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Every day, publishers and brands around the world work with WoodWing products to publish magazines, newspapers, blogs and more, online, in-app, and in print. We offer the chance to build the future of content creation, in an organization with little hierarchy and lots of flexibility.

LEANA

"I told my managers what I was interested in, and they gave me a blank piece of paper and said, come up with a plan."

KOEN

"I love solving puzzles, and at WoodWing I get the chance to do that basically every day."

NICO

"What motivates me every day is that we build really cool products, and they are used all over the world."

Current vacancies

LOCATION: ZAANDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

 

Product Manager – Swivle Digital Asset Management

Where you’ll work

Every day, publishers and brands around the world work with WoodWing products to create magazines, newspapers, and other content, online, in-app, and in print. At WoodWing, you will help build the future of content production, in an organization with little hierarchy and lots of freedom to develop your own skills.

About your role

We are looking for a Product Manager for our SaaS Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution Swivle. This is a pivotal role with the authority to make the choices you think are required for the success of your product – you will be responsible for defining the product strategy, identifying market opportunities, and leading a team of developers, marketing, and more. You need to be passionate about your product and focused on not only building a great product, but also making sure that it is a commercial success. Love the stuff you build and make sure everybody involved shares your passion.

Who you are

  • 3+ years of SaaS product management experience and a passion for (B2B) SaaS.
  • Experience in building tools for marketing departments.
  • Experience in leading a team.

What we offer

  • An entrepreneurial environment that stimulates learning by doing.
  • A great bunch of experienced colleagues that share the passion for software and are available to help.
  • A budget to invest in the product.
  • Training opportunities. Budget to invest in yourself (courses or training) and visit (international) events.
  • And the usual, like a competitive salary, a new MacBook Pro, free drinks, fruits, and snacks.

Our culture and values

Our team is made up of more than 20 nationalities, across offices in the Netherlands, Malaysia, and the US. While we have a mix of people, we have a common goal: to build the future of content production for the world’s leading publishers and brands. 

WoodWing is an organization with a history of innovation. Nearly two decades ago, we helped popularize Adobe InDesign with our first plugin. In 2010 we were the first software provider to make it possible to publish on the iPad. And in 2019 we became the preferred partner of Apple for publishing to Apple News+.
 
Our culture is built around six values - Exploration, Collaboration, Leadership, Fun, Pride and People at Heart. Our values to bring culture to life in our day-to-day behavior. They are carefully selected based on what we have developed over our years as a company, and what we consider important to reach our vision.

Ready to meet us?

If this role looks like your next challenge, apply by clicking the link below. We look forward to meeting you! For additional information, please contact our HR department at jobapplications@woodwing.com.

 

Apply now

 

Important Note:

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU.
  • This is a direct hire, agencies are not welcome.

 

Senior Backend Developer

Where you’ll work

Every day, publishers and brands around the world work with WoodWing products to create magazines, newspapers, and other content, online, in-app, and in print. At WoodWing, you will help build the future of content production, in an organization with little hierarchy and lots of freedom to develop your own skills.

About your role

Come help us develop our Enterprise Server codebase further, taking us to the next level. Enterprise is the engine behind our advanced workflow- and content editing software, guiding many of the world’s top publishers to produce print- and digital content.

We’re looking for a new senior backend developer who will code new functionality and improvements within the Enterprise Server. You’ll work with other developers to both support frontend functionality and expand the capabilities of the system. You think about the desired user process and design new or improved functionality or API’s. At WoodWing, developers have the freedom to choose which tools and technologies they want to use to get the work done, respecting the limitations of the existing frameworks and code. You enjoy helping other developers to improve and realise that, by doing that, you are helping yourself to improve.

The core of the current technology stack comprises PHP, SQL, Java, C++, AngularJS and JavaScript. Your main focus will be on PHP and SQL. We use other languages, libraries and tools in our applications - as long as it helps us reach our goals. We expect you to pick up new things quickly and to strengthen the team with your own experience and ideas.

Who you are

(minimum requirements)

  • 4+ years experience as a developer
  • Experience with object oriented programming languages, preferably Java or C++.
  • Experience with PHP.
  • Experience with domain driven design and test driven development.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Experience with large data models, relational databases and SQL.
  • Experience with web service design and infrastructure (Apache, IIS)
  • Experience with object oriented design.
  • Experience with Continuous Deployment or Continuous Delivery
  • You can pick up new programming languages or tools quickly if need be.
  • You can work independently within a small, multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience with source code repositories, preferably Git/Github
  • You can communicate in English, in both spoken and written word.
  • Experience of working within the Agile methodology
  • Experience of mentoring other developers

(to your advantage)

  • Experience with AWS and Docker
  • Experience with Solr / ElasticSearch
  • Experience withJavascript, AngularJS, CSS, SCSS and HTML
  • Experience with Scrum
  • Experience with development and contributing to Open Source software

Why work at WoodWing?

