Become a digital superhero!

Join our team and fight fakes every day! Together we will help consumers and brand owners to protect them online. Have a career with an impact.
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What do we do?

Pointer Brand Protection is an online brand protection service provider. With our advanced software solution we scan market places, web shops and social media for fakes and frauds. Together with our team of experts, we make sure these fraudsters are stopped. We are committed to provide the best and most innovative solution to our customers.

Passion

If you’re not passionate about the work you do, then why do it at all? At Pointer, we transform our dreams into goals. And we don’t stop ‘til we reach them.

Personal development

From the day you are born to your very last breath, you never stop learning. We strive to strengthen our skills and put them to test.

Innovate

To stay ahead of the game, we utilize the latest technologies. Innovation, paired with your input and expertise, are essential to meeting this goal.

Make a difference

All of our solutions are focused on preventing fraud. You can make a difference by helping us make this world a safer place for consumers!

All work and no play…

Besides bustling through assignments and meeting deadlines, we know how to have fun. Weekly drinks, Pizza Friday and our Pointer Party Bashes, we aim to offer the most pleasurable and rewarding work experience possible.

We deliver

Our visionary and pragmatic approach drives succes for ourselves, our clients and our partners.

Life at Pointer HQ

Get ready for spontaneous applause, impromptu brainstorm sessions, and smiles that travels faster than the speed of light!
Typically you would read about a company’s culture and awesome perks. We got you on all that – trust us.

But we believe it’s about rallying people who enjoy each other’s company and respect each other’s skill. It’s about working alongside people you can rely on and can learn from. Those you can spar with intellectually one moment, then grab a beer and play fussball or darts with the next.

It’s all about the people

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Are you an a-player?

We don’t offer jobs. We offer careers. (That sounded badass right?) If you feel that none of these roles fit you but you’re confident and talented, send us an email!

Experienced-Junior-to-Medior (Backend) PHP Developer

Code Warrior vs Pirates.  Help us to protect consumers from fakes!  Every day, there are ads, web shops and social media posts placed with counterfeit offers.  Consumers are misled and ripped off.  We find the counterfeiting and ensure it is stopped.  With your PHP code, you contribute to a solution that protects consumers and brand owners against this great evil!

Each day, the Pointer systems ingest large amounts of data (marketplace sites, domains, social postings) into a platform that helps brands and Pointer analysts detect and enforce counterfeiting.

You will be joining a team of experienced PHP developers to support and evolve this platform.   You will start off in a support function where you will troubleshoot and solve production issues.  As your knowledge of the system grows, you will be given small and then larger, more complex development tasks.   You will be in an environment where what you put in, you will get back – meaning, this is a role where if you are committed to growing your skills as a developer, you can and will be supported and given the opportunity to do so.

 Our Tech Stack
#PHP 5, OOP/MVC, #Symfony 3, #Go, #Node.JS, #MySQL, #Redis, #ElasticSearch, #Linux, #Nginx,  #Javascript, #AngularJS , #React, #RESTful API’s, #HTML 5 / CSS 3, #MongoDB

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 2 years’ experience with OO development in PHP
  • Solid understanding of MySQL and database design
  • Demonstrated ability to write elegant, readable and well-documented code
  • Understanding, familiarity and skill with programming for the web and software design patterns – and what you don’t know, you can pick up quickly
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent


Good To Have:

  • Passion for setting up and configuring hardware
  • Familiarity with web scraping, data mining, data harvesting technologies
  • Experience with business intelligence/data analysis tools
  • Understanding of functional programming concepts
  • Experience building platform technologies in a cloud computing environment
  • Experience with microservices a plus


About You:

  • Are self-motivated and have a driven personality, being responsible for your outcomes
  • Learn quickly and are passionate about undertaking challenges and seeing them through
  • Are passionate about building and delivering excellent, intuitive user experiences
  • Have the character to be a pillar in a successful software business
  • Love fast, usable software and the code behind it
  • Get satisfaction from building tools that are used every day

Let us know if you are interested through vacatures@pointerbp.nl.

New Business Development Manager

Pointer Brand Protection is a fast-growing company based in Amsterdam, that takes on the responsibility of global online brand protection for many of the largest brands out there.

Every day, tens of thousands of counterfeit products are placed for sale on the internet. Our company has developed a high-level software solution that allows our legal analysts to easily detect and act against online IP infringements.

Our software globally monitors marketplaces, web shops and social media channels, and our brand protection teams identify and take down infringing listings, web shop and social media profiles.

We are looking for a New Business Development Manager

You will be responsible for the selling the best global brand protection solutions and services to the largest brands in the world. You work closely with the brand to advise them on their needs and will be responsible for communicating possible technical requirements to the development teams.

Advising new project to new as well as existing clients. Create your own network in the (very small) brand protection area and leave a professional, motivated and first class impression.

What do we offer?

* Competitive salary
* Full-time, 40-hour position
* Long term career and growth plan
* Work with top brands in the world
* Travel opportunities
* Responsibility for A-Z sales projects
* Flexibility, your own input and creativeness is appreciated
* Get to sell the best brand protection solutions and make brands happy

Key skills required?

* Experience in B2B sales
* Grow your own pipeline
* Highly motivated
* Energy, drive & initiative
* Excellent English skills (speak & write)
* Consultative selling approach
* General technical knowledge
* First class communication skills
* Motivation to keep track of brand protection market & technologies
* Be flexible in working hours (Pointer serves brands from all over the world)
* Motivation to work autonomously
* Willingness to travel

If you are interested please send your CV with motivation to vacatures@pointerbp.nl.

OSINT / SOCMINT ANALYST

We zijn op zoek naar een ambitieuze digitaal onderzoeker, die gedegen onderzoek kan uitvoeren, zowel analytisch als communicatief sterk is en in staat is om een waardevolle bijdrage aan verschillende projecten te leveren.
Als digitaal onderzoeker heb je een neus om zaken op te sporen die niet in de haak zijn. Je bent analytisch van aard en je wilt weten hoe zaken precies in elkaar steken. Je hebt oog voor details en kan accuraat handelen in elke actie die je doet. Je bent in staat je onderzoeksbevindingen helder te verwoorden op papier.

Je hebt enerzijds wetenschap van IT en je bent anderzijds een rechercheur die goed de weg kan vinden in digitale openbare bronnen (OSINT, SOCMINT)
Het werk bestaat uit opsporen van inbreuk op de intellectuele eigendoms rechten van onze klanten en het vastleggen daarvan. Je werkt in opdracht van grote internationale merkhouders die inbreuk op hun rechten willen laten stoppen.

Je wordt onderdeel van een snelgroeiend bedrijf met een leuke, informele sfeer en veel getalenteerde collega’s. Wij bieden, naast goede arbeidsvoorwaarden, een uitdagende functie en de ruimte om deze uit te bouwen.

Functie-eisen
Wij zoeken een enthousiaste collega om ons team te komen versterken, die:
• Zowel uitstekend zelfstandig als in teamverband kan functioneren
• Integer en discreet met vertrouwelijke gegevens kan omgaan
• Een afgeronde opleiding heeft in de richting van particulier digitaal onderzoeker, recht of IT
• Uitstekende mondelinge en schriftelijke uitdrukkingsvaardigheid heeft in de Nederlandse en Engelse taal.
• Ervaring met OSINT

If you are interested please send your CV with motivation to vacatures@pointerbp.nl.

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