Vacancy: Web developer – IT support, Leiden, The Netherlands

Dirma van EckDirma van Eck
  25 June 2024

We are looking for an IT all-rounder with an interest in user design and web development who also likes to dabble in cyber security and software development. Someone with a sound knowledge of programming and implementation, and a creative mind to help develop our own and our client’s web portals and associated web applications. Is this you?

We are looking for a person with experience for a full-time position based at our Leiden office, The Netherlands.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in web development, design, information technology, or software engineering
  • An aptitude for user design, web design/development, application building, programming and other relevant skills
  • An excellent grasp of the English language
  • Good knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript,
  • Basic knowledge of jQuery, RESTful APIs and JSON
  • Experience with integrating APIs into web applications
  • Knowledge of WordPress theming and customising and experience with different CMS platforms
  • Good knowledge of responsive design and mobile-first applications
  • Basic knowledge of pre-processors such as SASS/SCSS

We also value:

  • Experience with graphic design/video editing
  • Experience with data analytics
  • A proactive approach to managing projects and the ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Experience of working in compliance with corporate guidelines
  • Great communication and networking skills

The fine print

You will be working together with the EJR-Quartz Technical Expert and their counterparts on the client side, as well as a range of external providers to support the further development of online communication channels, associated websites and a suite of web applications.

Your tasks will include to:

  • Integrate front-end components into web pages
  • Customise WordPress themes and components
  • Integrate APIs into web applications
  • Produce in-house UI templates according to specifications provided
  • Conduct technical tests on developed or delivered components
  • Provide technical assistance for user and administrative support on various content management systems
  • Stay up to date with the latest digital trends and tools to proactively meet our needs and those of our clients
  • Create web templates based on previously approved UX and UI

Does this sound like you? Tell us why you think you’re the right fit for this exciting role by sending your CV and cover letter to: or reach out via social media to @ejrquartz

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Contractual matters

The successful candidate will be under contract with EJR-Quartz B.V in The Netherlands. The job is onsite at our Leiden office. Hybrid working is a possibility after the first three months. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in The Netherlands. This contract is full-time (part-time negotiable) and will run for 1 year initially with a strong possibility of renewal.

Starting date would be 1 August 2024 or as close as possible.

Closing date: 22 July 2024 at 12:30 CEST

Salary range: 3600-3900 EUR per month (+8% holiday allowance) based on 1 FTE, depending on experience.

Our company

EJR-Quartz is an international company specialised in science communication, particularly related to space. Our multinational team of digital content specialists is spread across five European countries, serving a number of clients, mainly in the aerospace sector.

Like every good company, EJR-Quartz is all about people. We are very proud of our employees and the fact that we have such a diverse team of highly dedicated staff. As an equal opportunity employer our team brings together a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills and we firmly believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Learn more about our company and meet the team at:

Please note that only applications in English will be considered. During the application process we may perform a quick check of your social media channels. If you do not agree to such screening, please let us know when you apply. Any data collected during the application process will of course be processed according to EU GDPR. For more information, please check our Data Policy.