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Lead Mendix Developer

Posted 22 Jul 2022
Work experience
2 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Your role:

  • Help our company accelerate the delivery of real impactful changes through software solutions.
  • You love working with Mendix and helping your team to feel the same way.
  • You work together with multidisciplinary agile teams formed by software architects, scrum masters, product owners, UX/UI designers and software developers.
  • Use JIRA and other tools to effectively identify, track, and communicate priorities both for day-to-day and long-term planning.
  • Define and maintain standards for the team’s infrastructure, code, and development processes.
  • You supervise new talents and ensure suitable training courses for junior developers.

Your profile

  • You enjoy solving complex problems in which you use and apply your past experience, also being proactive, flexible and capable of working both independently and in a team.
  • You feel comfortable in a fast and dynamic environment, but also like new development related challenges within your field, and find it important to continuously develop yourself through training.
  • You are analytical and pragmatic and can think critically about the further digital transformation of VDL Groep.
  • You have a degree in Computer Science or related field

Your skills and experience:

  • You have at least 2 years of experience with Mendix (Mendix 8)
  • You have (or want to obtain) the Mendix Advanced Level certification.
  • You have a pleasant flexible attitude that lets you think towards solutions.
  • Knowledge in the field of modular and object-oriented design.
  • Knowledge and experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and SCSS.
  • Understanding of application design, development and support in an Agile/Scrum work environment.

Nice to have, but not required:

  • Database development skills and SQL knowledge
  • Azure DevOps knowledge
  • Experience with REST, SOAP, JSON
  • Experience developing with React
  • Experience building Custom Widgets and Java Actions
  • Full-stack web application development experience
  • User Interface (UI) design knowledge

What do we offer?

  • Challenging full-time function with space for personal initiative.
  • Competitive salary and an opportunity to grow.
  • Diversity and challenge in your work
  • Plenty of opportunities to develop yourself professionally through training and education
  • 25 vacation days and 13 ADV days.
  • Internal growth opportunities.
  • Annual profit sharing.
  • A solid pension plan
  • PC private plan and bike plan.
  • Various collective arrangements
  • Participation in sports activities


Our successes come working with inspired individual people that find strength through cooperation. Are you ready to build your career with us? Please include a resume and motivation letter in which you describe why you are interested in this vacancy.

About us:

VDL Digital is a department within VDL Nederland, the company where all staff departments of VDL Groep are represented. We make VDL 'digital future proof' with one integrated digital platform for the entire VDL Groep. The platform is basically formed by various applications in the domains Product Information Management (PIM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), eCommerce, Enterprise Data Management (EDM) and Middleware that support VDL's business and production processes end-to-end. Technologies that enable ambitions such as big data, digital twin, artificial intelligence and virtual reality can be used for this.

Kracht door samenwerking
Dat is de basis van VDL Groep, het internationale industriële familiebedrijf met 101 bedrijven, verspreid over 20 landen en met ruim 15.000 medewerkers. VDL is actief op het gebied van ontwikkeling, productie en verkoop van toeleveringen, bussen en eindproducten en de assemblage van personenauto's.

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