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Software Engineer at PwC's Experience Center

PwC /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Job description

* Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;
* An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1.000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones;
* Monthly home internet allowance;
* A lease car (electric), or a mobility allowance (your choice);
* A laptop (Mac) and an iPhone;
* 32 holiday days per year;
* Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues.

Employer

Welcome to PwC's Experience Center

As part of an international community of creators, makers and innovators you drive the business of PwC's digital services from our Experience Center. In cross-functional teams, you design and build innovative solutions for our clients to thrive in the 'experience age'.

Many of our clients face significant challenges - expectations of their customers and employees change faster than they can adapt. At the same time, new market entrants cause significant disruption, and steal market share away. To tackle these challenges, our clients require a partner that can help them innovate and accelerate the implementation of solutions that have an immediate and differentiating impact on the experience provided to their customer or employees.

The Experience Center is part of a multinational European team, closely collaborating with colleagues across offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Berlin and Stockholm to name a few.

Candidate/profile

You typically work in cross-functional project teams. These 'agile delivery' teams focus on the creation of new digital products or services that excite our clients' customers, and their employees. We are user-led in our approach, every step along the way. You work alongside digital strategists, service designers, UX and UI designers, product managers, and you closely work together with other front-end and backend developers. In rapid iterations we translate user insights and business requirements into workable solutions, you will do rapid prototyping, build proof of concepts, and build working (digital) products (MVPs). You will leverage new and emerging technologies, and you bring a creative and innovative mind so we can optimise the interactions with, and experiences for users. As a digital native you are involved in the project delivery from problem definition, to idea, to building the solution.

To be successful in this role you will need the majority of the following skills:

* Relevant experience working with Python, knowledge of Django Python web framework is preferred;
* Experience with other programming languages (for example .NET or Java or otherwise) are considered favourably;
* Proven fundamentals in object-oriented design, web based application architecture;
* You have working experience with relational databases;
* You are familiar working with Git;
* Contribute to the ideation process, and translate requirements into technical solutions;
* Analyse and understand technical dependencies through technical workshops;
* Build prototypes, (technical) proof of concepts, and technical solutions that will be released to clients.

Who are you?

To have a differentiating impact on our clients' customers and their employees, you will be user-centric in your thinking and approach. You are passionate about how technology can provide delightful experiences for humans, to empower and enable them.

We would love to hear from you if you meet most of the following characteristics and experiences:
* You have successfully completed relevant bachelor or master level education (such as Computer Science) and 2+ years of experience in software development;
* You know how to work on a project starting from the ground up;
* You are passionate about coding and are looking for a great team to solve diverse functional and technical challenges;
* You know how to effectively work in cross-functional, agile teams.
* You are a digital native, creative in everything you do, you are confident, and you dare to challenge the status quo;
* You have agile experience, including working from a backlog, translating user stories into code fitting the given requirements;
* You bring a flexible mind-set to your work, you love to continuously deliver value to our users;
* You are a team player, are open-minded, and are highly engaged and passionate about your work. You love to learn and try-out new technologies.

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly by clicking the button. We would like to receive your resume and cover letter. In addition, be aware that performing an assessment can be part of the application process. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Roman Yaqut (roman.yaqut@pwc.com).

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