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Backend Developer

Backend Developer

As technical backend developer you are responsible for the development and maintenance of a variety of projects. Your technical and creative input will play a vital part in delivering innovative products for our clients. You love databases, API’s and all kinds of data connections that push you to the limit. You care about architectures and know how to document your projects through industry standards.

Your duties & responsibilities

Producing neat, tested, readable and well documented code
Be the absolute owner of the latest techniques around PHP, MySQL, MVC framework & web services
Stay up-to-date in the world of Javascript with frameworks like React, Vue, Polymer, Backbone or Angular
Understand the principles of frontend development by understanding HTML, CSS and browser capabilities
Create solid architectures that enable the agency to serve a wide variety of products and clients
Maintain the development workflow by using Git branches and tags, and specific package managers and build tools like Composer, NPM and Webpack
Understand the importance, and implement Unit Testing and automated processes
Implement techniques to be compliant to SEO and Google pagespeed rules
Develop in a local environment like Vagrant and be compliant with the OTAP workflow
Provide technical and conceptual input towards your interdisciplinary (developers, designers, producers) team and the client throughout the development process
Present and share new (technical) opportunities to your colleagues
Understand your client’s core business, perspective and requirements for the product you are developing
Create accurate estimations for new and innovative projects, by analyzing functionalities, risks and possibilities
Work with all disciplines and the client
Be compliant with the professional processes in place


Your experience
At least 3 years experience as PHP backend developer
Experience with Agile, Waterfall, Linux commands for project deployments and preferably with techniques like Phalcon, Drupal, MongoDB and Elastic Search
You are a team player, good in communication through different channels, be able to analyse and prioritize
Fluent in English and Dutch
Background in backend development within the digital/IT industry

You will work with the coolest international clients and brands
You will work with a passionate and experienced team of specialists
You will work in the most beautiful office in Rotterdam
You‘ll receive a competitive salary with favourable working conditions (like pension, 23 days off (for a 40h workweek), education opportunities) and good career opportunities
At a regular base we offer meetup events, drinks and parties


Backend Developer



DPDK. Exceptional digitalism. Moving mountains in the digital landscape since 2001. From an eager, obnoxious bunch to an internationally awarded agency with extraordinary clients we see as peers. We are an innovation partner for our clients. We transform brands and shape industries by delivering exceptional digital products that keep brands on the offense. All achieved…