Senior Clojure Engineer
Dé VakantieDiscounter (Elmar Reizen B.V.) | Amsterdam
Posted Mar 1, 2021

Dé VakantieDiscounter (Elmar Reizen B.V.) is the leading online travel agency in The Netherlands, where our customers experience a more accessible and more comfortable way of booking their holiday.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join one of our agile feature teams. Your talent and experience will help us become more innovative, improve our productivity, and continue living up to our high standards.

Your focus will be on the systems powering our travel website, which we believe is one of the largest eCommerce websites using Clojure and ClojureScript in the world. On the server-side, you will be integrating our service APIs, and client-side, you will be working on features that will enlighten our customers while maintaining high-quality code.


All systems are built in-house with our international development teams using:

  • Server-side Clojure (and Scala) with REST APIs and server-side rendering
  • ClojureScript/Reagent/React together with re-frame for our website
  • DevCards for CSS component isolation
  • HELM, Kubernetes for running our systems on GCP
  • A/B experiments, for sensible decision making

You will be writing lots of high-quality code that continuously goes to production and spend ±10% on R&D to find the next big thing.

Your skills and qualifications

  • You are a seasoned Clojure/ClojureScript Engineer (3+ years) with substantial experience working in an Agile environment
  • You have solid experience with web programming
  • You have experience with DevOps and improving CI/CD pipelines
  • You know functional programming and have a passion for learning and sharing your knowledge

We consider it a plus if you have experience with:

  • React and associated web technologies
  • Kubernetes, Docker, container-based deployments
  • Open Source; because we contribute back to the ecosystem.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • A fast-growing and flat organization with the possibility of flexible working hours and benefits in terms of health, pension, and fun initiatives, team buildings, and events
  • The opportunity to develop through courses, conferences, and events
  • 30 paid holidays
  • Discount on your holiday trips
  • Support with relocation (visa, housing, 30% tax ruling) or join remotely

About dé VakantieDiscounter

Dé VakantieDiscounter (Elmar Reizen B.V.) is an online travel agency from the Benelux and was founded over 20 years ago. From 2009 to 2020, the company has grown its revenue 50x. Currently, VakantieDiscounter is embarking on an internationalization journey, starting with Germany and further expanding into several other countries in Europe.

The company is continuously focused on innovative improvements and quality, not only with regards to the platform but also in terms of channels to reach and support the customer. The ever-prevailing goal is to make it easier and more comfortable for the customer to select a nice holiday.

The vibrant VakantieDiscounter office, with an international team of 90 people, is located on the Amsterdam canals in the center of the city. The organization is flat, democratic, and based on trust, and employees have much freedom in achieving success through their preferred approach.

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