Lead Developer

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive lead developer passionate about building a cutting-edge platform designed to inspire individuals, teams, and organizations to thrive and achieve their goals. Our SAAS platform is being developed in close collaboration with Business Development, our team of Business Psychologists and our customers. With significant future ambitions and exciting development challenges ahead, the lead developer will play a crucial role in our success.


At LTP, the lead developer role encompasses more than just technical leadership. While you will be responsible for coaching a team of six developers, your role extends beyond technology to strategic thinking. You will need to understand business needs to make informed technical decisions, ensuring you get the most out of your team.

What sets you apart as a lead? In addition to coaching and helping your team thrive, you take ownership of all technical aspects of the SAAS platform. This includes the platform’s architecture, design, and development. You ensure the platform is secure, reliable, and performs smoothly, which helps reduce time to market and, most importantly, creates the best user experience.


You are a real professional and excel in software design and software architecture. Furthermore you have great social skills, you enjoy coaching people and have good communications skills. You like to deal with stakeholders, to take ownership and feel accountable and above all you like challenges and to motivate your team. Some things that will make you ideal for this role:
  • In addition to 10 years of relevant work experience, you’ve had a lead role for at least 4 years.
  • You are an open-minded team player.
  • You have a solid understanding of Design Patterns and ability to apply these in practice.
  • You have experience with version control (we use Git).
  • You have experience with Symfony/Laravel and React and/or React Native or similar frameworks.
  • You have experience with Docker.
  • You have solid debugging skills.
  • You have experience with unit/integration testing.
  • You have experience with DevOps.

Nice to haves

Experience with: Kubernetes, API platform, AMQP (e.g. RabbitMQ), TDD, BDD, AWS services and infrastructure tools (such as Ansible and Terraform), and privacy and security issues.

What we offer

You’ll be joining an exciting team whose values are: teamwork, learning, sharing knowledge, and quality. A safe, positive work culture is important to us!
  • Your professional and personal development is a top priority. You’ll be given an individual budget for training and books. We also collaborate in a way that allows us to actively learn from each other.
  • We challenge our developers to get involved in more than just the code.
  • We offer Personal Development Coaching if you’re interested in developing your soft skills.
  • Excellent primary and secondary benefits.
  • Good equipment and the ability to work from home a few days a week.

About LTP

LTP is an innovative HR consultancy and market leader in assessment. Our roots are in the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Our (online) assessments and experienced business psychologists provide impactful psychological insights! We’ve been advising organisations on HR issues for already 96 years. Our purpose: to make people, teams, and organisations future proof. LTP employs over 120 people, spread across four locations in the Netherlands. Our head office is in Amsterdam.


For more information concerning the vacancy, please contact Richard Osinga, r.osinga@ltp.nl or 020 – 30 50 400.

Note: An (online) assessment is part of the application process. Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.

The LTP team at an All Staff meeting
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