Senior Full-Stack Developer (part-time)

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Role: Senior Full-Stack Developer (part-time)

Join the learning revolution

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your creativity and technical skills to make a measurable impact? 5miles provides you with an excellent start-up environment to bring your ideas into practice, pass on your knowledge and expand your technical and project management skills.

At 5miles, we’re revolutionising the learning experience. Business professionals can develop and improve their skills in just five minutes a day. Together with our team, you will be responsible for the development of our unique learning platform.

You will join an innovative and ambitious company and our clients are among the top of the Fortune 500. Our awesomely located Amsterdam office, Italian coffee and jam-packed team events are just the cherries on top of a challenging and rewarding job opportunity.


  • You are a proactive and energetic Ruby on Rails developer
  • You have experience with PostgreSQL; Git; HTML; SASS; JS and Heroku
  • You have at least six years of professional experience in front- and back-end programming
  • You have a powerful ‘can do’ attitude, are attention-oriented and get a thrill out of teamwork
  • You are able to turn ideas into features and well-structured code
  • You have strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • You have an academic background
  • Valid EU working visa


  • Offer and implement solutions and transform them into efficient code
  • Make the right trade-off between using frameworks, libraries and processes
  • Allocate time for designing, developing, testing, reviewing and bug fixing
  • Work out requirements together with the product and design teams
  • Pay attention to the scalability, performance, availability, and usability of our systems
  • Support others in the software team and help them in their development
  • Over time, take responsibility for the daily management of the software team

We offer:

  • A challenging job for 16 - 24 hours per week in the Amsterdam office, not freelance
  • A role with excellent growth opportunities in a fast-growing company
  • An opportunity to gain exposure to other startups and our corporate clients
  • An inspiring office, including healthy lunch and Italian coffee
  • A competitive market salary (EUR 50-60k per year based on full-time)

What’s next?

If you recognise yourself in this profile, we'd love to hear from you! Apply by 14 April 2017 and send us your CV and motivation.

Teri Gibson