Principal Frontend Developer

  • Engineering
  • Ghent, Belgium

Principal Frontend Developer

Job description

Are you ready to shape the growth of a great scale-up that is revolutionizing the logistics world? Do you want to work with an exceptional team of people you’ll remember for the rest of your life? Then hit that apply button because we need you over here :)

Founded in 2016 , Peripass is a logistics SaaS scale-up with its headquarters in Ghent, Belgium. Our Yard Management Software enables industrial and logistics companies to smoothly manage the complete flow of trucks and trailers rolling on and off their sites, as well as all movements on-site . Building on an already strong revenue basis, our sales and overall company growth is rapidly accelerating. We have recently grown to about 30 people and are proud to have been awarded the “Trends Digital Pioneer 2020” in the category Manufacturing & Logistics.


As the Principal Frontend Developer you are a central figure in the Product & Engineering team who brings the frontend architecture to the next level, coaches team members to elevate their frontend skills and makes sure our application is automatically tested. At our scale, product development moves very quickly so expect a high-pace environment.


This is what you will be doing:

  • You own the frontend technology architecure and automated test architecture in close cooperation with the Engineering Manager.
  • You are responsible that frontend development can scale while maintaining quality.
  • You will design and implement a new automated test framework architecture.
  • You actively develop fullstack features and automated tests.
  • You aren’t shy to work on backend and cloud infrastructure when needed.
  • You are part of a multidisciplinary, agile team and you report to the Engineering Manager


What we offer

  • First of all: a great job with lots of responsibility within a fast-growing and financially healthy company.
  • Since human capital is one of our biggest assets we will be investing in you. Offering you plenty of learning opportunities both through training programs and on the job.
  • A cheerful bunch of colleagues who are all building the success story of Peripass, day after day, milestone after milestone, and joke after joke ;).
  • A solid salary package with great benefits.
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options.


Want to know if we’d be a good fit for you ? Here are our values. We do everything we can to make these values lived in our day-to-day, and not just words we put up on our walls. We promise.

  • Act fast, fail fast – We don’t blame, we learn. Because you simply can’t grow without failing.
  • Curiosity – We like to try out new stuff and to optimize things. By working together, we come up with creative solutions that we can be proud of.
  • Adaptability – We have to face it, we’re scaling, and we’re scaling fast. So we need to constantly change and adapt. But hey, isn’t that also the kick of working at a scale-up?
  • No nonsense – We communicate directly with each other and we listen, we really listen. Because that’s the key to making good things great.
  • Humbleness – Hey, we’re all just people. We all f*ck up sometimes, we all deserve respect and we’re all in this to grow and kick some serious ass in the process.

Job requirements

Probably by now, you already have a good idea of who are we looking for :), but here are some pointers:

  • You have at least 8+ years of experience of which 4 years in a product organization in a development role.
  • You have an analytical mind and are a real problem solver
  • You live and breathe React.js.
  • You have experience with frontend test automation.
  • You are willing to work in .NET as a backend technology.
  • A good working proficiency of Dutch. You can have a professional conversation in English since that is our internal language.

Amazing bonus points if:

  • You master both React and .NET.
  • You have experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS.
  • You have experience with mobile app development.