Lead Java Developer

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GlobalOrange is one of the fastest growing software companies in the Netherlands and is included in the NRC top 10 best employers for three years in a row. Since 2006 we are committed to the success of our customers by developing innovative, mission-critical software. From the Posthoorn Church in Amsterdam it  is hard but fun working on challenging projects. And we are looking for someone new!

For our customers we work on developing complex and challenging custom-made applications; often based on a services oriented architecture. With multidisciplinary teams (including business analysts, usability experts, developers and testers) we carry out our projects based on the Scrum development methodology. Architecture and complex parts of the development are done by a team of very experienced and smart developers in the Netherlands; often supported by developers in our foreign development centers (quality and expertise are key here too).

Who are we?

GlobalOrange is a dynamic and rapidly growing Deloitte Fast50 company that develops innovative and complex custom-made software (web- and mobile applications). The GlobalOrange team consists of about 40 specialists that have made their mark in custom-made software development. They are all highly qualified and have extensive practical experience.

We are passionate about our profession, think along and try to look for solutions that really work. GlobalOrange was granted the award for Best Employer 2014 – 2017 by the NRC newspaper.

About the job

As Lead Java developer you will be part of a team that works primarily from our office in Amsterdam. You will be responsible for translating business requirements into ICT requirements, designing of applications with a modern architecture and developing and maintaining of applications.

CUSTOMER SUCCES AS MOTIVATION

LEADING IN INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

TRUST & INTEGRITY

JOB SATISFACTION

Who are we looking for?

You have relevant college or university education. You have a lot of hands-on experience as a Java developer and have experience as a lead developer. You have high standards for your own and your teammates work, you are an excellent team player and are able to communicate clearly to the customer and experts within the team. Besides this you are capable of taking responsibility for the delivered quality of the products and the planning of development in a dynamic environment.

  • You have a college/university bachelors or masters degree in Information science (techno)Mathematics, or comparable practical experience;
  • You are, or have ambition to be, a team lead;
  • You have excellent Java programming skills;
  • You are very technical, innovative and proactive;
  • You have the necessary people management skills to let a team operate at the highest level possible;
  • You enjoy communicating with the customer when necessary;
  • You have experience with Agile methodology;
  • You are keen to keep learning continuously;
  • Experience with e.g. Vert.x, Play 2.0, postgreSQL and Angular/React is a bonus;
  • You have excellent communicative skills, on a technical ánd a functional level;
  • Knowledge of spoken and written English at a level of free communication.

What’s in it for you?

An exciting and challenging job where you are involved in the development of complex, innovative and high-quality technical products from an inspiring location in the center of Amsterdam. You work closely with an enthusiastic team of smart, inventive people and our international IT experts. Our clients are large multinationals but also exciting, innovative start-ups. We are a rapidly growing dynamic company where you will get all the opportunities to develop yourself and learn a lot.

What more?

  • A full-time job
  • Competitive salary and a pensionplan
  • Smart and international team that appreciates a joke
  • We contribute to your personal development
  • A unique workplace in the heart of Amsterdam
  • An extensive lunch and cold beers on Friday

Be part of one of the fastest growing Dutch software companies

Can’t wait to start? We’d love to hear from you:

Application procedure

Send us your resume and motivation. You will receive a response within a week. If positive, we invite you for a glass of freshly squeezed oranges and a good conversation. We then like to tell you what we do in order for you to get a right feeling with the company. Feel free to ask questions! This first talk is mainly to see if there is a good feeling from both sides.

Is there a match? In the following date we talk about the content of the job. What will your role be in the team? If all goes well we will make you an offer.

Good luck. Maybe we see you soon!

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