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Full-stack Developer (Laravel)

Schiphol-Rijk, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsTech

Your Exciting Opportunity

Are you passionate about Tech and ready to use your skills to change the world of work forever? Join blackbear and help us transform the way organisations and professionals collaborate

Blackbear is ambitious, dynamic and international. Together, we’re breaking down the barriers of the working world — we ensure that managers and their teams no longer have to worry about getting their work done and that working professionals can share their skills without restrictions.


About the team

Our Tech Team, a powerhouse of expertise, drives seamless technology projects across our organisation. Committed to elevating end-user experience, our skilled professionals in software engineering, UI/UX, and design work collaboratively to ensure our platform sets unprecedented standards.

They work according to the Shape-Up method. A process that doesn’t use short scrum sprints, but with 4-6 week periods in which we focus on building bigger features.


As a Full-stack Developer, you will oversee the complete development lifecycle of our web applications, significantly contribute to the versatility and growth of our Tech team, and foster innovation and excellence in our development practices.

More specifically, you will:

  • Collaborate effectively with the rest of the Tech team members to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Work with other teams to troubleshoot/determine the resolution for complex issues across team domains.

  • Be an internal consultant for our internal stakeholders and translate the business needs to a functional solution.

  • Work independently on projects where you are fully in control of the execution.

  • Be proactive and collaborative within your projects, always sharing your ideas and opinions to further enhance the outcomes.

  • Bring the bigger picture of a project to life with your engineering and problem-solving mindset.

  • Share your passion for coding, showcasing an innovative engineering mindset.


Our Product and Technologies

Our Tech Team is responsible for our main product, which is our online platform. You could describe our platform as a SaaS enabled Marketplace that allows us to change how the working world collaborates.

We integrate tools such as Stripe to accommodate a fully automatic pay-out solution for the users on our platform.

We leverage the latest technologies including but not limited to PHP, Laravel, MySQL, Vue3, Nuxt , Typescript, Tailwind CSS, Storybook, Playwright, and Vitest.

About you

Next to having the blackbear mindset we look for the following skills and knowledge to strengthen our team:

  • Available from April 2024 for a minimum of 32 hours per week.

  • At least 6 years of experience in Full-stack Development.

  • You are truly passionate about coding and engineering and are excited to share your expertise.

  • You are a master of Laravel and MySQL.

  • You know your way around Vue3.

  • Experience with Tailwind CSS.

  • Experience in scaling larger projects, handling high infrastructure loads, and elevating engineering practices to higher standards.

  • Some experience with DevOps, showcasing the ability to manage servers effectively.

  • You are a confident decision-maker who takes ownership of projects and can guide and mentor team members.

  • Familiarity with Statamic is a plus.

  • Experience with working in teams - if you have led a small team or have worked in large teams, this is a plus.

  • An eye for design and experience with design systems are a plus.

  • Residing in the Netherlands, and you can commute to our office in Schiphol-Rijk.

  • English working proficiency.


What’s in it for you?

You’re part of an ambitious, mission-driven team that’s changing the way the world gets work done. Through your work, you have a direct impact on the way leading organisations collaborate with a network of over 12,000 working professionals, driving innovation and growth across the globe.

Here’s how we take care of you:

➡️ An 8% holiday allowance next to your monthly salary.

➡️ Unwind and recharge with 25 paid vacation days.

➡️ Pension contribution and reimbursement of travel expenses.

➡️ Healthy office lunches, awesome parties and team outings.

➡️ Lots of on-the-job learning and a personal development budget to spend on training, coaching, books, and other learning resources.

➡️ Hybrid working - 3 days from home, 2 days in the office each week. 


This is blackbear

Blackbear exists to unlock human potential by transforming how work gets done.

We believe that organisations shouldn’t have to compromise growth due to a lack of access to the right talent or skills. We also believe that individuals should be able to share their skills freely and contribute to projects and causes of their choice whenever and wherever they want.

Joep Wittebrood and Stefan Hoogenboom founded blackbear in 2018. Today, our platform connects leading organisations worldwide with a network of over 10,000 skilled professionals to get work done seamlessly. Our culture thrives on empowerment and hands-on learning. We embrace a strong sense of purpose, ownership, collaborative efforts and mutual trust, all driving us towards our ambitious goals.


We’re thankful for the support and recognition we’ve received on our journey so far. We’ve been VC-backed by No Such Ventures since 2022 and have brought home:

🏆 Deloitte’s 2023 Technology Fast 50

🏆 MT/Sprout’s 2023 SaaS100

🏆 2022 Challenger50


Apply today, make an impact tomorrow

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Blackbear is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.


We'll do our best to get back to you about your application within 3 business days. Usually, our total hiring journey takes around 4 weeks, but this varies a bit depending on the job. Learn more about our hiring process here.


We can’t wait to hear from you!

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