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Angular / Groovy Developer


Job purpose

B2Boost is looking for a talented full-stack Grails/Angular or specialist in one of those technologies, who wishes to follow and assist our company on our continuous journey towards innovation and better solution for our client.

With your experience and passion for IT development, you can help us build great products to realize our ambitious vision and continuously innovate for the benefit of our clients.

You will be responsible for building new B2Boost solutions and enhance existing ones, in coordination with the project management office and the sales team.  

You will understand customer needs and help translate those into feasible and effective solutions for our clients.

Your initial responsibilities inside the team will be adjusted according to your level of applicable experience.

Qualifications

  • Angular Requirements:
    • Familiarity with JavaScript ecosystem:
      • JavaScript
      • CSS
      • Coffeescript
      • HTML 5 and Dom
      • dependency management libraries like RequireJS
      • NPM JavaScript package manager
      • Angular 5+ single page application framework
      • Test Driven Development
    • UX design, UI design
    • User level Linux, Windows
    • GIT
  • Desirable Technologies and Software engineering practices for Angular:
    • You will become familiar with these, as you work within our team.
    • Of course, any previous knowledge will give you a head start.
    • In order of relevance.
      • Bower, Grunt, Karma TDD framework
      • Familiarity with Rest, JSON, XML
      • Functional programming style
      • JQuery, Bootstrap JS frameworks/libraries
      • Apache, nginx, or other Web servers
      • Docker and similar container technologies
      • Websockets
      • Jetbrains Webstorm IDE 
  • Groovy Requirements:
    • Familiarity with Java Virtual Machine ecosystem
    • SQL, and relational databases
    • GIT
    • Test Driven Development
    • Agile and Team oriented Mindset
    • User level Linux, Windows
    • Working knowledge of Spring framework 
  • Desirable Technologies and Software engineering practices for Groovy: 
    • You will become familiar with these, as you work within our team.
    • Of course, any previous knowledge will give you a head start.
    • In order of relevance:
      • Grails framework
      • Rest API design and implementation
      • Familiarity with functional programming style
      • Other software engineering practices: Design Patterns, Continuous integration
      • Scalable MicroServices architectures
      • XML, XSD, JSON, CSV
      • Docker and similar container architectures
      • DevOps, AWS
      • ElasticSearch
      • Big data processing frameworks, Non-relational databases
      • If you wish to become full stack: Client-side technologies like HTML5, JavaScript and Angular
      • IntelliJ Idea IDE


Sysadmin / DevOps


Job Purpose

B2Boost is looking for a talented system administrator, who wishes to follow and assist our company on our continuous journey towards better DevOps. The job will include traditional system administration, as well as development of our more modern DevOps practices.

With your experience and passion for IT administration and development, you can help us build great products to realize our ambitious vision and continuously innovate for the benefit of our clients.

You will be part of the foundation team and responsible for managing and building new B2Boost infrastructure solutions and enhance existing ones, in coordination with the software development team, the project management and operational team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer and improve our infrastructure
  • Describe and configure monitoring of the necessary metrics to enhance stability of our systems
  • Document processes to allow future improvement and/or automation
  • Investigate, set up, maintain and improve our deployment automation dev-ops pipelines
  • Capture, set-up and manage the infrastructure requirements of our development team, and give constant feedback on possible scalability issues
  • Manage the security of our various platforms

Qualifications

  • Master's degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science/engineering:
    • Usual OS's: Linux variants, Windows
    • Apache/nginx Web servers
    • Networking (Firewalling, Nating, DNS, etc)
    • Containerization technologies ....
    • Backup/restore/disaster recovery strategies
    • Security oriented
    • Process oriented (repeatability, documentation, proactivity)
    • Supervision of compute resources
    • Scalability issues and strategies
    • Infrastructure as code know-how 
  • The following skills will make your application stand out:
    • DBA knowledge (Oracle, MySQL, ...)
    • Distributed monitoring
    • AWS
    • Resource supervision
    • Technology watch
    • Security aspects
    • Set best practices
    • Continuous delivery
    • ElasticSearch (admin aspects of Cloud instances)
    • Management tools (ansible...)
    • Container management tools (rancher, kubernetes...)
    • Define and review best practices


German native speaking Business Analyst & Data Scientist for the Video Games Industry


Job Purpose

As a member of the Business Analysis Team, you will learn about our business processes, data exchange and BI tools by working with your colleagues at analyzing customers business, functional and data requirements for the Video Games Industry. The GSA territory, one of the most influential area of the Video Games Industry, will be your focus. By properly exploiting the multiple sources of data and working in close relationship with your key account manager, you will strive to meet our partners expectations and beyond.

Job Responsibilities

  • To increasingly become an expert of worldwide published market figure.
  • To understand, structure and exploit the potential that resides within the multitude of data sources available in and outside our platform, for the benefits of our partners.
  • To ensure data quality and consistency.
  • To deliver regular insights and market reports to our clients.
  • To develop mastery of B2Boost BI tools and metrics to help answer client questions.
  • To understand the needs of the industry and use your in-depth knowledge to thrive product development with the support of Business Intelligence, statistics, and our IT professionals.

Qualifications

  • BS in Business / Economics / Statistics / Mathematics / Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 0-3 years’ experience
  • German speaker and English proficiency – Additional languages are an asset
  • Affinities with IT and figures
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Excel and alike
  • Problem solving skills and ability to understand hierarchical relationships
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to successfully handle multiple sources of information
  • Affinity with Video Games is a plus
  • Experience with SQL is a plus

Company Description

B2Boost is one of Belgium’s top fastest growing technology companies. The company develops and operates sophisticated B2B e-Commerce solutions for the Entertainment, Telecom and other industries. Leader in its field, B2Boost is experiencing strong growth and, as a result, is looking for several new colleagues to strengthen its technical and business teams.

B2Boost’s “GSD” business unit processes European video game sales data and generates various analytical reports for the Interactive Software Federation of Europe. Additionally, B2Bboost provides the industry with advanced online Business Intelligence tools to access unique market analytics.

Head office is located in the Brussels region in a modern, international and pleasing environment, with a local subsidiary in Madrid, Spain.

We believe that our employees well-being, motivation and enthusiasm are at the core of our growth. Our employees’ positive feedback, their low turnover and positivism are key signs of their high level of satisfaction. Our wish is that every B2Boost employee feels like an important member of this mid-sized family.

Organic organization
B2Boost believes in next-gen management: We foster quality training and autonomy instead of managerial micro-supervision. Accordingly, we opted for an organic structure composed of independent, self-managing teams nurtured by a collaborative spirit and striving for a companywide shared success.

Trust & flexibility
We believe mutual trust is the main driver of our company. We intend to fulfill employees' needs by offering a high degree of flexibility, both in terms of working responsibilities as well as work-life balance. In exchange, we expect the employee to remain focused, creative and embrace our collaborative mindset.

Pleasant working environment
High emphasis has been put into the design of our workspace for it to be in line with our way of thinking. We have opted for a brand-new open space allowing for informal interactions between all colleagues. In addition to that, our building offers excellent extra services for everybody to enjoy (leisure & Zen areas, sport facilities, events, and of course, access to gaming consoles).

Positive and open-minded atmosphere
Being driven by strong values while progressing towards common goals, B2Boost consist of a good mix of diverse profiles, nationalities and personalities thus resulting in an enthusiastic atmosphere. It is of the utmost importance for us to maintain and nurture all of this.

Do not hesitate to contact us at careers@b2boost.com

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