Android Developer Amsterdam

Amsterdam – On a monthly base, our content impacts millions of readers, making DPG Media the biggest contender in the Dutch media landscape, with brands such as AD, Volkskrant, Trouw, Parool, Tweakers and Independer.

We’re looking for a talented Mobile Developer within the Selectives Squad of DPG Media.

About the team

As android developer, you will join a team that builds and runs the platform front-to-back (DevOps) with back-end, front-end, web- and app-developers. In close collaboration with other teams, the team you will join creates the best experiences for sites and apps for the premium news brands of DPG Media. Technically, we are building a white-label platform for multiple DPG Media brands for web, mobile and tablets. To accelerate the development of our platform, we are looking for a Mobile developer with a focus on Android to strengthen our team.

What you’ll do

  • Together with your colleagues and with constant coordination with our stakeholders, you help build and run the best possible platform for our readers, editors, sales and marketing teams;
  • Your focus is mainly on the development of our mobile Android apps, yet working with ReactNative or iOS may occur;
  • More important: you are part of the Scrum team and you also play an important role in alignment between development, the product owner, our (UX) designers and business stakeholders.
  • We work with DevOps: “You build it, You Run it”.
  • Making some fun and celebrate success (and failures)!

Who you are

  • You have at least some years of experience on Android development! You love learning new things and you keep a close eye on technological developments. You are always focused on quality;
  • You have an Agile mindset and at least some experience with Scrum or other Agile methodologies;
  • You are team-oriented, curious, open-minded and willing to learn. You are positively critical and always looking for the ‘why’ of things;
  • Although we usually write in English, fluent understanding and speaking in Dutch is required;
  • You are familiar with working with the latest technologies. And since we are moving to AWS, we expect you to be AWS certified (within 6 months).

Bonus points if you are familiar with:

  • Jira / Confluence
  • React native, iOS development
  • the concepts of Test Driven Design, Performance Testing / Optimization
  • Journalism / Media and/or Advertising 

We offer 

  • A competitive, experience-based salary
  • A one-year or permanent contract 
  • 36-hour workweek
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance)
  • A percentage of profit shares
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses  
  • 24 paid holiday days
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • An outstanding relocation package
  • Located in Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Antwerp
  • Fully paid functional technical training


The extras we offer

Working for DPG Media means a lot of space for personal growth. We have our own in-house (technical) coaching, in which you can take part. There also are several ways to switch out conditions of employment, such as buying or trading vacation days or a bike with a tax advantage. When joining our company, you’ll receive a warm welcome. With an extended kickstart program and a buddy, who will guide you and help you get settled. A fan of extracurricular activities? Sign up for our ‘Young DPG’. Prefer something active? Several different sports classes, such as Bootcamp or (kick)boxing, are also a possibility! 

Interested? Apply!

Want to apply directly? Click the ‘apply now’ button on this page. Want to know more about this position? Contact Venetia de Wit via or phone: +31 6 1016 3863. You can also send us a message on Whatsapp! 

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