Tech Lead

 

Impala Studios is a leading mobile app developing company that delivers apps directly to the Apple App Store, and Google Play store. We’re very proud that our apps are among the highest ranking in the stores. Millions of users worldwide enjoy our apps on a daily basis, and our user base is growing every day!


As our new Tech Lead, you oversee the full technical architecture of the company and you will be responsible for the quality and direction of the technical architecture and development within the company. You will advise our management on all technical matters and share your knowledge with your colleagues. 
 

Are you eager to solve complex technical issues and take responsibility for our internal technical guidelines? Do you like to work in a challenging, collaborative and agile environment among 29 other enthusiasts? Then Impala Studios is looking for you!


Your main focus

  • Act as a sparring partner for our management (stakeholders) on technical issues and give advice on technical opportunities in the areas of architecture and software;

  • You will manage and take charge of the frameworks used in our products;

  • Have final responsibility for internal coding guidelines and ensure the technical quality of our products;

  • Determine the architecture of the services and work together with our System Administrator to explain decisions and share knowledge;

  • Develop and realize technical solutions (and answer questions from your colleagues about your technical decisions);

  • Expand your personal knowledge of the work area and share it within the organisation. You will actively spot trends in the market and translate these into concrete measures for our products;

  • You will be helping colleagues in the resolution of complex technical problems and you will be actively concerned with the performance of the (iOS) developers;

  • You will carry out code reviews;

  • Last but not least, you will be programming for product development and take an active part in the organization of the agile teams.
     

Your qualifications

  • A complete 3rd level education (HBO/ Bachelor’s degree);

  • At least 7 years experience as a software developer;

  • Ability with and knowledge of digital design tools conforming to requirements of Impala Studios, to be established by examination;

  • Have command of diverse programming languages and broad experience in technical architecture;

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of a broad scale of development technologies, programme languages and databases.

  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken (Dutch is not a requirement).
     

What can we offer you? We have great benefits!

  • Salary that is suitable for your knowledge and experience;

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

  • Excellent secondary benefits such as a free lunch with fresh and healthy food;

  • Full travel allowance;

  • Nice and comfortable working space with all the hardware you need;

  • Great remote and flexible working possibilities;

  • Foosball, Pinball and other fun games during office hours;

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

 

 What about us? We make life easier!

You probably already use our apps to calculate your numbers, wake up in the morning, check the weather, track your flight, play a game or browse your favorite videos. Our product range consists of utility, weather, travel, video and gaming apps.

 At Impala Studios we strongly believe that everything we do should be focused on creating usability. A great app should not only work seamlessly, it should make your life more comfortable. Because we work with a motivated group of 29 talented people in agile teams, we are able to stay on top of the ever-changing app market. Our awesome office is located in the city centre of Haarlem (only 20 minutes by train from the centre of Amsterdam!)

 

Interested?

Please send your resume and cover letter to our HR department: jobs@impalastudios.com.

 


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