Software development manager – TOPdesk – Delft

  • Delft


  • 32-40
  • Medior / senior functie
  • HBO/WO
  • 3000-6000
  • Delft
  • Do you know how to create highly effective (development) teams? Does a vibrant work environment with tons of friendly, talented people sound good? If you love working on complex tasks and collaborating with others for excellent results — join TOPdesk as a software development manager.

    What are you going to do as a software development manager?

    Make sure people grow and goals are reached! As a software development manager, you’ll have a strategic-level idea of how your teams’ fields of expertise will improve over time. Based on our vision and goals, you’ll decide the roles and people you’ll need to reach these goals. You’ll help teams recognize how they’ll contribute, and you’ll monitor progress. With your Agile coach, you’ll ensure your colleagues find ways to grow while fostering scalability in the number of teams.

    Next to that, you ensure alignment with other parts of development and various stakeholders, including improving how teams work together across the different layers we have at development within TOPdesk.

    You’re the people manager who knows how to create excellent team dynamics where all colleagues collaborate, take responsibility and give and receive feedback. In short, you’ll be part of a productive and wonderful TOPdesk environment.

    Where will you end up?

    At TOPdesk Development at our HQ in Delft! TOPdesk is an international software company with around fifteen Agile development teams in the Netherlands, Germany and Hungary.

    Development at TOPdesk comprises of four layers: platform, enabling, functional and stream-aligned. Each contains agile, multidisciplinary teams dedicated to specific product segments. Complementing these layers are specialized teams known as cross-layer teams, encompassing various areas of expertise.

    We’re looking for two software development managers for our Delft office: one for our stream-aligned layer and one for the cross-layer. What’s the difference?

    In the stream-aligned layer , you’ll work with around 30 people in five teams close to our customers, and focus on the additional value for customer experience on top of the core TOPdesk product. You and your team will collaborate with sales, consultancy and partner management colleagues.

    The brand-new cross-layer has smaller teams of around 15 colleagues in total. They specialize in topics like data, architecture or accessibility, and focus on full-time overarching projects.

    Are you our new software development manager?

    You are:

  • improvement oriented
  • able to form a vision on team growth and composition
  • a born team captain who facilitates an honest, constructive and energizing environment
  • proficient at accommodating a feedback culture
  • a good listener that understands strengths and challenges
  • a clear communicator who can substantiate and bring a clear message
  • able to detect and solve problems
  • able to work with teams that span various domains and disciplines
  • fluent in English
  • What we offer

  • Working at one of the .
  • Contributing to an international, growing company.
  • A that grows as you do.
  • Vitality budget of € 50 each month.
  • Your own laptop: do you choose Windows or macOS?
  • 10 to Grow: time and budget for your personal development.
  • Volunteer activities during working hours.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • 8 flexible holidays instead of the official Dutch public holidays.
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  • Apply!

    Sounds like you? Send us your motivation letter and CV via the application form.

    Tips for your cover letter? We’d love it if you’re customer-oriented, take the initiative and have a profound sense of responsibility. We’d like to hear what these skills mean for you. We’re also curious to know what turns you on about this position and why you’d like to work at TOPdesk.

    Do you have any questions about this position? Please contact Guillem Got via 015 270 0900.

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