About Twitter Counter

Twitter Counter has over 1 million monthly visitors and logs the data of over 180 million Twitter accounts from users found all over the world. We strive to give our users the best possible experience when using our service, with a keen focus on performance, quality and esthetics which drive the overall UX of Twitter Counter. There is plenty of room to influence the quality of service which thousands, if not millions, of users experience when using Twitter Counter.

For the past 5+ years we’ve been successfully delivering information, analysis and recommendations to our users based on an enormous amount of Twitter data we’ve been gathering and processing. Figuring out what to develop, effectively delivering quality new features, communicating well with our users and bringing in quality traffic takes some serious skills across the board. That’s why we insist on working only with the very best and most talented development, design and marketing rockstars out there. Oh, and did we mention we work in the heart of Amsterdam, at the hottest office in town together with The Next Web? You now have a unique opportunity to join us, learn a lot and have an impact on the quality of service we deliver.

The internship

You will work with our talented team of designers, developers and support pros; You will be in charge of setting up and executing different tests to ensure our the users’ experience is good, that the various elements function as intended across multiple platforms, that the service is bug free. This involves planning and executing manual tests, automated tests, setting up unit tests and a variety of other test so that you and the team can pinpoint potential bottlenecks.

You will be helping us improve our overall QA (Quality Assurance) in order to make sure that we deliver the best service we can.

About you

  • You’re studying in the field of Computer Science or another related field.
  • Great eye for detail, you’ve marked the spelling mistake(s) in this job description already.
  • You are responsible and trustworthy. We could count on you as our last line of defense in our war against poor user experience.
  • You are thorough. You can execute to great detail, and do it fast so you cover a lot of ground and cover it well.
  • Communication is one of your strong points. It’s easy for you to describe issues in simple, clear language.
  • You’re an excellent investigative analyst and can put together a report full of recommendations without too much hassle.
  • You live in Holland – we work in Amsterdam together with The Next Web.
  • You are comfortable speaking English throughout the day. Spanish is a bonus.
  • Nice to have: You are familiar with different testing methods, like unit testing, smoke-screen testing, performance testing and stress testing, and are decently capable of implementing these tests.
  • Nice to have: You have a fair understanding of web languages like Javascript, PHP, MySQL.

Want to apply or need more information?

To apply for this internship, please get in touch with Joey van Ommen and send us your resume (CV or LinkedIn, and portfolio) and a nice letter. If you have any questions about the internship, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Joey either.