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Lead developer wanted

At PressPage, we’re all about making PR simple. That’s why we’ve developed a software platform that helps brands like Emirates, Porsche, and to better manage their PR processes and share their stories with the world. We’re looking for a lead developer for our HQ in Amsterdam to strengthen our team and ensure PressPage continues to grow and stand out in the PR & Communications space.


We have an open mindset and challenge ourselves to constantly change for the better. We are in the transition from startup to scale-up and are putting more structure and processes in place to get to the next level. Currently we have around 20 people working at PressPage and we are planning to speed up!

What are we looking for?

As lead developer you will be technically responsible for the PressPage platform. You will set and ensure that the team meets the standard, create high level implementation architecture which together with the team you transform into implementation architecture. Most importantly you lead the development team by example. Together with the team you estimate and plan your sprints. Last but not least, you ensure that features are delivered at high quality, on time and budget to the agreed requirements.

Are you interested in architectural patterns such as microservices and do you want to help us to build and run them? Then you are who we are looking for!

The following applies to you:

  • 5+ years professional work experience

  • Demonstrable professional experience with PHP (e.g. Laravel, Symfony) and JS application frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, VueJS)

  • Strong communication skills; team player

  • You see the bigger picture and are capable of explaining why we need to move toward it

  • Design and quality are important to you

  • Spoken language: Dutch or native English

  • Test automation, unit testing is standard and automated regression testing is something you want to achieve.

  • Experienced with build automation, continuous integration, and source code branching strategies

  • Agile development experience

Some other things we are looking for:

  • Experience with Cloud Computing (e.g. AWS)

  • A degree (BSc/MSc) in Computer Science

The job

  • You lead the team by setting standards and ensuring they are met

  • You participate in team discussions designing the solutions to be delivered by your team

  • You contribute to our system architecture, functionality and architecture from your knowledge and experience

  • You act as a bridge between engineering and management

  • You ensure that features work correctly and consistently across our DTAP street

What do we offer?

  • 30 paid vacation days

  • Annual training budget

  • A MacBook Pro

  • Career growth plan and coaching

  • Office lunch

  • A team of amazing people with an average age of around 30


Does this sound good? Please send your CV and a short cover letter with your motivation to Sylvana Trustfull and we will speak soon! Or if you have any questions regarding the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Sylvana Trustfull,