Tech Lead / Scrum Master

Stars And Stories | Sassenheim

Date listed

4 days ago

Employment Type

Full time

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In this position you sparkle in our Innovation team as a Tech Lead. We have defined three focus pillars: Platform, Software and Analytics to secure the continuous innovation for our review collection and data analysis. In this position, you will be responsible for the software pillar where you will apply your technical leadership through the scrum methodology and define the technical roadmap for the future.

This is an exciting responsibility, we work cross-functionally together with colleagues in our HQ and our offshore partner(s). Together you will work on improving the existing review services as well as building distributed cloud-based data driven systems. You are facilitating the process of development the Agile way.

We are looking for a candidate who is hands-on, able to apply technical leadership. It’s a plus if the candidate has experience in building distributed data driven systems based on cloud services to apply this knowledge in our core product (distributed system for review collection and analysis). You have the ability to translate and implement this knowledge into a scale up environment. Next to technical challenges and hands-on work, you will have a strong focus in the beginning being a scrum master lead daily stand-ups. You will be the point of contact for the remote teams and provide technical guidance where needed.

You're daily activities will involve:

  • Facilitate and lead daily stand-ups as a Scrum Master for multiple teams
  • Proactive technical leadership to guide and and improve team performances
  • Hands-on full-stack development tasks
  • Brainstorm with other technical leaders about component architecture
  • Technical point of contact for offshore partners
  • Setting up a strategy for offshore development within the future

Our office is located in Sassenheim, close to Leiden and Amsterdam. We offer an inspiring international environment in a fast-paced entrepreneurial scaleup.

Are you already as excited as we are? Please read more about our company culture

Requirements You have 5 years of experience in a hands-on full stack development role You have experience with coding in OOP languages on a daily basis, such as PHP including frameworks such as: Drupal and Laravel. Coding skills in Go or Scala is a plus You have experience with front-end tools such as: VueJS, CSS and jQuery, HTML You have experience with using Atlassian stack (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket) You have experience with building and maintaining strategic collaborations offshore You are natural technical leader, a daily inspiration for team members and you are highly motivated to share your knowledge You are used to work Agile/Scrum Benefits Working for a scale-up company with all the chances, opportunities, challenges and adventures that a corporate company can’t give you; A hotline between you and the CTO; at Stars and Stories we believe in a horizontal structure; International and sparkling team; Regular champagne moments to celebrate successes together; A competitive salary.

Our story

Something has changed in the way you buy stuff; you no longer ask your friends and family for advice when you buy something valuable. Instead, you get to your computer and Google your brains out looking for reviews about the item you want to purchase. When you read bad reviews or no reviews at all, you skip over the buy button. But when the recommendations are raving, you don't hesitate and proceed with the purchase immediately. Right? Let's face it: online reviews have a tremendous impact on your purchasing decisions.

Stars and Stories helps brands to get those Stars and Stories.

We work for international brands such as Google, Adidas, Sony, LG, AEG, Logitech, Samsung, Asus, Xerox, Epson, Beiersdorf, LG, Krups, L'Oréal and TomTom in countries like the USA, Germany, France, Japan, and the UK. Our colleagues have all kinds of nationalities, which is why we converse most of the time in the English language.


Are you crazy about technology and exciting to work on hands-on software development tasks as well be a technical leader for several teams? Don’t wait too long and get in touch with us. We're looking forward to meeting you and talk further about the role while enjoying a great cup of coffee!

Please note that when you apply for this role, we follow the top grading method in our application process. Some of the most important elements of this process are tandem interviews with different managers in our organization and you providing us with an opportunity to talk with relevant references. Assessments can be a part of this procedure. Average response time will be between 2-4 working days.