Hiring

As Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey says ‘Africa, will define the future.’

Join VC4A in its efforts to build entirely new industries in the world’s most exciting markets!  Our international team is building a world-class service for world-class entrepreneurs and their startups – connecting capital and resources to new innovations, products, and services that have the potential to redefine society as we know it. Our data shows that the more opportunities we connect through VC4A the faster these companies can grow and scale their operations. New jobs and new opportunities in the world’s fastest-growing markets that have an immediate and positive impact on people’s lives.

As a member of the VC4A team, you are instrumental in determining what happens next with this beautiful project! Our only limitation is our imagination. 

Web developer [Full Stack]

As a Web Developer at VC4A, no two days are the same. Each day presents an opportunity to tackle a different set of challenges and projects. The Web Developer will collaborate with the Technical Lead and Architect as part of the core development team.

The Web Developer will be involved with writing code and driving innovation to take the platform to the next level. The role provides an opportunity to manage integration across all tiers of the VC4A platform. The Web Developer applies his/her creative problem-solving skills to develop and manage a high volume social platform servicing an active and growing community.

The web developer reports directly to VC4A directors, but also coordinates activities with the CTO and the development team. The position is a key player in advancing the VC4A platform and offers opportunities for growth and skills advancement.

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of PHP and WordPress;
  • Excellent working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JSON, Ajax, jQuery and web standards;
  • Experience with JavaScript (AMD), Bower, Gulp, RequireJS, React or Vue JS is highly preferred
  • Agile methodology experience;
  • Highly proficient/excellent knowledge of Git and related managed code workflows;
  • Good creative problem-solving skills;
  • Good communication skills (speaking, writing and code documentation).

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively spot and fix issues;
  • Ability to test code and report bugs, log support issues and/or possible improvements;
  • Support fellow VC4A team members as needed;
  • Assist in the growth and development of VC4A in any way.

We offer:

  • A chance to grow in a work environment with room for personal development and initiative;
  • Competitive salaries and stock shareholding plans;
  • A learning experience that fits your career goals;
  • A work environment supporting inspiring upcoming innovators across Africa;
  • The opportunity to be part of a dedicated global team;
  • Opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the field;
  • Office location in the center of Amsterdam, Foosball, delivered lunches and team that likes to have fun;
  • Opportunity to work remotely.

Details:

If you’re interested we encourage a quick application. Please apply via this page.

About VC4A:

VC4A is one of the premier social networks for entrepreneurs, mentors and investors building innovative companies in Africa. With members spread across 159 countries, and thousands of innovative startups presented online, VC4A is one of the largest platforms dedicated to grow the African startup ecosystem. We are looking to transform how the world discovers and promotes entrepreneurship opportunities on the continent.