Lead Developer

Job description

New and innovative technologies are continuously disrupting retail. The global e-commerce market is rapidly growing. Together with our customers, we automate and optimize pricing strategies to adapt to the latest trends. The demand for Omnia software is rising quickly in Europe. With the acquisition of Patagona GmbH we are the market leader in the DACH and Benelux region and we have ambitious goals to further build out our position as Europe's leading retail pricing software provider.

As an organization, we are committed to providing consistently the best pricing platform to our customers while growing a high-performance team of inspired developers constantly on the look for the most suitable solutions. To continuously keep this reality, we are looking for a Lead Developer to join our Development team.


The Lead Developer will manage the crawler team. It will be your responsibility to manage a distributed, dynamically scaling system with a low number of nodes that processes hundreds of millions of data points per day. Our platform is built in Scala and runs on Kubernetes in AWS.

  • Coaching and mentoring the team, both on a technical and personal level

  • Fostering a happy and productive team

  • Mitigating impediments and coaching the team in overcoming obstacles

  • Ensuring that the team is constantly improving, both technically and in process

  • Coordinating between the business, Product Manager, and the development team

  • Overseeing implementation of technical architecture with the Chief Architect

  • Identifying potential technical concerns and delays and communicating those clearly to stakeholders

  • Creating and driving team processes to enable the team to plan, report and deliver work


We are looking for a process-driven people manager who enjoys guiding a diverse team of developers, ranging from junior to senior.

You’ll mentor and coach your team members in developing their professional skills and ensuring that the team atmosphere is optimal. The team is composed of students and junior professionals, which represents an excellent opportunity to be a relevant mentor in their young but already bright careers. You embrace the agile methodology and have a high-quality bar for yourself and your team.

What are we looking for?

  • Reliable knowledge of Scala, Java, C#, or any typed language

  • Good knowledge of queuing products, such as RabbitMQ, and as a plus familiarity with infrastructure as code (ex. Terraform) and cloud provider (ex. AWS)

  • Solid background working with project structure and software architecture

  • Experience with legacy system and improvement implementation

  • Good reporting skills

  • Experience handling dependencies

  • Hands-on experience in a distributed systems environment

  • Site reliability (SRE) mindset

  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a strong sense of ownership and determination to get things done. You build it, you own it!

  • Strong (proven) management skills and passion for people management

  • Fluent in English

  • You share the same DNA – we have an obsession with excellence, continuously focus on our personal and professional growth, are resilient entrepreneurs, and true collaborators

What do we offer?

Attracting and retaining top talent is one of our highest priorities. Employee happiness is important to us because we think it is vital for a thriving organization. Therefore, we offer top-notch perks and benefits to make sure we promote happiness in the best way we can:

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock Appreciation Rights program

  • Excellent career growth opportunities

  • Full flexibility in working hours and location
    Work remote from the Netherlands or Germany

  • Health & wellness: sponsored memberships

  • Free drinks and fresh fruits

  • Company-sponsored social events

  • Travel Reimbursement

  • Green and flexible transportation

  • Referral bonus program

  • Volunteering events

  • Self-development: training and coaching

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