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Who we are:

You may not have heard of us, but you'll know our brands! A.S. Watson is the world's largest international health and beauty retailer, with over 16,000 stores in 27 markets. Each year, over 5.3 billion customers and members shop with our well-known retail brands, both online and offline, including Kruidvat, Trekpleister, ICI PARIS XL, Superdrug, The Perfume Shop, Marionnaud, Watson's and many more.

As Microservice Developer, you are responsible for developing innovative solutions in Stores (both physical and web) and the back-office. Besides this our team also enables other teams to build their own services using where we have full freedom to investigate technologies and come up with best-practices.
Do you enjoy figuring out how something works, come up with your own solutions and really want some freedom in how and what you make? Then this job is for you!

A typical day in this role includes:

  • Googling for solutions;
  • Finding a solution and then figuring out how to make it work for you;
  • Building Scripts, run them in a docker on Kubernetes and make an API on top of it;
  • Working with Data in many formats.

This role would be a good fit for you if:

  • You can figure things out on your own;
  • You are pro-active;
  • You think knowing how to program does not tie you to 1 language;
  • You have worked in retail before;
  • You have experience with any of the following:
    Any programming language (we use Python the most)
    Databases (SQL, no-SQL, Oracle, MySQL, Mongo, Elastic)

What you’ll need:

  • Comfortable speaking and writing in English at work with multinational colleagues;
  • IT Background in programming (School or Hobby);
  • Able to work in the Renswoude office on Monday and Thursday.

What you’ll get from us:

  • A job at a successful international company, that is constantly evolving. You’ll never be bored!
  • An informal no-nonsense work ethic;
  • Workspace at home;
  • Competitive salary and benefits like travel allowance and a discount in your health insurance;
  • 30 days holiday with an option to buy More;
  • Excellent refer-a-friend scheme with up to €1000 up for grabs!
  • Lots of opportunities to get involved in wellbeing initiatives to support your physical and mental health;
  • …plus much More!  



Nijborg 17,Renswoude,Utrecht,3297 DA


Apply now to become part of more

By joining us, you will be part of More than just a health and beauty retail group. You’ll become part of an organisation which is well-recognised all over the world.