleagues through sprint reviews, pair programming, dev days, and any other means you deem necessary;
  • Research and make suggestions on how to improve our existing platforms.

Here are some of the initiatives that you will be working on over the next few months:

  • Implement incremental improvements to back-end services, such as authentication and project storage;
  • Improve our infrastructure towards continuous development and micro services, where applicable;
  • Looking for better ways to ensure quality of deployed software;
  • Help move the last remaining existing applications in our datacenter to the cloud;
  • Learn AWS cloud technologies, serverless design, micro services.

Technical requirements

  • Good knowledge of OOP and general coding practices (think of SOLID, DRY etc). We keep something like KISS close to the heart;
  • Knowledge of, or experience with C# and .NET (preferably .NET core);
  • There's extra points if you already started with C# 10 and .NET 6 since our new authentication project is using this
  • Knowledge of, or experience with building API's;
  • Knowledge of, or experience with Unit Testing / Integration testing, and concepts like TDD and BDD; Basic knowledge of databases, SQL vs NoSQL and understanding of basic SQL syntax.

Personal requirements

  • Effective communication in English (speaking and writing) is a must;
  • Proactive, communicative attitude and ability to work independently;
  • Willing to learn and work closely with the team;
  • Extra points if you are pragmatic and open minded when it comes to solutions for problems, taking in account everybody's thoughts on a problem in the solution.

General extra points

  • Knowledge of, or experience with cloud providers, preferably AWS;
  • Knowledge of other programming languages;
  • Experience with the concept of Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD). We use Octopus(CD) and Jenkins(CI) in most of our projects;
  • Experience with git. It would be great if you could show us one of your pet/school projects or just a piece of code that you’re proud of;
  • Comfortable with the idea of pair programming (when needed).

We offer

  • A fast-growing e-commerce environment
  • An international company hosting over 40 nationalities
  • An innovative Tech culture with lots of autonomy and flexibility, freedom to experiment with technologies
  • Agile working environment with regular dev days and demos
  • Competitive compensation, relocation support, and lots of benefits (such as a discounted gym membership)
  • Budget for personal growth and development, including external training, courses, and conferences
  • 26 days of annual leave with a healthy work-life balance and a hybrid work set up (both home and at the office)
  • Everything you need for a proper work from home setup
  • An informal, fun, proactive, and inclusive culture with a social atmosphere (Friday drinks, parties, sports, etc.) to be resumed properly post COVID-19!
  • A central location in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, Amsterdam!

We are working in a hybrid environment and this role is based in our Amsterdam office, located in the centre of city next to Central Station with stunning views of the harbour, and the numerous canals running through the old city. The office is spread over five floors, with ample amenities and easy walking distance to nearby shops, cafes, and restaurants. The team here is made up of more than 45 nationalities, who work across all areas of the business with a focus on analytics, marketing, HR, and technology.

COVID-19 update
For the safety of our employees and following the measures implemented due to COVID-19, we currently work differently. Our offices are closed while our production facilities are operating with proper safety and health measures. Our Recruiting process is currently entirely remote via phone and video calls. Our new hires will have a remote onboarding since the well-being of our employees is our number one priority.

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