Lead Senior JAVA Software engineer

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Lead Senior JAVA Software engineer 

Are you an experienced Senior Software Engineer that is passionate about working on innovative technology, that is revolutionizing how TV audience and advertising data collection? Are you a ‘A-player’ software developer that excels in problem solving and designing and programming elegant solutions?


Job description

Beatgrid is hiring a Lead Senior Software Engineer that will lead and design key developments  to scale our data platform for global expansion. You are very experienced engineer and leader that will work closely together with our Founder and lead platform architect, to manage a team of developers. A key role that will help Beatgrid to take advantage of our current  global expansion opportunity. 

Job requirements

We’re not a needy bunch, but we’ll need the following from you:

  • Expert level programming skills (Java 8)
  • Expert level design and architectural skills in Java stack environment.
  • Expert level experience in globally distributed SaaS applications using AWS
  • Solid knowledge of data algorithms and design patterns
  • Solid knowledge of database technologies
  • Solid knowledge of REST and API design
  • Demonstrated ability write unit tests (TDD practices) 

Experience & Personality

  • The hands-on leader who can design and build a POC but can also lead the execution
  • Experience mentoring teams of software developers
  • Commercially minded technical leader who can understand and navigate conflicting priorities
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and attitude with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done
  • The ability to work independently. You're self-motivated with a high degree of intellectual curiosity
  • A competitive but ego less personality

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Experience with C++
  • Experience with the Spring framework
  • Experience with API and micro services development
  • Solid understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems 
  • Experience with building data products

Let me tell you a little about Beatgrid

  • We think building stuff is more interesting than meetings, so we try not to have too many
  • Our team isn't emotionally attached to our code. There's no sacred cows here.
  • We enjoy experimenting and spiking projects before building them out
  • Everyone on our team has a voice and is encouraged to use it
  • Our company is an open book, and we are very transparent at Beatgrid
  • We are bootstrapped, have a business model, and are profitable

Here's what's in it for you

  • Competitive market conformed salaries
  • Potential Stock Options
  • Be able to “make a difference” in a fast growing company
  • Abundance of interesting technology challenges
  • Company retreats and fun events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work from home when needed
  • 24 vacation days

We are headquartered in Leiden and some of our colleague are based in New York City, London, Sydney