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Ontoforce NV

Javascript Front-end Developer

Development & Data Science – Gent, OVL
Department Development & Data Science
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Interactive visualization of big data is a new field which demands creative and innovative solutions for both product design and development. If this sounds like your kind of challenge, then join us. We are ONTOFORCE, a Belgian company and global leader in the development of groundbreaking semantic search technologies. Our user-friendly search platform DISQOVER makes unique links between data sources, enabling everyone to be a data scientist.

We’re now looking for a talented and highly motivated Javascript Engineer to join our team.


At the Front-end team, we are responsible for the high-quality design and implementation of the user interface. And you too can make a real difference with your ideas for and implementation of smart, intuitive user interfaces and dashboards.

The requirements of our products and the expectations of our customers are of the highest level, and we expect the same from all our colleagues. If you have outstanding technical web development skills and are eager to take a deep-dive into Big Data integration, linked data and semantic search technology, then this job could be really you.

At ONTOFORCE, we adhere to an agile development environment, giving every co-worker a high degree of freedom, room for initiative and the possibility to take up responsibility.


  • As Javascript Engineer, you design, develop and modify front-end software components in JavaScript following an agile and TDD software development methodology
  • You translate graphical designs into working web applications
  • You fix bugs and take up an active role in the continuous improvement of the software
  • You participate in the development and execution of software system testing, integration testing and validation procedures
  • You work closely with the other team members to ensure we all stay at the top of our domain


You hold… 

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering (or equivalent)

You have…

  • A talent for user experience and user interface
  • Solid knowledge of Javascript, HTML5, CSS, SASS, and modern SPA web application architecture
  • A distinct plus would be knowledge of or experience with…
  • Additional technical expertise and know-how relevant for front-end development and Big Data analytics

People we love to work with are…

  • Passionate
  • Fast learners
  • Result and solution driven
  • Team players
  • Quality-driven
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    Gent, OVL
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    Development & Data Science
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