Team Lead Developer

As our new Team Lead Developer, you will join a team of innovative and creative IT professionals who invent, design, develop and release apps on multiple leading mobile platforms. Impala Studios is a dynamic environment where you will be able to fully utilize your unique talents.

In your role, you will be responsible for a team of 4-9 highly skilled Mobile (iOS) and Backend Developers and report to the Development Manager. You will help your team to meet their goals, both through your management skills and your active contribution to our codebase.


Are you a passionate team leader, who loves writing maintainable code within a collaborative environment, where you can help your team of developers grow? We would like to meet with you!


What you’ll do:

  • You will be managing a group of 4-9 iOS Developers;

  • Within your team, you will be responsible for personnel development, coaching, assessing workplace performance, and hiring new developers;

  • You will actively participate in programming for product development (about 50% of your time);

  • You will set-up and maintain internal coding guidelines within your team; 

  • Organizing the team- and work processes in line with the company targets;

  • Interact with our internal stakeholders.


What we’re looking for:

  • Minimum of a 3rd level qualification (Bachelor’s degree);

  • A minimum of 6 years as a software developer;

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of a broad scale of development technologies, programming languages, and databases. Knowledge of Swift is a must-have; 

  • Demonstrable experience with agile software development;

  • Knowledge and understanding of software design patterns to make pragmatic decisions in our product designs;

  • Demonstrable managerial experience;

  • You are result-oriented and have excellent problem-solving abilities;

  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken;

  • You live in the Netherlands or you are willing to relocate to the Amsterdam area (we can provide Visa sponsorship but living already in the Netherlands is a strong plus!).


Benefits & Perks:

  • A competitive salary;

  • Good fringe benefits such as a pension scheme, bicycle plan, training and education for personal growth and career opportunities;

  • Great remote and flexible working possibilities;

  • Full travel allowance;

  • All the hardware and gear you need;

  • A diverse, challenging, and international job within a dynamic and innovative company with lots of social (distanced) activities.

And this is who we are!

Impala Studios is a global leading European mobile media publishing, content creating, technology powerhouse. We make people’s daily life joyful, simpler, more informed, skillful, and creative through the functionality & content of our portfolio of applications.  


Our group of talented people (currently over 40 and growing fast) work agile and in X-functional teams. We combine all the right expertise & capabilities to stay on top of the ever-changing app market and constantly grow our portfolio of successful apps. Millions of consumers worldwide enjoy our top-ranked apps daily, and our consumer base is growing every day.

At Impala studios we ideate, create, and market products for both the mass and the unique, premium consumer. We: 

  • Believe the mobile software industry has lost track of what mobile software can do for people. 

  • Understand what the market lacks and what needs to be improved in order to make our application be favored by consumers (over the competitor) by providing simple, innocuous, genuinely helpful apps.

  • Innovate, incubate, acquire and operate (mobile) applications focussed on utility, lifestyle, productivity, games, and entertainment verticals and grow these apps to top store ranking positions.

  • Deliver value-adding content to our (mobile) application consumers through in-house, partner, and 3rd party developed content. 

  • Acquire and take a stake in (mobile) apps (companies) and content (providers) from all over the globe and are always scouting for new acquisitions and partnerships.


Our apps are among the highest-ranking on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The Calculator has been ranked in the top 10 best iPad apps of the US App Store for years in a row, making it the #1 calculator used by millions.

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