DCS Airports Senior Technology Lead

DCS Airports Senior Technology Lead

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Senior Lead Developer Airports VIBES

Do you want to lay down the foundation for a product that is used at 100+ Airports?

Vanderlande is a global market leader in baggage handling systems (BHS) and innovation is the key to winning in a world that is changing faster than ever, which is why it is essential for Vanderlande to develop cutting-edge solutions. 

 This technology alone does not make a successful organization and our mantra is “In a world of technology, a belief in people”. You can be one of those people and bring your passion for cutting-edge technologies and have an opportunity to make a positive impact to some of the world’s leading companies that rely on Vanderlande to give them a competitive advantage.

The software and solutions that we create are at the core of driving the equipment and processes that make this happen. Be a part of the team that creates software that is being used in hundreds of the world’s leading organizations worldwide.

What will you be doing?

By joining our VIBES Core Development team within our Development Centre Software, as a lead developer you will detail the system architecture , setting up and monitoring the software architecture and for setting up the requirements in case of new functionality. You will be working in an international team developing an equipment monitor component that functions as the interface between equipment and user of our Baggage Handling Systems.

You will lead the process for a team implementing functionality for our platform. In a scrum team of professionals your technical knowledge and competencies will be leading and will be the base for your discussions with the Product Owner and interaction with system architects. You lead by example by taking up lead development activities within the team.

you will play a crucial role in modernizing a robust, and maintainable system for BHS that can accommodate the rapid addition of features in the product. As the company scales, your work will become a vital source of support to other product teams in the workstream.

If you enjoy solving problems for your fellow engineers and designers, thinking about systems, and finding order in chaos, we would love to talk to you.


  • Participating in software and system design and development for a large and complex product

  • Lead dev. team by example

  • Challenge and influence team members to excel

  • Creating  application designs and implement these

  • Develop SW preferably with TDD Methodology.

  • Supporting testing and integration of SW Components

  • Being a committed team player in an Agile (Scrum or Kanban) team

  • Taking part in continuous improvement through sharing of knowledge and improvement points within the teams

Our Tech Stack consists of Java Spring Boot, Docker, Kubernetes, Keycloak, Gherkin (Specflow)and Microservices

What do we ask from you?

  • 5 or more years of working experience as a software team lead and/or lead developer

  • 10 or more years experience in software engineering

  • Experience with refactoring and migrating technology projects

  • Leadership skills

  • Aligning the technical solutions with other software-, and technical leads

  • Pro-active and solution-driven mindset

  • Container based deployment (Docker, Kubernetes and Helm)

  • Continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps

  • Maintaining the product backlog together with the Product Owner

You'll stand out if you have experience with:

  • Infrastructure as Code

  • Domain Driven Design (DDD)

  • Prometheus, Grafana, Elastic stack experience

  • Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Experiences in industrial domain

  • The Agile methodology, including Scrum and Kanban

  • Both oral and written English. Dutch is an advantage.

About the team
The VIBES Core development consist of Agile/Scrum teams. You will join the Veghel team, whilst other development teams are located in Veghel, and Quebec, Canada. You will be in a multi-disciplined team of developers, who work closely with our product owners and designers.

As a software engineer and member of the VIBES Core team, you will be responsible for the APIs and microservices architecture. Also supports DevOps to build, maintain a sustainable build pipeline.

What we offer​

In the challenging and responsible position of Senior Technology Lead Airports VIBES you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​ 


This position offers a competitive salary range of € 4600,- to € 5900,-  gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale.   


On top of your fixed salaryyou’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​ 

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).​ 

  • Flexible working hours.​ 

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).​ 

  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year. 

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.​ 

  • Working from home allowance.​ 

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.​ 

  • On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.​ 

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.​ 

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.​ 

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista. 

Your application​

If the role of Senior Technology Lead Airports VIBES appeals to you, then please apply now! 


For more information on the position, please contact Misha Wittkowski (senior recruiter] at +31(0)413-493 230 or misha.wittkowski@vanderlande.com

Diversity & Inclusion 

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 

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