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At Talpa Network Technology we turn dreams into ideas and ideas into products. Share our exciting vision about the infinite possibilities of the exceptional online platform Kijk for Talpa Network and join us a Tech Lead Mobile. We offer the best consumer experiences, so complexity should be hidden from sight by good architecture and robust code. That is where you come in. 

FULL-TIME · Amsterdam

Your typical day at Talpa Network

As a Tech Lead Mobile, you are passionate about technology, don’t care about boundaries and love to discuss the right solution. This is a leading role in building out products for our video platform with your development team in Serbia. Making technical choices and working on robust, scalable technical solutions, one of your days could look like this:

  • You’re excited to get in the office this morning, we have 2.000.000 streamstarts a week at Talpa Network;
  • You watched Champions League Live on the Kijk app yesterday, so you start off with a double espresso;
  • Prepare the video call for the daily stand-up with the development team in Serbia;
  • You inspire the development team as you see development as a craft and are proud of it;
  • Staying ahead of competition in the media landscape, you and the Product Owners or Solution Architects discuss new exciting features for our platform;
  • Proactively fix some issues or deliver a POC for the team or Product Owner;
  • Review Pull Requests;
  • Translate use cases into system architecture and technical specifications;
  • Drive quality together with our QA team;
  • Now it’s time to go out for lunch. We’re in de hart of Amsterdam so enough options here or grab some food in our restaurant or a nearby supermarket;
  • Top this off with a stroll along the promenade at ‘IJhaven’;
  • Plan your visit to the team in Serbia;
  • Kick-start innovation by researching blogs and new technologies;
  • Head home, energized with new ideas! 

Our Technology Stack

  • Swift
  • Kotlin
  • Bitrise CI/CD
  • Frameworks & libs we use:
                                                    * RxSwift
                                                    * Swinject/SwinjectStoryboard
                                                    * RxJava
                                                    * Dagger
                                                    * Apollo GraphQL Client
  • Feel free to expand this list with the right tools to get the job done.

A remarkable Technology Team

At the beating heart of our Video platform office in Amsterdam, you get the picture: working in a media company as a Tech Lead is special. The rhythm can be hectic, as the drive to move innovations to production is high. The Talpa Network Technology Digital Video team is made up of creative, technically savvy Solution Architects, Tech Leads, AWS-, QA- and DevOps Engineers, working together with the Product Owners and the development team in Serbia.

This means a lot to you

  • Working for the biggest start-up company in the Netherlands;
  • Impacting all viewers on our app’s and deliver a video platform for all of Talpa Network;
  • Ownership and influence.
  • Output driven, we don’t care what time you start or end.
  • Being smack in the middle of Amsterdam with all it’s tech community benefits;

Perks we have:

  • Budget and time for personal growth;
  • Participation in Talpa Labs;
  • Budget for conferences;
  • Getting access to our cool events like 538 King’s Day, 538 DJ Hotel, Das Coen und Sander Fest, Waylon Live in concert;

We’re looking for a Tech Lead who is a source of technical inspiration with:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience as a Tech Lead or a similar role;
  • Solid development knowledge, with a big preference for media applications;
  • Solid knowledge of building complex decoupled app’s and api layers;
  • Getting stuff done in an Agile way with a hands-on and a proactive attitude;
  • Quality is non negotiable;
  • Experience with Test Driven Development of Behaviour Driven Development;
  • Deep knowledge of all thing’s app;
  • Soft skills to facilitate and handle a PO and development team;
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks;
  • Problem-solving, forward-thinking and consumer-centric mind-set;
  • The skill to work autonomously with a high level of responsibility and freedom;
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently. Knowledge of the Dutch language (or eagerness to learn) is a plus;
  • Keen on building bridges and participate in Guilds;
  • Willingness to travel regularly to the teams in Serbia.

Relevant? Apply!

We have a straightforward selection process, with two or three conversations. First, an informal coffee with Rutger-Jan Hoogerdijk, Manager Digital Technology TV. Second, a technical discussion with peers. Feel free to reach out to Pleun Vroom - van Reesema, Recruiter, at