Technology manager

Werkspot is the online marketplace to find a Service Professional for your home improvement jobs. Our mission is to be the easiest and most reliable way to arrange home services. We have a solid position in The Netherlands via Werkspot.nl and are expanding internationally, starting with Instapro.it in Italy since late 2014. We are continuously improving our international platform with the use of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

Team & Technology
Our product & Technology department currently consists out of six teams, each with around three developers, one product owner, a scrum master and a UX designer. The teams are working closely together and take ownership to implement the desired product changes. Our international scalable platform is running on Symfony 3, PHP7 and other modern tools like Ansible and Graphql. We firmly believe in Agile practices and employ Scrum in each team.

Your role
Your role would be to help the teams and individual developers to improve their process, skills, and output. Within the teams you assist by implementing agile practices, guide them to the right technical solution and have them closely aligned with the other teams. You will coach developers to work on their skill set and encourage continuous learning following our Growth Framework. Together with the product owners you will discuss the long-term roadmap and give an indication of development effort.

We expect from you

  • Experience in implementing Agile principles and applying Scrum
  • Professional experience with PHP, frameworks and automated testing
  • Managing teams of talented people by coaching them and further develop their skills
  • Aware of technology trends and other marketplace products
  • Take responsibility for your part of the technology organization by optimizing output, quality and employee satisfaction
  • Not afraid to take ownership
  • Attitude to ship a great product
  • Experience with multi-country platforms
  • Fluent English

 

We offer you

  • A good competitive salary
  • Ability to improve yourself by following courses and joining conferences
  • 25 days of annual leave
  • Pension arrangement
  • Free lunch together with your colleagues
  • Free fitness in our own building
  • An excellent working environment in the center of Amsterdam

 

We are excited to get you in the team
Werkspot is located on the Herengracht in the heart of Amsterdam. Each week we are enjoying drinks on our balcony, with a beautiful view of the canal. We often celebrate our achievements together with the whole company. The culture within Werkspot is very open and multicultural; you are welcome. We trust each other and give the autonomy to work in different ways. We pay a lot of attention to things like communication, working environment, personal development.

Want to apply, show us your stuff!
Please provide us with the information you feel would be useful to us in gaining a better understanding of your background and accomplishments. Links demonstrating projects you’ve helped deliver, your blog, publications, personal projects, etc. are exceptionally useful. You can apply via a click on the ‘Apply’ button or by sending your information to Winfred Peereboom, Technology Director at Werkspot via winfred.peereboom@werkspot.nl and we will get in touch.

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Contact Person Winfred Peereboom
Active Since 05-07-2018
Location Amsterdam, Nederland
Education HBO
Categories ICT - Software ontwikkeling
Level Manager
Type Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd met uitzicht op vast

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