  • We build standard products, not custom work. At WoodWing you’ll have the time to build a good architecture.
  • We offer the chance to attend professionally related international events.
  • There are many possibilities to develop yourself further and grow within our mature and flexible organization.
  • Located in Zaandam, easily reachable by both train or car. Plenty of parking spaces.
  • Contact with colleagues working around the world, with a strong base of developers in Zaandam
  • Possibility to occasionally work from home
  • Excellent secondary employment benefits.
  • Informal working environment including Nerf guns, table tennis table, fussball table, pool table and pair programming tables.

Our culture and values

Our team is made up of more than 20 nationalities, across offices in the Netherlands, Malaysia, and the US. While we have a mix of people, we have a common goal: to build the future of content production for the world’s leading publishers and brands. 

WoodWing is an organization with a history of innovation. Nearly two decades ago, we helped popularize Adobe InDesign with our first plugin. In 2010 we were the first software provider to make it possible to publish on the iPad. And in 2019 we became the preferred partner of Apple for publishing to Apple News+.
 
Our culture is built around six values - Exploration, Collaboration, Leadership, Fun, Pride and People at Heart. Our values to bring culture to life in our day-to-day behavior. They are carefully selected based on what we have developed over our years as a company, and what we consider important to reach our vision.

Ready to meet us?

If this role looks like your next challenge, apply by clicking the link below. We look forward to meeting you! For additional information, please contact our HR department at jobapplications@woodwing.com.

 

Apply now

 

Important Note:

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU.
  • This is a direct hire, agencies are not welcome.

 

Cloud Systems Engineer  (Location: Malaysia)

Where you’ll work

Every day, publishers and brands around the world work with WoodWing products to create magazines, newspapers, and other content, online, in-app, and in print. At WoodWing, you will help build the future of content production, in an organization with little hierarchy and lots of freedom to develop your own skills.

About your role

The managed/hosted services business at WoodWing is a critical part of our success, and we are looking for an engineer to provide cloud infrastructure management support to our customers, from our office in Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Our clients’ success is our number one priority. You will help ensure a continuity of service for our existing customers and participate as an engineering expert during the implementation of new hosted environments and the deployment of software on those environments.

The most important criteria for joining the team that manages our services are:

  • Firm grasp of how AWS hosting, cloud environments, server management, and software deployments work
  • Client-facing experience
  • Written and verbal skills; excellent communication manner
  • Knowledge of the WoodWing application suite is a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign/InCopy is a plus

We’re very interested in individuals who have a track record of finding creative solutions to complex problems and who will thrive in challenging situations. Depending on experience, we are willing to train the right candidate.

Your responsibilities

For existing clients:

  • Collaborate with the support and development team when issues or enhancement requests are escalated on behalf of our customers.
  • Participate in an after-hours operational support on-call rotation for critical issues.
  • Perform server-side application management including upgrades, updates, patches, and smoke testing.
  • Execute system management changes, updates to configuration files.
  • Take ownership of hosting or server-side issues; research, diagnose, troubleshoot, identify, and document solutions.
  • Monitor system performance and costs.
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback
  • Ensure proper recording and closure or escalation of all issues

For new implementations:

  • Gather requirements, determine resources needed for deployment
  • Estimate level of effort and create high-level project plan
  • Deploy, configure and test system
  • Data migration

Requirements

  • Proven track record in standing up and supporting cloud environments, AWS, server management 
  • BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent preferred, depending on professional experience.
  • Strong problem-solver
  • Experience with Jira Service Desk and PagerDuty or similar tools
  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Organized and self-motivated, able to work in a remote environment with minimal supervision

Technical Skills

Required:

  • AWS experience (ie. Cloud Formation, Elastic Container Service, etc.)
  • Linux/Apache/Mysql/PHP
  • Shell scripting
  • Windows

Nice to have:

  • AWS SysOps Administrator certification
  • Networking experience
  • Java
  • Mac OS X
  • GIT/Source management
  • XML
  • Javascript
  • Python

 

Our culture and values

Our team is made up of more than 20 nationalities, across offices in the Netherlands, Malaysia, and the US. While we have a mix of people, we have a common goal: to build the future of content production for the world’s leading publishers and brands. 

WoodWing is an organization with a history of innovation. Nearly two decades ago, we helped popularize Adobe InDesign with our first plugin. In 2010 we were the first software provider to make it possible to publish on the iPad. And in 2019 we became the preferred partner of Apple for publishing to Apple News+.
 
Our culture is built around six values - Exploration, Collaboration, Leadership, Fun, Pride and People at Heart. Our values to bring culture to life in our day-to-day behavior. They are carefully selected based on what we have developed over our years as a company, and what we consider important to reach our vision.

Ready to meet us?

If this role looks like your next challenge, apply by clicking the link below. We look forward to meeting you! For additional information, please contact our HR department at jobapplications@woodwing.com.

 

Apply now

 

Important Note:

  • This is a direct hire, agencies are not welcome.

 

Interested?

  Use the Apply button underneath each vacancy to send your letter and resume to Miranda Versnel, HR manager at WoodWing Software.

Brands we work with

Our company values

Our company values help us build an innovative, collaborative atmosphere, and have a little fun while we work.

Exploration

People at heart

Leadership

Fun

Collaboration

Pride