Lead Developer Architect

Hi, we are Icecat

A growing team of passionate people on a mission to create the ultimate platform for product content syndication.

Icecat is a global leader in product content syndication, helping organizations deliver enriched, engaging, consistent, and compelling product information across various platforms and channels. Trusted by more than 40,000 of the world’s most successful e-commerce businesses, Icecat empowers global brands, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to deliver omnichannel customer experiences that turn browsers into buyers.

We’re now looking for an awesome Lead Developer Architect who is bursting with curiosity and initiative and would be keen to join our team!

👏 About the Role

In the role of Lead Developer, in addition to the daily responsibilities, you are actively involved in supporting, managing, and coaching the team, which consists of 6 developers, in setting and achieving the set goals. Managing the projects is one of your tasks. There is also an existing suite of applications to be maintained and improved by you and the team.

As an Architect, you sit down with the client to translate his wishes into a good and correct design, which can then be converted into the desired solution by the developers. By working closely with your team, you determine the added value of Iceshop for the client. You can switch quickly and, therefore, work on several projects at the same time. You do this for industry-leading clients where service is of paramount importance. You have to deal with deadlines and deliveries when you are used to working under pressure. The Lead Developer reports to the Icecat Commerce CEO.

🎓 Your Profile

  • You have HBO/WO work and/or thinking level
  • A completed education at a minimum HBO level in the direction of ICT
  • Strong knowledge of PHP
  • API (XMLRPC, RestAPI, SOAP, etc.)
  • HTML, CSS, jQuery, and Javascript experience
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL (normalization, complex queries, design, etc.)
  • Source control GIT
  • Knowledge of design patterns and OOP in PHP
  • Linux
  • You have at least 4 years of work experience as a software architect
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience
  • Experience with working according to Scrum/Agile method
  • You are familiar with Git (Github)
  • You have demonstrable leadership qualities and/or experience and good communication skills
  • You like a dynamic working environment and are stress resistant when quality has to be delivered within the set and sometimes tight deadlines
  • You bring an analytical mind with you, and you are solution-oriented

🔍 In Addition

  • You are familiar with translating complex requirements into concrete solutions
  • You are involved in evaluating code, and you are passionate about IT
  • You are our ambassador when it comes to our work, and you contribute to a good working relationship with our clients
  • You guarantee a high level of craftsmanship, and you guarantee
  • You know better than anyone how to coach team members and provide feedback when necessary
  • You contribute to the team’s development
  • As an Architect, you translate the customer’s wishes into a thorough, realistic design

🎉 Benefits, Perks & Culture

  • Cozy office in Nieuwegein
  • Company laptop
  • Competitive salary
  • Team-building events abroad
  • Friday drinks and team outings
  • Hybrid work arrangement (office/work from home)
  • Working in an informal setting with a young, multi-national team
  • Transparent and flexible culture
  • A challenging position as a PHP Lead Developer working with the latest technologies
  • Travel cost compensation (only within the Netherlands)
  • Reimbursement for independent pension accrual

If this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you! Not sure you’re a perfect fit? Reach out anyway. We’re looking for awesome individuals, not folks who perfectly match a job posting 🤩.

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