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E-commerce Product Owner / Project Manager

VapoShop is looking for an E-commerce Product Owner or Project Manager!

  • Job type: Full-time/Part-time
  • Experience level: Mid-Level

Do you feel like a fish in the water in the e-commerce world and do you understand what our customers really want? Can you also translate these wishes into effective reforms for our websites? Do you have a healthy dislike of bureaucracy and hierarchy? Then keep reading!

Who are we? At VapoShop we are convinced of the benefits of vaporizing, the consumption of effective natural ingredients for body and mind. It is no longer a fleeting trend but an innovative tech business with many influences from Silicon Valley. It is in line with a healthy, conscious lifestyle that is being adopted by more and more people. We believe that this technology should be accessible to everyone, whether it is used medically or in a recreational way. We present our vaporizers in our webshop as is the case with other consumer electronics: a lifestyle product without stigma. In addition, we assist our customers in buying a vaporizer as well as possible. We do this by giving them honest and complete information via our site or by e-mail, chat and telephone.

VapoShop has grown to become Europe's largest online vaporizer store. From our office and our own distribution centre in Amsterdam Westerpark, we make hundreds of customers happy with their new vaporizer every day. Our product range is carefully put together by a team of vaporizer fanatics. We see it as our mission to offer the latest and best models from trusted manufacturers so that our customers do not have to waste their money on poor quality products.

What are you going to do? You provide well-founded insights and recommendations with regard to web development, web software, migrations, investments and IT staff. You will also hold the role of Product Owner for the research and implementation processes that emerge from this.

You are responsible for both the strategic and the day-to-day decision making around our three e-commerce websites, including VapoShop. You not only manage a small but fast-growing team of developers according to the SCRUM methodology but also support our management team to determine its strategic direction and to develop the value proposition for our customers.

On the one hand, you ensure that our e-commerce channels and platforms connect seamlessly with the latest developments. On the other hand, you have the role of the consumer. Helping visitors buying a  vaporizer plus accessories, with a minimum amount of clicks.

Your work:

  • Understand the customer thoroughly, through research (surveys, focus groups, analytics and testing)
  • Transforming what the customer wants in smart improvements for our websites and online customer contact
  • In consultation with a UX / UI designer, devise creative solutions for implementing new features and optimizing existing web pages
  • Gathering good ideas of colleagues and customers, in fact: you stimulate these stakeholders to share with you even more
  • Estimate the costs and benefits of product improvement in order to arrive at a good priority list
  • Keep track of the product backlog and continuously coordinate it with the team;
  • Working within the SCRUM framework. Are you used to working in a more traditional structure? That is not a deal breaker if you are willing to learn it.
  • Collaborate with developers, designers and analysts to improve the UX of our webshops
  • Monitoring, managing and reporting on activities aimed at improving our conversion
  • Make estimates and roadmaps for important implementations, migrations and long-term projects
  • Advising and guiding the management in making strategic choices. Web software, migrations, investments and IT staff.

Your qualities:

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in e-commerce
  • Demonstrable experience with SCRUM / Agile is an advantage
  • You are a good communicator because you will work very closely with our stakeholders
  • Minimal HBO work and thinking level (or a dropout with serious skills)
  • Good in English in word and writing, good in Dutch is an advantage
  • Data-driven, analytical and a good at prioritizing
  • You understand web technologies, experience with Demandware is a plus
  • You have excellent practical knowledge of web analysis tools
  • You are web, tech and business savvy and with a passion to manage technical and business decisions with data and analysis. You are convinced that this is the ultimate professional playground for the coming years!
  • You have knowledge of business intelligence (BI) environments
  • You have a self-starter mentality and enjoy working within a dynamic marketing team within a fun, multicultural company
  • A healthy dislike of bureaucracy and hierarchy

What we offer: We offer a competitive salary with excellent terms and conditions that match your experience and your level. You will work with a dynamic marketing team in a fun multicultural company.

