Hiring

Web developer [Full Stack]

VC4A is the leading online platform for the African startup community. As a full stack web developer, you have the unique chance to support the growth and development of the African startup ecosystem. The web developer will join our growing international development team based in Cameroon, France and the Netherlands.

The web developer will be involved in writing code and driving innovation to take the VC4A platform to the next level. The web developer will apply creative problem solving skills to develop and maintain 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.

The following skills and experience are expected to be demonstrated:

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 online platforms for entrepreneurs, mentors and investors building innovative companies in Africa. With 10,000 innovative African startups presented online, and over 50,000 members spread across 159 countries, VC4A is one of the largest platforms dedicated to the subject. We are looking to transform how the world discovers and promotes entrepreneurship opportunities on the African continent. VC4A has a young, fresh, dynamic startup culture and the business language is English. See the VC4A website for more.