• Amsterdam
We are looking for permanent Manager Engineering for our client a International Tech company in Amsterdam, specialized in linking scientists with the academic information needed for research.


What you are going to do: 

  • This new role will be a key part of a cross-functional product development group using agile management and engineering practices. 
  • You will provide personal, delivery and technical leadership to your teams of developers, automation QAs, business analysts and user experience designers. 
  • If you join us in this role you will be working on a high-profile and business critical project which, for the right candidate, will offer an opportunity for career progression and may involve some international travel. 
  • The Manager Engineering will be working to build an environment focused on encouraging creativity and collaboration. 



Experience required: 

  • The ideal candidate should be an experienced Software Development Manager with at least 2+ years exp 
  • Must have exp in managing a IT team of 25-50 FTE or 3-5 Chapters
  • Servant-leader line management of software engineers, team building, hiring and career guidance 
  • Skilled in building great relationships with Product, business teams and customers
  • MUST only candidates who live in The Netherlands can apply
  • A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and flexibility 
  • A passion for all aspects of software development from design through refining 
  • Agile Scrum, ideally you are a Certified Scrum Master and have led all the standard Scrum ceremonies 
  • Experience of leading teams in building RESTful micro services using Spring Boot or similar. 
  • Coding experience with Java 7 or 8 
  • Leading JavaScript developers using a major framework, preferably ReactJS and Node.js 
  • Familiarity with front and back end automation testing 
  • Continuous integration, ideally continuous deployment 
  • AWS development/deployment experience or similar cloud based platforms 
  • Build Automation experience using common Java Build tools
  • Use of git source control 
  • Architect-level understanding of multi-tier web applications and services



  • Competitive salary based on your experience, up to 120k per year for the right candidate
  • Visa for candidates who live already in The Netherlands 
  • No relocation is provided
  • Growing a team within a new and changing environment 
  • Informal and super-friendly working atmosphere
  • Office near public transportation



How does it sound? In case you're thinking to make a change and grow professionally, we would be happy to receive an updated CV and schedule a conversation with you. Apply on the website or send your email to timothy@wklconsultancy.nl.