Manager Software Development

Are you a manager, who’s enthusiastic about developing teams and people, in a dynamic and vibrant environment? And do you have extensive knowledge of technology and software development? Then we are looking for you!

What will you be doing?

As Manager Software Development you have an important leadership role within our IT department. As a true people manager you support and facilitate the work of our multidisciplinary development teams. You are responsible for coaching, hiring and guiding your teams and individual employees. In this respect, we highly value providing open and honest feedback, encouraging growth and identifying talent within your teams.

Together with your teams you safeguard the progress of the IT roadmap, you detect possible bottlenecks in the roadmap and act accordingly. You advise and mentor colleagues proactively on technical aspects. You prioritize, make choices and you monitor the quality of your teams’ work. You initiate projects and look for consensus and broad support to realize and implement these projects. Also, you assure for an optimal collaboration between the IT department and the business.

As Manager Software Development you are responsible for a couple of software development teams, you take place in the IT-management team and you are accountable to the board.

What do you need for that?

You are a driven and decisive (IT) manager, with an open and crisp way of communication. Besides that you are entrepreneurial and a driving force who gets things done. You are pragmatic, technically well versed and you understand that with every technical decision a business requirements needs to be fulfilled. In this matter, you are able to translate technical trends into concrete IT solutions, and you actively look for cooperation with your colleagues.

You are an inspirer and motivator and you actively stimulate the further professional and personal development of your team members. Also, you are a person who is continually looking for new ideas and technologies and are focused on renewal and innovation. Drive, result-oriented, flexibility and creativity are traits that describe you. 

In addition you have:

  • a bachelor or master degree in Technical Business Administration, Computer Science or similar;
  • a minimum of 5 years’ experience (preferable as a team lead or manager) in the IT-industry;
  • experience with working in an environment where scalability and performance are of high importance;
  • knowledge of modern software development practices;
  • excellent communication skills in English.

What are the nice to haves?

  • several years of experience within a SaaS environment;
  • experience with micro services architecture;
  • experience in an Agile environment;
  • knowledge and experience with international products and components;
  • communication skills in Dutch.

Why work at Coosto?

Because you will work in a stimulating environment, full of technical challenges in a team of cool and clever colleagues. We have a strong focus on the Agile way of working. Correspondingly, we work in short sprints, and go live faster every time with Continuous Delivery and Test Automation, giving you more honour of your work as it is immediately used by our clients.

We pay much attention to the further development of your talent: we have a training budget with which you can follow relevant courses and trainings to grow within the organization. You will work from a beautiful office in Eindhoven, right beside the train station, with a wide view on the dynamics of the city. Of course you will get a good salary and an attractive package of benefits.


Nice! We are looking forward to receiving your resume with a motivational letter so we can talk about your future at Coosto!