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Senior Node.js Developer

Do you have a knack for innovation?

Who: Senior Node.js developer with a knack for innovation

What: make our product Plek smarter, faster and stronger
Why:  you want to develop software that thousands of people use on a daily basis
Where: heart of Amsterdam
When: as soon as possible

ILUMY is a digital design and innovation agency. We create future ready websites, apps, platforms, experiences, connected devices and VR. One of our products is Plek: a communication platform for organizations. It's used by over a 100 clients such as Telegraaf Media Group, KPMG, The Netherlands Institute for Human Rights, and the International Water Association.

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Who we are: a small team with big plans

The Plek team consists of 30 employees (6 nationalities), three fish and a cat. We work closely together and like to have fun, at the office and outside of work. We do a Project Soup lunch every two weeks, in which we share results, questions and insights while gorging on a homemade soup.

Your challenge: make Plek smarter, faster and stronger

We are looking for a Senior Node.js Developer with a knack for innovation, who can make Plek smarter, faster and stronger. Working at Plek means developing software that thousands of people use on a daily basis. Plek can be used as a social intranet, community platform and collaboration tool for teams. We are growing rapidly, have a lot of ideas and work with the latest technologies to continuously improve our product. We release a new version of Plek every four weeks. And how does Plek look? Check it out on our demo!


Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop and improve Plek with a team of designers, front-enders and other back-enders

  • Implement new integrations with other systems

  • Make sure Plek stays super secure

  • Experiment with new technologies and prototypes with clients

  • Come up with intelligent tricks to make Plek smarter

  • Coach the back-end team

  • Help other developers fix bugs

  • Become best friends with office cat Jelle

Who we are looking for: a structured and critical team player with ideas

You're a developer who just loves to learn, and you like to work with the latest technologies. You're structured, methodical and used to working with standards and versioning. Additionally, you're critical when it comes to both existing code and your own work. 


You can work independently but you're also a team player: you will work closely together with our designers, front-enders and other back-enders. The team is small and the vibe is informal, so you can greatly impact what we do. Take initiative, challenge us, show us how it's done!


Also on your resume:

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience

  • Graduate school / university level

  • You speak English and/or Dutch

  • You can work with Node.js, Typescript, MongoDB, Elasticsearch

What we are offering: your dream job

  • Young and international team

  • Successful product, rapidly growing company

  • A lot of freedom and the chance to take initiative

  • You can work on your own projects half a day per week

  • Project Soup, hackathons, Friday afternoon drinks and great team events!

  • Good salary plus ed salaris plus travel allowance

  • Training budget for personal development, events and meetups

  • Flexible working hours

  • Lunch with colleagues is taken care of

Interested? Fill out our application form today, or send your CV to

If you would like to get to know more about the job or our company, please give David Clarisse a call at +31(0)20-7740033.

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Don't be shy! We're always up for an exploratory chat about how you can fit in our team.

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