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Lead Developer

Posted 25 Jan 2024
Work experience
4 to 6 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Arcadis is transforming - reimagining the industry and how communities can become more sustainable places to live for current and future generations. To support this transformation, Arcadis is looking for people who believe in our mission with the passion and skills to drive digital solutions to the core of our business. In the Netherlands, we are looking for a Lead Developer to guide our current team of developers as part of a DevOps team. The DevOps team is closely linked to the Dutch business, allowing you to make a visible contribution to our mission: ‘improving the quality of life’.

As Lead Developer, you will:

  • Provide technology leadership, hands-on guidance, and career development support to a group of approximately 5-6 full-stack developers based in Romania.
  • Work closely with the (NL-based) Product Owner to understand project requirements and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Collaborate with the Global Architect to align development efforts with the overall technology strategy.
  • Participate in discussions and provide technical insights during requirement gathering sessions.
  • Analyze technology requirements and propose solutions that align with industry best practices.
  • Provide technical guidance and recommendations to ensure the feasibility and efficiency of proposed solutions.
  • Have full ownership of systems/components from development to production.

Your profile

  • You have expertise in a diverse set of technologies including Application development, Data engineering, and Cloud architectures.
  • You have experience providing technical expertise and leading teams to develop and deliver digital solutions.
  • You have a ‘let’s get stuff done’ attitude and are willing to ‘get your hands dirty’. You have a strong sense of responsibility to your customers, organization, and team for delivering scalable, robust digital solutions.
  • You inspire, influence, and mentor your team. You are committed to the well-being of your team, their career goals and needs and the Arcadis’ People First-culture.
  • You partner with product managers to find solutions to the day-to-day challenges and you are a clear communicator.
  • You possess a sense of intellectual curiosity and a burning desire to learn. You are willing to assist in setting up new DevOps teams if needed.
  • You can communicate technology concepts to business leaders, as well as business concepts to technologists and software engineers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent;
  • 4+ years' experience in software development and engineering including hands-on coding;
  • 2+ years' experience in Agile practices and/or DevOps;
  • 2+ years in building and delivering cloud-native application (pref. Microsoft Azure);
  • Fluent command of the English language.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Building and leading software engineering teams;
  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer with a focus on Vue or React and expertise in C# and/or Python;
  • Experience in working on products and solutions like Digital Twin, IoT, etc.;
  • Experience in working with and integrating technologies like ArcGIS, AutoDesk;
  • Experience in consulting, product and/or AEC industry;
  • Fluent command of the Dutch language.

What we offer

Wherever you work, whatever you do, as an Arcadian, you contribute to our mission of 'Improving quality of life'. That's what connects and inspires us. At Arcadis, we ensure that everyone has the opportunity to bring out the best in themselves. By creating an environment where everyone feels at home and has room for development, we believe that together with you, we can make an impact for the future. Arcadis offers you a position with a lot of freedom to independently fulfill your work within an ambitious and driven team. Additionally, you will regularly collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines. In addition to a pleasant work culture, we also offer:

  • 30 days of leave for full-time employment, with the possibility to buy or sell extra days;
  • Hybrid working with a professionally equipped workplace at home and an appropriate compensation for the right balance in your workweek, regardless of whether you work full-time or part-time;
  • Performance-based profit sharing;
  • Offices located next to railway stations and a public transport business card that you can also use privately;
  • Arcadis pays 73% of your pension premium;
  • International programs through the de Lovinklaan Foundation.

Who we are

Arcadis is a leading international organization that provides design, engineering, and consulting services for a sustainable built and natural environment. With over 36,000 people in more than 70 countries, we are committed to improving the living environment worldwide. With the power of many enthusiastic individuals, we work together to solve the world's most complex challenges and make a greater impact. Read Arcadians' blogs to find out how we do this. We create a diverse, inclusive, and sustainable work environment where people are at the center. Where everyone is equal and everyone feels welcome.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Waar je ook werkt, wat je ook doet, als Arcadiaan draag jij bij aan het verbeteren van de kwaliteit van leven. ‘Improving quality of life’ is wat ons verbindt en inspireert. We vinden het belangrijk om een betrokken, innovatieve en gezonde werkomgeving te creëren. We ondersteunen onze mensen actief om hun carrière vorm te geven en de wereld positief te veranderen. Daarom staan wij voor een goede mentale gezondheid, welzijn en een duurzame balans tussen werk en privéleven.

Active in 70 countries
36,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years

What employees are saying

Robbin Wesstein

Waterbouwkundig Adviseur

Robbin Wesstein

"Arcadis geeft mij de kans om Nederland op een duurzame wijze toekomstbestendig te maken en waterveilig te houden."

Angelina Khazoum

Projectleider Assetmanagement Wegen

Angelina Khazoum

"Met plezier werk ik aan innovatieve, digitale en duurzame oplossingen voor het beheer & onderhoud van onze infrastructuur: #maximizingyourimpact."