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(Senior) Frontend Consultant

Professional Services | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

Backbase is hiring | Senior Frontend Consultant

We are Backbase

We come from all over the world to do what we love; to design a great product that improves the lives of real people. We’re passionate, dedicated, and among the best in business. Every person on our team believes in working together and supporting each other to get create a beautifully designed product and a work environment that’s fun, inspiring, and dynamic. We believe in learning from our customers and our colleagues, that makes us easy to do business with and exciting to work for.

We have created the world’s leading lean customer experience platform. It has been designed to help organize, create, and manage deeply relevant customer experiences across all channels, on any device. Backbase Customer Experience Platform (CXP) combines the latest innovations in customer experience design (UX) with next generation technologies to deliver an unbeatable digital experience. Our critically acclaimed customer experience platform eliminates the need to replace existing legacy systems and provides a highly flexible and fully customizable environment populated by powerful widgets. Backbase has been consistently placed in ‘Visionary’ quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Software and, in 2013, was recognized as the most visionary portal vendor.

The Backbase team is made up of more than 200 senior technology and usability professionals, with offices in some of the world’s most vibrant cities, including: London, New York and Amsterdam. If you’d like to join us in any one of them, we’d love to hear from you. 

The team

The (Senior) Frontend Consultant is part of the Expert Services (ES) team. ES is a team of highly motivated specialists with the specific skills and experience required to make sure that the implementation of our product at our customer’s location goes ahead as smoothly as possible. The ES team also provides product training and implementation support services to all of our customers and partners. Every project has its own set of unique challenges that must be overcome, and ES team members must be able to think and react quickly to find a solution that works for everyone.

Our ES consultants work closely with partners and customers all over the world. They have the professional and personal skills required to develop, teach, support, and lead teams towards successfully delivering our enterprise solution and achieving their goals.

As part of the ES team you will report to the Operations Manager ES. 

The goal

Backbases roots are in making solutions that are UX focused with high impact visual effect. This means our Frontend specialists will be creating new and unique web applications with a heavy focus on javascript client based architecture. Apart from developing enterprise solutions, you will also work on short and fast paced Proof of Concepts and demo projects, showing off the versatility and functionally of our product to potential customers around the world.

During our pilot and implementation projects you will be part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary international team. You work closely with our clients, architects and backend consultants to implement complex and modern web applications based on Object Oriented architecture and applying solid programming patterns without loosing the creativity aspect of the work in hand. Our Senior Frontend Consultants do a wide variety of work including client training and best practices consulting, frontend technical design, and application development on high quality standards.

Backbase uses implementation partners when doing full implementations of the product for clients. In your role and as member of Expert Services you are the expert frontend consultant responsible for the guidance and coaching of our partners’ frontend consultants.

Your profile

We are looking for motivated candidates who show us:

  • The ability to lead;
  • The ability to architect frontend applications;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Training and coaching skills;
  • Extreme flexibility about work location and willingness to travel abroad frequently, sometimes for long periods of time.

Technically were are looking for excellent experience in:

  • Working as a full time client frontend (lead) developer (javascript, css, html);
  • Knowledge in JavaScript application development;
  • Building using patterns (MVC, widgets, modular);
  • Using modern JS frameworks and Api's;
  • Style and UX skills;
  • Providing analytical support to customer challenges and alternative solutions.

The offer

Backbase provides excellent company benefits for this role including:

  • Market rate salary (depending on experience);
  • 25 holidays (based upon a 40hr work week);
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Free lunch, drinks, snacks, fruit;
  • Company fitness plan;
  • International career opportunities.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you are up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information please contact Justyna Adamczyk (IT recruiter) at +31 (0)20 465 8888 or by email: justyna(at)backbase.com