Mission Critical Software Engineer (JAVA) – Schiphol-Rijk (8370)


Where others focused their activities on insourcing and managing entire IT infrastructures, our client discovered a significant gap in the market and, as real Pioneers in their field, have successfully exploited their niche. Founded over ten years ago they decided to focus their activities on the insourcing of Misssion Critical Applications only. In addition they combined this with two very significant unique selling points: Guaranteeing 100% availability of the functionality of the client’s application(s) and Guaranteeing a Fixed Price This simple, yet ingenious business model, has enabled them to establish both very close and long term business relationships with key players in the areas of internet banking applications, disaster recovery, and trading room applications.


Our client is looking for software engineers with true Java expertise for her online retail customers. For these customers they build, run and develop the end-to-end IT environments and applications which support all their critical business processes such as (large scale) marketing, retail payments and online e-commerce platforms. Their customers demand the highest quality, reliability and integrity. We have been working with many of these customers for years. As their trusted IT partner they are involved in many parallel projects in a dynamic environment.

Their teams consists of experienced engineers with different personal and professional backgrounds. By continuously challenging each other they achieve great personal development. They act as one and prefer working together through direct communication, taking ownership and a getting-the-job-done attitude.

For these customers our client is currently renewing the entire IT-approach, towards a cloud way of working, platform services and continuous everything. Their services extend into the software development domain, delivering all components of the stack. They strive for Infrastructure as Code, continuous development and automated testing. They have the ambition to automate all monkey work and expand the application development projects. You undoubtedly share their conviction that automation creates better quality and is great fun to work on.

What our client is looking for:

To strengthen our clients team they are looking for new colleagues with an open mind and a genuine passion for software engineering and automation. The ideal candidate has years of experience in software engineering and is an expert in Java. You enjoy working in a team and strive to make a difference. Despite your vast experience and impressive skills, you are always eager to learn and develop. You look beyond established technologies and want to develop a deep understanding of your customer, its business processes and opportunities.

In short, we invite you to apply if you are passionate about IT and have grown your skills for several years in a challenging environment. That doesn’t mean our client will only hire seasoned professionals. If you have less mileage on your CV, but compensate that through your exceptional IT drive or skills, please get in touch. Our team is willing to invest in your talent so we can reach together the next level!

You will divide your time at both the customer premises and at the company at Schiphol-Rijk


At least 3 years experience with Java technologies

Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining high quality Java services

Experience collaborating on software projects with design and backend aspects

A deep understanding of Java’s networking stacks and the tradeoffs involved

Experience programming high-performance, server-side code in Java

Ability to write high-quality, reusable and testable code

Fluent in speaking and writing in Dutch

Knowledge of design patterns

Knowledge of Agile methodologies

Experience with build automation tools (Jenkins, Travis)

Strong will to learn and grow

Strong attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness

A natural personal match with the company DNA