Full-stack Developer
at SneakersGames in the heart of Gent

SneakersGames symbol_iminds SneakersGames is de startup achter Fan Arena, een game voor voetbalfans. Onze missie bestaat erin fantasy sports groot te maken in België en Europa, om zo de belevenis voor elke sportfan te verbeteren. We eat, sleep & drink (fantasy) sports.

  • Since 2015
  • Number of employees 5
  • Industry Media
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Are you a sports fan? Join us and build amazing sports apps with the newest hipster tech!

We are looking for:

As our technical lead, you will be responsible for building our applications in PHP, NodeJS and AngularJS/React (FanArena.com) and React Native (new project on mobile). Therefore your first work will be creating a geolocation based sports prediction game on mobile.

We're embracing the lean methodology which means we want to quickly iterate product development to validate our assumptions. Working at a growing startup requires you to be creative and pragmatic as requirements might change fast. You need to communicate quickly and be well organised, daily scrums are fully part of this.

You have:

  • Proven “full stack” experience (+2 years) in web development;
  • Knowledge of hipster frameworks as they call ‘em NodeJS, React Native and/or AngularJS;
  • Modern PHP code writing skills (www.phptherightway.com) - API, writing SQL queries manually and with ORM, Varnish & Caching, CLI-scripts, Queuing, Composer, Docker, Deployment management;
  • Good understanding of Debian/Ubuntu server administration;
  • Startup mindset:
    • Getting things done and being pragmatic;
    • Being proactive: most of the times there are no clear specifications. That doesn’t scare you, it triggers your creativity;
    • During the daily scrum meetings all information will be provided, together with communication on Slack;

You are:

  • Interested in sports: we geek out about football, cycling and sports in general. You are a fellow fan that gets inside their heads and anticipate their needs;
  • Serious and hard-working;
  • Able to communicate clearly and quickly while reporting daily;
  • Lead other developers to get the things done;
  • Punctual in estimates, deliverables and appointments.

We offer:

  • Working for a growing and talented team;
  • The opportunity to build the fan engagement products of the future;
  • A corporate hierarchy agenda bullshit free zone;
  • Flexibility (working hours and place);
  • Opportunity to take responsibility and shape a better fan experience;
  • Tons of experience in future-proof tech;
  • Office in Ghent (De Krook);
  • Last but not least a salary reflecting your experience.

We are:

Our mission is to improve the digital fan experience and grow fantasy sports in Europe. We love sports and technology. Fan Arena has won several startup contests, including two accelerators and one hackathon.

No time to waste, contact us now with a cover letter and CV! He will contact you to arrange an interview.

When applying be sure to reference Creativeskills.be in the subject or body of your email.

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