Lead Developer

Do you want to be part of the best technical team in the Netherlands?

As a lead developer you are the driving force behind the technical team. You guarantee the stability and security of our platform and stimulate innovation and growth within our team. Your efforts have a direct impact on the success of our customers’ online stores. You will play a central role in maintaining and improving our e-commerce platform, ensuring that the technical capabilities of our team grow a little every day.

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What are you responsible for?

Quality control

  • On a technical level:
    • Technical vision, architecture and strategy of projects
    • The decisive factor for technical decisions
    • Performs final checks on what has been developed
    • Monitors performance
  • As for your colleagues:
    • Responsible for testing the technical knowledge of developers
    • Plays an active role in guiding and coaching developers
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  • Technical vision, architecture and strategy of projects
  • Keeps a close eye on innovations within and outside WebElephant (and responds to them when necessary)
  • Tooling and processes


  • Secure Coding Practices
  • Patch Management
  • Third-Party Integrations
  • Security Incident Response

Your knowledge base contains

  • Minimum HBO work and thinking level
  • At least 5 years of experience as a PHP developer
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with Magento
  • The following terms do not scare you: Factories, Interfaces, Repository, GraphQL
  • You get energy from discussing the best technical solution with colleagues to realize the coolest customer wishes.
  • Of course you know things like; HTML, CSS, Javascript, Git and Linux
  • You have a proactive attitude
  • You like to think in terms of challenges and solutions, and not in terms of problems.
  • Experience in exceeding customer expectations
  • You can combine design and techniques
  • Good command of the (Dutch and) English language, spoken and written
  • Good & positive motivation with passion for PHP development
  • Flexible working attitude

We offer

  • More than competitive salary;
  • Secondary employment conditions such as: travel allowance, pension and overtime scheme;
  • You will have the time to further develop yourself through training and education;
  • A lot of responsibility and challenges: you work and think about success for the customer;
  • A super fun, driven & young team (although we are getting older);
  • Fun / Crazy / Legendary staff parties;
  • A beer and a snack with colleagues on Friday;
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WebElephant attaches great importance to collaboration and connecting with your colleagues. For that reason we do not offer remote functions. Hybrid working is something we do!