Senior Web Developer (1198)

Lisbon, Portugal /
Portugal – Digital /
Groundbreaking advances in synthetic biology achieved at Amyris allow us to create products that are better and safer for humans and more sustainable for the planet. The Digital group is charged with creating connected experiences and back-end services to catapult our several consumer brands to global significance and impact. 

Today, we serve Biossance, Pipette and Purecane. Among other projects, we are building two new brands that will launch later this year. We are creating a clean cosmetics line in partnership with Rosie Huntington-Whitely to launch on a new Rose, Inc. platform. We are creating a clean hair care brand, JVN Hair, in partnership with Jonathan Van Ness. 

We seek talented, experienced, highly motivated Software Engineers of varying degrees of experience from relatively junior to seasoned professionals to produce scalable, high-performance software solutions. You will be part of a relatively new, fast growing, fast moving team that contributes to a variety of projects and initiatives, including building new features, launching new products, and extending our core platform. 

You should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, databases, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a strong team player comfortable across the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment. 


    • Work collaboratively with business users, product managers, fellow developers, and external partners
    • Continuously quest to make each of our websites and services better and better, with your enthusiasm inspiring others to join you on the quest.
    • Invent, design, develop, test, launch, validate and refine features and systems
    • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design
    • Be mindful of accessibility, compliance, security and data protection factors
    • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
    • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
    • Work with data scientists and analysts to measure and improve software
    • Writing clean, functional code on the front- and back-end
    • Evaluate platforms and vendors, assisting in build-vs-buy decisions.
    • Identify risks and proactively prepare risk mitigation plans
    • Effectively communicate technical issues, recommendations, and requirements to cross-functional stakeholders.
    • Create and validate proofs-of-concept.
    • Use your creativity and focused attention to detail to unearth issues and opportunities and to find solutions.
    • Gain a deep understanding of our products and the customer experience.
    • Think and speak from the customer viewpoint.
    • Use your passion, skills and wisdom to bring our digital platforms to their full potential in service of the best customer experience and growth for our brands.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science required.
    • Position level corresponding to previous software development experience creating web and mobile applications and back-end systems.
    • Advanced degree in Computer Science is a plus.
    • Motivated self-starter with an analytical mind who can manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously with a positive, can-do attitude.
    • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills with a willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.
    • A passion for quality UI / UX
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with business users, software developers, other cross-functional co-workers, and outside partners.
    • Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills
    • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries including HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery
    • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages including C#, Java, Python, and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Node.js)
    • Familiarity with relational and NoSQL databases and web servers 

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