Trainee Amsterdam

Software Developer Trainee

Do you already have some knowledge of programming but not necessarily a lot of work experience?
Transitioning from another field into IT?
Looking to enter the tech industry and learn from the experts?

We are hiring Software Developer Trainees to join Reaktor Amsterdam. You will be working in a client project with a team of senior developers and designers, attending trainings and building connections with fellow Reaktorians at company events.

  • For who: Everyone regardless of age, professional background and education level with junior-level programming knowledge and 0-2 years of work experience.
  • When: Start date is flexible.
  • Work time: 40 hours a week, contract for 7 months.
  • Salary: 2500€ a month gross.
  • Visa: You need to be eligible to work full-time in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, we do not offer relocation and visa support for this position.
  • Location: You should be based within a comfortable commute from our Amsterdam office in Jordaan. 
  • Language: All the work across Reaktor is done in English.

P.S. In case you already have more coding experience, please consider sending us an application for the Software Developer position.

What we’re looking for

We don’t expect you to excel in everything before joining us, but we do call for eagerness and the ability to learn new things. You can share your CV / LinkedIn profile / Github portfolio or whatever you feel shows best your ability to write readable and well-structured code. 

Ideally you:

  • Have used JavaScript and React before. Any sort of project, no matter how big or small, will do.
  • Are familiar with (or curious about) programming in a functional way.
  • Know at least the basics of using Git.
  • Make it through the day in English, it’s what we speak in all of our projects.

If you don’t check every box on the list, don’t worry. We’re seeking potential, not ready-made professionals. 

What we offer

  • Opportunity to learn and grow. You’ll be spending your time as a part of a development team, using the latest technologies and working together with our leading experts.
  • Great way to kick-start your career in tech.
  • Meaningful projects that solve real-life problems. You will be building solutions that solve actual business or societal challenges.  
  • Trainings, communities of practice and constant knowledge exchange. You’ll have talented and experienced colleagues around you, ready to help whenever you need it. 
  • A workplace where you can feel at home and be your whole true self.
  • A buddy that will help you adjust to the new work environment.

Let’s talk about benefits:

  • Work laptop and phone
  • Home internet and phone plan coverage
  • Team activities and get-togethers (Thursday dinners, team days, company trips)
  • Extended health insurance
  • An ergonomic home office if needed (screens, keyboards, headphones)
  • Travel expenses 
  • Healthy and not-so-healthy snacks and drinks at the office
  • Compensation of self-development activities (courses, conferences, certifications, etc.)
  • Flexible working hours

What is Reaktor

Working in teams and helping clients is our bread and butter. Reaktor’s cross functional teams consist of Front-end Engineers, Backend / DevOps & SRE specialists, Designers, Data Scientists, and Coaches. We unite our efforts to help future-thinking companies like adidas, Lego, HBO, Finavia, and FC Liverpool succeed in their world-scale digital endeavours everyday.

Our Amsterdam office has a unique vibe being a lively mix of 50+ people coming from 22 different countries: we love to connect, enjoy team activities and learn from failure and embrace success together.

Interview process

📝 Submit your application through the form below and share examples of your code.

💻 We’ll start with an asynchronous video interview so you can introduce yourself briefly.

😎 Then we’ll schedule a meeting for a short interview. No brain teasers or sorting algos, we promise. We are mainly interested in your experience with different technologies, and try to understand which of our teams could potentially suit you.

📃 Finally, a closing chat. Here we discuss practicalities and answer anything that’s still on your mind.

❤️ You’re in!

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Careers at Reaktor

We are a strategy, design, and technology partner for forward-thinking companies and societies. Our unmatched execution capability is founded in superior technological skills and strong maker culture. If you want to know more about our way of working and culture, read more in the link below.