Junior API Developer

  • Tech
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Junior API Developer

Job description

Tiqets is one of the fastest-growing tech startups in the Netherlands, and we’re hiring!

 

Who are we?

Tiqets revolutionises the way people buy tickets to culture and attractions in cities all over the world. Our technology allows users to easily browse and book tickets to the best attractions in seconds, meaning customers can enter museums, zoos, theme parks and more simply by showing their smartphones.

 

Job profile

As a Junior API Developer at Tiqets, you will grow your skills while working with fellow engineers and other experts in the field. You will be responsible for analysis, implementation and maintenance of our venue connections platform, consisting of a wide range of web services connections, and internal tooling like loggers, debuggers and dashboards. You play a key role in achieving our growth ambitions and your work will be very visible within the organization.

You will also be involved in other projects, developing new features, components, and functionality of our product. You will work as part of an Agile team and will have the opportunity to learn best practices for software development.

 

Responsibilities

  • Research, implement and maintain (RESTful) web-services

  • Write integration and unit tests to keep the connections platform maintainable

  • Work together with external parties like ticketing vendor suppliers to find the best technical integration

  • Contribute to the scaling, measuring and monitoring of APIs

  • Work on tooling that supports an ever growing pool of API connections

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

  • Professional experience as a developer

  • Experience/Interest in API development

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Good understanding of web protocols like HTTP(S)

  • Ability to multitask, but striving to wrap things up before starting new tasks

  • Fluent in one or multiple programming/scripting languages like Python, Ruby, Java, C#, Javascript, …

  • Living in the Netherlands/EU region

What we offer

  • Great working conditions and a competitive salary

  • Plenty of responsibility and an opportunity to work and learn from and with the best in the field

  • The chance to make an impact in a fast growing company

  • Pick your own hardware that makes you work most efficiently

  • Fun, sociable events in and out of the office space. We have table football, Friday drinks, show-and-tell sessions with pizza, and lots more!

  • Free tickets to the venues we sell!

  • An amazing, ever changing fresh lunch every day from our own chef!

  • Oh, and of course soda's, fresh fruits, (healthy) snacks and the usual office beverages to keep you caffeinated.