Frontend Technical Lead

De Bijenkorf E-Commerce is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Frontend Technical Lead to join our dynamic cross-functional teams and drive the continued growth and development of our digital platform

Over E-commerce

Onze online winkel is sinds 2009 uitgegroeid tot één van de grootste webshops van Nederland. 

De afdeling E-commerce heeft ruim 200 specialisten die zich bezig houden met het ontwikkelen en onderhouden van de multichannelkanalen, de supply chain en de technology van alle applicaties. Op de afdeling E-commerce werken we momenteel vanuit de volgende specialistische teams:
  • Technology: verantwoordelijk voor het ontwikkelen en onderhouden van de website en apps, en ook de IT-servicedesk valt hieronder;
  • Online Traffic & Trading: verantwoordelijk voor online assortiment, merchandising, data-analyse, online conversie, search engine advertising en optimalisatie, en affiliate marketing;
  • Customer Operations: verantwoordelijk voor de online service- en adviespropositie en het delen van klantinzichten met de rest van de organisatie, en bestaat o.a. uit het Klant Contact Centrum, de Fotostudio en het Online Personal Styling team;
  • Supply Chain: verantwoordelijk voor de planning & control voor winkellogistiek en de operatie van het distributiecentrum in Tilburg.

About the Bijenkorf E-commerce organisation

De Bijenkorf E-Commerce is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Frontend Technical Lead to join our dynamic cross-functional teams and drive the continued growth and development of our digital platform. Our e-commerce division is the fastest-growing and most innovative at the company, and we're on a mission to deliver exceptional customer experiences through cutting-edge technology and design.

Key responsibilities:

The tech lead is a technical visionary for their domain and department and will translate, together with the other tech leads, long-term vision into implementable strategy and deliver it through coordination, inspiration, and technical leadership. 

You make sure your domain is aligned with the department direction, drive the consensus to adopt this direction, and you use this direction to guide Engineers. 

You take ownership of complex projects and collaborate with your colleagues to ensure that all deliverables meet the highest standards of quality and performance.

You play a key role in developing multi-year technology strategy and architecture for complete and critical areas of the business that encompass multiple systems and teams. Coordinate work between teams and take the lead in directing and implementing solutions for complex multi-year, multi-team initiatives. You brings clarity where there is none. 

You set the standard for high quality code that captures the essential nature of the solution and is appropriately flexible, reusable, efficient, and adaptable to changing requirements. You ensure high code quality that is reliable, secure, accessible, and performant through the whole department 

You are the go-to person for technical advice and are a hands-on mentor and role model for other engineers in their domain (up to 12 engineers). 

Tech stack:

  • React
  • Next.js
  • Micro Frontend Architecture
  • REST/GraphQL
  • Integration Testing with Cypress
  • E2E using Nightwatch.js & Playwright
  • Documenting components with Storybook
  • Java/Kotlin microservices serving GraphQL endpoints


  • Strong expertise in JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Strong experience with React
  • Experience with Next.js is a plus
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform or other public cloud services such as AWS/Azure
  • Experience with CI/CD and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Experience with modern software development methodologies such as Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • A deep understanding of Agile & Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with high-scale, customer-facing applications
  • 7+ years of experience
  • Experience in e-commerce platforms is a plus
  • An interest in retail and/or fashion is a plus

Key skills:

  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Proactive, pragmatic, and ownership mindset
  • Customer-centric approach
  • Passion for continuous learning and improvement
  • Active mentality of knowledge sharing and helping colleagues grow

Company culture:

  • Fun and positive team environment
  • Strong emphasis on work-life balance
  • Regular meetups, Frontend Guild, internal knowledge sharing sessions, and hackathons


  • Competitive compensation package up to € 120k (including bonuses)
  • Private pension contributions
  • Collective health insurance discount
  • Training and vitality budget
  • 30 vacation days
  • 20% discount on purchases from De Bijenkorf
  • Work from home policy
  • MacBook Pro and mobile phone with subscription
  • Diverse and international team
  • Dutch courses paid by the company
  • A fantastic opportunity for personal development in a fast-paced environment with a great culture and talented colleagues

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and be a part of a team that's shaping the future of e-commerce, apply now and let's make it happen!

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Julian van Leeuwen

HR Coordinator

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