Full Stack/Frontend Developer - Medior or Senior at Grasple - Open Education

Posted on: 02/10/2021

Location: Amsterdam (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: angular typescript github

Are you a **(front-end focussed) Full-Stack developer** who would love to work on **open education**? Interested in helping to scale-up the way teachers can create and collaborate on the best open math and stats teaching materials? Read more about Grasple and our open developer position. **TL;DR** 2. **Grasple**: imagine Khan Academy and Github had a baby. We are a social enterprise with the mission to make education open and accessible for everyone. Our product is an editor and practice platform with a strong focus on math and statistics. 4. **Position**:a front-end focussed Full-Stack developer with at least 3 years experience and eager to help with our mission to make education open and accessible for everyone. 6. ****Why Grasple?**** Working on social impact in education and at the same time having lots of freedom, responsibility and possibilities to learn while working together with other experts on designing, building and deploying a beautiful product. Below you can read more about Grasple, the position and what we are working on. If you have any questions, please **don't hesitate the mail to [thijs@grasple.com](mailto:thijs@grasple.com)**, the lead developer of Grasple. **Who are we looking for?** We are looking for a front-end developer who likes getting things done. You are: * **An education enthousiast:** you would love to work on open education and believe in the mission we try to achieve. * **Eager to learn**: you are not afraid to learn new things and implement them if needed. * **Independent**: you can take ownership of a project using input from the rest of the team. * **Versatile**: front-end development is a well-known craft for you, while you also have experience with (or interest in) back-end development. * **Experienced**: you have at least 3 years of full-stack or front-end development experience, **TypeScript** is familiar to you and even better if you have worked with **Angular**. **Why work at Grasple as Developer?** These are some reasons we think you will like working at Grasple as a developer: * You can **make a lot of impact** because you can become the expert and lead on front-end development at Grasple. * You will get lots of **freedom to experiment** and learn/try new things. * You will work on complex and challenging projects: + A new **WYSIWYG editor** for math exercises, allowing teachers to create the best exercises with personalised feedback on common mistakes. + Make **collaboration via version control** available in the platform, such that also the non-technical teachers can easily work together to create and improve open exercises and make them accessible for everyone. + **Improve scalability and user experience** to make the platform more future-proof. We are a scale-up with a small development team. This means we have a first foundation which is being used a lot, but at the same time allows for improvements to be made by an expert like you. + **Your own ideas** on how to help teachers collaborate on open exercises and let them use these exercises in their courses and tests. * You will **work together with experienced developers** with a focus on making development and deployment quick and easy: + You will form the development team together with 2 senior full-stack developers. + Work using Git and continuous integration. + Use the IDEs, tools and setup which works best for you. * **Work in a flow** every day. As a developer you want to be able to work undisturbed. At Grasple we believe in ‘deep work’ and ‘flow’. We make sure everyone can work focussed, whether it is at home or at the office. And of course we have lunch together, a cup of coffee whenever we like, and spontaneous drinks at the end of the day :) Or the way Eric Bouwers, Full-Stack developer with 13 years of experience of which 2 at Grasple, explains: “*I really like to contribute to our mission of making education open for everyone. At Grasple I have the freedom to independently take on new challenges, to experiment, and to influence the roadmap and choices we make. Together with the team we improve open education a little bit every day!*” **In short: 4 reasons why we think you like working with us:** * You will work on the **open education of the future**; * Get more freedom, experience and responsibility compared to a larger company; * Complex and challenging projects to work on with a small team of experienced developers; * Work in a passionate team on a social mission. **Other perks of the job** * A competitive salary * Swapfiets (free rental bike in Amsterdam) * Laptop * Public Transport compensation * Fun team activities and free lunch * Beautiful office at a great location! (MarineTerrein Amsterdam) * Flexibility in working remote or at the office **Curious?** You can always send an email to [thijs@grasple.com](mailto:thijs@grasple.com) (the lead developer and co-founder) for a (digital) cup of coffee, to ask anything you want, and to get to know us and the position a bit better. No questions? Tell us about yourself via a couple of short questions by clicking on the apply button!