Head of Back End
Amsterdam, Netherlands
4 dagen geleden

The Team

PVH Europe is on a mission to redefine the fashion industry by driving full digitization along the company’s entire value chain, from product design all the way to the end-consumer.

Our Technology team is looking now for an experienced engineer that will take the Head of Back End role. You will focus on strengthening the Back End team expertise, defining the best practices and ways of working as well as shaping the Back End vision and road map in Commerce Domain.

We are looking for a colleague with a talent for taking it on and making it happen, enthusiasm for helping others to be successful and a knack for always being a step ahead.

In other words, you strive to bring fresh ideas to life and embrace challenges in a fast changing and complex environment.

You are a naturally collaborative person who listens and invests in others to achieve common goals. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to propose creative solutions to problems.

The Position

Your Key Responsibilities

Manage and achieve IT maturity and the Domain mission

  • Spend approximately half of the time working as an Engineer in the team
  • Drive the back end and API’s development practices and apply learnings in the specific context
  • Define and ensure technology standards for our B2C and B2B applications
  • Share relevant insights / developments in the domain and wider technology organisation
  • Collaboration with People Manager and Domain Director

  • Encourage Back End Engineers self-development and lead by example defining the best practices and way of working
  • Support People Managers in the technical development and technical evaluation of the Back End Engineers
  • Support Talent Acquisition and retention management activities (e.g. interview applicants)
  • Discuss resource planning with Domain Director and People Managers
  • The Ideal Candidate

    Skills and Competences

  • Inspiring and exude energy and passion.
  • A keen IT market focus
  • Focused on collaboration
  • Actively seeking help and feedback, but is not afraid to give feedback either
  • Curious and always looks out for innovation opportunities in his / her focus area
  • Experience and Specialised Knowledge

  • At least 7 year experience back end development with Java
  • Experience with leading team / teams
  • Working experience of working with multiple tech and non-tech stakeholders
  • Experienced in building API’s, Web applications and integrations with different systems
  • Experience with CI / CD and DevOps way of working
  • Working experience of AWS or other Cloud providers
  • Experience with BDD / TDD
  • Experience with Docker
  • Knowledge of GraphQL, .Net, Python is a plus
  • Experience with E-commerce, commerce or fashion is a plus
  • Experience working with vendors is a plus
  • What You Can Expect From Us

    A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's Place Cafe's

    A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University

    An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality

    A smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule

    A chance to unwind with weekly social activities


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