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Med/Sr JavaScript Developer

Software Engineering - Sports | Nieuwegein, the Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

Combine your passion for Tech and Sport!


Who are we?

Gracenote Sports is a leading international sports company that provides innovative and unique products and services to the sports industry. Gracenote Sports is engaged in producing, distributing, publishing and monetization of sports data on all platforms. Gracenotes’ sports database is one of the largest in the world. Customers and partners are national and international media, TV channels, international sports federations and organizers of events (such as the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games.)

Gracenote Sports offers its customers innovative distribution and publishing solutions with the ambition to publish the data within one second in all products.

To further develop this ambition we are looking for a JavaScript Developer

Gracenote Sports is part of Gracenote Inc., headquartered in Emeryville, California.


What does the job involve?

You join an experienced, informal and enthusiastic Scrum team of 5 developers. The team are responsible for the development of Javascript components developed in React to display sports data and web based tooling for our content team. They team also maintain our Angular code base which is being replaced by the new React components. You will develop both innovative projects for renowned international clients as well for our premium sports data product for the Olympic Games.  Part of the job is working together with international teams of developers located in Gracenote offices around the world.

We are:

  • A multinational company with clients like FIFA, NOS, NBC, IOC, Eurosport, and many more…

  • Motivated, sports minded colleagues

  • Working in an Agile and SCRUM development environment

  • Working with state or the art techniques



We offer:

  • Working in an international company with appealing customers and products.

  • An informal atmosphere in a dynamic media company with a good chance on ownership and personal development.

  • Competitive salary and good benefits.

  • Work with industry standard applications (Jira, Confluence, Github, Bamboo, Jenkins) and techniques (React, Node.js,  AWS e.g.)

  • Own laptop with OS of choice (Windows, Mac OSX or Linux).

The ideal candidate:

  • Mid level knowledge of Node.JS and JavaScript

  • Experience with React, Jest, AngularJS, NPM, MongoDB and Sass/Less

  • Write unit tested code

  • Energetic team player

  • Able to work at a senior college intellectual level.

  • Has experience working in an Agile environment.

  • Good communication skills and able to share their knowledge with the team.

  • Good knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written.

Furthermore, it is an advantage if you:

  • have an affinity with sports, active or passive

  • Like to understand and brainstorm about architecture

  • Experience with of API’s, JSON(P), XML