Careers

We're looking always for talented people

Starting out? Newly experienced? Wherever you are in your career journey, we offer energizing, challenging opportunities.

Owlin cherishes a real hands-on mentality where ideas are discussed and evaluated in an open setting. Direct and honest comments are part of the working culture and enable us to quickly make decisions and work from there.

In the small business of Owlin employees have a large amount of ownership, independence and responsibility. The ability to perform under pressure while facing tight deadlines is part of the daily routine: we believe in delegating responsibilities instead of assigning tasks.

Furthermore our company culture is young and dynamic and based on direct lines of communication. We therefore appreciate it when candidates are able to process feedback well and provide feedback in a proactive and constructive manner as well.

When you thrive on making a difference within a small organization, like to work in an entrepreneurial environment and meet like-minded individuals, you might enjoy working for us!


Open Positions

Web Developer with focus on Front End (JavaScript, D3)

We're searching for full stack engineers to join the team behind our analytics dashboard. You'll be among our first hires and will carry an increasing amount of responsibility as we grow.

Responsibilities

  • Work on front end, web app & data visualizations
  • Continuous improvement and new development of data products
  • Own the overall planning, execution, and on-time delivery of engineering projects
  • Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization

Must have Hard Skills

  • HBO work level
  • Proper knowledge of the Dutch and English languages
  • Core Technical Skills: JavaScript, D3JS, JQuery, HTML5, CSS 3
  • Proven track record in building web applications
  • Knowledge of UX/UI principles for web apps
  • Understanding of CS concepts such as: common data structures and algorithms, profiling/optimization

Must have Soft Skills

  • Ability to work independent as well as in a team
  • A passion for the display of quantitative information
  • Entrepreneurial & pragmatic mindset
  • High degree of personal motivation and ability to self-manage
  • Strong sense for aesthetics

Bonus Features

  • Accomplishments in math & statistics
  • Experience working with R, MATLAB other scientific computing language

Internship: Front End Developer (JavaScript, D3)

Our target is to gather all the news that is published on the internet and to push it as fast as possible to the customer. We are competing with current solutions of companies like Google and Bloomberg. It's a big challenge to visualize this enormous amount of information in such a fashion that our customer can make informed decisions on it. A good user interface is therefore crucial to our business!

To process the wishes of our customers quickly, we are looking to expand our team with a front-end developer. The projects will be very diverse and will occasionally be based on cutting-edge technologies. Owlin offers an interesting chance for interns to get to know a high-potential environment.

Initially the activities of the candidate will largely consist of resolving bugs within the interface. Soon after we also expect our candidates to be able to implement specific features into our web interface. Existing design language protocols will have to be followed here. The design aspect will often be done in cooperation with our current interface developer. The most important aspect is that our candidate is gifted in technical programming.

Minimum Requirements

  • HBO work level
  • Proper knowledge of the Dutch and English languages
  • Ability to work independent as well as in a team

Specific skill requirements

Directly applicable knowledge of the following concepts:

  • JavaScript
  • HTML

Knowledge of, or willingness to learn the following concepts is appreciated

  • CSS3
  • SVG
  • D3 (charting framework)