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Team Lead Development

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Netherlands  Netherlands
IT/Technology, English

Job Description:

Company Description:

ixx.xxt is a leading provider of high-performance, low-latency hosting through a vast, privately-owned global network. As game sector veterans, we know what it takes for a network to withstand heavy demands, and as of 2019, we are a member of the (COMPANY NAME) family. Now we're growing faster than ever, keeping some of the world's biggest games and WebRTC services online, and their users connected.

Job Description:

As a Team Lead Development, you will guide one of our development teams in their day-to-day operations. The Team Leader Development supports, coaches and leads a multi-disciplinary Agile development team towards self-organization and guides them in (technical) decision making. Our development teams consist of highly educated technical professionals. As their Team Lead, you help them to become more proficient in their jobs, by coaching them on a personal level and as a team. This includes helping them gain more technical knowledge but also to develop their competencies and soft skills. You have a sharp vision on the development process; you guide in technical decision making, advocate the quality mindset and ensure output is of the expected quality levels and aligned with our business objectives.
Your responsibilities
* Build a high-performance team. Create a safe environment in which people respect each other, have the courage to take risks to find an optimized solution and can be open about their progress and impediments.
* Create a personal development plan together with each team member in line with company objectives. Help team members to become better at their jobs and, define clear career paths. Help team members understand their strengths and weaknesses.
* Improve employee satisfaction while guarding the business objectives.
* Implement technical delivery process in line with the Department-wide defined guidelines and processes.
* Guiding technical decision making within the team, making sure everyone in the team is contributing.
* Ensure security, quality & testing, scalability, and robustness are top of mind with the development team in their daily work.
* Ensure the right level of technical knowledge and experience within the team.
* Define work procedures and improve the Agile development process with the team.
* Monitor results and report to the Manager of Development.
* Share company vision and mission with the team and be the link between management and the team for any company wide communication.


You have a passion for games and software development, you know what it is like to create complex applications by your own experience or because of previous experience in managing a development team or being involved in project management/Agile software delivery. You genuinely care for people and get energized when people excel in their personal development and their cooperation as a team.
Your skills
* Pro-active, initiative-taker with excellent people management skills and experience in managing a development team.
* Affinity with the hosting branch and gaming.
* Established background in delivering and maintaining mission critical software or services.
* Understanding of Agile principles and experience with Scrum/Kanban.
* Experience with existing software development, testing and release methods.
* Technical background and basic knowledge of coding languages: PHP/C++/C#/JavaScript.
* Knowledge of methods: OOP, SOLID and RESTful is a plus, as is any firsthand experience with our tech stack: C#, PHP, Go, Typescript, ElasticSearch, MySQL, Redis, RabbitMQ.
* We prefer someone located in The Netherlands that is willing to work in the office a couple of days a week.

Additional Information:

What does ixx.xxt offer you?
* A challenging and dynamic job in an international company
* A competitive salary (depending on education, knowledge, and experience)
* 25 vacation days (excluding national holidays)
* Travel allowance & work-from-home budget
* Collective pension scheme
* All the hardware and software you need to perform, including a laptop
* Career guidance including remuneration of relevant education, courses, and training
* A modern office in a prime location with open workplaces
* Free access to (COMPANY NAME) games through (COMPANY NAME) Connect
* Free use of the in-house gym
ixx.xxt is an equal opportunity employer. At ixx.xxt, we believe in a fair and equal workplace for all and foster an environment that is inclusive as well as diverse. We do not discriminate based on color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender (identity), age, mental or physical abilities, or other characteristics. We believe that employees thrive when they can be comfortable and be themselves! We encourage candidates to apply knowing that they will be considered solely on their merits and qualifications

Source: Company website
Posted on: 06 Jun 2023
Industry: Internet / New Media
Languages: English
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