TEAM Research & Development

Front end architect

We’re seeking a talented Front End Architect to join our team and help us fulfill our mission of SEO for everyone!

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What are you going to do?

As the driving force behind our technical vision, you’ll play a pivotal role in creating seamless user interfaces that shape the future of online discovery. Join us now and be at the forefront of SEO innovation helping website owners thrive in the ever-evolving digital world.

€ 4500 – 5400
(based on 40 hours)
40 hours
Wijchen or hybrid
Development team

about you

Who are you?

You can work across the entire engineering team regardless of team structure, learning and understanding how the existing software and user interfaces are built and plotting a path that helps us reach our technical goals – all while supporting the business delivering new features to market.

The ideal candidate will be technically strong, highly productive, and enjoy collaborating. You not only enjoy getting into the weeds but working incorporating their ideas and building a shared vision together. You have experience with all aspects of modern web UI development including modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc) and related technologies. You will also have a strong grounding in software architectural principles like separation of concerns, domain driven design and building testable software and automation.

What are we looking for

What are your skills?

  • 5+ years of experience developing web applications
  • 5+ years of experience as a technical leader or architect
  • Develop architectures and designs to support our long-term business direction.
  • Balancing features, technical evolution, and a desire to consolidate multiple implementations.
  • Play a lead role in project discovery and definition. Determine high level scope estimates and help teams turn ideas into requirements and designs.
  • Constantly stay on top of industry trends helping to bring the best of the outside world to Yoast.
  • Consistently strive to deliver high-quality software
  • Experience with building and distributing reusable components and technologies on top of these frameworks
  • Familiarity with SQL relational databases
  • Help teams understand what it means to build scalable, high security, testable, observable software products
  • Solve interesting and difficult challenges
  • Contribute to and benefit from a team of amazing people
  • Mentor other software engineers
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and agile software development life cycle
  • Great understanding with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc., React preferred)
  • Experience with frontend CSS/Sass frameworks (Tailwind preferred)
  • Proficiency with the command line, git, and other development tools, like Webpack, Babel, Lerna, etc
  • PHP and/or WordPress plugin experience a plus

Work-life balance

We believe that it’s useful to have flexible working hours and we offer (paid) parental-, care- and extra-long partner leave.

10% for education

You’ll be able to spend 10% of your salary on education.

Exercise and stay fit!

We have our own gym and a personal trainer!


We have a bonus scheme and a great pension plan, which is fully paid by Yoast.

Vacation days

25 vacation days (based on 40 hours) and five volunteer days, which you can spend helping out at the local soccer club or to supervise a school trip, for example.

Company culture

We have a really fun company culture with lots of team building activities. We’ll host a dinner and drinks event every quarter and do lots of fun stuff in between!

Are you interested? Great! Please apply, we can’t wait to hear from you!
First interview
This will be an introductory meeting together with some colleagues.
Second introduction
This will be a practical interview, where we will focus on your knowledge and experience.
Third Interview
This will be the last interview involving members of our leadership team.
We will inform you of our final decision, and make you an offer, if there is mutual interest.

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Your team

Join a diverse group of skilled professionals, who work collaboratively following methodologies like Agile or DevOps to create, test, and improve Yoast SEO.

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Senior developer


I enjoy building SOLID solutions for challenging problems.

Senior developer


Happy to share my experience and collaborate with other developers to create the best products!

Senior developer – Team lead


Let's build awesome products together and improve the web!

Front End Architect


We love to hear your ambitions!

sneek peek

About Yoast

We are Yoast! As a company, Yoast strives for openness, diversity, and equal opportunities. Our team consists of about 140 people. We have around 100 people working in Wijchen, The Netherlands, and the rest of the Yoasters are based all over the globe. We’re always looking for awesome people who want to help us grow.

Hybrid Working

It doesn’t matter where you live

Do you want to work at Yoast but aren’t sure if it’s worth the commute? Perhaps you don’t want to move to Wijchen? That doesn’t have to be a problem: with hybrid working you can partly work from the office and partly work from home.