You also get the chance to work in a unique industry that is experiencing several transitions because of its rapid growth and you can actually contribute to this growth. We offer an open and free corporate culture in which development, initiative and criticism naturally speak because you know that we value your opinion and experience.

Want to work with us?

Send your CV with motivation to Michèle van der Zande: michele@vaposhop.com. A written motivation is a requirement but if you find that too 90ties, then send us a video motivation instead. We look forward to meeting you!

No agency calls!

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Full Stack Developer

VapoShop is looking for a Full Stack Developer!

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Experience level: Mid-Level

We are a small team that follow many influences from Silicon Valley, We enjoy yoga and the occasional massage. We are a company with a start-up attitude in a unique industry that is experiencing several transitions because of its rapid growth. Do you want to make a real contribution towards this? Then keep reading!

Who are we?

At VapoShop we are convinced of the benefits of vaporizing, the consumption of effective natural ingredients for body and mind. It is no longer a fleeting trend but an innovative tech business with many influences from Silicon Valley. It is in line with a healthy, conscious lifestyle that is being adopted by more and more people. We believe that this technology should be accessible to everyone, whether it is used medically or in a recreational way. We present our vaporizers in our webshop as is the case with other consumer electronics: a lifestyle product without stigma. In addition, we assist our customers in buying a vaporizer as well as possible. We do this by giving them honest and complete information via our site or by e-mail, chat and telephone.

VapoShop has grown to become Europe's largest online vaporizer store. From our office and our own distribution centre in Amsterdam Westerpark, we make hundreds of customers happy with their new vaporizers every day. Our product range is carefully put together by a team of vaporizer fanatics. We see it as our mission to offer the latest and best models from trusted manufacturers so that our customers do not have to waste their money on poor quality products. 

What will you be doing?

You'll be helping us develop our in-house shopping platform. Because you'll be working on a small team the job will be varied, ranging from coding PHP to doing network maintenance or setting up DNS records and systems administration.

Of course, we expect you to be awesome at what you do. But besides all that, we think a cultural match is just as important. That you always face your challenges in a positive way, that you like getting stuff done and that our open and unconventional culture feels like home. We value your experience and opinion so we expect you to speak up and challenge whenever there is room for improvement.

What can your day look like?

In the morning at 9:45 am we have a standup meeting with the team in which we discuss what we did the day before and what we are going to work on today. Then we check whether code needs to be reviewed and whether product backlog items needs to be refined. Once that is done we check which tasks are open for the current sprint and we take on what is most important.

At noon we do lunch all together at the office canteen or you can choose to stroll through the green Westerpark which is just around the corner. Then, we work on everything from the front-end to the back-end, HTML, CSS, PHP, databases and to various sites. So in that respect, your job will be quite varied. We also do system management (Linux servers). After work, you can choose to play some pool, join our yoga class or have a beer at the Friday night work drinks. 

Skills & requirements

  • Substantial knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Knowledge of HTML, Javascript and CSS
  • Experienced in using MVC frameworks such as Kohana, Zend or Symfony
  • Solid understanding of OOP
  • Experience with REST services
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Basic Linux administration skills on Debian based systems
  • Experience with distributed VCS'es like git or mercurial
  • Working knowledge of networking and infrastructure like smtp, dns, ntp, etc.
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a plus.

Bonus points if you have any experience with TDD, Continuous Integration, LXC, KVM, Python, Postgres or Scrum.

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary with excellent terms and conditions that match your experience and your level. You will work with a dynamic marketing team in a fun multicultural company. We give you the tools to develop personally with free books and the 12,5% project. With this project, you spend half a day per week on your own professional interest. You also get the chance to work in a unique industry that is experiencing several transitions because of its rapid growth and you can actually contribute to this growth. We offer an open and free corporate culture in which development, initiative and criticism naturally speak because you know that we value your opinion and experience.

Want to work with us?

