Software Development Manager WiseGuys

Are you an enthusiastic manager, whose heart beats faster when developing teams and people in a dynamic environment? Then we are looking for you!

What are you going to do?

We are looking for a Software Development Manager who, together with our dedicated Scrum team, will be responsible for the development of our data collection services. Our data extraction service is a separate product within the Coosto group. Our goal is to serve our external partner with the most complete job vacancy data from the digital world. This requires an understanding of ways to find, manage and store data.

Your role is to ensure the success of the team. You get things done through influence, not through authority. Creativity in the team is encouraged by you in an inspiring way in order to do the best for the customer. This is a great opportunity to gain more experience as a Software Development Manager and to further develop your qualities.

You will take place in the MT and together with the Product Owner and external stakeholders (mainly from our partner) you ensure that the optimal result is achieved. The teams design, develop, test and deliver the new functionalities. In addition, you know how to inspire, instruct and motivate your team and you know how to use the competencies of your colleagues and to challenge them to develop themselves. You are also responsible for hiring (experienced) colleagues for the team and for coaching the colleagues within your team. We value giving open and honest feedback, promoting growth and identifying talent within your teams.


The ideal match

You are an ambitious manager, with an open and clear way of communicating. In addition, you are enterprising, you dare to make decisions and you are a driving force who ensures that everything is done. You are also able to translate technical developments into concrete IT solutions and you actively seek collaboration with your colleagues.

You are also an inspirer and motivator and you actively stimulate further personal development of your team members. You are always looking for new ideas and technologies and you are focused on innovation. Dedicated, involved, empathetic and creative are character traits that describe you.

Furthermore you have:

  • a bachelor's or master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or similar;
  • experience in managing software development team(s);
  • knowledge of modern software development;
  • strong communication skills in English;
  • preferably several years of work experience in a SaaS environment;
  • preferably experience with microservices architecture.

In case you do not tick all the boxes above, but you do recognize yourself in the profile of what we are looking for, feel free to apply. 


Who are we and what do we have to offer you?

In this position you work at WiseGuys, a partner organization of Coosto. WiseGuys has been delivering millions of public job postings from around the world for over 15 years. Within this position, you will work with teams focused on developing automated spider solutions and web crawling toolkits. The web crawling toolkits are used to build more targeted spiders.

At WiseGuys, we are continuously working to improve our proprietary web crawling architecture and systems. We work with Python, MySQL, Redis, Kafka and RabbitMQ and run this in Docker and/or Kubernetes.

We offer you the opportunity to work at one of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands, where you work in a professional and informal atmosphere with enthusiastic colleagues and appealing clients. In addition, we offer you a good salary and more importantly, a fun and challenging job!

Next to the above, we offer:

Professional and personal development.
IT resources
Laptop and other IT resources that you need for your work.
Remote working
You have the option to work from home as well as in the office.
Excellent conditions
We offer you an excellent package of conditions.
Vacation days
26 vacation days, Coosto pays your pension and you get a discount on your health insurance.
Inspiring environment
An inspiring work environment with more than 100 colleagues in Eindhoven and Alicante.
We like to be active and organize the best company outings with #CoostoActive: skiing, participation in the Eindhoven marathon, Strong Viking Run, and kickboxing.
Company outings
The coolest company outings like: Virtual Reality gaming, yoga, karting, salsa dancing, and pub quizzes. Something for everyone!
We have the nicest Friday afternoon drinks, pizza sessions, hackathons, always a well-stocked fridge with (healthy) snacks, and the most fantastic Christmas party in Eindhoven.

From Iran to Coosto: 'This was the perfect opportunity'.

Moving from a city with more than three million people to Eindhoven, just for Coosto. Morteza Hosseini (34) took that chance in January 2020 and has no regrets. “I am happy here.”

José Milan

Coosto gives you a real opportunity to learn and grow everyday, but more importantly, it takes care of people. A nice atmosphere where everyone is important.

José Milán
Full Stack Developer
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Coosto is the opportunity I never thought existed. Coosto values the quality of work and human quality. It is the perfect place to develop as a professional.

Manuel García López
Drupal Developer

Coosto encourages you to share your ideas, to really leave your mark. There's a relaxed and casual atmosphere, and I like the afterwork drinks and activities!

Product Manager


Nice! We look forward to receiving your CV with accompanying motivation and will contact you shortly.
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