We are looking for:

Lead Engineer

We are setting up a new digital platform. Do you want to be part of this project as a Lead Engineer? The Lead Engineer involves the cloud development team with system architecture decisions and provides technical direction. He or she spends time identifying and clearing roadblocks for the cloud development team. The Lead Engineer is also a great communicator in finding ways for non-technical people to understand technical concepts.

Responsibilities:

  • You do the day-to-day functional management of one or multiple Engineering teams of max 9 people each
  • You analyze and break down the engineering work
  • You remove impediments that are blocking the Engineering team’s progress
  • You provide guidelines and coaching to the Engineering team to reach their full potential
  • You oversee the overall engineering effort and you are responsible for the substantive coherence
  • You ensure the implementation of technical and high-quality requirements
  • You assist in reviewing and improving code quality
  • You participate in architectural sessions
  • You help to refine the engineering backlog
  • You facilitate and smoothen the communication and collaboration with the architects and other teams.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in a similar Lead Engineer function
  • You like to coach people and are a real team player
  • You have experience in working with decentralized teams
  • You have in-depth knowledge of various tools, open-source technologies, and cloud services
  • You have experience in setting up complex platforms (not only infrastructure or applications)
  • You have good communication skills
  • You know how to plan & prioritize.

Technical requirements:

  • Kubernetes + Service Mesh (OpenShift, Istio)
  • Build pipeline (Jenkins)
  • Test automation
  • Release automation (Ansible, TerraForm, ...)
  • Security principles + tooling (by design / at runtime)
  • IAM and CIAM
  • Knowledge of microservice architecture
  • Knowledge of one or more Platform Components: API Gateways, Reverse Proxies, Messaging infrastructure, Event brokers, Blob stores, logging and monitoring tooling (ELK)


Once onboard we offer various programs and benefits:

  • The flexible working environment within a dynamic team
  • Access to various training programs (soft and hard skills training, according to the internal policies)
  • Continuous learning and improvement activities (reading groups, competency centers, video sessions on Pluralsight, Events: process related-Agile/Crum/Kanban)
  • Long term career development programs
  • Private medical subscription
  • Meal tickets
  • Gym Subscription Offers - fitness, aerobic, pool (according to internal policies)
  • Paid medical leave (according to internal policies)
  • Support for special events from your life
  • Online Team events during pandemics
  • Being part of a growing organization with Belgian roots.

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