Send your CV with motivation to Michèle van der Zande: michele@vaposhop.com. A written motivation is a requirement but if you find that too 90’s, then send us a video motivation instead. We look forward to meeting you!

No agency calls!

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Odoo developer

VapoShop is looking for an Odoo Developer

Job type: Full-time/ Part-time

Experience level: Mid-Level

We are looking for you, to join our cosy family-like team. We work in an exciting industry that is making big headways in America and worldwide, (have you heard of Silicone Valley?). We have been told we are an older company with a start-up attitude, our company is growing and growing with the dropping of old taboos into new freedom within the business and general modern-day life. We are looking for someone who can move and shake with us into the future. If you think you are ready to put on your dancing shoes, then please keep reading.

Who are we? At VapoShop we are convinced of the benefits of vaporizing, the consumption of effective natural ingredients for body and mind. It is no longer a fleeting trend but an innovative tech business with many influences from Silicon Valley. It is in line with a healthy, conscious lifestyle that is being adopted by more and more people. We believe that this technology should be accessible to everyone, whether it is used medically or in a recreational way. We present our vaporizers in our webshop as is the case with other consumer electronics: a lifestyle product without stigma. In addition, we assist our customers in buying a vaporizer as well as possible. We do this by giving them honest and complete information via our site or by e-mail, chat and telephone.

VapoShop has grown to become Europe's largest online vaporizer store. From our office and our own distribution centre in Amsterdam Westerpark, we make hundreds of customers happy with their new vaporizers every day. Our product range is carefully put together by a team of vaporizer fanatics. We see it as our mission to offer the latest and best models from trusted manufacturers so that our customers do not have to waste their money on poor quality products.

What will you be doing? This is a responsible job with a lot of variety and opportunities. You will be working in a small team where your ideas and input are important. You are going to work with everything concerning our ERP/ Odoo, from integration to the development of new modules. You will be testing the systems all work correctly and you maintain test environments and databases. You are the main technical advisor concerning ERP/ Odoo.

Of course, we expect you to be awesome at what you do. But besides all that, we think a cultural match is just as important. That you always face your challenges in a positive way, that you like getting stuff done and that our open and unconventional culture feels like home. We value your experience and opinion, so we expect you to speak up and challenge whenever there is room for improvement.

What can your day look like? In the morning we all race to the coffee machine first, then we prepare for our standup meeting with the team. Here we discuss what we did the day before and what we are going to work on today. Then we check the sprint backlog in order to see what we are going to do next.

At noon we eat lunch together at the office canteen or you can choose to stroll through the green Westerpark which is just around the corner. Your job will be quite varied, involving the whole process of development, testing your own great developments and then fixing all the little bugs. After work, you can choose to play some pool, join our yoga class or have a beer at the Friday night work drinks.

Skills & requirements

  • Substantial knowledge of Python and PostgreSQL
  • Experienced in using MVC architecture
  • Solid understanding of OOP principles
  • Experience with REST services
  • Basic Linux administration skills on Debian based systems
  • Experience with distributed VCS'es like git or mercurial
  • Working knowledge of networking and infrastructure like SMTP, DNS, NTP, etc.
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a plus.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Odoo or Administration systems
  • Scrum experience or willing to be a Scrum Master
  • Experience in E-commerce

 What we offer: We offer a competitive salary with excellent terms and conditions that match your experience and your level. You will work with a dynamic marketing team in a fun multicultural company. We give you the tools to develop personally with free books and the 12,5% project. With this project, you spend half a day per week on your own professional interest. You also get the chance to work in a unique industry that is experiencing several transitions because of its rapid growth and you can actually contribute to this growth. We offer an open and free corporate culture in which development, initiative and criticism naturally speak because you know that we value your opinion and experience.

Want to work with us? Send your CV with motivation to Michèle van der Zande: michele@vaposhop.com. A written motivation is a requirement but if you find that too 90’s, then send us a video motivation instead. We look forward to meeting you!

Acquisition of our vacancies is not appreciated.

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