C# .NET Team Lead

Job description

Have you always wanted to work at a fast-growing tech scale-up where you’re guaranteed to make an impact? Then ChannelEngine is where you want to be!


At ChannelEngine, we are looking for an experienced, hands-on Team Lead for our engineering department, who will not only oversee a team of capable engineers, but also contribute to the development of our international e-commerce SaaS solution.


What you’ll be doing

  • Organising and managing a team of +/- 5 software developers,

  • Coaching the engineers in your team, and carrying out performance and salary reviews,

  • Leading scrum team meetings,

  • Developing and maintaining the high quality systems that form the ChannelEngine ecosystem, focusing on high impact components, processes and architectural decision making,

  • Designing and writing code to ensure optimal efficiency, maintainability, functionality and user experience,

  • Creating and maintaining coding quality guidelines and standards,

  • Working closely with the Head of Technology and the Product Owners to ensure alignment between the roadmap and the work being carried out,

  • Consulting with clients and/or partners during design phase, collecting and analysing ongoing issues, providing advice and coordinating tests,

  • Proactively following recent developments in e-commerce, software architecture, development methodologies, SaaS, and providing input on how we can apply this knowledge at ChannelEngine,

  • Contributing to recognising future business needs and planning for how architecture will support/enable it.


Our tech stack

  • C#, TypeScript, Sass

  • MS SQL & SQL Server, Redis, ElasticSearch (ELK), RabbitMQ

  • .NET 5, React, Angular, ASP.NET MVC

Job requirements

What you’ll need

In addition to a winning personality and exceptional interpersonal skills, you will need:

  • A bachelor’s (HBO or WO) degree in IT, Computer Science or a related field,

  • 6+ years’ programming experience using C# and .NET,

  • 2+ years’ experience in managing, reviewing and coaching a software development team of 5+ FTE,

  • Experience working in an agile environment and leading a scrum team,

  • A solid understanding of relational databases and SQL, and experience working with large data sets,

  • Experience in designing large features, code migrations and/or other high impact changes,

  • Experience working with complex applications using CI/CD and automated testing,

  • Good knowledge of asynchronous programming,

  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and verbal,

  • A positive attitude and a pragmatic approach to problem solving,

  • Availability to work 40 hours per week,

  • Eligibility to work in the Netherlands without visa sponsorship.


Nice to have

  • Familiarity with cloud technologies such as Azure,

  • Experience in designing and implementing application architecture,

  • Familiarity with e-commerce systems,

  • Awareness of recent developments in the .NET stack (.NET 6).


What can we offer you?

  • You will be an instrumental part of our global expansion journey, working alongside enthusiastic colleagues with a common goal,

  • You’ll assist us in working through the interesting technical challenges that only arise when a company builds its own product,

  • We do lots of things right so we can offer stability alongside the craziness of being a tech scale-up,

  • Plenty of room for innovation and personal development. There is literally time set aside during each sprint!

  • We want your creative input and your great ideas so that our product is the best on the market. You are welcome to share your thoughts, come up with solutions, and take the reins in making things happen,

  • As this is a new role; you'll make a lot of impact from the moment you start,

  • You can work in our modern office next to Leiden Central Station, with views across the city, or of course, from home,

  • State-of-the-art tech: we work with the latest technologies, business models and tools,

  • Ergonomic workstations, sit-stand desks and super-fast laptops with as many monitors as you need,

  • A great working environment with flexible hours, fantastic colleagues, and regular team activities,

  • An attractive pension scheme.


About ChannelEngine

ChannelEngine is a fast-growing, e-commerce SaaS solution. We help brands, retailers and wholesalers find millions of new customers by connecting them to the biggest marketplaces around the world.


Our story began in 2013 when it became undeniable that marketplaces were going to be one of the most critical components of the global e-commerce industry. We saw an opportunity to make these powerful platforms available to every business, and now ChannelEngine offers a complete, user-friendly, marketplace management suite with seamless integration, enabling businesses to expand their reach internationally. Our clients include Bugaboo, Hunkemöller, Brabantia, Bosch, JDE, and Reckitt, to name just a few.


ChannelEngine is growing at a rapid pace and currently covers channels in Europe, North- and Central America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to cover the globe. For this, we need to expand our teams with adventurous and ambitious people who want to shape the world of e-commerce with us.


If you want to put your management skills and coding abilities to good use at a company where your ideas are both valued and encouraged, get in touch with us today.