Creative developers (.NET and Front-end)


Are you a passionate IT professional who wants to work in a fast-growing startup company? Do you like working in dynamic, international multi-disciplinary teams?, part of Shared Stories Group is looking for a driven .Net Developer who is an expert in the Microsoft Development stack, to help us build and improve our state of the art platform.


Who are we? is the e-commerce platform belonging to a national bookstore chain, Bruna. A brand that has existed for over 150 years and is a ‘household name’. Bruna has nearly 300 stores across the country and is the largest bookseller in the Netherlands.

We’re building on our new e-commerce platform (Sitecore) from scratch, and learning as we go. We are growing fast and contributing to Bruna’s position as omnichannel retailer.


Bruna is part of Shared Stories Group, the book publishing retail powerhouse of The Netherlands. Our group consists of VBK (Holland’s largest publisher), Bookchoice and Bruna. Together, these three companies are aiming to change the way books are published and sold.


Who are we looking for?

As a Front-end Developer at you will be developing and improving our frontend applications and strengthen our own development team. Your tasks would include:

  • Front-end development: work on new functionalities and improvements of our websites and (eventually) apps.
  • Work together with our designers and e-commerce team to improve and optimize customer journey.
  • Help to build and shape the tools and architecture.
  • Creating unit tests
  • Code reviews and testing

As a .Net Developer at you will be developing and improving our backend applications. Your tasks would include:

  • Back-end development: work on new functionalities and improvements of our API and apps.
  • Working on automated deployment and continuous delivery
  • Creating unit tests
  • Code reviews and testing

Who are you (for both vacancies)?

  • You have 2-5 Years experience as a Front-end developer, preferably in an agile environment.
  • You are fluent in English and easily communicate with both less and more technical colleagues.
  • You like doing development, you like to keep up with the newest technologies in frontend development and implement these in your own code.


  • You know modern Frontend technologies and have experience with HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and Javascript frameworks such as Angular or VueJS.
  • Sitecore experience is a plus
  • Experience in building apps is a plus.


  • You are fluent in C#
  • You have demonstrable skills in ASP.NET, MVC and/or WCF
  • You have experience in relational (SQL) and non-relational (MongoDB/CosmosDB) databases.


Our offer

  • Competitive package.
  • Excellent opportunities to learn and grow (including training, coaching)
  • Challenging startup environment with interesting projects.
  • Work in a dynamic, young and international team.
  • Work closely together with business teams, and learn the e-commerce and ebook business inside-out.
  • Room to shape our way of working. We value the outcomes rather than procedures and let you decide how you get your job done.
  • Opportunity to build the development team.